Three (Bob James album)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Three
Bob James Three Cover Art.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 3, 1976
RecordedNovember 1975 & January 1976
StudioVan Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
GenreJazz fusion, smooth jazz
Length36:46
LabelCTI
ProducerCreed Taylor
Bob James chronology
Two
(1975)
Three
(1976)
BJ4
(1977)

Three is the third album by jazz musician Bob James.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars [1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide2/5 stars[2]

Released in 1976, the album charted at number two on the Jazz Album Charts.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "One Mint Julep" (Rudy Toombs) – 9:09
  2. "Women of Ireland" (Sean O'Riada) – 8:07
  3. "Westchester Lady" (Bob James) – 7:29
  4. "Storm King" (Bob James) – 6:37
  5. "Jamaica Farewell" (Lord Burgess) – 5:24

Personnel[edit]

Strings

  • David Nadien, Emanuel Green, Frederick Buldrini, Harold Kohon, Harry Cykman, Lewis Eley, Matthew Raimondi, Max Ellen – violin
  • Al Brown, Manny Vardi, Alan Shulman, Charles McCracken – viola

Charts[edit]

Chart (1976) Peak
position
Billboard Pop Albums[3] 49
Billboard Top Soul Albums[3] 23
Billboard Top Jazz Albums[3] 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. Bob James: Three > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 14 September 2011.
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 111. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  3. ^ a b c "Bob James US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-09-15.