While never straying far from the melodic, pleasant sort of cool he's best known for, on Playin' Hooky, James duets on various tunes with some of the new kids on the charts, from classical guitarist Fareed Haque to trumpeter Rick Braun and the increasingly ubiquitous saxman Boney James (no relation). He even goes the full funky nine yards by using the expertise of Paul Brown, (the soul-oriented producer who helped put Boney on the map) on the most memorable track, "Mind Games.
By: Bob James (1997, Jazz). More albums from Bob James: Rameau by Bob James. All Around The Town by Bob James. Two Of A Kind by Bob James. One On One by Bob James. The Swan by Bob James. View all albums . Playin’ Hooky. By: Bob James (1997, Jazz). 1. Playing With Fire.
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This album has an average beat per minute of 102 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 75/155 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Playin Hooky. BPM Profile Playin Hooky. Album starts at 93BPM, ends at 110BPM (+17), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Bob James.
Bob James – Playin' Hooky. Records – 9 46737-2. Format: CD, Album, Promo. Playin' Hooky (HDCD, Album, Club).
4:38) 3. The River Returns (5:36) 4. Organza (5:56) 5. Hook, Line & Sinker (5:16) 6. Glass Hearts (5:34) 7. Night Sky (4:24) 8. Do It Again (4:35) 9. Love Is Where (4:38) 10. Are You Ready (5:40)
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Bob James was putting the "smooth" into "jazz" long before it was an official format, and as an elder statesman, the keyboardist continues to be one of the most consistent slow groove crowd-pleasers around. But some of the most inspired moments of his career have come from key collaborations with peers from his generation like David Sanborn and Earl Klugh.
|1||Playing With Fire||5:45|
Producer – Michael Colina
|3||The River Returns||5:36|
|5||Hook, Line & Sinker||5:16|
|8||Do It Again||4:35|
|9||Love Is Where
Producer – Marcel East, Nathan East
|10||Are You Ready||5:40|
|9 46737-2||Bob James||Playin' Hooky (HDCD, Album)||Warner Bros. Records||9 46737-2||US||1997|
|9 46737-2||Bob James||Playin' Hooky (HDCD, Album, Club)||Warner Bros. Records||9 46737-2||US||1997|
|9362-46737-2||Bob James||Playin' Hooky (HDCD, Album)||Warner Bros. Records||9362-46737-2||Germany||1997|