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Bob James

Bob James

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birthday
25th
December, 1939
Birth Place
Marshall, Missouri, U.S.
Birth Sign
capricorn
Biography

Robert McElhiney James (born December 25, 1939), known professionally as Bob James, is an American jazz keyboardist, arranger, and record producer. He founded the band Fourplay and wrote “Angela”, the theme song for the TV show Taxi. Music from his first seven albums has often been sampled and has contributed to the formation of hip hop. Among his most well known recordings are “Nautilus”, “Westchester Lady”, “Tappan Zee”, and his version of “Take Me to The Mardi Gras”.

instruments played
keyboards
Associated Acts

Grover Washington Jr., Earl Klugh, David Sanborn, Idris Muhammad, Fourplay, Nathan East

Birth Name

Robert McElhiney James

Genres

Jazz smooth jazz jazz fusion jazz-funk

Labels

CTI Tappan Zee Koch Columbia Warner Bros.

Occupations

Musician, composer, arranger, record producer

Years Active

1962 present

Name

Bob James

Nationality

United States of America

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