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12:19 pm
Tue March 9, 2004

WEMU Top 25 February 29 - March 6, 2004

The top 25 new jazz and blues and top 20 Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs played on WEMU February 29 through March 6, 2004.

Following are the 25 most-played new and reissued jazz and blues and 20 most-played Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs on 89.1 from February 29th through March 6th. The number in parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

Jazz

1 Wynton Marsalis - The Magic Hour - Blue Note (9)

2 Louis Smith - Louisville - Steeplechase (9)

3 Brad Mehldau Trio - Anything Goes - Warner Brothers (8)

4 Roy Eldridge - Complete Roy Eldridge Verve Studio Sessions - Mosaic

(8)

5 Don Braden - The New Hang - High Note (7)

6 David "Fathead" Newman - Song For The New Man - High Note (6)

7 Akira Tana - Moon Over The World - Sons Of Sound (6)

8 Preservation Hall Jazz Band - Shake That Thing - Preservation Hall

Recordings (5)

9 Mike Stern - These Times - ESC (5)

10 Fly - Fly - Savoy Jazz (5)

11 Dave Douglas - Strange Liberation - Bluebird (5)

12 Yoron Israel - Basic Traneing - Ronja Music (5)

13 Joey DeFrancesco - Joey DeFrancesco Plays Sinatra His Way - High

Note (5)

14 Bud Shank/Bob Cooper - Mosaic Select 10: Bud Shank and Bob Cooper -

Mosaic (5)

15 James Moody - Homage - Savoy Jazz (4)

16 Percy Heath - A Love Song - Daddy Jazz (4)

17 Francisco Aguabella - Ochimini - Cubop (4)

18 Robert Jospe - Hands On - Random Chance (4)

19 Dave Glasser - Begin Again - Chiaroscuro (4)

20 Jimmy Greene - Forever - Criss Cross (4)

21 Duke Ellington Orchestra - Ellington Uptown - Columbia Legacy (4)

22 Duke Ellington Orchestra - Ellington Masterpieces - Columbia Legacy

(4)

23 Joel Frahm With Brad Mehldau - Don't Explain - Palmetto (3)

24 Ray Vega - Squeeze, Squeeze - Palmetto (3)

25 Cheryl Bentyne - Talk Of The Town - Telarc (3)

Blues

1 The Holmes Brothers - Simple Truths - Alligator (10)

2 Jimmy Thackery/Tab Benoit - Whiskey Store Live - Telarc (5)

3 Eric Bibb/Rory Block/Maria Muldaur - Sisters And Brothers - Telarc

(4)

4 Tad Robinson - Did You Ever Wonder? - Severn (4)

5 Al Green - I Can't Stop - Blue Note (3)

6 Jeffrey P. Ross - My Pleasure - Doc Blues (3)

7 Robert Jr. Lockwood - The Legend, Live - MC (3)

8 Jimmy Dawkins - Tell Me, Baby - Fedora (2)

9 Nora Jean Bruso - Nora Jean Bruso Sings The Blues - Red Hurricane

(2)

10 Ellis Hooks - Up Your Mind - Evidence (2)

11 Detroit Junior - Live At The Toledo Museum Of Art - Blue Suit (2)

12 Whoo Doo Blues Band - Bringing Home The Blues - No Cover (2)

13 James Harman - Lonesome Moon Trance - Pacific Blues (2)

14 Dr. John - All By Hisself: Live At The Lonestar - Hyena (2)

15 Charles Brown - A Life In The Blues - Rounder (2)

16 Charles Caldwell - Remember Me - Fat Possum (1)

17 John Lee Hooker - Face To Face - Eagle Entertainment (1)

18 Kenny Neal/Billy Branch - Double Take - Alligator (1)

19 Ron Levy's Wild Kingdom - Finding My Way - Levtron (1)

20 Filmore Slim - Funky Mama's House - Fedora (1)

21 Enrico Crivellaro - Key To My Kingdom - Electro-Fi (1)

22 George Friend - Looka Here - Bluesleaf (1)

23 Johnny A - Get Inside - Favored Nations (1)

24 Easy Bill & The Big Beat - Midnight Creep - Rhythm & Roll (1)

25 Mike Morgan & The Crawl - Live In Dallas - Severn (1)

Afro Cuban and Brazilian

1 Francisco Aguabella - Ochimini - Cubop (4)

2 Ray Vega - Squeeze, Squeeze - Palmetto (3)

3 Harvie S. - Texas Rumba - Zoho (3)

4 Helio Alves - Portrait In Black And White - Reservoir (3)

5 Sonia Santana - Havana Dreams - Odyssey (3)

6 Klazz Brothers and Cuban Percussion - Classics Meets Cuba - Sony

Classical (3)

7 Miguel Zenon - Ceremonial - Marsalis Music (3)

8 Various Artists - Africa Straight Ahead - Heads Up (3)

9 Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Raise Your Spirit Higher - Heads Up (3)

10 Greg Ribot - Cumbia Y Mas - Greg Ribot Music (1)

11 NY Louie - Follow Me, Follow My Groove - Rhythm Works (1)

12 Pablo Aslan - Avantango - Zoho (1)

13 Ralph Irizarry - It's Time - BKS Productions (1)

14 Airto Moreira - Life After That - Narada World (1)

15 John Santos & The Machete Ensemble - Brazos Abiertos - Machete (1)

16 Daude - Neguniha, Te Amo - Realworld (1)

17 Pamela Driggs - Itacuruca - 441 (1)

18 Romero Lubambo - Rio DeJaneiro Underground - 441 (1)

19 Tony Pastrana - Presents New York Latin Jazz - Mambo Maniacs (1)

20 Orquesta Saoco - Saoco - Saoco.com (1)