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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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...

The Blackbyrds “Happy Music”

The Blackbyrds “Happy Music”

Happy Music by The Blackbyrds from the album "CITY LIFE" released in 1975 by Fantasy Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Donald Byrd - Trumpet | The Blackbyrds, Merry Clayton - Vocals | Joe Hall - Bass | Keith Killgo - Drums | Orville Saunders - Guitar | Kevin...

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...

Earth Wind & Fire “September”

Earth Wind & Fire “September”

September by Earth Wind & Fire from the album "THE BEST OF EARTH WIND & FIRE VOL. 1" released in 1978 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Maurice White - Lead Vocals | Philip Bailey - Vocals | Verdine White - Bass, Vocals | Al McKay - Guitar |...

Roy Ayers Ubiquity “Red Black & Green”

Roy Ayers Ubiquity “Red Black & Green”

Red Black & Green by Roy Ayers Ubiquity from the album "RED BLACK & GREEN" released in 1973 by Polydor Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Roy Ayers - Vibraphone, Vocals, Piano, Organ | Harry Whitaker - Electric Piano | Billy Nichols, Bob Fusco, David...

Deodato “September 13”

Deodato “September 13”

September 13 by Deodato from the album “PRELUDE” released in 1973 by CTI Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Eumir Deodato - Electric Piano | Stanley Clarke - Bass | Billy Cobham - Drums | John Tropea - Guitar | Airto Moreira - Percussion | Ray Barretto - Congas...

Herbie Hancock “Gentle Thoughts”

Herbie Hancock “Gentle Thoughts”

Gentle Thoughts by Herbie Hancock from the album "SECRETS" released in 1976 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Herbie Hancock - Electric Piano, ARP, Moog, Oberheim Syntesizers | Wah Wah Watson - Guitar, Associate Producer | Paul Jackson - Bass |...

Lee Ritenour  “G-Rit”

Lee Ritenour  “G-Rit”

G-Rit by Lee Ritenour from the album "PORTRAIT" released in 1987 by GRP Label...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Kenny Gorelick - Tenor Saxophone | Greg Phillinganes - Keyboards | Paul Jackson Jr. - Rhythm Guitar | Nathan East - Bass | Harvey Mason - Drums, Percussion |...

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