WEMU Top 25 December 27 - January 2, 2005

The top 25 new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs played on WEMU the week of December 27, 2004-January 2, 2005

Following are the 25 most-played new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban CDs on 89.1 from December 27th, 2004 through January
2,2005. The number in parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

Jazz

1 Steve Turre/Spirits Up Above/High Note (6)
2 Dexter Gordon/Complete Prestige Recordings/Prestige (6)
3 Bobby Timmons/The Best Of Bobby Timmons/Riverside (6)
4 Christian Jacob Trio/Styne And Mine/Wilderjazz (5)
5 Michael Wolff/Dangerous Visions/Artemis (4)
6 Wallace Roney/Prototype/High Note (4)
7 Dr. Lonnie Smith/Too Damn Hot!/Palmetto (4)
8 Orbert Davis/Blue Notes/316 (4)
9 Five Play/Plus/Arbors Jazz (4)
10 Wayne Shorter/Footprints: The Life And Music Of Wayne Shorter/Columbia Legacy (4)
11 Don Pullen/Mosaic Select 13: Don Pullen/Mosaic (4)
12 Shelly Manne/The Best Of Shelly
Manne/Contemporary (4)
13 John Coltrane/The Best Of John Coltrane/Prestige (4)
14 Eric Alexander/Dead Center/High Note (3)
15 Conrad Herwig & Brian Lynch/Que Viva Coltrane/Criss Cross (3)
16 Jane Bunnett/Red Dragonfly/Narada (3)
17 Enrico Pieranunzi/Fellini Jazz/Cam Jazz (3)
18 Pucho & The Latin Soul Brothers/The
Hideout/Milestone (3)
19 Deep Blue Organ Trio/Deep Blue Bruise/Delmark (3)
20 Hilario Duran/New Danzon/Alma (3)
21 Paradigm Shift/Shifting Times/Nagel-Heyer (3)
22 Ray Mantilla/Man-Ti-Ya/Savant (3)
23 Larry Chernikoff/October/Windy Planet (3)
24 Tony Bennett/The Art Of Romance/Columbia (3)
25 Jessie Marquez/Sana Locura/sanalocura.com (3)

Blues

1 Jimmy Norman/Little Pieces/Wild Flower (6)
2 Roomful Of Blues/Standing Room Only/Alligator (5)
3 Detroit Jr./Blues On The Internet/Delmark (4)
4 Dave Specter & Steve Freund/Is What It Is/Delmark (3)
5 The Mannish Boys/That Represent Man/Delta Groove (3)
6 Ray Charles/Ray! Original Motion Picture Soundtrack/Rhino (3)
7 The Neville Brothers/Walkin' The Shadows Of Life/Back Porch (2)
8 Chris Thomas King/When My Guitar Screams And Moans/21st Century Blues (2)
9 Fernando Jones/Stranded/Dude (2)
10 Various/This Is The Blues Harmonica: 2/Delmark (2)
11 Ben Harper & The Blind Boys Of Alabama/There
Will Be A Light/Virgin (1)
12 Alex Schultz/Think About It/Severn (1)
13 Carl Weathersby/Hold On/Irvin Music (1)
14 Kirk Fletcher/Shades Of Blue/Delta Groove (1)
15 Jimmy D. Lane/It's Time/APO (1)
16 Carlos Johnson/In And Out/Mister Kelly's (1)
17 Detroit Women Of Rhythm & Blues And The Motor
City Express/Rattle Your Cage/detroitwomen.org (1)
18 Sweet Claudette/Sending You To Man School/Reel (1)
19 The North Mississippi All Stars/Hill Country Revue/ATO (1)
20 The Down-Home Super Trio/In The House/Cross Cut (1)
21 The Black Keys/Rubber Factory/Fat Possum (1)
22 Corky Siegel's Travelling Chamber Blues Show/Live!/Alligator (1)
23 The Ford Brothers/Center Stage/Blue Rock'It (1)
24 Willie Smith & The Juke Joint Rockers/Bluesin' It/Electro-Fi (1)
25 Keb' Mo'/Peace: Back By Popular Demand/Epic (1)

Afro-Cuban and Brazilian

1 Carlos "Patato" Valdes/El Hombre/Mambo Maniacs (5)
2 Pucho & The Latin Soul Brothers/The Hideout/Milestone (3)
3 Hilario Duran/New Danzon/Alma (3)
4 Conrad Herwig & Brian Lynch/Que Viva Coltrane/Criss Cross (3)
5 Jane Bunnett/Red Dragonfly/Narada (3)
6 Ray Mantilla/Man-Ti-Ya/Savant (3)
7 Jessie Marquez/Sana Locura/sanalocura.com (3)
8 Poncho Sanchez/Poncho At Montreux/Silverline (2)
9 Manuel Valera/Forma Nueva/Mavo (2)
10 Mark Lotz/Cuban Fishes Make Good Dishes/Random Chance (2)
11 Omar Sosa/Mulatos/Ota (2)
12 Ed Calle/Plays Santana/Pimienta (2)
13 Various/Trama International Sampler 2003:
2/Trama (2)
14 Buyu Ambroise/Blues In Red/Justin Time (1)
15 Sergent Garcia/La Semilla Escondida/EMI (1)
16 Jimmy Bosch/El Avion De La Salsa/JRG Records (1)
17 Carlinhos Brown/Mil Veros: Carlinos Brown
Greatest Hits/EMI (1)
18 Paoli Meijas/Mi Tambor/paolimeijas.com (1)
19 Paula Morelenbaum/Berimbaun/Universal Music Brazil (1)
20 Monica Salmaso/Iaia/World Village (1)
21 Al Delory/Floreando: Salsa Jazz/Music Makers (1)
22 Jorge Ben Jor/Reactivus Amro Est/Universal (1)
23 Claudia Villela/Dream Tales/Adventure Music (1)
24 Kokopelli Latin Jazz Ensemble/La Luz Eterna/kokopelli.com (1)
25 Various/Trama International Sampler 2003: 1/Trama (1)