Jazz Funk Selection

Here is a selection of the Jazz Funk favorites of SomehowJazz Blog. You’ll find here albums, tunes, and live videos from the genre. Just click on the titles for more information and please leave your comments.

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Dave Pike “Secret Mystery of Hench”

Secret Mystery of Hench by Dave Pike, from the album “THE MELTDOWN” released in 1994 by Big Cheese Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Dave Pike - Vibraphone | Ron Eschete - Electric Guitar | Tom Ranier - Fender Rhodes Electric Piano | Luther Hughes - Bass | Ted Hawke...

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...

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...

The Blackbyrds “Happy Music”

Happy Music by Donald Byrd from the album "CITY LIFE" released in 1975 by Fantasy Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: The Blackbyrds - Vocals | Joe Hall - Bass | Keith Killgo - Drums | Orville Saunders - Guitar | Kevin Toney - Keyboards | Stephen Johnson - Saxophone |...

War “Southern Part Of Texas”

Southern Part Of Texas by War, from the album “DELIVER THE WORD” released in 1973 by United Artists Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Charles Miller - Alto, Tenor, Baritone Saxophones | B.B. Dickerson - Bass, Percussion, Vocals | Howard Scott - Guitar, Percussion...

The Brecker Brothers “Some Skunk Funk”

Some Skunk Funk by The Brecker Brothers from the album "BRECKER BROS." released in 1975 by Arista Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Randy Brecker - Trumpet, Electric Trumpet, Flugelhorn | Michael Brecker - Tenor Saxophone | David Sanborn -  Alto Saxophone | Will Lee...

David Matthews “Super Groove”

Super Groove by David Matthews from the album “SUPER FUNKY SAX” released in 1984 by GNP Crescendo Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Michael Brecker - Tenor Sax | David Sanborn - Alto Sax | Ronnie Cuber - Baritone Sax | Don Grolnick - Electric Piano | David Spinozza...

Average White Band “Person To Person”

Person To Person by Average White Band from the album "AWB" released in 1974 by Atlantic Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Hamish Stuart - Lead Vocals, Guitar | Roger Ball - Keyboards, Alto & Baritone Saxophones | Molly Duncan - Tenor Saxophone | Robbie McIntosh...

Eric Gale “Lookin’ Good”

Lookin' Good by Eric Gale, from the album “PART OF YOU” released in 1979 by CBS  Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Grover Washington - Tenor Saxophone | Harvey Mason - Drums | Eric Gale - Guitar | Ralph MacDonald - Percussion | Neil Jason - Bass | Dave Grusin -...

George Benson “On Broadway”

On Broadway by George Benson from the album "WEEKEND IN L.A." released in 1978 by Warner Bros. Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: George Benson - Guitar | Jorge Dalto - Piano | Ronnie Foster - Synthesizer | Phil Upchurch - Rhythm Guitar | Ralph MacDonald - Percussion...

Earth Wind & Fire “September”

September by Earth Wind & Fire from the album "THE BEST OF EARTH WIND & FIRE VOL. 1" released in 1978 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Maurice White - Lead Vocals | Philip Bailey - Vocals | Verdine White - Bass, Vocals | Al McKay - Guitar | Fred...

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 |...

Quincy Jones “Along Came Betty”

Along Came Betty by Quincy Jones from the album "BODY HEAT" released in 1974 by A&M Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Malcolm Cecil, Robert Margouleff, Mike Melvoin, Dave Grusin – Synthesizer | Wah Wah Watson, Phil Upchurch, David T. Walker, Arthur Adams, Eric...

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,...

Herbie Hancock “Gettin’ To The Good Part”

Gettin' To The Good Part by Herbie Hancock from the album “LITE ME UP” released in 1982 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Herbie Hancock - Keyboards, Vocoder | Rod Temperton - Vocals | John Robinson - Drums | Louis Johnson - Bass | David Williams -...

Ramsey Lewis “Brazilica”

Brazilica by Ramsey Lewis, from the album "SALONGO" released in 1976 by Columbia  Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Byron Gregory - Guitars | Ron Harris - Bass | Jimmy Bryant - Clavinet | Steve Cobb - Drums | Derf Reklaw Raheem - Flute, Percussion | Ramsey Lewis -...

The Crusaders “Spiral”

Spiral by The Crusaders from the album "THOSE SOUTHERN KNIGHTS" released in 1976 by Blue Thumb Records…   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Wayne Henderson – Trombone | Wilton Felder – Tenor Saxophone | Joe Sample – Keyboards | Stix Hooper – Drums, Percussion | Larry Carlton –...

Azymuth “Indian Pepper”

Indian Pepper (Pimenta Malagueta) by Azymuth from the album "CASCADES" released in 1982 by Milestone Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Alex Malheiros - Bass, Fretless Bass, Acoustic Guitar, Percussion | Ivan Conti - Drums, Percussion | Jose Roberto Bertrami...

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As the name suggests, SomehowJazz offers to our listeners an assortment of most jazz genres. We also share our favorites in the blog categories shown below. Categories are Jazz Funk, Jazz Fusion, Soul Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Jazz Rock, Smooth Jazz and Latin Jazz.

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