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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Dizzy Gillespie “Birk’s Works”

Birk's Works 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...

Chick Corea “Glebe St. Blues”

Glebe St. Blues 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 | Joe Farrell - Saxophone | Al Vizzutti - Trumpet | Paula Hochhalter -...

Paquito D’Rivera “Gdansk”

Gdansk by Paquito D'Rivera from the album "WHY NOT" released in 1984 by Columbia Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Paquito D'Rivera - Alto Saxophone | Dave Weckl - Drums | Michel Camilo - Piano, Keyboards | Claudio Roditi - Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Trombone | Sammy...

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 | Daniel...

John Abercrombie “3 East”

3 East by John Abercrombie from the album “NIGHT” released in 1984 by ECM Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: John Abercrombie - Guitar | Michael Brecker - Tenor Saxophone | Jan Hammer - Keyboards | Jack DeJohnette - Drums | Jan Erik Kongshaug - Engineer | Produced by...

Bill Connors “Try tone Today”

Try Tone Today by Bill Connors from the album "RETURN" released in 2004 by Tone Center label... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Bill Connors - Guitar | Lincoln Goines - Bass | Bill O'Connell - Piano | Kim Plainfield - Drums | Myra Casales - Percussion | Mİxed by Pat Thrall |...


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