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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Ramsey Lewis “That’s The Way Of The World”

Ramsey Lewis “That’s The Way Of The World”

That's The Way Of The World by Ramsey Lewis from the album “DON'T IT FEEL GOOD” released in 1975 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Charles Stepney - Synthesizer | Morris Jennings - Drums | Ramsey Lewis - Piano, Keyboards | Byron Gregory - Guitar |...

The Headhunters “God Make Me Funky”

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...

Bennie Maupin “It Remains To Be Seen”

Bennie Maupin “It Remains To Be Seen”

It Remains To Be Seen by Bennie Maupin from the album "SLOW TRAFFIC TO THE RIGHT" released in 1977 by Mercury Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Bennie Maupin - Bass Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Saxello, Flute | Patrice Rushen - Electric Piano,...

Average White Band “School Boy Crush”

Average White Band “School Boy Crush”

School Boy Crush by Average White Band from the album "CUT THE CAKE" released in 1975 by Atlantic Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Hamish Stuart - Bass, Vocals | Alan Gorrie - Guitar, Vocals | Onnie McIntyre - Guitar | Roger Ball - Alto & Tenor Saxophone,...

Stix Hooper “Little Drummer Boy”

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 | Jerry...

Earl Klugh “Twinkle”

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 |...

The Brothers Johnson “Streetwave”

The Brothers Johnson “Streetwave”

Streetwave by The Brothers Johnson from the album "BLAM!!" released in 1978 by A&M Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Louis Johnson - Bass | George Johnson - Guitar | Harvey Mason - Drums | Wayne Vaughn - Electric Piano | Eddie Brown - Percussion | Steve...

Ronnie Laws  “Always There”

Ronnie Laws “Always There”

Always There by Ronnie Laws from the album "PRESSURE SENSITIVE" released in 1975 by Blue Note Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Ronnie Laws - Saxophones | Roland Bautista - Guitar | Jerry Peters - Electric Piano | Joe Sample - Electric Piano | Mike Cavanaugh -...

The Crusaders “Soul Caravan”

The Crusaders “Soul Caravan”

Soul Caravan by The Crusaders from the album "CHAIN REACTION" released in 1975 by ABC Blue Thumb Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Joe Sample - Electric Piano | Larry Carlton - Guitar | Wilton Felder - Electric Bass, Tenor Saxophone | Stix Hooper - Drums |...

The Crusaders “Nite Crawler”

The Crusaders “Nite Crawler”

Nite Crawler by The Crusaders from the album "FREE AS THE WIND" released in 1977 by ABC Blue Thumb Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Joe Sample - Keyboards | Wilton Felder - Tenor Saxophone | Stix Hooper - Drums | Larry Carlton - Guitar | Robert "Pops" Popwell...

Herbie Hancock ‎ “Watermelon Man”

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,...

Stanley Clarke “Quiet Afternoon”

Stanley Clarke “Quiet Afternoon”

Quiet Afternoon by Stanley Clarke from the album "SCHOOL DAYS" released in 1976 by Nemperor Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Stanley Clarke - Electric Bass, Piccolo Bass, Acoustic Piano | Steve Gadd - Drums | David Sancious - Mini Moog Synthesizer | Ken Scott...

Herbie Hancock “Gettin’ To The Good Part”

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 -...

Tom Grant “Mystified”

Tom Grant “Mystified”

Mystified by Tom Grant from the album "MYSTIFIED" released in 1978 by Timeless Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Joe Henderson - Tenor Saxophone | Tom Grant - Rhodes Piano | Rick Laird - Electric Bass | Ron Steen - Drums | Composed by Tom Grant | Produced by...

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