WEMU Top 25 Week of February 13-19, 2005

The top 25 new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs played on WEMU the week of February 13-19, 2005.

Following are the 25 most-played new and reissued jazz, blues and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs on 89.1 from February 13th through 19th. The number in the parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

Jazz

1. David ?Fathead? Newman/ I Remember Brother Ray/ High Note (13)

2. Dave Holland Big Band/ Overtime/ Sunnyside (7)

3. Avishai Cohen/ At Home/ Sunnyside (6)

4. Monty Alexander/ Live/ Telarc (6)

5. Ravi Coltrane/ In Flux/ Savoy Jazz (4)

6. Eddie ?Lockjaw? Davis/ The Best Of Eddie ?Lockjaw? Davis/ Prestige (4)

7. Nat ?King? Cole/ The World Of Nat ?King? Cole/ Capitol (4)

8. Shelby Manne/ The Best Of Shelby Manne/ Contemporary (4)

9. Joey DeFrancesco With Jimmy Smith/ Legacy/ Concord (5)

10. Ron Levy?s Wild Kingdom/ Voodoo Boogaloo/ Levtronic (5)

11. Rick Roe And Rodney Whitaker/ Sphere/ Unknown Records (5)

12. Donald Harrison/ Free Style/ Nagel-Heyer (4)

13. Jeff Coffin Mu?tet/ Bloom/ Compass (4)

14. Dafnis Prieto/ About The Monks/ Zoho (4)

15. Dave Douglas/ Mountain Passages/ Greenleaf (4)

16. Paul Motian/ I Have The Room Above Her/ ECM Records (3)

17. Bobby Timmons/ The Best Of Bobby Timmons/ Riverside (3)

18. Jason Moran/ Same Mother/ Blue Note (3)

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

20. Damjuan Krajacic/ In Retrospect/ Round Tone (3)

21. Pete Siers Trio/ Those Who Choose To Swing, Vol.Two/ PKO (3)

22. NOJO/ City Of The Neighborhoods/ True North (3)

23. Stefano Di Battista/ Parker?s Mood/ Blue Note (3)

24. Jay Leonhart Trio/ Cool/ Sons Of Sound (3)

25. The Royal Garden Trio/ The Royal Garden Trio/ First Street Electrical Recordings (3)

Blues

1. Elmore James/ The Best Of The Modern Years/ Metro Blue (6)

2. Etta James/ The Best Of The Modern Years/ Metro Blues (6)

3. Memphis Slim/ Paris Mississippi Blues/ Sunnyside (5)

4. John Hammond/ In Your Arms Again/ Back Porch (4)

5. Rosco Gordon/ No Dark In America/ Skuntry (4)

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

7. Danny Gatton/ Unfinished Business/ Powerhouse (2)

8. Bernard Allison/ Higher Power/ Ruff Records (2)

9. Rory Block/ From The Dust/ Telarc (2)

10. Carlos del Junco/ Blues Mongrel/ Northern Blues (2)

11. Detroit Jr./ Blues On The Internet/ Delmark (2)

12. Roomful Of Blues/ Standing Room Only/ Alligator (2)

13. T-Bone Walker/ The Best Of The Modern Years/ Metro Blues (2)

14. Johnny ?Guitar? Watson/ The Best Of The Modern Years/ Metro Blues (2)

15. Various Artists/ Lackawanna Blues/ Vanguard (2)

16. Joe Weaver/ Detroit Rhythm & Blues/ Bo Weevil (1)

17. Wayne Toups/ Whoever Said It Was Easy/ Sanachie (1)

18. Eddie Turner/ Rise/ Northern Blues (1)

19. Tommy Castro/ Soul Shaker/ Blind Pig (1)

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

21. Sue Foley/ Changes/ Justin Time (1)

22. Studebaker John & The Hawks/ Between Life And Death/ Avanti (1)

23. Oliver M. Johnson/ Hard Times/ Quinn (1)

24. Charlie Musslewhite/ Deluxe Edition/ Alligator (1)

25. The Neville Brothers/ Walkin The Shadows Of Life/ Back Porch (1)

Afro-Cuban and Brazilian

1. Bossacucanova/ Uma Batide Diferente/ Six Degrees (4)

2. Osdalgia/ Sueman Los Cueros/ Lusa Prica (4)

3. Dafnis Prieto/ About The Monks/ Zoho (4)

4. Kokopelli Latin Jazz Ensemble/ La Luz Etrna/ kokopelli.com (3)

5. Damjan Kajacic/ In Retrospect/ Roundtone (3)

6. Tatiana Libertad/ Negro Color/ World Village Music (2)

7. Ed Calle/ Plays Santana/ Pimienta (2)

8. George Delgado/ Mi Ritmo/ Llego (2)

9. Carlos ?Patato? Valdes/ El Hombre/ Mambo Maniacs (2)

10. Various Artists/ Acoustic Brazil/ Putumayo (2)

11. Manuel Guajro Mirabel/ Buena Vista Social Club Presents.../Nonesuch (2)

12. Paula Morelenbaum/ Berimbaum/ Universal Music Brazil (2)

13. Monica Salmaso/ Iaia/ World Village (2)

14. Soweto Gospel Choir/ Voices From Heaven/ Shanachie (2)

15. Chango Spasiuk/ Sounds From The Red Land/ Piraha.de (2)

16. Tres-Dos/ La Zona Ritmo/ tres-dos.com (1)

17. Son Cafe/ Bilando Con/ BKS (1)

18. Ojos De Brujo/ Remezclas De La Casa/ World Village (1)

19. Poncho Sanchez/ Poncho At Montreux/ Silver Line (1)

20. Hilario Duran/ New Danzon/ Alma (1)

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

22. Los Jovenes Del Barrio/ Es Diferente/ Shanachie (1)

23. Jessie Marquez/ Sana Locura/ sanalocura.com (1)

24. Caribbean Jazz Project/ Here And Now/ Concord (1)

25. Cuarteto Cedron/ Piove En San Telmo/ Gotan (1)