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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Donald Byrd “Street Lady”

Donald Byrd “Street Lady”

Street Lady by Donald Byrd from the album “STREET LADY” released in 1973 by Blue Note Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Donald Byrd - Trumpet | Larry Mizell - Vocals | Fonce Mizell - Clavinet, Trumpet, Vocals | David T. Walker - Guitar | Chuck Rainey - Electric...

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...

George Duke “Love”

George Duke “Love”

Love by George Duke from the album "FEEL" released in 1974 by MPS Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: George Duke - Keyboards, Vocals | Obdewl'l X (Frank Zappa) - Guitar | Ndugu Leon Chancler - Drums | John Heard - Bass | Airto Moreira - Percussion | Kerry McNabb...

Eddie Henderson “The Kumquat Kids”

Eddie Henderson “The Kumquat Kids”

The Kumquat Kids by Eddie Henderson from the album "SUNBURST" released in 1975 by Blue Note Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Alphonso Johnson - Bass | Harvey Mason - Drums | George Duke - Piano | Bennie Maupin - Saxophone | Julian Priester - Trombone | Eddie...

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. - Alto Saxophone | Jef Lee Johnson - Guitar | Bill Jolly - Fender Rhodes Piano...

Eric Gale “Lookin’ Good”

Eric Gale “Lookin’ Good”

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

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 “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 |...

Tom Scott “Upbeat 90’s”

Tom Scott “Upbeat 90’s”

Upbeat 90's by Tom Scott from the album "REED MY LIPS" released in 1994 by GRP Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Tom Scott - Tenor Saxophone, Horn Synthesizer | Eric Gale - Electric Guitar | Larry Kimpel - Bass | Ron Aston - Synth Drums, Percussion, Muted...

Brandon Fields “Bullfunk”

Brandon Fields “Bullfunk”

Bullfunk by Brandon Fields from the album "THE OTHER SIDE OF THE STORY'" released in 1985 by Nova Label...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Robben Ford - Guitar | David Garfield - Keyboards | John Patitucci - Bass | Greg Bisonette - Drums | Brandon Fields - Alto...

Lenny White “Chicken Fried Steak”

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 -...

Marcus Miller “Red Baron”

Marcus Miller “Red Baron”

Red Baron by Marcus Miller from the album “M²” released in 2001 by Telarc Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Marcus Miller - Bass, Guitar, Electric Piano, Tenor Saxophone, Synthesizer Programming | Poogie Bell - Drums | Kenny Garrett - Alto Saxophone | Patches...

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,...

Bernard Wright “Mr. Clean”

Bernard Wright “Mr. Clean”

Mr. Clean by Bernard Wright from the album "FUNKY BEAT" released in 1983 by Arista Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Sekou Bunch - Bass | Charlie Drayton - Drums | Bernard Wright - Synthesizers | Weldon Irvine - Piano | Ronald Drayton - Guitar | Crusher Bennett...

Don Blackman “Heart’s Desire”

Don Blackman “Heart’s Desire”

Heart's Desire by Don Blackman from the album "DON BLACKMAN" released in 1982 by GRP Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Don Blackman - Piano, Synthesizers, Lead Vocal | Dave Grusin - String Arrangement | Sheri Snyder - Lead and Backing Vocals | Desire White -...

Quincy Jones “One Track Mind”

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 |...

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