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11:46 am
Tue June 1, 2004

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)