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Al Jarreau “Agua De Beber”

Agua De Beber by Al Jarreau from the album “GLOW” released in 1976 by Reprise Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Al Jarreau - Vocal | Wilton Felder - Bass | Ralph MacDonald - Percussion | Larry Nash - Synthesizer | Tom Canning - Piano | Larry Carlton - Guitar |...

Miles Davis “Full Nelson”

Full Nelson by Miles Davis from the album "TUTU" released in 1986 by Warner Bros. Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Marcus Miller - Arranger , Producer | George Duke, Tommy LiPuma - Producers | Jason Miles - Synthesizer programming | Miles Davis - Trumpet |...

Ahmad Jamal “Biencavo”

Biencavo by Ahmad Jamal  from the album "DIGITAL WORKS" released in 1985 by Atlantic Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Larry Ball - Bass| Herlin Riley - Drums | Iraj Lashkary - Percussion | Ahmad Jamal - Piano | Jimmy Johnson - Engineer | James Snyder, Ahmad...

Dizzy Gillespie “Fiesta Mojo”

Fiesta Mojo by Dizzy Gillespie from the album “NEW FACES” released in 1985 by GRP Records.   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Dizzy Gillespie - Trumpet | Branford Marsalis - Tenor Saxophone | Kenny Kirkland - Piano | Lonnie Plaxico - Bass | Robert Ameen - Drums | Steve...

Brad Mehldau “Dusty McNugget”

Dusty McNugget by Brad Mehldau from the album “LARGO” released in 2002 by Warner Bros. Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Brad Mehldau - Piano | Darek Oleszkiewicz - Bass | Matt Chamberlain - Percussion | Jim Keltner - Drums | Daniel Kelley, Philip Yao - French...

Meshell Ndegeocello “Make Me Wanna Holler”

Make Me Wanna Holler by Meshell Ndegeocello from the album "PEACE BEYOND PASSION" released in 1996 by Maverick Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Meshell Ndegeocello - Vocals, Bass | Wah Wah Watson - Guitar| Frederico González Peña - Rhodes Electric Piano |...

Marcus Miller “Rush Over”

Rush Over by Marcus Miller from the album "TALES" released in 1995 by Dreyfuss Jazz label...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Marcus Miller - Bass Guitar, Keyboards, Bass Clarinet, Sound programming | Meshell Ndegeocello - Vocals, Synthesizer | Poogie Bell - Drums |...

Michael Brecker “Night Jessamine”

Night Jessamine by Michael Brecker from the album "WIDE ANGLES" released in 2003 by Verve Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Michael Brecker - Tenor Saxophone | John Patitucci - Bass | Iain Dixon - Clarinet, Bass Clarinet | Charles Pillow - English Horn, Oboe |...

Herbie Hancock ‎ “Watermelon Man”

Watermelon Man by Herbie Hancock from the album "HEAD HUNTERS" released in 1973 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Harvey Mason - Yamaha Drums | Paul Jackson - Marimbula, Electric Bass | Bennie Maupin - Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Saxello,...

Tito Puente “First Light”

First Light by Tito Puente from the album "ON BROADWAY" released in 1982 by Concord Jazz Picante label...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Jorge Dalto - Acoustic & Electric Piano | Bobby Rodriguez - Bass | Jerry Gonzalez - Flugelhorn, Congas | Mario Rivera - Tenor...

Freddie Hubbard “First Light”

First Light by Freddie Hubbard, from the album "FIRST LIGHT" released in 1971 by CTI Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Don Sebesky - Arranger | Freddie Hubbard - Trumpet | Hubert Laws - Flute | George Benson - Guitar | Jack DeJohnette - Drums | Herbie Hancock -...

Eddie Henderson “Involuntary Bliss”

Involuntary Bliss by Eddie Henderson from the album "SUNBURST" released in 1975 by Blue Note Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Alphonso Johnson - Bass | Harvey Mason - Drums | George Duke - Electric Piano, Synthesizers | Bennie Maupin - Tenor Saxophone | Julian...

Ramsey Lewis “Sarah Jane”

Sarah Jane by Ramsey Lewis, from the album "IVORY PYRAMID" released in 1992 by GRP Label...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Charles Webb - Electric Bass | Steve Cobb - Drums, Percussion | Henry Johnson - Guitar | Mike Logan - Keyboards | Ramsey Lewis - Piano | Carl...

John McLaughlin “New York On My Mind”

New York On My Mind by John McLaughlin, from the album “ELECTRIC GUITARIST” released in 1978 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: John McLaughlin - Guitar | Stu Goldberg - Electric Piano | Billy Cobham - Drums | Jerry Goodman - Violin | Fernando...

Chris Botti “Best Time”

Best Time by Chris Botti, from the album “NIGHT SESSIONS” released in 2001 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Chris Botti - Trumpet | Vinnie Colaiuta - Drums | Billy Childs - Keyboards | Luis Conte - Percussion | Kipper - Programming, Keyboards,...

Chick Corea “Fickle Funk”

Fickle Funk by Chick Corea from the album “SECRET AGENT” released in 1978 by Polydor Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Bunny Brunel - Bass | Tom Brechtlein - Drums | Chick Corea - Keyboards | Al Vizzutti - Trumpet, Flugelhorn | Airto Moreira - Percussion | Joe...

Stanley Clarke “Silly Putty”

Silly Putty by Stanley Clarke from the album "JOURNEY TO LOVE" released in 1975 by Nemperor Records.   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Stanley Clarke - Electric Bass, Producer, Written By | Steve Gadd - Drums | David Sancious - Guitar | George Duke - Synthesizers, Organ,...

Lenny White “Chicken Fried Steak”

Chicken Fried Steak by Lenny White, from the album “VENUSIAN SUMMER” released in 1975 by Nemperor Records.   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Lenny White - Drums, Clavinet | Doug Rauch - Electric Bass | Jimmy Smith - Organ | Doug Rodrigues - Guitars | Raymond Gomez -...

Jaco Pastorius “(Used To Be A) Cha-Cha”

(Used To Be A) Cha-Cha by Jaco Pastorius, from the album “JACO PASTORIUS” released in 1976 by Epic Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Jaco Pastorius - Electric Bass | Hubert Laws - Piccolo Flute | Herbie Hancock - Piano | Lenny White - Drums | Don Alias - Congas...

Wayne Shorter “Beauty And The Beast”

Beauty And The Beast by Wayne Shorter from the album "NATIVE DANCER" released in 1975 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Wayne Shorter - Soprano Saxophone | Herbie Hancock - Piano | Wagner Tiso - Electric Piano | Jay Graydon - Guitar | Dave McDaniel...

Alphonso Johnson “Stump”

Stump by Alphonso Johnson, from the album "MOONSHADOWS" released in 1976 by Epic Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Alphonso Johnson - Electric Bass | Narada Michael Walden - Drums | Dawili Gonga (George Duke) - Electric Piano, Synthesizers | David Amaro -...

Weather Report “Elegant People”

Elegant People by Weather Report, from the album "BLACK MARKET" released in 1976 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Joe Zawinul - ARP 2600 and Oberheim Synthesizers, Piano | Wayne Shorter - Soprano Saxophone | Alphonso Johnson - Bass | Chester...

Larry Carlton “10:00 P.M.”

10:00 P.M. by Larry Carlton from the album "SLEEPWALK" released in 1982 by Warner Bros. label...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Larry Carlton - Valley Arts Stratocaster Guitar | Abraham Laboriel - Bass | Jeff Porcaro - Drums | Terry Trotter - Fender Rhodes Electric...

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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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