Top 25 May 2-8, 2004

The top 25 new and reissued jazz and blues and to 20 Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs played on WEMU the week of May 2-8, 2004.

Following are the 25 most-played new and reissued jazz and blues and 20 Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs on 89.1 from May 2nd through the 8th. The number in parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

Jazz

1 Steve Fentriss - Early Last Morning - PKO (11)
2 Stefon Harris - Evolution - Blue Note (8)
3 Bill Charlap Trio - Somewhere: The Songs Of Leonard Bernstein -
Blue Note (8)
4 Pyeng Threadgill - Sweet Home: The Music Of Robert Johnson - Random
Cahnce (8)
5 Wynton Marsalis - The Magic Hour - Blue Note (7)
6 Miles Davis And John Coltrane - Complete Recordings 1955-1961 -
Columbia Legacy (7)
7 The Mambo Kings - Marinera - Mambo Kingdom Music (6)
8 Donald Harrison - Heroes - Nagel-Heyer (6)
9 Mike LeDonne - Smokin' Live - Savant (5)
10 Curtis Fuller - Up Jumped Spring - Delmark (5)
11 Winard Harper - Come In To The Light - Savant (5)
12 Kerry Strayer Septet - Mentor - Rhombus (5)
13 Harry Connick, Jr. - Only You - Columbia (5)
14 Craig Taborn - Junk Magic - Thirsty Ear (5)
15 Andy Bey - American Song - Savoy Jazz (4)
16 Diana Krall - The Girl In The Other Room - Verve (4)
17 Conrad Herwig - Another Kind Of Blue: The Latin Side Of Miles Davis
- Half Note (4)
18 Ed Thigpen Scantet - Number One - Stunt (4)
19 Roy Haynes - Fountain Of Youth - Dreyfus (4)
20 Joe Kap Organ Trio - Street Noise - Severn (4)
21 Angel Melendez And The 911 Mambo Orchestra - Angel Melendez And The
911 Mambo Orchestra - Latin Street Music (4)
22 Marilyn Crispell - Story Teller - ECM (4)
23 Frank Kimbrough - Lullabluebye - Palmetto (4)
24 Susie Arioli Band Featuring Jordan Officer - That's For Me - Justin
Time (4)
25 Gary Burton - Generations - Concord (4)

Blues

1 Charlie Musselwhite - Sanctuary - Real World (11)
2 Pyeng Threadgill - Sweet Home: The Music Of Robert Johnson - Random
Chance (8)
3 Henry Butler - Homeland - Basin Street (7)
4 Ellis Hooks - Uncomplicated - Artemis (5)
5 Jody Williams - You Left Me In The Dark - Evidence (5)
6 Guitar Shorty - Watch Your Back - Alligator (5)
7 Roy Tyler And New Directions - Three Way Calling - Severn (5)
8 Bob Seeley - Detroit Style Blues And Boogie-Woogie Piano - Bob
Seeley Music (4)
9 Little Richard - Get Down With It - Epic Legacy (4)
10 Keb Mo - Keep It Simple - Epic/Okeh (3)
11 Otis Taylor - Double V - Telarc (3)
12 Hound Dog Taylor - Release The Hound - Alligator (3)
13 Ike Turner - King Cobra - Fuel 2000 (3)
14 Various Artists - Windy City Blues - Stax (3)
15 Tad Robinson - Do You Ever Wonder? - Severn (2)
16 Jimmy Dawkins - Tell Me, Baby - Fedora (2)
17 Robert Lockwood, Jr. - The Legend Live - MC (2)
18 Fillmore Slim - Funky Mama's House - Fedora (2)
19 Jimmy Thackery/Tab Benoit - Whiskey Store Live - Telarc (2)
20 John Lee Hooker - Blues With A Vengeance - Kent (2)
21 Bibb/Block/Muldaur - Sisters And Brothers - Telarc (1)
22 Johnny A - Get Inside - Favored Nations (1)
23 George Friend - Looka Here - Blues Leaf (1)
24 The Whoo Doo Band - Bringing Home The Blues - No Cover (1)
25 Arthur Adams - The Soul Of The Blues - PM (1)

Afro-Cuban and Brazilian

1 The Mambo Kings - Marinera - Mambo Kingdom Music (6)
2 Conrad Herwig - Another Kind Of Blue: The Latin Side Of Miles Davis
- Half Note (4)
3 Angel Melendez And The 911 Orchestra - Angel Melendez And The 911
Orchestra - Latin Street Music (4)
4 Oliver Lake - Dat Love - Passin' Thru (4)
5 Sonia Santana - Havana Dreams - Odyssey (4)
6 Monty Alexander - Rock Steady - Telarc (3)
7 Tony Lujan - Tribute - Bella (3)
8 Afro-Bop Alliance - Encarnacion - Cubop.com (3)
9 Caetano Veloso - A Foreign Sound - Nonesuch (2)
10 Bonga - Kayeye - Times Square Recordings (2)
11 Nino Torrente And Son De Hoy - Nino Torrente And Son De Hoy - Nino
Torrente Music (2)
12 Ramon Valle Trio - No Escape - ACT (2)
13 Peru Negro - Jolgoria - Times Square Recordings (2)
14 Chembo Corniel - Portrait In Rhythms - Chemboro Recordings (1)
15 Rhubumba - Rhubumba - Sea Breeze (1)
16 Mangueira - Mangueira - Columbia (1)
17 Claudia Acuna - Luna - Max Jazz (1)
18 Vinicius Cantuaria - Horse And Fish - Bar None (1)
19 Luis Munoz - Vida - Pelin Music (1)
20 Robert Jospe - Hands On - Random Chance (1)