Top 25 Jazz, Blues, Cuban, and Brazilian CDs Week of September 14, 2003

The top 25 jazz, blues, Cuban and Brazilian CDs played on WEMU September 14-21, 2003.

The number in parentheses tells you how many a disc was played.

Jazz

1 Michael Brecker Quindectet - Wide Angles - Verve (8)

2 Poncho Sanchez - Out Of Sight! - Concord Picante (8)

3 Avishai Cohen - Lyla - Raz Daz (7)

4 Ron Blake - Lest We Forget - Mack Avenue (7)

5 Chucho Valdes - New Conceptions - Blue Note (6)

6 Ron Carter - The Golden Striker - Blue Note (5)

7 Cyrus Chestnut Trio - You Are My Sunshine - Warner Brothers (5)

8 Javon Jackson - Easy Does It - Palmetto (5)

9 Terence Blanchard - Bounce - Blue Note (5)

10 Eric Reed - E-Bop - Savant (5)

11 Guy Klucesvek And Phillip Johnston - Tales From The Cryptic -

Winter & Winter (5)

12 David Binney - South - ACT (5)

13 William Parker Violin Trio - Scrapbook - Thirsty Ear (5)

14 Branford Marsalis - Romare Bearden Revealed - Marsalis Music (5)

15 Gerald Wilson Orchestra - New York, New Sound - Mack Avenue (4)

16 Marty Ehlich - Line On Love - Palmetto (4)

17 Dianne Reeves - A Little Moonlight - Blue Note (4)

18 Dave Holland - Extended Play: Live At Birdland - ECM (4)

19 Kurt Elling - Man In The Air - Blue Note (4)

20 Ernie Andrews - Jump For Joy - Savant (4)

21 Papo Vazquez - Carnival In San Juan - Cubop (4)

22 Doug MacDonald - Turn - Sea Breeze (4)

23 Monty Alexander - Impressions In Blue - Telarc (4)

24 Ingrid Jensen & Project O - Now As Then - Justin Time (4)

25 Kurt Rosenwinkel - Heartcore - Verve (4)

Blues

1 James "Blood" Ulmer - No Escape From The Blues - Hyena (8)

2 RJ's Rhythm Rockers - Live At "The Menu" - No Cover (4)

3 Jay McShann - Goin' To Kansas City - Stony Plain (4)

4 Various Artists - Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues: Piano Blues -

Columbia Legacy (4)

5 Various Artists - Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues: The Soul Of A

Man - Columbia Legacy (4)

6 Eric Bibb - Natural Light - Earth Beat (3)

7 Tab Benoit - The Sea Saint Sessions - Telarc (3)

8 Robert Cray - Time Will Tell - Sanctuary (3)

9 Irene Reid - Movin' Out - Savant (3)

10 Muddy Waters - Muddy "Mississippi" Waters Live: Legacy Edition -

Epic Legacy (3)

11 B.B. King - Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues: B.B. King -

Columbia Legacy (3)

12 Various Artists - Johnny's Blues: A Tribute To Johnny Cash -

Northern Blues (2)

13 Various Artists - Highlights From The Fouth Annual Blues And Boogie

Piano Summit - 1-2-3 Records (2)

14 Otis Taylor - Truth Is Not Fiction - Telarc (2)

15 Anson Funderburgh - Which Way Is Texas? - Bullseye (2)

16 Duke Robillard - Exalted Lover - Stony Plain (2)

17 Various Artists - Shout, Sister, Shout: A Tribute To Sister Rosetta

Tharpe - MC (2)

18 Jackie Payne-Steve Edmonson Band - Partners In The Blues - Burnside

(2)

19 Calvin Cooke - Heaven - Dare (2)

20 Big Dave McLean - Blues From The Middle - Stony Plain (2)

21 Chris Duarte - Romp - Zoe (2)

22 Various Artists - Vanthology: A Tribute To Van Morrison - Evidence

(2)

23 Various Artists - Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues: Feels Like

Goin' Home - Columbia Legacy (2)

24 Bessie Smith - Martin Scorses Presents The Blues: Bessie Smith -

Columbia Legacy (2)

25 Various Artists - Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues: Warming By

The Devil's Fire - Columbia Legacy (2)

Cuban and Brazilian


1 Poncho Sanchez - Out Of Sight! - Concord Picante (8)

2 Chucho Valdes - New Conceptions - Blue Note (6)

3 Papo Vazquez Pirates And Troubadours - Carnival In San Juan - Cubop

(4)

4 Rosa Passos And Ron Carter - Entre Amigos - Chesky (3)

5 Various - Chega De Saudade: Historia Da Bossa Nova - Iris Musique

(3)

6 Scott Martin - Cafe Cubano - SCM (2)

7 Baden Powell - O Universo Musical De Baden Powell - Sunnyside (2)

8 Milton Nasciemento - Travessia - Iris Musique (2)

9 Chris Washburne And The Syotos Band - Trouble In Paradise -

Jazzheads (3)

10 Caribbean Jazz Project - Bird Of A Feather - Concord (1)

11 Jovino Santos Neto Quinteto - Canto Do Rio - Liquid City (1)

12 Yo-Yo Ma - Obrigado Brazil - Sony Classical (1)

13 Oscar Stagnaro - Mariella's Dream - Song-O-Saurus (1)

14 Mamborama - Entre La Habana Y El Yuma - Cuba Chevere (1)

15 Roberto Occhipinti - The Cusp - Modica (1)

16 Annette Aguilar And Stringbeans - Special Friends - Eagle Seeks

Salmon Productions (1)

17 Andrea Brachfeld - Son Charanga - Latin Cool (1)

18 Omar Sosa - A New Life - Ota (1)

19 Oscar Castro-Neves - Playful Heart - Mack Avenue (1)

20 Caetano Veloso - The Best Of Caetano Veloso - Nonesuch (1)