WEMU Top 25 Week of December 5-12, 2004

The top 25 new and re-issued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian music played on WEMU December 5-12, 2004

Following are the 25 most-played new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs on 89.1 from December 5th through December 11th. The number in the parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

Jazz

1. Roy Brooks/ Beat!/ Fresh Sounds (9)

2. Steve Turre/ Spirits Up Above/ High Note (8)

3. Orbert Davis/ Blue Notes/ 316 (7)

4. Wallace Roney/ Prototype/ High Note (7)

5. Carlos ?Patato? Valdes/ El Hombre/ Mambo Maniacs (6)

6. Dr. Lonnie Smith/ Too Damn Hot!/ Palmetto (5)

7. Pucho & The Latin Soul Brothers/ Hideout/Milestone (5)

8. Michael Wolff/ Dangerous Vision/ Artemis (5)

9. Papa John DeFrancesco/ Walking Uptown/ Savant (5)

10. Eddie Henderson/ Time And Spaces/ Sirocco Music (5)

11. Dexter Gordon/ Complete Prestige Recordings/Prestige (5)

12. Don Pullen/ Mosaic Select 13: Don Pullen/ Mosaic (4)

13. Phil Woods/ This Is How I Feel About Quincy/Jazzed Media (4)

14. Eric Alexander/ Dead Center/ High Note (4)

15. Yeah! No!/ Swell Henry/ Squealer (4)

16. Poncho Sanchez/ Poncho At Montreux/ Silver Line (4)

17. Buyu Ambroise/ Blues In Red/ Justin Time (4)

18. Manuel Valera/ Forma Nueva/ Mavo (3)

19. Conrad Herwig And Brian Lynch/ Que Viva Coltrane/Criss Cross (3)

20. Deep Blue Organ Trio/ Deep Blue Bruise/ Delmark (3)

21. Ken Peplowski/ Easy To Remember/ Nagel-Heyer (3)

22. Don Byron/ Ivey-Divey/ Blue Note (3)

23. Tony Monaco/ Fiery Blues/ Summit (3)

24. Tim Garland/ Change Of Season/ Sirocco Music (3)

25. Hilario Duran/ New Danzon/ Alma (3)

Blues

1. Detroit Jr./ Blues On The Internet/ Delmark (7)

2. The Neville Brothers/ Walkin? The Shadows Of Life/Back Porch (4)

3. Dave Specter & Steve Freund/ Is What It Is/Delmark (4)

4. Nora Jean Bruso/ Going Back To Mississippi/Severn (3)

5. Mr. B/ B At Home/ Joybox (3)

6. Big Joe Duskin/ Big Joe Jumps Again/ Yellow Dog (3)

7. Various Artists/This Is The Blues Harmonica, Vol.2/Delmark (3)

8. Ben Harper & The Blind Boys Of Alabama/There Will Be A Light/ Virgin (3)

9. Alex Schultz/ Think About It/ Severn (3)

10. Carl Weathersby/ Hold On/ Carl Weathersby Music (2)

11. Various Artists/ Lightning In A Bottle/Columbia/Legacy (2)

12. J.B. Hutto/ Stormin? At Mother Blues/ Denmark (2)

13. Ray Charles/ Ray: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack/ Rhino/ Atlantic (2)

14. Kirk Fletcher/ Shades Of Blue/ Delta Groove (2)

15. Chris Thomas King/ When My Guitar Screams And Moans/21st Century Blues (2)

16. Jimmy D. Lane/ It?s Time/ APO (2)

17. Michael Powers/ Onyx Root/ Baryon Records (2)

18. Tom Rigney/ A Blue Thing/ Parhelion (2)

19. The Mannish Boys/That Represent Man/Delta Groove (1)

20. Carlos Johnson/ In And Our/ Mister Kelly?s (1)

21. Jimmy Norman/Little Pieces/Wild Flower (1)

22. Detroit Women & The Motor City Express/ Rattle Your Cage/ detroitwomen.org (1)

23. Down Home Super Trio/ In The House/ Cross Cut (1)

24. 52nd Street Blues Project/ Blues and Grass/ Act (1)

25. RJ Mischo/Meet Me On The Coast/Cross Cut (1)

Afro-Cuban and Brazilian

1. Carlos ?Patato? Valdes/ El Hombre/ Mambo Maniacs (6)

2. Pucho And The Latin Soul Brothers/ The Hide Out/Milestone (5)

3. Buyu Ambroise/ Blues In Red/ Justin Time (4)

4. Poncho Sanchez/ Poncho At Montreux/ Silver Line (4)

5. Hilario Duran/ New Danzon/ Alma (3)

6. Sergent Garcia/ La Semilla Escondida/ EMI (3)

7. Conrad Herwig & Brian Lynch/ Que Viva Coltrane/Criss Cross (3)

8. Manuel Valera/ Forma Nueva/ Mavo (3)

9. Various Artists/ Women Of Latin America/Putumayo World Music (2)

10. Various Artists/ The Girls From Ipanema/Universal (2)

11. Marta Gomez/ Cantos De Agua Dulce/ Chesky (2)

12. Bossacucanova/ Uma Batide Differente/ Six Degrees (2)

13. Jane Bunnett/ Red Dragon Fly/ Narada (2)

14. Ray Mantilla/ Man-Ti-Ya/ Savant (2)

15. Gonzalo Rubalcaba/ Paseo/ Blue Note (2)

16. Estrella Acosta/ Alma Guajira/ eStar (1)

17. Quibombo/Quibombo/Testa Dura (1)

18. Jimmy Bosch/ El Avion De La Salsa/ JRG Records (1)

19. Carlinhos Brown/ Mil Veros/Carlinhos Brown Greatest Hits/EMI (1)

20. Ricky Gonzalez/ Oasis/ Rumba Jams (1)

21. Mark Lotz/ Cuban Fishes Make Good Dishes/Random Chance (1)

22. Maria Marquez/ Natures Princess/ Adventure Music (1)

23. Paoli Meijas/ Mi Tambor/ paolimeijas.com (1)

24. Paula Morelenbaum/ Berimbaum/ Universal Music Brazil (1)

25. Stephanie Ozer/ O Comeco/ Media Z (1)