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.

Herbie Hancock “Palm Grease”

Palm Grease by Herbie Hancock from the album "Thrust" released in 1974 by Columbia label... Musicians / Personnel: Herbie Hancock – Fender Rhodes, Hohner D6 clavinet, ARP Odyssey, ARP Soloist, ARP 2600 | Bennie Maupin – tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, saxello,...

Wah Wah Watson “Bubbles”

Bubbles by Wah Wah Watson from the album "Elementary" released in 1976 by Columbia Records... Musicians / Personnel: Bennie Maupin - Soprano Saxophone with echoplex, Herbie Hancock - Electric piano, Oberheim polyphonic synthesizer, Louis Johnson - Bass, Ollie Brown -...

Wes Montgomery “Bumpin'”

Bumpin' by Wes Montgomery from the album "Bumpin'" released in 1965 by Verve Records. Musicians / Personnel: Don Sebesky - Arranger & Conductor, Bob Cranshaw - Bass, Candido Camero - Bongos, Grady Tate - Drums, Wes Montgomery - Guitar, Roger Kellaway - Piano...

Dave Valentin “Eclipse”

Eclipse by Dave Valentin, from the album “Kalahari” released in 1984 by GRP Records. Musicians / Personnel: Robert Ameen - Drums, Lincoln Goines - Bass, Dave Grusin - Producer, Bill O'Connell - Piano, Dave Valentin - Flute,     Dave Valentin "Eclipse"...

Miles Davis “Pharaoh’s Dance”

Pharaoh's Dance by Miles Davis from the album "Bitches Brew" released in 1970 by Columbia Records... Musicians / Personnel: Miles Davis - trumpet, Wayne Shorter - soprano saxophone, Bennie Maupin - bass clarinet, Joe Zawinul - electric piano - Left, Larry Young -...

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 Label. Musicians / Personnel: Pat Metheny – acoustic and electric guitars, 12-string guitar, soprano guitar, tiple, guitar synthesizer, Synclavier, Lyle Mays – piano,...

Lenny White “Prince Of The Sea”

Prince Of The Sea by Lenny White from the album "Venusian Summer" released in 1975 by Atlantic Records Musicians / Personnel: Larry Coryell - Guitar, (1st. solo) Al DiMeola - Guitar, (2nd. solo) Tom Harrell - Flugelhorn, Lenny White - Drums, Gong, Doug Rauch - Bass,...

Billy Cobham “Crosswinds”

Crosswinds by Billy Cobham, from the album “Crosswinds” released in 1974 by Atlantic Records...     Musicians / Personnel: John Abercrombie - guitar, Michael Brecker - tenor sax, Randy Brecker - trumpet, Garnett Brown - trombone, Billy Cobham - drums, George...

Donald Fagen “The Goodbye Look”

The Goodbye Look by Donald Fagen from the album "The Nightfly" released in 1982 by Warner Bros. Records... Musicians / Personnel: Donald Fagen - Lead Vocals, Larry Carlton - Guitar, Dean Parks - Guitar, Steve Khan - Acoustic guitar, Jeff Porcaro - Drums, Marcus Miller...

Lee Ritenour  “G-Rit”

G-Rit by Lee Ritenour from the album "Portrait" released in 1987 by GRP Label... Musicians / Personnel: Kenny G - Tenor saxophone, Greg Phillinganes - Keyboards, Paul Jackson, Jr. - Rhythm guitar, Nathan East - Bass, Harvey Mason - Drums, percussion, Lee Ritenour -...

George Benson “On Broadway”

On Broadway by George Benson from the album "Weekend In L.A." released in 1978 by Warner Bros. Label... Musicians / Personnel: George Benson - guitar, Jorge Dalto - piano, Ronnie Foster - synthesizer, Phil Upchurch - rhythm guitar, Ralph MacDonald - percussion,...

Brandon Fields “Bullfunk”

Bullfunk by Brandon Fields from the album "The Other Side Of The Story'" released in 1985 by Nova Label... Musicians / Personnel: Robben Ford - Guitar, David Garfield - Keyboards, John Patitucci - Bass, Greg Bisonette - Drums, Brandon Fields - Alto saxophone, Walt...

Donald Byrd “Black Byrd”

Black Byrd by Donald Byrd from the album "Black Byrd" released in 1973 by Blue Note Label... Musicians / Personnel: Chuck Rainey - Bass, Roger Glenn - Flute, Saxophone, David T. Walker - Guitar, Stephanie Spruill - Percussion, Joe Sample - Piano, Fonce Mizell -...

Ramsey Lewis “Sarah Jane”

Sarah Jane by Ramsey Lewis, from the album "Ivory Pyramid" released in 1992 by GRP Label. Musicians / Personnel: Charles Webb - Bass, Steve Cobb - Drums, Henry Johnson - Guitar, Mike Logan - Keyboards, Ramsey Lewis - Piano, Carl Griffin, Frayne Lewis, Ramsey Lewis -...

Ahmad Jamal “Biencavo”

Biencavo by Ahmad Jamal  from the album "Digital Works" released in 1985 by Atlantic Records... Musicians / Personnel: Larry Ball - Bass, Herlin Riley - Drums, Iraj Lashkary - Percussion, Ahmad Jamal - Piano, James Snyder, Ahmad Jamal - Producers... Recorded at...

Kenny Barron “Sunshower”

Sunshower by Kenny Barron, from the album “Innocence” released in 1978 by Wolf Records... Musicians / Personnel: Buster Williams - Bass, Ben Riley - Drums, Kenny Barron - Electric piano, Rafael Cruz - Percussion, Sonny Fortune - Saxophone, Jimmy Owens - Trumpet......

Don Grolnick “Act Natural”

Act Natural by Don Grolnick from the album "Hearts and Numbers" released in 1989 by Hip Pocket Records... Musicians / Personnel: Don Grolnick - Synthesizer, Michael Brecker - Tenor Saxophone, Peter Erskine - Cymbal, Jeff Mironov - Electric Guitar, Clifford Carter -...

Marcus Miller “Teen Town”

Teen Town by Marcus Miller from the album "The Sun Don't Lie" released in 1993 by Dreyfus Jazz... Musicians / Personnel: Marcus Miller - Bass, Don Alias - Congas, Omar Hakim, Steve Ferrone - Drums, Hiram Bullock - Guitar, Philippe Saisse - Keyboards, Paulinho Da Costa...

Billy Cobham “Le Lis”

Le Lis by Billy Cobham. From the album “Spectrum” released in 1973 by Atlantic Records.     Musicians / Personnel: Billy Cobham - Drums, Jan Hammer - Electric piano, Moog synthesizer, Ron Carter- Acoustic bass, Joe Farrell - Soprano sax, Jimmy Owens -...

Jeff Lorber Fusion “Curtains”

Curtains by Jeff Lorber Fusion from the album "Soft Space" released in 1978 by Inner City Records... Musicians / Personnel: Lester McFarland - Electric Bass, Dennis Bradford - Drums, Dean Reichert - Electric Guitar, Jeff Lorber - Fender Rhodes Piano, Synthesizer,...

Al Jarreau “Milwaukee”

Milwaukee by Al Jarreau from the album "Glow" released in 1976 by Reprise Label... Musicians / Personnel: Larry Carlton - Guitar, Tom Canning - Electric Piano, Joe Correro -  Drums, Paul Stallworth - Bass, Ralph MacDonald - Percussion, Al Jarreau - Vocals, Dale Oehler...

Zachary Breaux “Cafe Reggio”

Cafe Reggio by Zachary Breaux from the album "Uptown Groove" released in 1997 by Zebra Records. Musicians / Personnel: Zachary Breaux - guitar... Written by Isaac Hayes in 1970 (Cafe Regio's)...   SomehowJazz followers love to read your insights. Please use the...

Jeff Beck “Goodbye Pork Pie Hat”

 Goodbye Pork Pie Hat by Jeff Beck from the album "Wired" released in 1976 by Epic Records... Musicians / Personnel: Max Middleton - Rhodes piano, Wilbur Bascomb - Bass Richard Bailey - Drums, Jeff Beck - Guitar, George Martin - Producer...   SomehowJazz...

Steve Khan “Change Agent”

Change Agent by Steve Khan from the album “Parting Shot” released in 2011 by ESC Records... Musicians / Personnel: Anthony Jackson - Bass, Dennis Chambers - Drums, Steve Khan - Guitar, Bobby Allende, Manolo Badrena, Marc Quinones - Percussion   Steve Khan "Change...

Marvin Gaye “Trouble Man”

Trouble Man by Marvin Gaye from the album “Trouble Man” released in 1972 by Tamla Records... Musicians / Personnel: Marvin Gaye – vocals, drums, keyboards, Trevor Lawrence – saxophones, Eli Fountain - alto saxophone, Dale Oehler – arranger, Bob Ragland – piano, Marvin...

Mahavishnu Orchestra “Lila’s Dance”

Lila's Dance by Mahavishnu Orchestra from the album “Visions of the Emerald Beyond” released in 1975 by Columbia Records... Musicians / Personnel: John McLaughlin - guitars, Jean-Luc Ponty - violin, Ralphe Armstrong - bass, Narada Michael Walden - drums &...

Lenny White “Sweet Dreamer”

From the album “Big City” released in 1977 by Nemperor Records... Musicians / Personnel: Lenny White - drums & synthesizers, Weldon Irvine - lyrics, Pat Gleeson - Eµ Synthesizer, Linda Tillery - vocals, Ray Gomez - guitar, Herbie Hancock - electric piano, Paul...

Al Jarreau “Imagination”

Imagination by Al Jarreau, from the album "High Crime" released in 1984 by Warner Bros. Records Musicians / Personnel: Jay Graydon - Guitar, Synthesizer, Nathan East - Bass, Jerry Hey - Horn Arrangement, Chip McSticks - Drums, Robbie Buchanan - Synthesizer, Bill...

Karizma “Ratso”

Ratso by Karizma from the album “Perfect Harmony” released in 2012 by Creatchy Records.... Musicians / Personnel: David Garfield - keyboards, Vinnie Colaiuta - drums, Michael Landau - guitar, Neil Stubenhaus - bass,   Karizma "Ratso" SomehowJazz followers would...

Billy Cobham “East Bay”

East Bay by Billy Cobham From the album “Life & Times” released in 1976 by Atlantic Records... Genre: Jazz Funk, Jazz Fusion     Musicians / Personnel: Doug Rauch - Bass, John Scofield - Guitar, Dawilli Gonga (George Duke) - Keyboards, Billy Cobham -...

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,     John Abercrombie "3 East"...

Jimmy Smith “I’ll Drink To That”

I'll Drink To That by Jimmy Smith from the album “Off the Top” released in 1982 by Elektra Musician Records... Musicians / Personnel: Jimmy Smith - organ, Ron Carter - bass, Grady Tate - drums , George Benson - guitar, Stanley Turrentine - tenor sax,    ...

Jeff Lorber “Reverend Green”

Reverend Green by Jeff Lorber from the album “The Very Best of Jeff Lorber” released in 2002 by GRP Records... Musicians / Personnel: Produced by Jeff Lorber & Steve Dubin... Jeff Lorber - electric piano, synthesizers, bass and drum programming, sequencıng &...

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 -...

Donald Byrd “Street Lady”

Street Lady by Donald Byrd from the album “Street Lady” released in 1973 by Blue Note. Musicians / Personnel: Donald Byrd - trumpet, Larry Mizell - vocals, Fonce Mizell - clavinet, trumpet, vocals, David T. Walker - guitar, Chuck Rainey - electric bass, Harvey Mason -...

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 Thornton -...

Alphonse Mouzon “By All Means” sample

By All Means by Alphonse Mouzon from the album “By All Means” released in 1981 by PA USA Records... Musicians / Personnel: Alphonse Mouzon - drums, synthesizers, Herbie Hancock - piano, Paul Jackson Jr. - guitar, Scott Edwards - bass, Lee Ritenour - guitar (solo),...

D’Angelo”Spanish Joint”

Spanish Joint by D'Angelo from the album “Voodoo” released in 2000 by EMI... Musicians / Personnel: Charlie Hunter - bass & guitar, Giovanni Hidalgo - congas, Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson - drums, Roy Hargrove - horns, D'Angelo - vocals and all other instruments...

Everette Harp “Night Calls”

Night Calls by Everette Harp from the album “In the Moment” released in 2006 by Shanachie Records. Musicians / Personnel : Everette Harp - alto saxophone, George Duke - keyboards, Michael White - drums, Jonathan Butler - guitar, Shaun LaBelle - bass,...

Chicago “Aire”

Aire by Chicago from the album “VII” released in 1974 by Columbia Records. Musicians / Personnel: Danny Seraphine – drums, James Pankow – trombone, horn arrangement, Walter Parazaider – flute, Terry Kath - guitar, Peter Cetera - bass, Robert Lamm – keyboards, Lee...

Blood Sweat & Tears “Lucretia Mac Evil”

Lucretia Mac Evil by Blood Sweat & Tears from the album “Blood Sweat & Tears 3” released in 1970 by Columbia Records. Musicians / Personnel: David Clayton-Thomas - lead vocals, Fred Lipsius - alto saxophone, Lew Soloff - trumpet, Chuck Winfield - trumpet,...