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Bob James is respected worldwide as one of the founders of smooth jazz. Well known for the complexity of his instrumentals, he is recognized with a couple of Grammy Awards in the categories of ‘Best Pop Instrumental Performance’ and for a collaboration album ‘Double Vision’. His career spans over a period of fifty years and has continued to evolve in every era since the start. The artist’s wistful melodies have captivated audiences from around the world which continues to date with sold out performances. Bob James tickets are a hot selling item close to his live events.
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Bob James started playing the piano at the tender age of four. He was appreciated for a perfect pitch by his first piano teacher at the age of seven and these reviews kept on getting better with his professional trainings in the following years. At the age of fifteen, the artist was adept at playing trumpet, percussion and timpani. The early sixties marked a formal start of his career when he was discovered by Quincy Jones at the Notre Dame Jazz Festival. His first album, ‘Bold Conceptions’ was released in contract with Mercury Records and featured songs such as My Love and Fly Me to The Moon that rocketed it to fame in a short span of time. Since then, five decades have passed during which the artist has recorded a total of fifty eight albums and won many awards.
Apart from studio releases, Bob James has also collaborated with the well known artists of the music industry. He has a share in the hit singles by Paul Simon, Kenny Loggins, Neil Diamond and Hank Crawford. The era of seventies introduced the artist as a solo singer with his debut album ‘One’. It was a huge success and launched a lifelong recording career for Bob James. The solo career for the artist began with the album ‘Touchdown’ which was certified Gold and included the widely famous composition Angela.
Every passing era since the sixties to date has brought in more fame for Bob James. His solo career boomed in the seventies and was followed by a decade of collaborations in the eighties. James worked in contract with Warner Bros Records and joined hands with musicians such as Tommy Lipuma and David Sanburn. The early nineties brought success for the artist in the form of his recording album ‘Grand Piano Canyon’ which he released in collaboration with Harvey Mason Jr., Lee Ritenour and Nathan East. They worked together for a few more releases until Bob James decided to go solo again. His solo albums include ‘Restless’, ‘Joy Ride’ and ‘Playin Hooky’. While working with producers such like Michael Colina, Bob, Paul Brown and Harvey Mason Jr., James maintained his signature style of sophisticated arrangements and production along with stretching out in different directions.
In early 2000s, Bob James worked on the fulfillment of his dreams. He recorded duet performances with Chuck Loeb, Joe Sample, Keiko Matsui and Dave Holland in an album, ‘Dancing on the Water’. Its release was followed by a live tour called ‘Four Hands, One Piano’ which was one of his most successful live performances and made cheap Bob James tickets sell like hot cakes. James has also been conducting tribute shows for his personal list of inspirational artists which includes Bill Evans, Oscar Peterson and Duke Ellington.
Bob James has been performing live to an appreciative and enthusiastic crowd for more than fifty years now. Another concert featuring him is just around the corner and will bring on stage his entire jazz collection that has increased his fan following across the globe. The offer to get cheap Bob James tickets is available, so hurry and get your hands on Bob James tickets before we run out of stock!
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