Favorite Tunes

Here’s a selection of SomehowJazz favorite tunes.  Just click on the titles to listen and also get information about musicians and personnel. You can leave your comments as well.

Emerson, Lake & Palmer “From The Beginning”

From The Beginning by Emerson, Lake & Palmer from the album "TRILOGY" released in 1972 by Atlantic Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Greg Lake - Vocals, Bass, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar | Keith Emerson - Hammond C3 Organ, Steinway Grand Piano, Zoukra,...

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 |...

Joe Sample “Hippies On A Corner”

Hippies On A Corner by Joe Sample from the album "OLD PLACES OLD FACES" released in 1996 by Warner Bros. Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Jay Anderson - Bass | Lenny Castro - Percussion | Ralph Penland - Drums | Joe Sample - Piano | Recorded and Mixed by Al...

Michael Franks “Antonio’s Song”

Antonio's Song by Michael Franks from the album “SLEEPING GYPSY” released in 1977 by Warner Bros. Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Joe Sample - Piano | John Guerin - Drums, Percussion | Larry Carlton - Guitar | David Sanborn - Alto Saxophone | Wilton Felder -...

Herbie Hancock “Butterfly”

Butterfly by Herbie Hancock from the album "THRUST" released in 1974 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Paul Jackson - Electric Bass | Mike Clark - Drums | Bill Summers - Percussion | Bennie Maupin - Tenor & Soprano Saxophone, Bass Clarinet, Alto...

Billy Cobham “Spanish Moss”

Spanish Moss by Billy Cobham  From the album "CROSSWINDS" released in 1974 by Atlantic Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: John Abercrombie - Guitar | Michael Brecker - Woodwinds | Randy Brecker - Trumpet | Garnett Brown - Trombone | Billy Cobham - Drums,...

The Crusaders “Chain Reaction”

Chain Reaction by The Crusaders from the album "CHAIN REACTION" album released in 1975 by Blue Thumb Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Joe Sample - Rhodes Electric Piano | Wayne Henderson - Trombone | Wilton Felder - Tenor Saxophone, Bass | Stix Hooper - Drums...

Steely Dan “My Rival”

My Rival by Steely Dan from the album "GAUCHO" released in 1980 by MCA Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Anthony Jackson - Bass | Steve Gadd - Drums | Pat Rebillot - Electric Piano | Steve Khan - Lead Guitar | Nicky Marrero - Timbales | Hiram Bullock, Rick...

Donald Byrd “Black Byrd”

Black Byrd by Donald Byrd from the album "BLACK BYRD" released in 1973 by Blue Note Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Donald Byrd - Trumpet | Chuck Rainey - Bass | Roger Glenn - Flute, Saxophone | David T. Walker - Guitar | Stephanie Spruill - Percussion | Joe...

Weather Report “Barbary Coast”

Barbary Coast by Weather Report, from the album "BLACK MARKET" released in 1976 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Jaco Pastorius - Bass | Don Alias - Percussion | Wayne Shorter - Saxophone | Joe Zawinul - Keyboards | Chester Thompson - Drums | Ron...

George Duke “Someday”

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

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 -...

The Crusaders “A Search For Soul”

A Search For Soul by The Crusaders from the album "THE 2nd CRUSADE" released in 1973 by Blue Thumb Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Joe Sample - Piano | Wayne Henderson - Trombone | Wilton Felder - Tenor Saxophone, Bass | Stix Hooper - Drums | Larry Carlton -...

Lenny White “Dark Moon”

Dark Moon by Lenny White from the album "ANOMALY" released in 2010 by Abstract Logix label...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Lenny White - Drums | Vince Evans - Keyboards | Bernard Wright - Acoustic Piano | Victor Bailey - Electric Bass | David Gilmore - Guitar |...

Yellowjackets “Rush Hour”

Rush Hour by Yellowjackets, from the album "YELLOWJACKETS" released in 1981 by Warner Bros. Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Jimmy Haslip - Electric Bass | Robben Ford - Guitar | Ricky Lawson - Drums | Russell Ferrante - Keyboards | Lenny Castro, Paulinho Da...

Jeff Lorber Fusion “Reflections”

Reflections by Jeff Lorber Fusion from the album "WIZARD ISLAND" released in 1980 by Arista Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Jeff Lorber - Acoustic Piano | Dennis Bradford - Drums | Danny Wilson - Electric Bass | Kenny Gorelick - Flute | Jay Koder - Guitar |...

Earth Wind and Fire “Can’t Hide Love”

Can't Hide Love by Earth, Wind and Fire from the album "GRATITUDE" released in 1975 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL : Maurice White - Lead Vocal | Philip Bailey - Vocals, Percussion | Verdine White - Bass, Vocals | Al McKay - Guitar | Johnny Graham...

Rodney Franklin “The Groove”

The Groove by Rodney Franklin, from the album "YOU'LL NEVER KNOW" released in 1980 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Rodney Franklin - Piano | Harold Foreman - Electric Bass | Tony St. James - Drums | Vincent Spaulding - Guitar | Dean Holzkamp -...

Jaco Pastorius “Come On, Come Over”

Come On, Come Over by Jaco Pastorius, from the album “JACO PASTORIUS” released in 1976 by Epic/Legacy...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Jaco Pastorius - Electric Bass | Don Alias - Congas | Herbie Hancock - Piano | Narada Michael Walden - Drums | Sam & Dave -...

Herbie Hancock “Bubbles”

Bubbles by Herbie Hancock, from the album “MAN-CHILD” released in 1975 by Columbia Records.   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Wayne Shorter - Soprano Saxophone | Louis Johnson - Bass | Harvey Mason - Drums | Wah Wah Watson - Guitar | Bill Summers - Percussion | Herbie...

Ramsey Lewis “Sun Goddess”

Sun Goddess by Ramsey Lewis and Earth, Wind & Fire, from the album "SUN GODDESS" released in 1974 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Maurice White - Drums, Timbales,Vocals | Verdine White - Bass, Vocals | Philip Bailey - Congas, Vocals | Charles...

The Temptations “Law Of The Land”

Law Of The Land by The Temptations, from the album "MASTERPIECE" released in 1973 by Gordy Motown label...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Dennis Edwards, Richard Street, Damon Harris - Lead Vocals | Dennis Edwards, Richard Street, Damon Harris, Melvin Franklin and Otis...

Curtis Mayfield “Pusherman”

Pusherman by Curtis Mayfield, from the album "SUPER FLY" released in 1972 by Curtom label...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Curtis Mayfield - Vocals, Guitar | Tyrone McCullen - Drums | Joseph Lucky Scott - Bass | Craig McMullen - Guitar | Master Henry Gibson -...

Isaac Hayes “Cafe Regio’s”

Cafe Regio's (Reggio) by Isaac Hayes, from the album "SHAFT" released in 1971 by Stax Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Isaac Hayes - Vocals, Piano | Willie Hall - Drums, Tambourine | James Alexander - Bass | Lester Snell - Electric Piano | Charles "Skip"...

Incognito “Amplify My Soul”

Amplify My Soul (Pt.1 & Pt.2) by Incognito from the album “AMPLIFIED SOUL” released in 2014 by Shanachie Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Bluey - Guitar & Producer | Francis Hylton - Bass | Francesco Mendolla - Drums | Matt Cooper - Keyboards | Tommy...

Al Jarreau “Sticky Wicket”

Sticky Wicket by Al Jarreau from the album "HIGH CRIME" released in 1984 by Warner Bros. Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Al Jarreau - Lead Vocal | Jay Graydon, Paul Jackson Jr. - Guitar | Greg Phillinganes - Synthesizer | Bill Reichenbach, Charles Loper, Chuck...

The Crusaders “Marcella’s Dream”

Marcella's Dream by The Crusaders from the album "IMAGES" released in 1978 by ABC Blue Thumb Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Stix Hooper - Drums | Joe Sample - Keyboards | Wilton Felder - Soprano Saxophone | Robert Pops Popwell - Bass | Billy Rogers - Guitar |...

Keith Jarrett “Take Me Back”

Take Me Back by Keith Jarrett, from the album “EXPECTATIONS” released in 1972 by Columbia Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Keith Jarrett - Piano | Dewey Redman - Saxophone | Sam Brown - Guitar | Charlie Haden - Bass | Paul Motian - Drums | Airto Moreira - Percussion...

Pat Metheny Group “If I Could”

If I Could by Pat Metheny Group from the album "FIRST CIRCLE" released in 1985 by ECM Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Pat Metheny - Acoustic Guitar | Lyle Mays -  Oberheim Synthesizer | Steve Rodby - Acoustic Bass | Paul Wertico - Drums | Jan Erik Kongshaug -...

Flora Purim “Dindi”

Dindi by Flora Purim from the album "BUTTERFLY DREAMS" released in 1973 by Milestone Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Flora Purim - Vocals | Stanley Clarke - Electric Bass | George Duke - Electric Piano | Airto Moreira - Drums, Percussion | David Amaro - Guitar |...

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 | Mixed by...