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.

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 |...

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...

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...

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 -...

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 |...

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...