WorldCat Identities

James, Bob 1939-

Overview
Works: 305 works in 1,076 publications in 4 languages and 11,129 library holdings
Genres: Jazz  Concert films  Nonfiction films  Television music  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Author, Arranger, Composer, Conductor, Other, Singer, Producer, Originator
Classifications: M1366, 781.65
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Bob James
 
Most widely held works by Bob James
Dancing on the water by Bob James( Recording )

12 editions published in 2001 in 5 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Double vision by Bob James( Recording )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As long as you're living yours : the music of Keith Jarrett by Keith Jarrett( Recording )

5 editions published in 2000 in 3 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an artist is feted as Keith Jarrett is on this tribute, it's usually thanks to compositional contributions that have enriched the jazz firmament. Jarrett's contributions are arguably more through force of personality and prodigious piano artistry than through his compositional output. That aside, producer Milan Simich delivers this 13-tune set as an eclectic tribute to Jarrett's writing. Reminiscent of Hal Willner's That's the Way I Feel Now tribute to Thelonious Monk and Meditations on Mingus, Simich has assembled a cast ranging from pop artist Bruce Hornsby, whose piano chops enliven the New Orleans second-line opener "Backhand," to the tender duo of violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and electric pianist Bob James on the understated "Book of Ways #9." Also notable are saxophonist Jimmy Greene and programmer Lord Jamar's minimalist take on "The Cure." Jarrett's oeuvre ranges from gospel pastiche to classical romance to a decided Ornette Coleman influence. The latter influence drives "Innocence," featuring George Garzone on tenor sax, and "Shades of Jazz", with Joe Lovano and Tom Harrell recalling Ornette and Don Cherry's spirited front line. Departures include Chucho Valdes's sprawling Cuban chops on "U Dance" and a rumbero treatment of Jarrett's "So Tender" from Nueva Rumba. The only solo track is a gentle lament from D.D. Jackson. --Willard Jenkins
Jazz icons( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features unseen unique performances from four of the artistis in the second series of Jazz Icons
All-time top 100 TV themes( Recording )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From early classics like The Lone Ranger to modern-day hits including Friends, this two-disc collection offers up 100 classic TV themes
Joy ride by Bob James( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let's touch the sky by Fourplay (Musical group)( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Another great combination of straight-ahead jazz and contemporary jazz from Fourplay
Journey by Fourplay (Musical group)( Recording )

4 editions published in 2004 in Undetermined and English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esprit de four by Fourplay (Musical group)( Recording )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two by Bob James( Recording )

9 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Straight up by Bob James Trio( Recording )

11 editions published in 1996 in 3 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yes, please by Fourplay (Musical group)( Recording )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakeitup by Boney James( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quartette humaine by Bob James( Recording )

13 editions published in 2013 in 4 languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quartette Humaine is the first creative collaboration between keyboardist-composer Bob James and alto saxophonist David Sanborn since their million-selling, Grammy-winning album, Double Vision, twenty-five years ago. With Quartette Humaine, James and Sanborn eschew the pop and R & B production values that mark large chunks of their careers and offer instead an all-acoustic quartet recital consisting of six new compositions by James, three pieces by Sanborn and a James-arranged standard
One on one by Bob James( Recording )

27 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playin' hooky by Bob James( Recording )

7 editions published in 1997 in 4 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Touchdown by Bob James( Recording )

20 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rameau by Jean-Philippe Rameau( Recording )

12 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(1) COLLEGIUM AUREUM. (1) LEONHARDT, Gustav (harpsichord). (2) COLLEGIUM AUREUM. (2) PETERS, Reinhard (conductor)
The Best of Fourplay by Fourplay (Musical group)( Recording )

7 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Bob James americký hudebník

Bob James Amerikaans toetsenist

Bob James amerikansk jazzmusiker

Bob James claviériste et compositeur de jazz américain

Bob James pianista, arrangiatore e compositore statunitense

Bob James teclista, arreglista y productor de smooth jazz estadounidense

Bob James US-amerikanischer Jazz Keyboarder und Komponist

James, BJ

James, Robert 1939-

Боб Джеймс

باب جیمز

밥 제임스 (음악가)

ボブ・ジェームス

Languages
English (62)

German (9)

Spanish (1)

Dutch (1)