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Colin James and the Little Big Band

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Colin James and the Little Big Band

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Colin James
Producers:
Virgin Records
genre:
Blues, Rock

We gave it an A-

On his third American album, Colin James and the Little Band, Vancouver rocker James takes a side trip into pre-rock blues and jump tunes. But this is no poseur’s record; he’s obviously having a ball on tracks like Roy Brown’s ”Cadillac Baby” and Rosco Gordon’s ”Sit Right Here.” Best of all, the crackling big-band arrangements (courtesy of Roomful of Blues) are a total groove. In short, this album is an uninhibited love letter to an era when music was for dancing, not thinking. A-