By Bob Cannon
April 08, 1994 at 04:00 AM EDT

Colin James and the Little Big Band

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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-

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