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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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 |...

Earth, Wind & Fire “Evil”

Earth, Wind & Fire “Evil”

Evil by Earth, Wind & Fire, from the album “HEAD TO THE SKY” released in 1973 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Larry Dunn - Piano, Organ | Ralph Johnson - Drums, Percussion | Johnny Graham - Guitar | Al McKay - Sitar | Andrew Woolfolks -...

The Crusaders “So Far Away”

The Crusaders “So Far Away”

So Far Away by The Crusaders, from the album "CRUSADERS 1" released in 1972 by Blue Thumb Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Joe Sample - Electric Piano | Stix Hooper - Drums | Wayne Henderson - Trombone | Wilton Felder - Tenor Saxophone | Chuck Rainey...

Al Jarreau “Imagination”

Al Jarreau “Imagination”

Imagination by Al Jarreau, from the album "HIGH CRIME" released in 1984 by Warner Bros. Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Al Jarreau - Vocals | Jay Graydon - Guitar, Synthesizer | Nathan East - Bass | Jerry Hey - Horn Arrangement | Chip McSticks - Drums |...

Quincy Jones “Ai No Corrida”

Quincy Jones “Ai No Corrida”

Ai No Corrida by Quincy Jones from the album "THE DUDE" released in 1981 by A&M Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Quincy Jones - Rhythm Arrangement | Jerry Hey - Horn Arrangement | Jerry Hey, Quincy Jones - Synthesizer Arrangement | Patti Austin, Quincy...

Deodato “September 13”

Deodato “Spirit Of Summer”

Spirit Of Summer by Deodato from the album “PRELUDE” released in 1973 by CTI Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Jay Berliner- Guitar | Billy Cobham - Drums | Eumir Deodato - Electric Piano, Composer, Arranger | Ron Carter - Bass | George Marge, Hubert Laws, Phil...

The Mysterious Flying Orchestra “Summer Days”

The Mysterious Flying Orchestra “Summer Days”

Summer Days by "THE MYSTERIOUS FLYING ORCHESTRA" released in 1977 by RCA Victor label...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Written by Lonnie Liston Smith | Bob Thiele - Music Director | Wilbur Bascomb - Electric Bass | Andy Newmark - Drums | Richard Resnicoff - Electric...

Lonnie Liston Smith “Summer Nights”

Lonnie Liston Smith “Summer Nights”

Summer Nights by Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic Echoes from the Album "VISIONS OF A NEW WORLD" released in 1975 by Flying Dutchman label...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Lonnie Liston Smith - Keyboards | Greg Maker - Electric Bass | Art Gore, Wilby Fletcher -...

Quincy Jones “Summer In The City”

Quincy Jones “Summer In The City”

Summer In The City by Quincy Jones from the album “YOU'VE GOT IT BAD GIRL” released in 1973 by A&M Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Valerie Simpson - Vocals | Dave Grusin - Electric piano | Eddie Louis - Organ | Grady Tate - Drums | Chuck Rainey - Bass |...

Ramsey Lewis “Sun Goddess”

Ramsey Lewis “Sun Goddess”

Sun Goddess by Ramsey Lewis  from the album "SUN GODDESS" released in 1974 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Maurice White - Drums, Timbales, Vocals | Verdine White - Bass, Vocals | Philip Bailey - Congas, Vocals | Charles Stepney - Electric Piano,...

Kool & The Gang “Summer Madness”

Kool & The Gang “Summer Madness”

Summer Madness by Kool & The Gang from the album "LIGHT OF WORLDS” released in 1974 by De-Lite Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Robert "Kool" Bell - Bass | George "Funky" Brown -  Drums | Claydes E. X.  Smith - Guitar | Ricky West - Piano | Ronald Bell -...

Herbie Hancock “Sun Touch”

Herbie Hancock “Sun Touch”

Sun Touch by Herbie Hancock from the album "MAN-CHILD" released in 1975 by Columbia Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Herbie Hancock - Keyboards, Synthesizers | Bennie Maupin – Bass Clarinet, Alto Flute, Saxello| Dick "Slide" Hyde – Tuba and Bass Trombone |...

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