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The Crusaders “Nite Crawler”

Nite Crawler by The Crusaders from the album "FREE AS THE WIND" released in 1977 by ABC Blue Thumb Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Joe Sample - Keyboards | Wilton Felder - Tenor Saxophone | Stix Hooper - Drums | Larry Carlton - Guitar | Robert "Pops" Popwell...

Stevie Wonder “You Haven’t Done Nothin'”

You Haven't Done Nothin' by Stevie Wonder, from the album "FULFILLINGNESS' FIRST FINALE" released in 1974 by Tamla Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Stevie Wonder - All instruments, Lead Vocals | The Jackson 5 - Background Vocals | Reggie McBride - Electric...

Everette Harp “The Council Of Nicea”

The Council Of Nicea by Everette Harp, from the album "FIRST LOVE" released in 2009 by Shanacie Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Everette Harp - Alto Saxophone | Mark Stephens - Electric Piano | Terri Lyne Carrington - Drums | James Genus - Electric Bass |...

Chicago “Aire”

Aire by Chicago from the album “VII” released in 1974 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Danny Seraphine – Drums | James Pankow – Trombone, horn arrangement | Walter Parazaider – Flute | Terry Kath - Guitar | Peter Cetera - Bass | Robert Lamm –...

Quincy Jones “One Track Mind”

One Track Mind by Quincy Jones, from the album "BODY HEAT" released in 1974 by A&M Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Quincy Jones - Arranger, Trumpet, Vocals | Dave Grusin - Electric Piano, Synthesizer | Herbie Hancock - Piano, Electric Piano, Synthesizer |...

The Crusaders “Do You Remember When?”

Do You Remember When? by The Crusaders from the album “2nd. CRUSADE” released in 1973 by Blue Thumb Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Larry Carlton - Guitar, | Arthur Adams - Guitar | David T. Walker - Guitar | Joe Sample - Keyboards | Stix Hooper - Drums |...

Pat Metheny Group “Au Lait”

Au Lait by Pat Metheny Group, from the album "OFFRAMP" released in 1982 by ECM Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Pat Metheny – Guitar synthesizer, Guitar, Synclavier Guitar | Lyle Mays – Piano, Synthesizer, Autoharp, Organ, Synclavier | Steve Rodby – Acoustic...

Azymuth “Last Summer In Rio”

Last Summer In Rio by Azymuth, from the album "TELECOMMUNICATION" released in 1982 by Milestone Records…   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Jose Roberto Bertrami - Electric Piano, Organ, Synthesizers | Alex Malheiros - Electric Bass | Ivan Conti - Drums | Helio Delmiro -...

Shadowfax “Kindred Spirits”

Kindred Spirits by Shadowfax, from the album "THE DREAMS OF CHILDREN" released in 1984 by Windham Hill Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Stuart Nevitt - Drums, Percussion | Phil Maggini - Bass | G.E. Stinson - Twelve & Six String Guitars  | Chuck Greenberg...

Alphonso Johnson “Amarteifio”

Amarteifio by Alphonso Johnson, from the album “MOONSHADOWS” released in 1976 by Epic Records.   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Flora Purim - Vocals | Lee Ritenour - Acoustic Guitar | Alejandro Acuna - Congas, Bongos | Alphonso Johnson - Bass, Vocals | David Amaro -...

Flora Purim “Insensatez”

Insensatez by Flora Purim, from the album "STORIES TO TELL" released in 1974 by Milestone Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Flora Purim - Vocals| Ron Carter - Acoustic Bass | Oscar Castro-Neves - Acoustic Guitar | Airto Moreira - Percussion | George Bohannon -...

George Duke “Yana Aminah”

Yana Aminah by George Duke, from the album "FEEL" released in 1974 by MPS Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: John Heard - Acoustic Bass | Leon Ndugu Chancler - Drums | George Duke - Keyboards | Airto - Drums & Percussion | Flora Purim - Lead & Background...

Billy Cobham “East Bay”

East Bay by Billy Cobham from the album "LIFE & TIMES" released in 1976 by Atlantic Records..   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Billy Cobham - Drums, Synthesizer | John Scofield - Electric Guitar | Doug Rauch - Bass | Dawili Gonga (George Duke) - Electric Piano,...

The Crusaders “Stomp and Buck Dance”

Stomp and Buck Dance by The Crusaders, from the album "SOUTHERN COMFORT" released in 1974 by Blue Thumb Records.   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Joe Sample - Keyboards | Larry Carlton - Guitar | Stix Hooper - Drums | Wayne Henderson - Trombone | Wilton Felder - Tenor...

Chuck Loeb “Red Suede Shoes”

Red Suede Shoes by Chuck Loeb from the album "PLAIN 'N' SIMPLE" released in 2011 by Tweety Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Chuck Loeb - Guitar | Tilll Bronner - Trumpet (Solo) | Eric Marienthal -  Saxophone | Harvey Mason - Drums | Pat Bianchi - Organ |...

Stix Hooper “Little Drummer Boy”

Little Drummer Boy by Stix Hooper, from the album "THE WORLD WITHIN" released in 1979 by MCA Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Stix Hooper - Drums, Percussion | Alphonso Johnson - Bass | Joe Sample - Electric Piano | Dean Parks, Roland Bautista - Guitars |...

Jaco Pastorius “The Chicken” Live Video

The Chicken by Jaco Pastorius Live at Montreux jazz festival in 1982   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Jaco Pastorius – Bass | Othello Molineux – Steel Drums | Randy Brecker – Trumpet | Bob Berg – Tenor Sax | Peter Erskine – Drums | Don Alias – Congas | Favorite Jaco...

Weather Report “Lusitanos”

Lusitanos by Weather Report, from the album "TALE SPINNIN'" released in 1975 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Alphonso Johnson - Bass | Leon Ndugu Chancler - Drums Joe Zawinul - Piano, Organ, ARP 2600 & Tonto Synthesizers | Alyrio Lima -...

Weather Report “Harlequin”

Harlequin by Weather Report, from the album “HEAVY WEATHER” released in 1977 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Joe Zawinul - Acoustic & Electric Piano, ARP 2600 & Oberheim polyphonic Synthesizers | Wayne Shorter - Soprano Saxophone | Jaco...

Jeff Lorber Fusion “City”

City by Jeff Lorber Fusion from the album "GALAXY" released in 2011 by Heads Up International...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Jeff Lorber - Keyboards, Synth Bass | Jimmy Haslip - Bass | Eric Marienthal - Alto Saxophone | Paul Jackson Jr. - Guitar | Vinnie Colaiuta -...

Jeff Lorber Fusion “City”

City by Jeff lorber Fusion from the album "WIZARD ISLAND" released in 1980 by Arista Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Jeff Lorber -Acoustic & Electric Piano, Synthesizers | Dennis Bradford - Drums | Danny Wilson - Electric Bass | Jay-Bird Koder - Guitar |...

Yellowjackets “Matinee Idol”

Matinee Idol by Yellowjackets from the album “YELLOWJACKETS” released in 1981 by Warner Bros.   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Russell Ferrante - Keyboards | Jimmy Haslip - Bass | Ricky Lawson - Drums | Robben Ford - Guitar | Lenny Castro - Percussion | Paulinho da Costa...

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…   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Marcus Miller - Electric Bass, Keyboards | Joe Sample - Piano | Michael White - Drums | Paulinho Da Costa - Percussion | Andy Narell...

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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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