Cover, Piano – Bob James. Engineer – Art Crist. Percussion – Robert Pozar. Studio: Bell Sound Studios, New York City, May, 1965. Released in a structured cover with a cover picture adhered to it. This version: red labels with white lettering. Explosions (LP, Album). Explosions (CD, Album, RE).
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Probably the first recording of improvised jazz combined with electronic music, as well as playing inside the piano and other new music techniques. Contains lively and often humorous compositions by Bob James and Gordon Mumma ("Peasant Boy"), Bob Ashley and Bob James ("Untitled Mixes"), Bob James ("Explosions"), Barre Phillips ("An On"), and a version (not the full one for voice and electronics found in Source magazine) of "Wolfman" by Bob. Ashley and Bob James. With Bob James (piano), Barre Phillips (bass), and Robert Pozar (percussion)
Explosions by Bob James. Bob James, a recent college graduate, brought ESP a master of a session he had produced, featuring Barre Phillips and Bob Pozar. He chose for the front cover a torn poster he had photographed on a visit to Australia. In 1974, having garnered several gold records, he returned to visit ESP on the ground floor at 290 West End Avenue, in New York City. 04. Bob James Trio - And On (08:55).
Bob James Trio - Peasant Boy 08:36. Bob James Trio - Untitled Mixes 05:20. Bob James Trio - Explosions 05:46. Bob James Trio - And On 08:56. Bob James Trio - Wolfman 06:06. Take It From The Top - Bob James Trio. Straight Up - Bob James Trio.
Bob James Trio: Expresso by Dan McClenaghan, published on September 11, 2018. Bob James wrote "Angela," the theme song to the popular late-1970s/early 1980s television show, Taxi, a feather in the cap that introduced his sound to millions of listeners who might not ever slip a jazz CD into the stereo. For those with an ear and a love of jazz, he is probably most familiar for his work with the group Fourplay and saxophonist David Sanborn, along with a three record, mid-1970s stint with Creed Taylor's CTI Recordings, and three Grammy Awards
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