Boney James

Boney James

 

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Boney James, (born James Oppenheim, September 1, 1961) is an American saxophonist, songwriter and record producer.

Boney James is a four-time Grammy Award nominee (Best Pop Instrumental Album, 2001, 2004, 2014 and Best Traditional R&B Performance, 2009) and a Soul Train Award winner (Best Jazz Album 1998). He has also been honored with two NAACP Image Award nominations for Best Jazz Album.[1] James has sold over three million albums,[2] and has accumulated four RIAA Certified Gold Records. In 2009, Billboard magazine named James one of the Top 3 Billboard Contemporary Jazz Artists of the Decade.

According to the Boston Globe: "Let's make something perfectly clear: James is not a smooth jazz player. Yeah, he is often grouped with people like Kenny G and Najee, but his music is muscular and gritty, whereas most smooth jazz has all the texture and complexity of a cue ball...James swaggered across the stage like a blacktop hero draining treys on an overmatched opponent. He even weaved his way through the audience, never missing a beat and all but daring the crowd not to have a good time."[3]

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Honestly
Album
Honestly is an album by musical artist Boney James, released on September 1, 2017.
Honestly
Song
Honestly is a song by musical artist Boney James, released on August 4, 2017.
Tick Tock
Song
Tick Tock is a song by musical artist Boney James, released on July 28, 2017.
When I Had the Chance
 
"When I Had the Chance" is a song by American jazz saxophonist Boney James from his sixteenth studio album Contact (2011).

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Popular Songs9

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TV Shows1

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Spotify - Albums & Singles51

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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