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Bob James: Once Upon A Time: The Lost 1965 New York Studio Sessions

Read "Once Upon A Time: The Lost 1965 New York Studio Sessions" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Most people have heard the music of Bob James. He wrote “Angela," the theme song for the popular television comedy Taxi. The show ran from 1978 to 1983, and reruns are ongoing. The Bob James became one of the fathers and most successful purveyors of the smooth/fusion jazz sound, in recordings under his own name, with the group Foreplay and in teamings with saxophonist David Sanborn. Once Upon A Time: The Lost 1965 New York Studio Sessions takes ...

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Omar Clay 1935 - 2008

Omar Clay 1935 - 2008

Source: St. Louis Jazz Notes by Dean Minderman

Omar Clay (pictured), a well-known jazz drummer, teacher and native of St. Louis, has died at age 73. His obituary was published today in the Marin (CA) Independent Journal:“Omar Clay, a renowned drummer/percussionist who played with some of the greatest names in jazz and was a popular instrumental music teacher at Tamalpais High School in Mill Valley, died Dec. 4.Mr. Clay died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at the San Francisco VA ...


Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Here's To Omar

Blue Koala Records


Once Upon A Time: The...

Resonance Records


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