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Yellowjackets
Formed: 1981
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Genre: Jazz
Group Members: Peter Erskine, Robben Ford, Bob Mintzer, Jim Walker, Jimmy Haslip, Russell Ferrante, William Kennedy, Ricky Lawson, Marc Russo, Marcus Baylor
Biography: Although sometimes grouped with Spyro Gyra, Yellowjackets are actually one of the most creative regular groups in the "rhythm & jazz" genre. Founded in 1981 as an R&B-oriented band that starred guitarist Robben Ford, the group took a giant step forward when, after Ford's departure, altoist Marc Russo ...Read full biography
Mint Jam
Released: 2002
Label: Heads Up Records
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This set differs from most of the Yellowjackets' previous recordings in several ways: It is a two-CD set, it has not been released by a major record company but instead has been put out by the group's ...Read full review
Club Nocturne
Released: 1998
Label: Warner Bros.
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For their fourteenth album as a band, the Yellowjackets announced the desire to go in a different direction from their previous outings. The difference on Club Nocturne is the inclusion of four vocal tracks. ...Read full review
More Yellowjackets albums: Main Albums (23), Compilations (10), DVD/Video (6)
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