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)