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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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 |...

Grover Washington Jr. “Mister Magic”

Grover Washington Jr. “Mister Magic”

Mister Magic by Grover Washington Jr. from the album “MISTER MAGIC” released in 1975 by Kudu Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Grover Washington, Jr. - Alto Saxophone | Eric Gale - Guitar | Bob James - Electric Piano | Harvey Mason - Drums | Gary King - Bass |...

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 | Gregg Bissonette - Drums | Brandon Fields - Alto...

David Sanborn “It’s You”

David Sanborn “It’s You”

It's You by David Sanborn from the album “VOYEUR” released in 1981 by Warner Bros. Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: David Sanborn - Alto Saxophone | Marcus Miller - Moog Bass | Buzzy Feiten - Guitar | Lenny Castro - Percussion | Michael Colina - OBX...

Jeff Lorber Fusion “Night Love”

Jeff Lorber Fusion “Night Love”

Night Love by Jeff Lorber Fusion from the album "GALAXIAN" released in 1981 by Arista Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Jeff Lorber - Acoustic Piano, Synthesizers | Dennis Bradford - Drums | Danny Wilson - Bass | Kenny Gorelick - Soprano Saxophone | Dean Parks...

Billy Cobham “East Bay”

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,...

George Duke “411”

George Duke “411”

411 by George Duke from the album "ILLUSIONS" released in 1995 by Warner Bros. Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Alex Brown, Josie James, Lori Perry, Lynn Davis, Phil Perry - Vocals | Jim Gilstrap, Rachelle Ferrell - Backing vocals | George Duke - Keyboards,...

Meshell Ndegeocello “Call Me”

Meshell Ndegeocello “Call Me”

Call Me by Meshell Ndegeocello from the album “PLANTATION LULLABIES” released in 1993 by Maverick Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Meshell Ndegeocello – Vocals, Bass Guitar | David Gamson – Drum programming | Wah-Wah Watson – Guitar | Bobby Lyle – Piano | Luis...

Tom Browne “Forever More”

Tom Browne “Forever More”

Forever More by Tom Browne from the album "LOVE APPROACH" released in 1980 by GRP Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Bernard Wright - Keyboards | Buddy Williams - Drums | Tom Browne - Trumpet | Bobby Broom - Guitar | Sekou Bunch - Bass | Written by Don Blackman|...

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 -...

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...

Fred Wesley “El Paso”

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...

Ronnie Laws “Love Is Here”

Ronnie Laws “Love Is Here”

Love Is Here by Ronnie Laws from the album "FLAME" released in 1978 by United Artists Records...   MUSICIANS / PERSONNEL: Ronnie Laws - Tenor and Soprano Saxophone | Raymond Pounds - Drums | Roland Bautista, Melvin Robinson - Guitars | Barnaby Finch - Keyboards |...

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