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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Eric Gale “Lookin’ Good”

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...

Ramsey Lewis “Brazilica”

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...

The Crusaders “Way Back Home”

The Crusaders “Way Back Home”

Way Back Home by The Crusaders from the album "SCRATCH" released in 1974 by Blue Thumb Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Max Bennett - Bass | Wayne Henderson - Trombone | Wilton Felder - Tenor Saxophone | Joe Sample - Electric Piano | Stix Hooper - Drums |...

Quincy Jones “If I Ever Lose This Heaven”

Quincy Jones “If I Ever Lose This Heaven”

If I Ever Lose This Heaven by Quincy Jones from the album “BODY HEAT” released in 1974 by A&M Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Leon Ware - Vocals | Minnie Ripperton - Vocals | Al Jarreau - Vocals | Tom Bahler - Vocals | Quincy Jones, Myrna Matthews -...

Gerald Veasley “Soul Seduction”

Gerald Veasley “Soul Seduction”

Soul Seduction by Gerald Veasley from the album "SIGNS" released in 1994 by Heads Up International...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Gerald Veasley - Six String Bass | Grover Washington Jr. -Soprano Saxophone | Jef Lee Johnson - Guitar | Bill Jolly - Fender Rhodes...

Grover Washington Jr. “Knucklehead”

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...

The Crusaders “It Happens Everyday”

The Crusaders “It Happens Everyday”

It Happens Everyday by The Crusaders from the album "FREE AS THE WIND" released in 1977 by ABC Blue Thumb Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Joe Sample - Piano, Keyboards | Stix Hooper - Drums | Wilton Felder - Tenor Saxophone | Robert Pops Popwell - Bass |...

The Crusaders “And Then There Was The Blues”

The Crusaders “And Then There Was The Blues”

And Then There Was The Blues by The Crusaders from the album "THOSE SOUTHERN KNIGHTS" released in 1976 by ABC Blue Thumb Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Stix Hooper – Drums, Percussion | Wayne Henderson – Trombone | Wilton Felder – Tenor Saxophone | Joe...

Yellowjackets “Sittin’ In It”

Yellowjackets “Sittin’ In It”

Sittin' In It by Yellowjackets from the album "YELLOWJACKETS" released in 1981 by Warner Bros. Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Bobby Lyle - Piano | Russell Ferrante – Electric Piano, Keyboards | Jimmy Haslip – Bass | Ricky Lawson – Drums | Roland Bautista -...

The Brecker Brothers “Some Skunk Funk”

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 |...

Randy Brecker “The Dipshit”

Randy Brecker “The Dipshit”

The Dipshit by Randy Brecker from the album "THE BRECKER BROTHERS BAND REUNION" released in 2013 by Moosicus Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Randy Brecker - Trumpet | David Sanborn - Alto Saxophone | Mike Stern - Guitar | Dave Weckl - Drums | Will Lee - Bass...

Quincy Jones “Paranoid”

Quincy Jones “Paranoid”

Paranoid by Quincy Jones from the album “MELLOW MADNESS” released in 1975 by A&M Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Leon Ware - Vocals | Harvey Mason - Drums | Ian Underwood - Synthesizer Programming | Louis Johnson - Bass | Wah Wah Watson - Guitar | George...

Tom Scott “Reed My Lips”

Tom Scott “Reed My Lips”

Reed My Lips by Tom Scott from the album "REED MY LIPS" released in 1994 by GRP Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: John Guerin, Johnny Friday - Drums | Tom Scott - Tenor Saxophone, Producer, Arranger, Soprano Saxophone, Synth Keyboards, Alto Saxophone, Synth...

Grover Washington Jr. “Black Frost”

Grover Washington Jr. “Black Frost”

Black Frost by Grover Washington Jr. from the album "MISTER MAGIC" released in 1974 by Kudu Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Grover Washington Jr. - Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone | Bob James - Arranged By, Conductor, Electric Piano | Harvey Mason - Drums |...

Eddie Harris “Space Commercial”

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 -...

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 |...

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