Lucky Seven (Bob James album)

Lucky Seven is the seventh album by jazz keyboardist Bob James.

Lucky Seven
Bob James Lucky Seven Album Art.jpg
Studio album by
Released1979
Recorded1979
GenreJazz fusion, smooth jazz
Length34:51
LabelTappan Zee
ProducerBob James
Bob James chronology
One on One
(1979)
Lucky Seven
(1979)
H
(1980)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide1/5 stars[2]

Track listingEdit

All songs are written by Bob James except where noted.

  1. "Rush Hour" – 6:39
  2. "Blue Lick" – 5:31
  3. "Look-Alike" – 5:30
  4. "Big Stone City" – 5:42
  5. "Friends" (Neil Jason, Kash Monet, Jeff Schoen) – 4:41
  6. "Fly Away" – 6:44

PersonnelEdit

Brass and Woodwinds

Strings

  • David Nadien – concertmaster
  • Jonathan Abramowitz and Charles McCracken – cello
  • Lamar Alsop and Theodore Israel – viola
  • Lamar Alsop, Max Ellen, Barry Finclair, Diana Halprin, Harry Lookofsky, Marvin Morgenstern, Herbert Sorkin and Richard Sortomme – violin

Vocals

  • Patti Austin – backing vocals
  • Hiram Bullock – backing vocals
  • Bob James – backing vocals
  • Neil Jason – lead vocals (5)
  • Jeff Schoen – backing vocals


ProductionEdit

  • Bob James – producer
  • Joe Jorgensen – co-producer, recording, mixing
  • Vern Carlson – assistant engineer
  • Ollie Cotton – assistant engineer
  • Jeff Hendrickson – assistant engineer
  • Stan Kalina – mastering
  • Paula Scher – art direction, design
  • Buddy Endress – cover photography
  • David Gahr – inside photography
Studios

ChartsEdit

Chart (1979) Peak
position
Billboard Pop Albums[3] 42
Billboard Top Jazz Albums[3] 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Henderson, Alex. "Lucky Seven". AllMusic. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. US: Random House/Rolling Stone. pp. 111. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  3. ^ a b "Bob James US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-09-15.

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