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Bob Belden / Animation

Bob Belden / Animation
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James Robert "Bob" Belden (October 31, 1956 – May 20, 2015) was an American saxophonist, arranger, composer, bandleader and producer. He may be best-known for his Grammy Award winning jazz orchestral recording, Black Dahlia. As producer he is mostly associated with the seminal reissue of the recordings by Miles Davis for Columbia Records. From 2011 he led an ensemble called Animation that melded jazz with electronics.
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http://www.animationismusic.com
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Releases on file (7)
Animation — Machine Language Animation — Machine Language
(RareNoise RNR, 2015, CD)
Animation — Transparent Heart Animation — Transparent Heart
(RareNoise RNR028, 2012, CD)
Animation — Agemo Animation — Agemo
(RareNoise RNR018, 2011, 2CD)
Animation — Asiento Animation — Asiento
(RareNoise RNR017, 2011, CD)
Bob Belden — Miles Español: New Sketches of Spain Bob Belden — Miles Español: New Sketches of Spain
(Entertainment One EOM-CD-210, 2011, 2CD)
Bob Belden — Miles from India Bob Belden — Miles from India
(Times Square TSQ-CD-1808, 2008, 2CD)
Bob Belden — Black Dahlia Bob Belden — Black Dahlia
(Blue Note 7243 5 23883 2 5, 2001, CD)

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