Top 25 Week of May 23-29, 2004

The top 25 jazz and blues and top 20 Afro-Cuban and Brazilian new and reissued CDs played on WEMU May 23-29, 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 23rd through the 29th. The number in parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

Jazz

1. Urban Transport - Introducing Urban Transport - Urban Transport
Music (11)
2. Astral Project - The Legend of Cowboy Bill - astralproject.com (9)
3. Kenny Barron Quintet - Images - Sunnyside (8)
4. John Scofield - En Route - Verve (7)
5. Dave Brubeck - Private Brubeck Remembers - Telarc (6)
6. Bill Charlap Trio - Somewhere: The Songs Of Leonard Bernstein -
Blue Note (6)
7. Vincent Herring - Mr. Wizard - High Note (6)
8. Rodney Whitaker - Winter Moon - Sirocco Music (6)
9. Ted Sirota's Rebel Souls - Breeding Resistance - Delmark (6)
10. Frank Wess - The Frank Wess Quartet - Prestige (6)
11. Chris Potter - Live At The Village Vanguard - Sunnyside (5)
12. Mike LeDonne - Smokin' Live - Savant (5)
13. Eric Reed Trio - Cleopatra's Dream - M & I Jazz (5)
14. John Abercrombie - Class Trip - ECM (5)
15. Lonnie Plaxico - Live At Jazz Standard - 411 (4)
16. Ron Levy - After Midnight Grooves - Levtron (4)
17. Pyeng Threadgill - Sweet Home: The Music Of Robert Johnson - Random
Chance (4)
18. Jamie Cullum - Twenty Something - Verve (4)
19. Monty Alexander With Ernest Ranglin - Rock Steady - Telarc (4)
20. Afro-Bop Alliance - Encarnacion - Eubop.com (4)
21. Russell Malone - Playground - Max Jaxx (4)
22. Louis Smith - Louisville - Steeplechase (4)
23. Vinicius Cantuaria - Horse And Fish - Bar-None (4)
24. The Frank And Joe Show - "33 & 1/3" - Hyena (4)
25. The Body Acoustic - The Body Acoustic - Chesky (4)

Blues

1 The Bo-Keys - The Royal Sessions - Yellow Dog (5)
2 Etta James - Blues To The Bone - RCA Victor (5)
3 Muddy Waters - King Bee - Epic Legacy (5)
4 Otis Taylor - Double V - Telarc (4)
5 Pyeng Threadgill - Sweet Home: The Music of Robert Johnson - Random
Chance (4)
6 Ron Levy - After Midnight Grooves - Levrton (4)
7 Roosevelt Sykes - Chicago Boogie - Delmark (4)
8 Henry Butler - Homeland - Basin Street (3)
9 Deborah Coleman - What About Love? - Telarc (3)
10 Arthur Adams - The Soul Of The Blues - PMRC (3)
11 Guitar Shorty - Watch Your Back - Alligator (3)
12 Eric Clapton - Me And Mr. Johnson - Reprise (3)
13 Jon Cleary And The Absolute Monster Gentlemen - Pin Your Spin -
Basin Street (3)
14 Charles Wilson - If Heartaches Were Nickels - Delmark (3)
15 Muddy Waters - Hard Again - Epic Legacy (3)
16 Muddy Waters - I'm Ready - Epic Legacy (3)
17 Johnny Winter - Johnny Winter - Columbia Legacy (3)
18 Ellis Hooks - Uncomplicated - Artemis (2)
19 Charlie Musselwhite - Sanctuary - Real World (2)
20 Pat Boyack - Voices From The Street - Doc Blues (2)
21 J.W. Jones Blues Band - My Kind Of Evil - Northern Blues (2)
22 Duke Robillard - Blue Mood - Stony Plain (2)
23 Ronnie Earl - Now, Mr. Soul - Stony Plain (2)
24 Hound Dog Taylor - Release The Hound - Alligator (2)
25 Leroy Carr - The Best Of Leroy Carr - Columbia Legacy (2)

Afro-Cuban and Brazilian

1. Monty Alexander And Ernest Ranglin - Rock Steady - Telarc (4)
2. Afro-Bop Alliance - Encarnacion - Cubop.com (4)
3. Vinicius Cantuaria - Horse And Fish - Bar None (4)
4. The Body Acoustic - The Body Acoustic - Chesky Records (4)
5. Conrad Herwig - Another Kind Of Blue: The Latin Side Of Miles Davis
- Half Note (3)
6. Oliver Lake - Dat Love - Passin' Thru (3)
7. The Mambo Kings - Marinera - Mambo Kingdom Music (3)
8. Robert Jospe - Hands On - Random Chance (3)
9. John Pizzarelli - Bossa Nova - Telarc (3)
10. Caetano Veloso - A Foreign Sound - Nonesuch (2)
11. Marco Figueira - Brazilliance - Blue Toucan Music (2)
12. Various Artists - Pure Brazil - Planet Rhythm (2)
13. Candido And Graciela - Inovidale - Chesky Records (1)
14. Luciana Souza - Nervda - Sunnyside (1)
15. Diane Marino - On The Street Where You Live - M & M Records (1)
16. Ramon Valle Trio - No Escape - ACT (1)
17. Like Water - To The Roots - Likewaterdrumworks.com (1)
18. Nachito Herra - Live At The Dakota - Dakota Live (1)
19. Mangueira - Mangueira - Columbia (1)
20. Angel Melendez & 911 Mambo Orchestra - Angel Melendez & 911
Orchestra - Latin Street Music (1)