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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Lenny White “Chicken Fried Steak”

Chicken Fried Steak by Lenny White, from the album “VENUSIAN SUMMER” released in 1975 by Nemperor Records.   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Lenny White - Drums, Clavinet | Doug Rauch - Electric Bass | Jimmy Smith - Organ | Doug Rodrigues - Guitars | Raymond Gomez -...

Alphonso Johnson “Stump”

Stump by Alphonso Johnson, from the album "MOONSHADOWS" released in 1976 by Epic Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Alphonso Johnson - Electric Bass | Narada Michael Walden - Drums | Dawili Gonga (George Duke) - Electric Piano, Synthesizers | David Amaro -...

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...

Quincy Jones “One Track Mind”

One Track Mind by Quincy Jones, from the album "BODY HEAT" released in 1974 by A&M Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Quincy Jones - Arranger, Trumpet, Vocals | Dave Grusin - Electric Piano, Synthesizer | Herbie Hancock - Piano, Electric Piano, Synthesizer |...

Billy Cobham “East Bay”

East Bay by Billy Cobham from the album "LIFE & TIMES" released in 1976 by Atlantic Records..   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Billy Cobham - Drums, Synthesizer | John Scofield - Electric Guitar | Doug Rauch - Bass | Dawili Gonga (George Duke) - Electric Piano,...

The Crusaders “Stomp and Buck Dance”

Stomp and Buck Dance by The Crusaders, from the album "SOUTHERN COMFORT" released in 1974 by Blue Thumb Records.   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Joe Sample - Keyboards | Larry Carlton - Guitar | Stix Hooper - Drums | Wayne Henderson - Trombone | Wilton Felder - Tenor...

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 |...

Fred Wesley “El Paso”

El Paso by Fred Wesley from the album "WUDA CUDA SHUDA" released in 2003 by Hip Bop Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Fred Wesley - Trombone | Gary Winters - Trumpet, Flugelhorn | Ernie Fields Jr. - Alto & Tenor Sax, Flute | Michael Mondesir - Bass | Bruce...

Maceo Parker “Splashin'”

Splashin' by Maceo Parker from the album "SOUTHERN EXPOSURE" released in 1993 by Minor Music...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Maceo Parker - Alto Saxophone | Herman Ernest III - Drums | Leo Nocentelli - Guitar | Will Boulware - Hammond B3 Organ | George Porter, Jr. -...

George Duke “Sister Serene”

Sister Serene by George Duke from the album "I LOVE THE BLUES, SHE HEARD MY CRY" released in 1975 by MPS Records... MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: George Duke - Arp & Moog Synthesizers, Mutron Phasers, Rhodes Electric Piano, Hohner D-6 Clavinet | Byron Miller - Electric...

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...

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 |...

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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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