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Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey
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Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey is an American jazz group started in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1994. The band has had 16 members in 20 years, with keyboardist and composer Brian Haas the only constant member. While jazz at its core, the band's music touches on many other genres, from rock and hip-hop to avant-garde experimentalism. The trio sometimes works with other musicians as guests on guitar, horns, percussion, and so on.
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Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — The Battle for Earth Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — The Battle for Earth
(The Royal Potato Family Kinnara, 2015, CD+Comic)
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — Millions: Live in Denver Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — Millions: Live in Denver
(The Royal Potato Family 0000, 2014, LP)
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — Worker Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — Worker
(The Royal Potato Family 217176, 2014, LP)
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — The Race Riot Suite Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — The Race Riot Suite
(Kinnara KIN 0005, 2011, CD)
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — Stay Gold Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — Stay Gold
(Kinnara KIN 0004, 2010, 2LP)
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — One Day in Brooklyn Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — One Day in Brooklyn
(Kinnara, 2009, CD)
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — Lil' Tae Rides Again Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — Lil' Tae Rides Again
(Hyena HYN 9366, 2008, CD)
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — The Sameness of Difference Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — The Sameness of Difference
(Hyena HYN 9343, 2005, CD)
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — Slow Breath, Silent Mind Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — Slow Breath, Silent Mind
(Kufala KUF 0059, 2004, CD)
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — Walking with Giants Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — Walking with Giants
(Hyena TMF 9325, 2004, CD+DVD)
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — Symbiosis Osmosis Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — Symbiosis Osmosis
(Kufala KUF 0062, 2003, CD)
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — All Is One - Live in New York City Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — All Is One - Live in New York City
(Knitting Factory KFW 314, 2002, CD)
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — Self Is Gone Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — Self Is Gone
(JFJO 005, 2000, CD)
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — Welcome Home Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — Welcome Home
(Accurate Records AC-5033, 1999, CD)
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — Live in Tokyo Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey — Live in Tokyo
(JFJO 002, 1996, CD)

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