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

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


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This is a Record Store Day 2020 product. Please contact us if you would like us to request a copy of this for RSD. RSD rules apply, this will be available from 8am on Saturday 29th August in-store or 6pm online, on a first come, first served basis - we cannot reserve any stock.

Once Upon A Time: The Lost 1965 New York Studio Sessions is a previously-unissued release of studio recordings from pianist Bob James captured at Wollman Auditorium in New York City in 1965 by Resonance founder and co-president George Klabin.This limited-edition (of 5,000 copies worldwide) 180g LP features James in two different trio settings â€â€ one from early 1965 with bassist Larry Rockwell and drummer Robert (Cleve) Pozar, and one from October 1965 with bassist Bill Woods and drummer Omar Clay â€â€ performing a mix of jazz standards and original compositions.The title track, "Once Upon A Time" recently re-named by James as an homage to the ONCE Festival of New Music in Ann Arbor, MI which ran from 1961-1966 and holds a special place in his musical career.The deluxe gatefold set includes an extensive booklet with essays by writer/musician Hank Shteamer and original recording engineer George Klabin, plus a new interviews with Bob James, and rare photographs from the 1960s.Mastered by Bernie Grundman, cut at 33 1/3 RPM and pressed by RTI.

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