WEMU Top 25 May 30-June 5, 2004

The top 25 jazz and blues and top 20 Afro-Cuban and Brazilian new and reissued CDs played on WEMU the week of May 30-June 5, 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 30th through June 5th. The number in parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

Jazz

1. Pyeng Threadgill - Sweet Home: The Music Of Robert Johnson - Random

Chance (7)

2. Monty Alexander With Ernest Ranglin - Rock Steady - Telarc (7)

3. Ben Allison - Buzz - Palmetto (7)

4. Astral Project - The Legend Of Cowboy Bill - astralproject.com (6)

5. Bill Charlap Trio - Somewhere: The Songs Of Leonard Bernstein -

Blue Note (6)

6. Jamie Cullum - Twenty Something - Verve (6)

7. Craig Taborn - Junk Magic - Thirsty Ear (6)

8. Chris Potter - Live At The Village Vanguard - Sunnyside (6)

9. Vincent Herring - Mr. Wizard - High Note (5)

10. The Frank And Joe Show - "33 & 1/3" - Hyena (5)

11. Dr. Michael White - Dancing In The Sky - Basin Street (5)

12. The Bad Plus - Give - Columbia (5)

13. Urban Transport - Introducing Urban Transport - Urban Transport

Music (5)

14. Dave Brubeck - Private Brubeck Remembers - Telarc (5)

15. David Hazeltine Trio - Close To You - Criss Cross (5)

16. Brother Jack McDuff - The Prestige Years - Prestige (5)

17. Dizzy Reece - Mosaic Select 11: Dizzy Reece - Mosiac (5)

18. Various Artists - Pure Brazil - Planet Rhythm (5)

19. Larry Coryell - Tri-Cycles - In And Out (4)

20. Candido And Graciela - Inolvidable - Chesky (4)

21. John Scofield - En Route - Verve (4)

22. The Body Acoustic - The Body Acoustic - Chesky (4)

23. Curtis Fuller - Up Jumped Spring - Delmark (4)

24. James Carter - Live At Baker's Keyboard Lounge - Warner Brothers (4)

25. Ron Levy - After Midnight Grooves - Levtron (4)

Blues

1. Ronnie Earl - Now, Mr. Soul - Stony Plain (9)

2. Etta James - Blues To The Bone - RCA Victor (7)

3. Pyeng Threadgill - Sweet Home: The Music Of Robert Johnson - Random

Chance (7)

4. The Bo-Keys - The Royal Sessions - Yellow Dog (5)

5. Ron Levy's Wild Kingdom - After Midnight Grooves - Levtron (4)

6. Guitar Shorty - Watch Your Back - Alligator (4)

7. Muddy Waters - Hard Again - Epic Legacy (4)

8. Duke Robillard - Blue Mood: The Songs Of T-Bone Walker - Stony

Plain (4)

9. Lightning Hopkins - The Best Of Lightning Hopkins - Columbia Legacy

(4)

10. Mississippi John Hurt - D.C. Blues - Fuel 2000 (4)

11. Otis Taylor - Double V - Telarc (3)

12. Charlie Musselwhite - Sanctuary - Real World (3)

13. Muddy Waters - King Bee - Epic Legacy (2)

14. Henry Butler - Homeland - Basin Street (2)

15. Deborah Coleman - What About Love? - Telarc (2)

16. Eric Clapton - Me And Mr. Johnson - Reprise (2)

17. Jon Cleary And The Absolute Monster Gentlemen - Pin Your Spin -

Basin Street (2)

18. Charles Wilson - If Heartaches Were Nickels - Delmark (2)

19. Muddy Waters - I'm Ready - Epic Legacy (2)

20. Ellis Hooks - Uncomplicated - Artemis (2)

21. Tinsley Ellis - The Hard Way - Telarc (2)

22. Keb Mo - Keep It Simple - Epic/Okeh (2)

23. Bobby Rush - Folk Funk - DeepRush (2)

24. Bob Seeley - Detroit Style Blues And Boogie Piano - Bob Seeley

Music (2)

25. Roy Tyler And New Directions - Three Way Calling - Severn (2)

Afro-Cuban and Brazilian

1. Monty Alexander and Ernest Ranglin - Rock Steady - Telarc (7)

2. Various Artists - Pure Brazil - Planet Rhythm (5)

3. The Body Acoustic - The Body Acoustic - Chesky Records (4)

4. Candido And Graciela - Inovidale - Chesky Records (4)

5. Afro-Bop Alliance - Encarnacion - Cubop.com (3)

6. Vinicius Cantuaria - Horse And Fish - Bar None (3)

7. Conrad Herwig - Annother Kind Of Blue: The Latin Side Of Miles

Davis - Half Note (3)

8. Sonido Isleno - Blue Tres - Tresero (3)

9. Marcus Rizo - Carnival Music - Sampi (3)

10. Oliver Lake - Dat Love - Passin' Thru (2)

11. Marco Figueira - Brazilliance - Blue Toucan Music (2)

12. Luciana Souza - Neruda - Sunnyside (2)

13. Ramon Valle Trio - No Escape - ACT (2)

14. Mangueira - Mangueira - Columbia (2)

15. Angel Melendez & 911 Mambo Orchestra - Angel Melendez & 911 Mambo

Orchestra - Latin Shtreet Music (2)

16. Sammy DeLeon - Y Su Orquestra - Azica (2)

17. Katia Moraes & Sambagura - Live - Kufala (2)

18. Luis Munoz - Vida - Pelin Music (2)

19. Plena Libre - Estamos Grazando! - Times Square (2)

20. Caetano Veloso - A Foreign Sound - Nonesuch (1)