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.

Kool & The Gang “Summer Madness”

Summer Madness by Kool & The Gang from the album "LIGHT OF WORLDS” released in 1974 by De-Lite Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Robert "Kool" Bell - Bass | George "Funky" Brown -  Drums | Claydes E. X.  Smith - Guitar | Ricky West - Piano | Ronald Bell - ARP...

Roy Hargrove, The RH Factor “Listen Here”

Listen Here by Roy Hargrove, The RH Factor from the album "STRENGTH" released in 2004 by Verve Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Written By Eddie Harris | Roy Hargrove - Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Arranger, Producer | Jacques Szwarcbart - Saxophones | Bernard Wright, James...

Eddie Harris “Space Commercial”

Space Commercial by Eddie Harris from the album "IS IT IN" released in 1974 by Atlantic Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Eddie Harris - Electric Saxophone | Rufus Reid - Electric Bass, Electric Bongo | William James - Electric Drums, Bongos | Ronald Muldrow -...

The Crusaders “So Far Away”

So Far Away by The Crusaders, from the album "CRUSADERS 1" released in 1972 by Blue Thumb Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Joe Sample - Electric Piano | Stix Hooper - Drums | Wayne Henderson - Trombone | Wilton Felder - Tenor Saxophone | Chuck Rainey - Electric Bass...

Stevie Wonder ” Joy Inside My Tears”

Joy Inside My Tears by Stevie Wonder from the album "SONGS IN THE KEY OF LIFE" released in 1977 by Tamla label... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Stevie Wonder - Lead Vocal, Vocals | Susaye Green - Backing Vocals | Greg Phillinganes - Keyboards | Recorded and Mixed by John...

Larry Carlton “Free Way”

Free Way by Larry Carlton From the album "SESSION MASTERS" released in 2015 by 335 Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Larry Carlton - Guitar | Travis Carlton - Bass | Toss Panos - Drums | Jeff Babko - Keyboards | Produced by Csaba Petocz | Composed & Arranged by...

George Duke “Feel”

Feel by George Duke, from the album "FEEL" released in 1974 by MPS Records. MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: George Duke - Electric Piano, Synthesizers | John Heard (Jungle John) - Acoustic Bass | Ndugu Leon Chancler - Drums | Airto Moreira - Percussion | Recorded &...

Weather Report “American Tango”

American Tango by Weather Report, from the album "MYSTERIOUS TRAVELLER" released in 1974 by Columbia Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Josef Zawinul - Electric Piano, Synthesizers | Miroslav Vitous - Bass | Wayne Shorter - Soprano & Tenor Saxophone | Alphonso...

Herbie Hancock “Actual Proof”

Actual Proof by Herbie Hancock from the album "THRUST" released in 1974 by Columbia Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Mike Clark - Drums | Paul Jackson - Bass | Bennie Maupin - Saxophones, Bass Clarinet | Bill Summers - Percussion | Herbie Hancock - Fender Rhodes...

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...

Don Grolnick “Pools”

Pools by Don Grolnick from the album “HEARTS AND NUMBERS” released in 1985 by Hip Pocket Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Will Lee - Bass | Peter Erskine - Drums | Jeff Mironov - Guitar | Don Grolnick - Piano, Electric Piano | Michael Brecker - Tenor Saxophone |...

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 |...

John Scofield “Scotown”

Scotown by John Scofield from the album "UBERJAM DEUX" released in 2013 by EmArcy Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Andy Hess - Electric Bass | Louis Cato - Drums | John Scofield - Guitar | Kevin Harper, Ted Tuthill - Engineers | Mastered by  Greg Calbi | Composed by,...

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 -...

Brad Mehldau “Dusty McNugget”

Dusty McNugget by Brad Mehldau from the album “Largo” released in 2002 by Warner Bros. Musicians / Personnel: Brad Mehldau - Piano, Darek Oleszkiewicz - Bass, Matt Chamberlain - Percussion, Jim Keltner - Drums, Daniel Kelley, Philip Yao - French horn, William...

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 - Electric Guitar | Tim Pearce - Electric Guitar | Neil Stubenhaus - Bass |  ...

Eric Johnson and Mike Stern “Tidal”

Tidal by Eric Johnson and Mike Stern, from the album "ECLECTIC" released in 2014 by Heads Up International label... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Eric Johnson - Electric Guitar, Synthesizers | Mike Stern - Electric Guitar | Chris Maresh - Electric Bass | Anton Fig - Drums |...

Al Jarreau “Agua De Beber”

Agua De Beber by Al Jarreau, from the album “GLOW” released in 1976 by Reprise... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Al Jarreau - Vocal | Wilton Felder - Bass | Ralph MacDonald - Percussion | Larry Nash - Synthesizer | Tom Canning - Piano | Larry Carlton - Guitar | Joe Sample -...

Steely Dan “Peg”

Peg by Steely Dan from the album "AJA" released in 1977 by ABC Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Jay Graydon - Guitar (solo) | Donald Fagen - Lead Vocal | Michael McDonald - Backing Vocals | Chuck Rainey - Bass | Rick Marotta - Drums | Don Grolnick - Clavinet | Steve...

Chuck Loeb “Red Suede Shoes”

Red Suede Shoes by Chuck Loeb from the album "PLAIN 'N' SIMPLE" released in 2011 by Tweety Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Chuck Loeb - Guitar | Tilll Bronner - Trumpet (Solo) | Eric Marienthal -  Saxophone | Harvey Mason - Drums | Pat Bianchi - Organ | Nathan...

Billy Cobham “Song For A Friend”

Song For A Friend by Billy Cobham, from the album “LIFE & TIMES” released in 1976 by Atlantic Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Billy Cobham - Drums, Synthesizer | Doug Rauch - Bass | John Scofield - Guitar | Dawili Gonga (George Duke) - Keyboards | Composed by...

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 Sax | Wilton Felder - Bass | Claus...

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 -...

Chuck Mangione “Soft”

Soft by Chuck Mangione, from the album "CHASE THE CLOUDS AWAY" released in 1975 by A&M Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Esther Satterfield - Vocals | Chuck Mangione - Flugelhorn, Fender Rhodes Electric Piano | Gerry Niewood - Soprano & Tenor Saxophone, Flute...

Jaco Pastorius “Opus Pocus”

Opus Pocus by Jaco Pastorius, from the album “JACO PASTORIUS” released in 1976 by Epic/Legacy... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Jaco Pastorius - Bass | Lenny White - Drums | Herbie Hancock - Electric Piano | Don Alias - Percussion | Wayne Shorter - Soprano Saxophone | Othello...

Antonio Carlos Jobim “Rockanalia”

Rockanalia by Antonio Carlos Jobim from the album “TIDE” released in 1970 by A&M Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Antonio Carlos Jobim - Piano | Jerry Dodgion - Alto sax | Marvin Stamm, Burt Collins - Trumpet | Hubert Laws, Romeo Penque - Flute | Joseph...

Al Jarreau “Bring Me Joy”

Bring Me Joy by Al Jarreau from the album "MY OLD FRIEND: CELEBRATING GEORGE DUKE" released in 2014 by Concord Music Group... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Al Jarreau - Vocals | George Duke - Keyboards | Boney James - Tenor Saxophone | Alex Al - Bass | Omari Williams - Drums...

Quincy Jones “If I Ever Lose This Heaven”

If I Ever Lose This Heaven by Quincy Jones, from the album “BODY HEAT” released in 1974 by A&M Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Leon Ware - Vocal | Minnie Ripperton - Vocal | Al Jarreau - Vocal | Tom Bahler - Vocal | Quincy Jones, Myrna Matthews - Backing Vocals...

Grover Washington Jr. “Knucklehead”

Knucklehead by Grover Washington Jr. from the album "FEELS SO GOOD" released in 1976 by Kudu Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Grover Washington Jr. - Tenor Saxophone, Composer | Bob James - Keyboards, Arranger | Eric Gale - Guitar | Gary King - Bass | Jimmy Madison -...

Larsen Feiten Band “Danger Zone”

Danger Zone by Larsen Feiten Band from the album "LARSEN FEITEN BAND" released in 1980 by Warner Bros. Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Neil Larsen - Keyboards, Vocals | Buzzy Feiten - Guitar, Lead Vocal | Willie Weeks - Bass | Art Rodriguez - Drums | Lenny Castro -...

Lee Ritenour “Sunset Drivers”

Sunset Drivers by Lee Ritenour from the album "BANDED TOGETHER" released in 1984 by Elektra Records.. MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Eric Tagg - Lead Vocal | Nathan East - Bass | Carlos Vega - Drums | Greg Mathieson - Keyboards, Moog Bass | Paulinho Da Costa - Percussion |...

Miles Davis “Tomaas”

Tomaas by Miles Davis, from the album "TUTU" released in 1986 by Warner Bros. Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Marcus Miller - Bass | George Duke - Keyboards | Paulinho Da Costa - Percussion | Jason Miles - Synthesizer | Miles Davis - Trumpet | Tommy LiPuma -...

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 Derringer -...

Rodney Franklin “Felix Leo”

Felix Leo by Rodney Franklin from the album "YOU'LL NEVER KNOW" released in 1980 by Columbia Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Rodney Franklin - Grand Piano, Bass, Composer | Ray Pizzi - Bass Clarinet | Randy Merritt - Drums | Mel Martin - Flute, Soprano Sax | Paul...

Bernard Wright “Mr. Clean”

Mr. Clean by Bernard Wright from the album "FUNKY BEAT" released in 1983 by Arista label... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Sekou Bunch - Bass | Charlie Drayton - Drums | Bernard Wright - Synthesizers | Weldon Irvine - Piano | Ronald Drayton - Guitar | Crusher Bennett -...

Don Blackman “Heart’s Desire”

Heart's Desire by Don Blackman from the album "DON BLACKMAN" released in 1982 by GRP Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Don Blackman - Piano, Synthesizers, Lead Vocal | Dave Grusin - String Arrangement | Sheri Snyder - Lead and Backing Vocals | Desire White - Backing...

Bobby Lyle “Paradise Cove”

Paradise Cove by Bobby Lyle from the album "SECRET ISLAND" released in 1992 by Atlantic Jazz label... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Larry Kimpel - Bass | Ndugu Leon Chancler - Drums | Paul Jackson Jr. - Guitar | Stanley Benders - Percussion | Bobby Lyle - Piano, Keyboards |...

Me’Shell Ndegeocello “Call Me”

Call Me by Me'Shell Ndegeocello from the album “Plantation Lullabies” released in 1993 by Maverick Records. Musicians / Personnel: Me'shell Ndegeocello – Vocals, Bass guitar, David Gamson – Drums, Wah-Wah Watson – Guitar, Bobby Lyle – Piano, Luis Conte – Congas,...

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 | Larry...

Weather Report “Palladium”

Palladium by Weather Report from the album "HEAVY WEATHER" released in 1977 by Columbia Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Joe Zawinul - ARP 2600 Synthesizer, Rhodes Piano | Wayne Shorter - Tenor & Soprano Saxophones | Jaco Pastorius - Bass, Steel Drums | Alex...

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 - Bass...

Stanley Clarke “Lopsy Lu”

Lopsy Lu by Stanley Clarke from the album "STANLEY CLARKE" released in 1974 by Nemperor Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Stanley Clarke - Electric Bass | Bill Connors - Guitar | Jan Hammer - Electric Piano, Moog Synthesizer | Tony Williams - Drums | Ken Scott -...

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,...

Herbie Hancock “Textures”

Textures by Herbie Hancock, from the album “MR. HANDS” released in 1980 by Columbia Records. MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Herbie Hancock plays all the instruments by himself (Moog, Mini-Moog Synthesizers, Electric Piano, Clavinet, Vocoder) Recording Engineers - Fred Catero,...