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.

Jimmy Smith “Mimosa”

Mimosa by Jimmy Smith, from the album “OFF THE TOP” released in 1982 by Elektra Musician...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Jimmy Smith - Organ | Grady Tate - Drums | George Benson - Guitar | Erroll "Crusher" Bennett - Percussion | Written by George Benson | Mixed by Tony...

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...

Pat Martino “A Blues For Mickey O”

A Blues For Mickey O by Pat Martino, from the album "EL HOMBRE" relased in 1967 by Prestige Records...   MUSICIANS / PERONNEL: Pat Martino - Guitar | Trudy Pitts - Hammond Organ | Mitch Fine - Drums | Abdu Johnson - Congas | Vance Anderson - Bongos | Danny Turner -...

Dave Pike “Jumpy The Snail”

Jumpy The Snail by Dave Pike, from the album "MOON BIRD" released in 1983 by Muse Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Dave Pike - Vibraphone (Electric Vibes) | Ron Eschete - Guitar | Tom Ranier - Keyboards, Synthesizer | Luther Hughes - Bass | Ted Hawke - Drums,...

Deodato “Adam’s Hotel”

Adam's Hotel by Deodato from the album "FIRST CUCKOO" released in 1975 by MCA Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Eumir Deodato - Electric Piano, ARP Synthesizer, Whistle | Rubens Bassini -Bongos, Maracas | Written by Marcos Valle | Arranged & Produced by Eumir...

Spyro Gyra “Cockatoo”

Cockatoo by Spyro Gyra, from the album “CATCHING THE SUN” released in 1980 by MCA Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Jay Beckenstein - Alto Saxophone | Tom Schuman - Keyboards | Randy Brecker - Trumpet | Will Lee - Bass | Eli Konikoff - Drums | Chet Catallo - Guitar...

Earl Klugh “Twinkle”

Twinkle by Earl Klugh from the album CRAZY FOR YOU released in 1981 by Liberty Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Greg Phillinganes - Electric Piano, Synthesizers | Louis Johnson - Bass | Raymond Pounds - Drums | Earl Klugh - Acoustic Nylon String Guitar | Paulinho...

Tower Of Power “Once You Get A Taste”

Once You Get A Taste by Tower Of Power from the album “SOULED OUT” released in 1995 by Epic Records…   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Emilio Castillo – Tenor Saxophone | Stephen “Doc” Kupka – Baritone Saxophone | Herman Matthews – Drums | Nick Milo – Keyboards | Jeff Lorber –...

Yellowjackets “Top Secret”

Top Secret by Yellowjackets from the album "MIRAGE A TROIS" released in 1983 by Warner Bros. Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Russell Ferrante - Keyboards | Jimmy Haslip - Bass | Ricky Lawson - Drums | Robben Ford - Guitar | Paulinho da Costa - Percussion | James...

Quincy Jones “Body Heat”

Body Heat by Quincy Jones from the album "BODY HEAT" released in 1974 by A&M Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Leon Ware & Bruce Fisher - Vocals | Billy Preston - Organ | Malcolm Cecil, Robert Margouleff, Mike Melvoin, Dave Grusin – Synthesizer | Wah Wah Watson,...

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 - Bass...

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 Flute |...

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, Percussion |...

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...

Chicago “I’ve Been Searchin’ So Long”

I've Been Searchin' So Long by Chicago from the album CHICAGO VII released in 1974 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Peter Cetera - Bass, Lead Vocals | Robert Lamm - Piano, Vocals | Terry Kath - Guitar, Vocals | Danny Seraphine - Drums | Lee Loughnane -...

Pat Metheny Group “Spring Ain’t Here”

Spring Ain't Here by Pat Metheny Group from the album "LETTER FROM HOME" released in 1989 by Geffen Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Pat Metheny – Acoustic and Electric Guitars, 12-string guitar, Soprano Guitar, tiple, Guitar synthesizer, Synclavier | Lyle Mays –...

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 Malo -...

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...