Soul Jazz, which was the most popular jazz style of the 1960's, differs from bebop and hard bop (from which it originally developed) in that the emphasis is on the rhythmic groove. Although soloists follow the chords as in bop, the basslines (often played by an organist if not a string bassist) dance rather than stick strictly to a four-to-the bar walking pattern. The musicians build their accompaniment around the bassline and, although there are often strong melodies, it is the catchiness of the groove and the amount of heat generated by the soloists that determine whether the performance is successful.
Soul Jazz's roots trace back to pianist Horace Silver whose funky style infus ...
Instrumental funky/swing blues/lounge jazz w/60's jazz organ. Hip lounge vibe ala Booker T & The MG's, Junior Walker & The All-Stars, Jerry Van Royen. Perfect for nightclub scenes, Las Vegas, gambling, black-tie dress. Instrumental, Jazz, Soul Jazz
A very smooth jazzy groove. Layered with Rhodes keyboards and tainted with strings, organs, and whistles, this track sets a relaxing, mellow, lounge-like atmosphere for any scene or any place. The original song is broken down into various edits which makes it customizable for various projects. Instrumental, Jazz, Soul Jazz
Back in the Big Time: Breezy and suave. Horns, wah-wah guitar, hip-hop jazz drums and a groovy bass line to boot. Swing beat. Streetwise and very feel-good. Scat vocal on the chorus. Composer: Bjorn Lynne (PRS). Instrumental, Jazz, Soul Jazz
A groovy and sensual cool jazz instrumental with a smooth tenor sax melody and sexy sax section. Ultra cool and hip with an urban jazz vibe. Pulsating and modern but with a slight 70's edge to it. Awesome music for any trendy lifestyle or New York art show, or investigative show. Groovy real bass. Instrumental, Jazz, Soul Jazz
An atmospheric, lazy groove and guitar track that's calming and inspiring at the same time. A repetitive, jazzy bass pattern supports floating pads and sensitive guitar melodics. Somewhere between lounge, chillout, smooth jazz and blues. Tasteful and appealing. Instrumental, Jazz, Soul Jazz
Funky, hip, and cool - this one's all about SWAGGER and ATTITUDE! With a powerful horn section, driving bass, and strong beat, this track goes from zero to funky in zero seconds! Think of crowded city streets turning to watch as the hipster struts along knowing he's the center of attention. Instrumental, Dramatic, Whimsical Music
A funky jazz tune inspired by both Herbie Hancock and flautist Herbie Mann. Featuring Flute, Piano, Upright Bass and Drums. Perfect for any project in need of a retro soul-jazz groove. 114 bpm. Instrumental, Jazz, Soul Jazz
A very henry mancini style of light romantic theme, violin, tinkly piano with very gentle rhythmic backing, acoustic bass prominence. delightful backing voices towards the end. Melody simple but memorable. A great swish TV theme. Sixties movie theme, great for mad men TV show, beautiful & romantic, Instrumental, Jazz, Soul Jazz
Cool, smooth, electro, jazzy instrumental, with a skipping beat accompanied by latin percussion. (mood music). Has a late-night city vibe that is atmospheric, dazzling & magical. Instrumental, Jazz, Soul Jazz
When a sexy mysterious woman walks into a room the sounds you hear from this track are easily the sounds one could imagine hearing inside themselves. Slow groove-Sade feel but with a chanting exotic choir behind it. A slow build which keeps you constantly feeling a very sensual sway. Instrumental, Electronic, Psybient
A bright and rhythmic instrumental groove track with an old school funky soul sound into a club nu-jazz breakdown. Rocking drum beats, cry baby wah electric guitar solo, thundering bass, horns and piano are featured. A solid choice your media, video, tv, radio, or film project underscore or theme. Instrumental, Jazz, Soul Jazz
Emotional double bass, percussion, trumpet and rhodes keys deliver a sad and regretful sound with an emotional female lead that is soulful and resonates throughout the entire room. A sad maturity in this track perfect for film/TV bar scenes or contemplative scenes when filled with regret. Female Vocals, Jazz, Soul Jazz
Capture the sound of timeless R&B and soul music. Mid-tempo groovy instrumental track ideal for media presentations, music beds, and professional voice-overs. Fender Rhodes Keyboards, Organs, Textures, pads, Bass. Perfect for TV, film, radio, web, background music e. g. on hold services, elevators. Instrumental, Jazz, Soul Jazz
You wouldn't believe this is a first take vocals and lyrics improvisation on jazzy backings, but it is. This superb jazz/soul track features an amazing horns and strings section and unmatchable male vocals by Karl Frierson. As soon as you listen to it you'll be flowing on the calming sea! Male Vocals, Jazz, Soul Jazz
Think of how good it feels to reach that time of day when you can finally get in your car and pull out of the parking lot. You just want to get away from the job. With flugelhorn and soprano sax solo's and stage band orchestra accomp, you have the perfect days end. Instrumental, Jazz, Soul Jazz
Soothing, mellow & rhythmic instrumental with soprano sax lead. Calming. Puts you in a groovy mood. Quiet Storm. Cool snappy fun & flirtatious. Cool beats orchestral elegance, chic sophisticated flowing and romantic. Bar lounge hip wine bar restaurant Muzak in-store, sweet commercial high fashion, Instrumental, Jazz, Soul Jazz
Mid tempo pop jazz, 80's style for period piece, flashback or?
Guy and woman draw distant. He doesn't want his lady to change, wants who he first fell in love with again.
For two that separated now the other wants them to return even with that quirk that initially bothered them. Male Vocals, Jazz, Soul Jazz
Like a cat on a prowl, this groovy instrumental jazz song swaggers looking for its prey. The big and powerful real horn section pushes the action forward while the mellow, spacious, sexy and flowing tenor sax melody brings it back down. The urban beats and sci fi strings bring a different mood. Instrumental, Jazz, Soul Jazz
Sensual, sexy and romantic smooth jazz/hip-hop electronica underscore with NO LINIER MELODY. Jazz guitar with hypnotic delay, hip bass line, transparent synths and urban beats with modern R&B flair. Perfect for Romance, Seduction, and Bedroom moments. Editor friendly: peaks and valleys in the form. Instrumental, Dramatic, Romantic Music
A soulful and sexy jazzy rock groove built around a bass and guitar riff that smoothly slithers onward. Features a Nord Wave synthesizer doing chord stabs behind a bluesy guitar melody. Powerful track for tv or film underscores or for setting an impressive ambiance for media projects, in store radio, Instrumental, Jazz, Soul Jazz