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.

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 |...

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 -...

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 | Written by Charles Mingus | Recorded by Dennis...

Herbie Hancock “4 AM”

4 AM by Herbie Hancock, from the album “MR. HANDS” released in 1980 by Columbia Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Herbie Hancock - Moog Synthesizers, Keyboards | Jaco Pastorius - Bass | Harvey Mason - Drums | Bill Summers - Percussion | Engineered by Bob Kovach, Fred...

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 | Tony May -...

Traffic “Tragic Magic”

Tragic Magic by Traffic from the album "SHOOT OUT AT THE FANTASY FACTORY" released in 1973 by Island Records... MUSICIANS /PERSONNEL: Steve Winwood - Guitar, Piano, Organ | Chris Wood -  Saxophone | Jim Capaldi - Percussion | David Hood - Bass | Roger Hawkins - Drums...

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: Jean-Luc Ponty - Electric Violin | John McLaughlin - Guitars | Ralphe Armstrong - Bass | Narada Michael Walden - Drums &...

Jean-Luc Ponty “Mirage”

Mirage by Jean-Luc Ponty from the album "ENIGMATIC OCEAN" released in 1977 by Atlantic Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Ralphe Armstrong - Electric Bass | Daryl Stuermer - Electric Guitar | Allan Holdsworth - Electric Guitar | Steve Smith - Drums, Percussion | Allan...

Weather Report “A Remark You Made”

A Remark You Made by Weather Report, from the album “HEAVY WEATHER” released in 1977 by Columbia Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Alex Acuna - Drums | Jaco Pastorius - Bass | Joe Zawinul - ARP & Oberheim Synthesizers | Wayne Shorter - Saxophones | Manolo Badrena -...

Chick Corea “Glebe St. Blues”

Glebe St. Blues by Chick Corea, from the album “SECRET AGENT” released in 1978 by Polydor Records. MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Bunny Brunel - Bass | Tom Brechtlein - Drums | Chick Corea - Keyboards | Joe Farrell - Saxophone | Al Vizzutti - Trumpet | Paula Hochhalter -...

George Duke “411”

411 by George Duke from the album "ILLUSIONS" released in 1995 by Warner Bros. Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Alex Brown, Josie James, Lori Perry, Lynn Davis, Phil Perry - Vocals | Jim Gilstrap, Rachelle Ferrell - Backing vocals | George Duke - Keyboards, Piano |...

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...

Deodato “September 13”

September 13 by Deodato from the album “PRELUDE” released in 1973 by CTI Records. MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Eumir Deodato - Piano | Stanley Clarke - Bass | Billy Cobham - Drums | John Tropea - Guitar | Airto Moreira - Percussion | Ray Barretto - Congas | Wayne Andre,...

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 - Flugelhorn |...

The Headhunters “God Make Me Funky”

God Make Me Funky by The Headhunters from the album "SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST" released in 1975 by Arista Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Paul Jackson - Lead Vocal, Electric Bass | Pointer Sisters - Vocals | Mike Clark - Drums | Bennie Maupin - Saxello, Bass...

Herbie Hancock ‎ “Watermelon Man”

Watermelon Man by Herbie Hancock from the album "HEAD HUNTERS" released in 1973 by Columbia Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Harvey Mason - Yamaha Drums | Paul Jackson - Marimbula, Electric Bass | Bennie Maupin - Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Saxello, Bass...

Quincy Jones “Summer In The City”

Summer In The City by Quincy Jones from the album “YOU'VE GOT IT BAD GIRL” released in 1973 by A&M Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Valerie Simpson - Vocals | Dave Grusin - Electric piano | Eddie Louis - Organ | Grady Tate - Drums | Chuck Rainey - Bass | Written by...

Steely Dan “Babylon Sisters”

Babylon Sisters by Steely Dan from the album “GAUCHO” released in 1980 by MCA Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Donald Fagen - Lead Vocal | Don Grolnick – Electric Piano, Clavinet | Steve Khan – Guitar | Chuck Rainey – Bass | Bernard Purdie – Drums | Tom Scott – Tenor...

Deodato “Spirit Of Summer”

Spirit Of Summer by Deodato from the album “PRELUDE” released in 1973 by CTI Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Jay Berliner- Guitar | Billy Cobham - Drums | Eumir Deodato - Electric Piano, Composer, Arranger | Ron Carter - Bass | George Marge, Hubert Laws, Phil...

Chicago “It Better End Soon”

It Better End Soon by Chicago from the album "CHICAGO II" released in 1970 by Columbia Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Terry Kath - Guitar, Lead Vocal | Robert Lamm - Organ | Danny Seraphine - Drums | Peter Cetera - Bass | James Pankow - Trombone | Walter Parazaider...

Tower Of Power “Undercurrent”

Undercurrent 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 | Carmen Grillo -...

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 Larry...

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 & Mixed by...

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 Johnson...

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...