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Tappan Zee Records is a label founded by Jazz keyboard player Bob James. Robinsongs is very proud to release a Definitive Double CD of their finest releases.

The package features six Bob James cuts including the haunting ‘Angela’ – the theme from the TV series Taxi, ‘Brighton By The Sea’ written by and featuring Saxophonist Grover Washington Jr and ‘Westchester Lady’ from “Bob James 3”, probably the most well-known Bob James album.

Also included on this package is the full-length version of ‘Black Is The Color’ by Wilbert Longmire – a Jazz Funk Classic – and there are three other tracks by Wilbert Longmire featured: ‘Love’s Holiday’ – a cover of the Earth Wind & Fire classic, ‘Good Morning’ and ‘Take Your Time’ – taken from Taxi TV series.

Richard Tee & Mark Colby also feature heavily with four tracks apiece.

Bob James also recorded with guitarist Earl Klugh, and one of two tracks featured on this package include the outstanding ‘Kari’ which was taken from their “One On One” album.

Other Tappan Zee artists that feature are guitarist Steve Khan, Joanne Brackeen and The Allen Harris Band.

Sleeve notes by Charles Waring of MOJO & Record Collector.

Track List:

DISC ONE
1. TAPPAN ZEE – Bob James
2. BLACK IS THE COLOUR – Wilbert Longmire
3. FIRST LOVE – Richard Tee
4. SERPENTINE FIRE – Mark Colby
5. NIGHTCRAWLER – Bob James
6. DARLIN’ DARLIN’ BABY – Steve Khan
7. KARI – Bob James & Earl Klugh
8. ON AND ON – Mark Colby
9. GOOD MORNING – Wilbert Longmire
10. TELL IT LIKE IT IS – Richard Tee
11. LET ME KNOW – Joanne Brackeen
12. WATERMELON MAN – Mongo Santamaria

DISC TWO
1. WESTCHESTER LADY – Bob James
2. JESUS CHILDREN OF AMERICA – Richard Tee
3. LOVE’S HOLIDAY – Wilbert Longmire
4. OCEANS BETWEEN US – Allen Harris Band
5. BRIGHTON BY THE SEA – Bob James
6. SOME PUNK FUNK – Steve Khan
7. SKAT TALK – Mark Colby
8. EVERYDAY – Richard Tee
9. SIGN OF THE TIMES – Bob James
10. I’LL NEVER SEE YOU SMILE AGAIN – Bob James & Earl Klugh
11. PEACE OF MIND – Mark Colby
12. TAKE YOUR TIME – Wilbert Longmire
13. ANGELA–THEME FROM TAXI – Bob James

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DISC ONE
1. TAPPAN ZEE – Bob James
2. BLACK IS THE COLOUR - Wilbert Longmire
3. FIRST LOVE – Richard Tee
4. SERPENTINE FIRE – Mark Colby
5. NIGHTCRAWLER – Bob James
6. DARLIN’ DARLIN’ BABY – Steve Khan
7. KARI - Bob James & Earl Klugh
8. ON AND ON – Mark Colby
9. GOOD MORNING - Wilbert Longmire
10. TELL IT LIKE IT IS – Richard Tee
11. LET ME KNOW – Joanne Brackeen
12. WATERMELON MAN - Mongo Santamaria

DISC TWO
1. WESTCHESTER LADY – Bob James
2. JESUS CHILDREN OF AMERICA – Richard Tee
3. LOVE’S HOLIDAY - Wilbert Longmire
4. OCEANS BETWEEN US - Allen Harris Band
5. BRIGHTON BY THE SEA – Bob James
6. SOME PUNK FUNK – Steve Khan
7. SKAT TALK – Mark Colby
8. EVERYDAY – Richard Tee
9. SIGN OF THE TIMES – Bob James
10. I’LL NEVER SEE YOU SMILE AGAIN - Bob James & Earl Klugh
11. PEACE OF MIND – Mark Colby
12. TAKE YOUR TIME - Wilbert Longmire
13. ANGELA–THEME FROM TAXI - Bob James

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