Top 25 Week of August 22-28, 2004

The top 25 new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs played on WEMU the week of August 22-28, 2004

Following are the 25 most-played new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs on 89.1 from August 22nd through the 28th. The number in parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

Jazz

1. Geri Allen, The Life Of A Song, Verve (11)

2. The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Funeral For A Friend, Ropeadope (9)

3. Dr. John, Nawlinz: Dis, Dat Or D?udda, Blue Note (9)

4. Bill Frisell, Unspeakable, Nonesuch (7)

5. Courtney Pine, Devotion, Telarc (6)

6. Bobby Watson And Horizon, Horizon Reassembled, Palmetto (6)

7. Von Freeman, The Great Divide, Premonition (6)

8. Charlie Hunter, Friends Seen And Unseen, Ropeadope (6)

9. Clarence ?Gatemouth? Brown, Timeless, Hightone (6)

10. Nomo, Nomo, Ypsilanti Records (6)

11. Frank Morgan, City Nights, High Note (6)

12. Abdoulaye N?Diaye, Taoue, Justin Time (6)

13. Terry Gibbs, 52nd & Broadway: Songs Of The Bebop Era, Mack Avenue (5)

14. Tumbao, Montuno Salad, PKO (5)

15. Benny Golson, Terminal 1, Concord (5)

16. Antibalas, Who Is This America?, Ropeadope (5)

17. Jessica Williams Trio, Live At Yoshi?s, Volume One, Max Jazz (5)

18. Hugh Ragin, Revelation, Justin Time (5)

19. Mark Elf, Glad To Be Back, Jen Bay Jazz (4)

20. Scott Hamilton And Harry Allen, Heavy Juice, Concord (4)

21. Larry Coryell, Tricycles, In And Out (4)

22. Charlie Haden, Land Of The Sun, Verve (4)

23. Al Jarreau, Accentuate The Positive, Verve (4)

24. Shahida Nurrallah, The Ruby And The Pearl, Alembic Arts (4)

25. Keith Jarrett Trio, The Out Of Towners, ECM

Blues

1 Dr. John - Nawlinz: Dis, Dat or D'udda - Blue Note (9)

2 Mavis Staples - Have A Little Faith - Alligator (6)

3 Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown - Timeless - Hightone (6)

4 Ronnie Earl - Now My Soul - Stony Plain (3)

5 E.G. Kight - Takin' It Easy - Blue South (3)

6 Maria Muldaur - Love Wants To Dance - Telarc (3)

7 Sharrie Williams - Hard Drivin' Woman - Cross-Cut (2)

8 Eddie Kirkland - Democrat Blues - Blue Suit (2)

9 Duke Robillard - Blue Mood: The Songs Of T-Bone Walker - Stony

Plain (2)

10 The Derek Trucks Band - Live At Georgia Theatre - Columbia (2)

11 Eric Bibb - Friends - Telarc (2)

12 Bobby Rush - Folk Funk - Deep Rush (2)

13 Vasti Jackson - No Borders To The Blues - VJM Records (2)

14 Various - We'll Play The Blues For You - Stax (2)

15 Various - Yes Indeed: Women Vocalists On United - Delmark (2)

16 Bruce Katz Band - A Deeper Blue - Severn (1)

17 Sam Myers - Comin' From The Old School - Electro-Fi (1)

18 W.C. Clark - Deep In The Heart - Alligator (1)

19 The Bo-Keys - The Royal Sessions - Yellow Dog (1)

20 Guy Davis - Legacy - Red House (1)

21 Johnny Winter - I'm A Bluesman - EMI (1)

22 Joe Louis Walker - New Direction - Blues Bureau (1)

23 Joe Bonamassa - Had To Cry Today - Premiere Artists (1)

24 Tim Gonzalez - Straight From The Heart - timgonzalez.com (1)

25 Louis Hoffsten - Knackebrod Blues - Memphis International (1)

Afro-Cuban and Brazilian

1 Abdoulaye N'Diaye - Taoue - Justin Time (6)

2 Nomo - Nomo - Ypsilanti Records (6)

3 Tumbao - Montuno Salad - PKO (5)

4 Charlie Haden - Land Of The Sun - Verve (4)

5 Latin Giants Of Jazz - Play The Music Of The Palladium - Gigante (3)

6 The Big 3 Palladium Orchestra - Live At The Blue Note - Rumba Jams

(3)

7 Rosa Passos - Amoroso - Sony Classical (3)

8 Mike Marshall And Choro Famoso - Mike Marshall And Choro Famoso -

Adventure Music (3)

9 Jose Rizo's Jazz On The Latin Side All Stars - The Last Bullfighter

- Sangu (2)

10 Grupo Fantasma - Moviemento Popluar - Aire Soul (2)

11 Anthony Blea - Virgen De La Caridad - Hoppin' Mad Productions (2)

12 Al Molina - Amigos Todos - Jazzer (2)

13 Tito Puente, Jr. - En Los Pasos De Mi Padre - Protel Records (2)

14 Anastacia Azevedo - Amanaira - Piranha (2)

15 Various - Ritmo Afro-Cubano - Fantasy (2)

16 David Sanchez - Coral - Columbia (1)

17 Rebeca Mauleon - Latin Fire - rebecamauleon.com (1)

18 Jerry Gonzalez - Y Los Pirates Del Flamenco - Sunnyside (1)

19 Maria Rita Mariano - Maria Rita - Warner Music Latina (1)

20 The Heny Mora Orchestra - Live At The Montebello Inn - Tropico (1)

21 Cacho - Ahora Si! - CineSon (1)

22 Lila Downs - Una Sangre - Narada (1)

23 Cubop City Big Band - Arsenio - Radio Netherlands Music (1)

24 Omara Portuondo - Flor De Amor - World Circuit (1)

25 Various - Pure Brazil: Feijoda - Planet Rhythm (1)