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.

George Benson “I Remember Wes”

I Remember Wes by George Benson from the album "BLUE BENSON" released in 1976 by Polydor label...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: George Benson - Guitar | Ron Carter - Bass | Billy Cobham - Drums, Herbie Hancock - Fender Rhodes Electric Piano | Written by George Benson & Don...

Dave Pike “Jumpy The Snail”

Jumpy The Snail by Dave Pike, from the album "MOON BIRD" released in 1983 by Muse Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Dave Pike - Vibraphone (Electric Vibes) | Ron Eschete - Guitar | Tom Ranier - Keyboards, Synthesizer | Luther Hughes - Bass | Ted Hawke - Drums,...

Spyro Gyra “Cockatoo”

Cockatoo by Spyro Gyra, from the album “CATCHING THE SUN” released in 1980 by MCA Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Jay Beckenstein - Alto Saxophone | Tom Schuman - Keyboards | Randy Brecker - Trumpet | Will Lee - Bass | Eli Konikoff - Drums | Chet Catallo - Guitar...

Earl Klugh “Twinkle”

Twinkle by Earl Klugh from the album CRAZY FOR YOU released in 1981 by Liberty Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Greg Phillinganes - Electric Piano, Synthesizers | Louis Johnson - Bass | Raymond Pounds - Drums | Earl Klugh - Acoustic Nylon String Guitar | Paulinho...

Tower Of Power “Once You Get A Taste”

Once You Get A Taste 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 | Jeff Lorber –...

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...

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 Chancler -...

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 - Vocals | Randy...

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 Stepney...