WEMU Top 25 Week of January 17-23, 2005

The top 25 new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs aired on 89.1 the week of January 17-23, 2005.

Following are the 25 most-played new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs on 89.1 from January 17th through 23rd. The number in the parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

Jazz

1. Wynton Marsalis/ Unforgivable Blackness/ Blue Note (10)

2. Michael Wolff/ Dangerous Visions/ Artemis (9)

3. Pete Siers Trio/ For Those Who Chose To Swing, Volume 2/ PKO (7)

4. Jane Bunnett/ Red Dragonfly/ Narada (6)

5. Carl Amundson And The Modern Guitar Quintet/ Guitarists! / Blue Line (6)

6. The Royal Garden Trio/ The Royal Garden Trio/ First Street Electrical Recordings (5)

7. Donald Harrison/ Free Style/ Nagel-Heyer (5)

8. Ahmed Abdullah/ Diversions Of The Spirit Ra: Traveling The Spaceways/ Planet Arts (5)

9. David ?Fathead? Newman/ I Remember Brother Ray/ High Note (5)

10. Stefano Di Battista/ Parker?s Mood/ Blue Note (5)

11. Dr. Lonnie Smith/ Too Damn Hot! / Palmetto (4)

12. Manuel Guajiro Mirabel/ Buena Vista Social Club Presents/ Nonesuch (4)

13. Steve Turre/ Spirits Up Above/ High Note (4)

14. New Birth Brass Band/ New Birth Family/ Fat Black (4)

15. Eddie Henderson/ Time & Spaces/ Sirocco Music (4)

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

17. Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra/ A Love Supreme/ Palmetto (4)

18. Ken Walker/ Terra Firma/ Synergy Music (4)

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

20. Bobby Timmons/ The Best Of Bobby Timmons/ Prestige (4)

21. Miles Davis/ Tribute To Jack Johnson/ Columbia Legacy (4)

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

23. Caribbean Jazz Project/ Here And Now/ Concord (3)

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

25. Jim Seeley/ And Arturo O?Farrill/ Jim Seeley- Arturo O?Farrill Quintet/ Zoho (3)

Blues

1. Memphis Slim/ Paris Mississippi Blues/ Sunnyside (11)

2. Various Artists/ Lightning In A Bottle/ Columbia/Legacy (6)

3. Ben Harper & The Blind Boys Of Alabama/ There Will Be A Light/ Virgin (5)

4. Keb? Mo?/ Peace: Back By Popular Demand/ Epic/Okeh (5)

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

6. Detroit Women & The Motor City Express/ Rattle Your Cage/ detroitwomen.org (3)

7. J.B. Hutto/ Stormin? At Mother Blues/ Delmark (3)

8. Chris Thomas King/ When My Guitar Screams And Moans/ 21st Century Blues (3)

9. Detroit Jr./ Blues On The Internet/ Delmark (3)

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

11. The Mannish Boys/ That Represent Man/ Delta Groove (2)

12. Fernando Jones/ Stranded/ Dude (2)

13. Tommy Castro/ Soul Shaker/ Blind Pig (2)

14. Roy Carrier and the Night Rockers/ Living Legend/ Severn (2)

15. Tom Principato/ Celebrating 40 Years Of Roots Guitar Playing/ Powerhouse (2)

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

17. Alex Schultz/ Think About It/ Severn (1)

18. Wayne Baker Brooks/ Mystery/ Big Dog Bites Music (1)

19. Big Joe Duskin/ Big Joe Jumps Again/ Yellow Dog (1)

20. Danny Gatton/ Unfinished Business/ Powerhouse (1)

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

22. Various Artists/Blues Harp Meltdown Vol. 2/ Mountain Top (1)

23. Corky Siegel?s Travelling Chamber Blues Show/ Live!/ Alligator (1)

24. Willie Smith And The Juke Joint Rockers/ Bluesin? It/ Electro-Fi (1)

25. Sweet Claudette/Sending You To Man School/Reel (1)

Afro-Cuban and Brazilian

1. Jane Bunnett/ Red Dragonfly/ Narada (6)

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

3. Manuel Guajiro Mirabel/ Buena Vista Social Club Presents.../Nonesuch (4)

4. Nueva Manteca/ Latin Tribute To Westside Story/ Munich (3)

5. Michael Camilo/ Solo/ Telarc (3)

6. Caribbean Jazz Project/ Here And Now/ Concord (3)

7. Juan Carlos Romero/ Romero/ Harmonia Mundi (3)

8. Mark Lotz/ Cuban Fishes Make Good Dishes/ Random Chance (3)

9. Monica Salmaso/ Iaia/ World Village (3)

10. Jim Seeley & Arturo O?Farrill/ The Jim Seeley/ Arturo O?Farrill Quintet/ Zoho (3)

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

12. Benny Velarde Y Super Combo/ Viva Velarde/ Hopping Mad (2)

13. Claudio Roditi/ Light In The Dark/ Nagel-Heyer (2)

14. The Craig Russo Latin Jazz Project/ Soul Eyes/ Cagoots (2)

15. Wagner Pa & Brazuca Matraca/ El Improbable Transeunte/ Circular Moves (2)

16. Jessie Marquez/ Sana Locura/ sanalocura.com (2)

17. Jorge Ben Jor/ Reactivus Amro Est./ Universal (2)

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

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

20. Cliff Korman And Brazilian Tinge/ Migrations/ Planet Arts (2)

21. Tania Libertad/ Negro Color/ World Village Music (2)

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

23. Pucho And His Latin Soul Brothers/ The Hide Out/ Milestone (1)

24. Quimbombo/ Quimbombo/ Testa Dura (1)

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