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Marcus Miller “The Sun Don’t Lie”

The Sun Don't Lie by Marcus Miller from the album "THE SUN DON'T LIE" released in 1993 by Dreyfuss Jazz… Marcus Miller - Electric Bass, Keyboards | Joe Sample - Piano | Michael White - Drums | Paulinho Da Costa - Percussion | Andy Narell - Steel Drums | Eric Persing -...

Fred Wesley “El Paso”

El Paso by Fred Wesley from the album "WUDA CUDA SHUDA" released in 2003 by Hip Bop Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Fred Wesley - Trombone | Gary Winters - Trumpet, Flugelhorn | Ernie Fields Jr. - Alto & Tenor Sax, Flute | Michael Mondesir - Bass | Bruce Cox -...

Maceo Parker “Splashin'”

Splashin' by Maceo Parker from the album "SOUTHERN EXPOSURE" released in 1993 by Minor Music...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Maceo Parker - Alto Saxophone | Herman Ernest III - Drums | Leo Nocentelli - Guitar | Will Boulware - Hammond B3 Organ | George Porter, Jr. - Bass...

Miles Davis “Sonya”

Sonya by Miles Davis from the album “DOO-BOP” released in 1992 by Warner Bros. Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Miles Davis - Trumpet | Easy Mo Bee - Producer | Gordon Meltzer, Matt Pierson - Associate Producers | Gordon Meltzer - Executive Producer | Mixed by Eric...

George Duke “Sister Serene”

Sister Serene by George Duke from the album "I LOVE THE BLUES, SHE HEARD MY CRY" released in 1975 by MPS Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: George Duke - Arp & Moog Synthesizers, Mutron Phasers, Rhodes Electric Piano,, Hohner D-6 Clavinet | Byron Miller -...

Nicholas Payton “Shades Of Hue”

Shades Of Hue by Nicholas Payton from the album "BITCHES" released in 2011 by In+Out Records… All instruments, vocals, written and produced by Nicholas Payton.   LYRICS: You came along And you turned my world Right upside down Don't know what to do 'cause I'm feelin'...

Dave Pike “Secret Mystery of Hench”

Secret Mystery of Hench by Dave Pike, from the album “THE MELTDOWN” released in 1994 by Big Cheese Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Dave Pike - Vibraphone | Ron Eschete - Electric Guitar | Tom Ranier - Fender Rhodes Electric Piano | Luther Hughes - Bass | Ted Hawke...

Ben Williams “Strength and Beauty”

Strength and Beauty by Ben Williams from the album "COMING OF AGE" released in 2015 by Concord Music Group...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Marcus Strickland - Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone | Ben Williams - Acoustic Bass | John Davis - Drums | Matthew Stevens - Guitar...

Tom Kennedy “Love’s Disguise”

Love's Disguise by Tom Kennedy, from the album “JUST FOR THE RECORD” released in 2011 by CD Baby.   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Tom Kennedy - Bass | Dave Weckl - Drums | Mike Stern - Guitar | Nathan Childers - Alto saxophone, Tenor saxophone | Charles Blenzig - Keyboards |...

The Crusaders “So Far Away”

So Far Away by The Crusaders, from the album "CRUSADERS 1" released in 1972 by Blue Thumb Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Joe Sample - Electric Piano | Stix Hooper - Drums | Wayne Henderson - Trombone | Wilton Felder - Tenor Saxophone | Chuck Rainey - Electric Bass...

Return To Forever “Sorceress”

Sorceress by Return To Forever, from the album “ROMANTIC WARRIOR” released in 1976 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Chick Corea - Acoustic Piano, Fender Rhodes Piano, Moog Synthesizers, Producer | Lenny White - Drums, Timpani, Snare Drum, Suspended...

Lenny White “Sweet Dreamer”

Sweet Dreamer by Lenny White from the album “BIG CITY” released in 1977 by Nemperor Records...   MUSICIANS PERSONNEL: Lenny White - Drums & synthesizers | Weldon Irvine - Lyrics | Pat Gleeson - Eµ Synthesizer | Linda Tillery - Vocals | Ray Gomez - Guitar | Herbie...

Stanley Clarke “Lopsy Lu”

Lopsy Lu by Stanley Clarke from the album "STANLEY CLARKE" released in 1974 by Nemperor Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Stanley Clarke - Electric Bass | Bill Connors - Guitar | Jan Hammer - Electric Piano, Moog Synthesizer | Tony Williams - Drums | Ken Scott -...

Chick Corea “Lenore”

Lenore by Chick Corea from the album "THE LEPRECHAUN" released in 1976 by Polydor Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Chick Corea - Acoustic Piano, Mini Moog and Arp Odysey Synthesizers | Steve Gadd - Drums | Gayle Moran - Vocals | David Palladini - Illustration |...

Wah Wah Watson “Bubbles”

Bubbles by Wah Wah Watson from the album "ELEMENTARY" released in 1976 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Bennie Maupin - Soprano Saxophone with echoplex | Herbie Hancock - Electric piano, Oberheim polyphonic synthesizer | Louis Johnson - Bass | Ollie...

Weather Report “Palladium”

Palladium by Weather Report from the album "HEAVY WEATHER" released in 1977 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Joe Zawinul - ARP 2600 Synthesizer, Rhodes Piano | Wayne Shorter - Tenor & Soprano Saxophones | Jaco Pastorius - Bass, Steel Drums | Alex...

Don Grolnick “Pools”

Pools by Don Grolnick from the album “HEARTS AND NUMBERS” released in 1985 by Hip Pocket Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Will Lee - Bass | Peter Erskine - Drums | Jeff Mironov - Guitar | Don Grolnick - Piano, Electric Piano | Michael Brecker - Tenor Saxophone |...

Grover Washington Jr. “Knucklehead”

Knucklehead by Grover Washington Jr. from the album "FEELS SO GOOD" released in 1976 by Kudu Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Grover Washington Jr. - Tenor Saxophone, Composer | Bob James - Keyboards, Arranger | Eric Gale - Guitar | Gary King - Bass | Jimmy Madison...

The Blackbyrds “Happy Music”

Happy Music by Donald Byrd from the album "CITY LIFE" released in 1975 by Fantasy Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: The Blackbyrds - Vocals | Joe Hall - Bass | Keith Killgo - Drums | Orville Saunders - Guitar | Kevin Toney - Keyboards | Stephen Johnson - Saxophone |...

Kool & The Gang “Funky Stuff”

Funky Stuff by Kool & The Gang, from the album "WILD AND PEACEFUL" released in 1973 by De-Lite Records…   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Robert "Kool" Bell - Bass, Vocals | George "Funky" Brown - Drums, Vocals, Percussion | Ricky West - Electric Piano, Vocals | Claydes...

Commodores “Rapid Fire”

Rapid Fire by Commodores from the album "MACHINE GUN" released in 1974 by Motown Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Lionel Richie - Vocals, saxophone, keyboards | Thomas McClary - Vocals, guitar | Milan Williams - Guitar, keyboards | Ronald LaPread - Bass guitar |...

War “Southern Part Of Texas”

Southern Part Of Texas by War, from the album “DELIVER THE WORD” released in 1973 by United Artists Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Charles Miller - Alto, Tenor, Baritone Saxophones | B.B. Dickerson - Bass, Percussion, Vocals | Howard Scott - Guitar, Percussion...

The Brecker Brothers “Some Skunk Funk”

Some Skunk Funk by The Brecker Brothers from the album "BRECKER BROS." released in 1975 by Arista Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Randy Brecker - Trumpet, Electric Trumpet, Flugelhorn | Michael Brecker - Tenor Saxophone | David Sanborn -  Alto Saxophone | Will Lee...

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As the name suggests, SomehowJazz offers to our listeners an assortment of most jazz genres. We also share our favorites in the blog categories shown below. Categories are Jazz Funk, Jazz Fusion, Soul Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Jazz Rock, Smooth Jazz and Latin Jazz.

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