Bob James

A detail of the contact print from the shoot that produced the promo sheet below.
Promo sheets were 8×10 black and white photographic prints, so they required these kind of composite negatives.

James at work in the studio with Steve Gadd. The two were among the busiest CTI session players, at rough count each participated on 39 CTI and Kudu albums, with James headlining four of his.



James performing with George Benson at the the Schaefer Music Festival as part of the CTI Summer Jazz tour, in NYC, August 27, 1975,
Three years earlier, the CTI Summer Jazz tour came to the Hollywood Bowl, with tickets as low as $2.50. The most expensive were $7.50. The show was recorded and released in 1977 as three separate LPs.