Recording Credits


"X" indicates compositions by Jan Hammer
SOLO (as Jan Hammer, the Jan Hammer Group, Hammer)
Credit Title Buy Instrument(s) Year
   Maliny Maliny (aka Make Love) +++ Buy from  piano, organ  1968
   Like Children +    keyboards, drums  1974
   The First Seven Days +    keyboards, drums  1975
   Oh Yeah +    keyboards  1976
   Melodies  B+    keyboards, drums  1977
   Black Sheep ++    keyboards, drums  1978
   Hammer ++    keyboards  1979
   The Early Years +    keyboards, drums  1986
   Escape From Television # Buy from  keyboards, guitars, drums  1987
   Snapshots #    keyboards, drums  1989
   Beyond The Mind's Eye ###    keyboards, drums  1992
   Drive ##    keyboards, drums  1994
   Snapshots 1.2 *    keyboards, drums  2000
   Miami Vice: The Complete Collection *    keyboards, drums  2002
   The First Seven Days ** (Remastered)  keyboards, drums  2003
   The Best Of Miami Vice ***  keyboards, drums  2004
   Black Sheep/Hammer ^ (Remastered 2CD)    keyboards, drums  2005
   The Jan Hammer Project Featuring TQ  B  keyboards, guitars, drums  2006
   Cocaine Cowboys  B    keyboards, guitars, drums  2007
   Live In New York  B    keyboards  2008
   Live In Dallas  B    keyboards  2015
   Miami Vice Special Edition  B  keyboards, drums  2018
   Seasons Pt. 1  B    keyboards, drums  2018
   Sketches In Jazz  B    keyboards, drums  2020
(+Nemperor/Sony) (++Elektra/Asylum) (+++MPS) (#MCA) (##Miramar ) (###Miramar/MCA) (*One Way)
(**Columbia/Legacy) (***Reality Records) (^Wounded Bird Records) (B Red Gate Records) (B+ Nemperor/Red Gate Records)




Credit Title Instrument(s) Year
Untold Passion keyboards, drums 1981
Here To Stay keyboards, drums 1983
with the MAHAVISHNU ORCHESTRA (Columbia*, Sony Legacy**)
Credit Title Instrument(s) Year
  The Inner Mounting Flame * keyboards 1971
  Birds of Fire * keyboards 1972
Between Nothingness and Eternity * keyboards 1973
Best of Mahavishnu Orchestra * keyboards 1980
The Lost Trident Sessions * keyboards 1999
The Complete Original Mahavishnu Orchestra Columbia Albums Collection ** keyboards 2012
with JEFF BECK (Epic)
Credit Title Instrument(s) Year
Wired keyboards, drums 1976
Jeff Beck / Jan Hammer Group Live keyboards 1977
There and Back keyboards, drums 1980
Flash keyboards 1985
Beckology keyboards 1991
Best Of Beck keyboards 1995
Who Else? keyboards, drums 1999
Live At The Hollywood Bowl keyboards 2017
with AL Di MEOLA (Columbia)
Credit Title Instrument(s) Year
  Elegant Gypsy keyboards 1977
  Splendido Hotel keyboards 1980
Electric Rendezvous keyboards 1982
Tour De Force Live keyboards 1982
Scenario keyboards, drums 1984
The Electric Anthology keyboards 1995
This Is Jazz Volume 31 keyboards 1997
Anthology keyboards 2000
with CARLOS SANTANA (Columbia)
Credit Title Instrument(s) Year
  Love Devotion Surrender drums 1973
with STANLEY CLARKE (Nemperor)
Credit Title Instrument(s) Year
  Stanley Clarke Keyboards 1973
with BILLY COBHAM (Atlantic)
Credit Title Instrument(s) Year
  Spectrum Keyboards 1973
  The Atlantic Years 1973-1978 Keyboards 2015
Credit Title Instrument(s) Year
Timeless keyboards 1974
Night keyboards 1984
with GARY HUSBAND (Abstract Logix)
Credit Title Instrument(s) Year
Dirty & Beautiful Vol. 1 keyboards 2010
Dirty & Beautiful Vol. 2 keyboards 2012
Credit Title Instrument(s) Year
Waiting For Clearance keyboards 2006

with TOMMY BOLIN (Atlantic)
Credit Title Instrument(s) Year
  Teaser keyboards, drums 1975
From The Archives Vol. 1 keyboards 1996
  Great Gypsy Soul keyboards 2012
Credit Title Instrument(s) Year
On the Mountain keyboards 1975
with GLEN MOORE (Elektra)
Credit Title Instrument(s) Year
  Introducing Glen Moore drums 1978
with TONY WILLIAMS (Columbia)
Credit Title Instrument(s) Year
The Joy of Flying keyboards 1979
with MICK JAGGER (Columbia)
Credit Title Instrument(s) Year
  She's the Boss keyboards 1985
with JAMES (JY) YOUNG (Passport)
Credit Title Instrument(s) Year
City Slicker keyboards, drums 1985
with CLARENCE CLEMONS (Columbia)
Credit Title Instrument(s) Year
An Evening With Mr. C keyboards, drums 1989
with JUNKIE XL (Nettwerk)
Credit Title Instrument(s) Year
Fairlight EP keyboards 2010




Credit Title Instrument(s) Year
A Night In Heaven (A&M) keyboards, drums 1983
Secret Admirer (MCA) keyboards, drums 1985
Cocaine Cowboys (Red Gate Records) keyboards, drums 2007

Credit Title Instrument(s) Year
Miami Vice (MCA) keyboards, drums 1985
Miami Vice II (MCA) keyboards, guitar, drums 1986
Miami Vice III (MCA)  (Europe only) keyboards, guitar 1987
Miami Vice/Greatest Hits (MCA)  (Europe only) keyboards, guitar, drums 1989
Tales From the Crypt (Giant/WB) keyboards 1992

John Abercrombie
Credit Title Label Year
Works ECM 1991
Horace Arnold
Credit Title Label Year
  Tales Of An Exonerated Flea Columbia 1973
Roy Buchanan
Credit Title Label Year
  Loading Zone Atlantic 1977
Fania All-Stars
Credit Title Label Year
  Latin Soul Rock Fania 1973
Frank Foster
Credit Title Label Year
  Loud Minority  Mainstream  1971
Steve Grossman
Credit Title Label Year
Some Shapes To Come PM /One Way 1974
David Earle Johnson & Jan Hammer
Credit Title Label Year
Time Is Free Vanguard 1977
Hip Address CMP/One Way 1980
David Earle Johnson, Jan Hammer, & John Abercrombie
Credit Title Label Year
Midweek Blues Plug 1983
Elvin Jones
Credit Title Label Year
  Merry-Go-Round Blue Note 1972
  Mr. Jones Blue Note 1973
  Prime Element Blue Note 1977
  At This Point In Time Blue Note 1999
Didier Lockwood
Credit Title Label Year
  Live In Montreux MPS 1980
Steve Lukather
Credit Title Label Year
  Lukather Columbia 1989
Charlie Mariano
Credit Title Label Year
Helen Twelve Trees MPS 1976
Harvey Mason
Credit Title Label Year
Earthmover Arista 1976
Yoshiaki Masuo
Credit Title Label Year
Finger Dancing King 1981
Schon/Hammer (w/ Neal Schon)
Credit Title Label Year
No More Lies Sony/Razor & Tie 1998
Neal Schon
Credit Title Label Year
  The Calling Frontiers Records 2012
  Vortex Mascot Label Group 2015
Jeremy Steig
Credit Title Label Year
Energy Capitol 1970
Fusion Capitol 1981
Tom Teeley
Credit Title Label Year
  Tales Of Glamour And Distress A&M 1984
Lenny White
Credit Title Label Year
  Big City Nemperor/Wounded Bird 1977
Thomas Lizzara
Credit Title Label Year
  Ahoi:Berlin Polystar/Universal 2016




Compilations/Various Artists
Credit Title Label Year
  Mar Y Sol Festival Atlantic 1972
The Rock Machine Vol. 2 Epic 1983
Only Rock and Roll # 1 Hits WEA/Atlantic/Rhino 1990
Best of 1980-1990 EMI (import) 1991
Miramar Collection 1 Miramar/BMG 1994
Billboard Top Hits 1985  Atlantic/Rhino 1994
Miramar Collection 2 Miramar/BMG 1995
Billboard Top Hits 1985-1989 Box Set Atlantic/Rhino 1995
Tube Tunes Vol. 3 Atlantic/Rhino 1995
Miramar Ten Miramar/BMG 1996
Mission Accomplished Uni/Hip-O 1996
Miramar Collection 3 Miramar/BMG 1997
Jazz Fusion Vol. 1 Rhino 1997
Pure Moods Virgin 1997
Synth Me Up Uni/Hip-O 1997
The Best Of New Age Vol. 5 Priority 1997
Summer Jamin Beast 1997
Essential 80’s 1985-89 Uni/Hip-O 1998
Sounds Of The Eighties - 80’s Hits Time-Life/Madacy 1998
Now That’s What I Call Music 1987 EMI (import) 1998
Synthesizers Greatest Goldies 1999
Mood & Moods II Virgin 1999
The Mood Series Virgin 1999
Heard It On The Radio Vol. 2 Sony 1999
Entertainment Weekly - Greatest Hits 1985 BMG/Buddah 2000
Crime Stoppers: TV's Greatest Cop Themes Rhino 2000
Entertainment Weekly - Greatest Hits '85-'89 BMG/Buddah 2001
I Love The 80's Virgin 2001
Hit Me With Your 80's Box! Hip-O 2002
Like, Omigod! The 80s Pop Culture Box Rhino Records 2002
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Soundtrack Sony Records 2002
100 Greatest TV Themes (Box Set) Silva America 2002
Back to the 80's: The Long Versions, Vol. Sbme Records 2003
NBC: A Soundtrack of Must See TV TVT Records 2003
DJ Yoda's How to Cut and Paste: 80's Edition Antidote Records 2003
Great Synthesizer Hits  [IMPORT] Universal Records 2004
Friends Reunited: Music of the Year 1985 Universal Records 2004
Greatest TV Themes [SOUNDTRACK] ZYX Records 2005
The Art of Flipping Channels Antidote Records 2005
Spear Of  Destiny (Best Of) EMI 2005
#1 Hits of the 80's  Madacy Records 2006
Miami Vice & Other Great Movie [IMPORT] Wonderful Music 2006
TV Hits of the '80s Passport Records 2006
Don’t You Know Bass Bumpers Music 2006
Best Of Miami Vice Hip-O Records 2006
Soundtrack Smashes # 1’s Hip-O Records 2007
80’s Top 100 Phantom Sound & Vision UK 2008
Miami Vice The Ultimate Collection Universal UK 2009
Peter Kruder – Private Collection G-Stone Recordings 2009
Ultimate 80’s Movie Hits Sony UK 2010
12” 80’s Classics Universal 2011
Erol Alkan: Another Bugged Out !K7 Records 2012
Anthems Electronic 80's, Vol. 3 Ministry Of Sound 2012
Greatest Ever! Electric 80's Union Square Records 2013
Atlantic Jazz Legends Rhino Records 2014
Yacht Rock Universal Music 2014
Will Calhoun - Celebrating Elvin Jones Motema Music 2016
Eighties Blockbusters Ministry Of Sound 2016
Electric Dreams Universal Music 2017
Phil Collins - Plays Well With Others Rhino Records 2018