Contemporary Jazz Selection

Here is a selection of the Contemporary Jazz favorites of SomehowJazz. You’ll find here albums, tunes, and live videos from the genre. Just click on the titles for more information. Just enjoy.

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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 |...

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...

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 |...

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...

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 |...

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...

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...

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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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