Three (Bob James album)
|Studio album by Bob James|
|Released||September 3, 1976|
|Recorded||November 1975 & January 1976
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
|Genre||Jazz fusion, Smooth jazz|
|Bob James chronology|
|The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide|||
Released in 1976, the album charted at number two on the Jazz Album Charts.
- "One Mint Julep" (Rudy Toombs) – 9:09
- "Women of Ireland" (Sean O'Riada) – 8:07
- "Westchester Lady" (Bob James) – 7:29
- "Storm King" (Bob James) – 6:37
- "Jamaica Farewell" (Lord Burgess) – 5:24
- Bob James - Keyboards (Acoustic and Electric Piano, Synthesizers), Arranger, Conductor
- Eric Gale, Hugh McCracken, Jeff Mironov - Guitar
- Harvey Mason, Andy Newmark - Drums
- Gary King, Will Lee - Bass
- Ralph MacDonald - Percussion
- Eddie Daniels - Flute, Tenor Saxophone
- Hubert Laws, Jerry Dodgion - Flute
- John Frosk, Jon Faddis, Lew Soloff, Marvin Stamm - Trumpet
- Grover Washington, Jr. - Tenor Saxophone, Tin Whistle
- Dave Bargeron - Bass Trombone, Tuba
- Dave Taylor - Bass Trombone
- Wayne Andre - Trombone
- Alan Shulman, Charles McCracken - Cello
- Gloria Agostini - Harp
- Al Brown, Manny Vardi - Viola
- David Nadien, Emanuel Green, Frederick Buldrini, Harold Kohon, Harry Cykman, Lewis Eley, Matthew Raimondi, Max Ellen - Violin
|Billboard Pop Albums||49|
|Billboard Top Soul Albums||23|
|Billboard Top Jazz Albums||2|
Samples & Covers
- DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince sampled "Westchester Lady" on their song "A Touch Of Jazz" on their album Rock the House in 1987.
- DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince sampled "Westchester Lady" on their song "Here We Go Again" on their album He's the DJ, I'm the Rapper in 1988.
- Adam F sampled "Westchester Lady" for "Circles" in 1995.
- New Edition sampled "Storm King" on their comeback song "Hit Me Off" on their album Home Again in 1996.