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.

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 Chancler -...

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 Saunders -...

Tito Puente “First Light”

First Light by Tito Puente from the album "ON BROADWAY" released in 1983 by Concord Jazz Picante label...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Jorge Dalto - Acoustic & Electric Piano | Bobby Rodriguez - Bass | Jerry Gonzales - Flugelhorn, Congas | Mario Rivera - Tenor & Soprano...

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 -...

Jeff Beck “Cause We’ve Ended As Lovers”

Cause We've Ended As Lovers by Jeff Beck from the album “BLOW BY BLOW” released in 1975 by Epic Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Jeff Beck - Guitar | Max Middleton - Keyboards | Phil Chen - Bass | Richard Bailey - Drums | George Martin - Producer | Denim Bridges -...

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...

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 | Composed...

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 Costa...

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 - Soprano...

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 - Vocals | Randy...

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 | Claydes...

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 Hancock...

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 Stepney...

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...

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 | Jerry...

Marvin Gaye “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”

I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye, from the album "IN THE GROOVE" released in 1968 by Tamla Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Marvin Gaye - Lead Vocals | The Andantes: Jackie Hicks, Marlene Barrow and Louvain Demps - Background Vocals | Earl Van Dyke -...

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 - Percussion |...

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" Pitts,...

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 Momrelle -...

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, Synthesizers |...

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 - Percussion | Flora Purim - Vocals | Kerry McNabb - Recording &...

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 |...

Chick Corea “Lenore”

Lenore by Chick Corea from the album "THE LEPRECHAUN" released in 1976 by Polydor Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Chick Corea - Acoustic Piano, Mini Moog and Arp Odysey Synthesizers | Steve Gadd - Drums | Gayle Moran - Vocals | David Palladini - Illustration |...

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...

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 - Percussion | Wayne...

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 |...

Return To Forever “Sorceress”

Sorceress by Return To Forever, from the album “ROMANTIC WARRIOR” released in 1976 by Columbia Records. MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Chick Corea - Acoustic Piano, Fender Rhodes Piano, Moog Synthesizers, Producer | Lenny White - Drums, Timpani, Snare Drum, Suspended Cymbals,...

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...

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 | Tommy Li Puma - Executive Producer | Jason Miles - Synthesizer programming | Miles Davis - Trumpet | Adam Holzman,...

Eddie Henderson “Open Eyes”

Open Eyes by Eddie Henderson, from the album "COMIN' THROUGH" released in 1977 by Capitol Records.   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Paul Jackson - Bass | Howard "Locksmith" King - Drums | Patrice Rushen - Percussion | Julian Priester - Trombone | Eddie Henderson - Trumpet |...