WEMU Top 25 Week of January 2-8, 2005

The top 25 new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs played on WEMU the week of Januayr 2-8, 2005

Following are the 25 most-played new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs on 89.1 from January 3rd through January

9th. The number in the parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

Jazz

1. Orbert Davis/ Blue Note/ 316 (7)

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

3. Hilario Duran/ New Danzon/ Alma (6)

4. Art Pepper/ The Best Of Art Pepper/ Contemporary (6)

5. Steve Turre/ Spirits Up Above/ High Note (5)

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

7. Yeah No!/ Swell Henry/ Squealer (5)

8. New Birth Brass Band/ New Birth Family/ Fat Black (5)

9. Dinah Washington/ Complete Roulette Dinah Washington Sessions/ Roulette (5)

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

11. Omar Sosa/ Mulatos/ Ota (4)

12. Wycliffe Gordon & Garden City Gospel Choir/In The Cross/Criss Cross (4)

13. Denise Perrier/Live At Yoshi?s Blue Monday Party/Chez Perrier(4)

14. Ben Charest/The Triplets Of Belleville/Higher Octave (4)

15. Mike Holober And The Gotham City Orchestra/Thought Trains/TC Music (4)

6. Shelly Manne/ The Best Of Shelly Manne/Contemporary (4)

17. Willis ?Gator Tail? Jackson/ After Hours/Prestige (4)

18. Wallace Roney/ Prototype/ High Note (3)

19. Eric Alexander/ Dead Center/ Milestone (3)

20. Enrico Pieranunzi/ Fellini Jazz/ Cam Jazz (3)

21. Joe Bonner And The Bonner Party/ Lights Out/Akashic (3)

22. Craig Russo Latin Jazz Project/ Soul Eyes/Cagoots (3)

23. The Brooklyn Soul Organization/Brooklyn Soul Organization/M&N Records (3)

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

25. Wayne Shorter/Footprints: The Life And Music Of Wayne Shorter/Columbia Legacy (3)

Blues

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

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

3. Detroit Jr. / Blues On The Internet/ Delmark (5)

4. Big Joe Duskin/ Big Joe Jumps Again/ Yellow Dog (4)

5. Corky Siegel?s Traveling Chamber Blues Show/Live!/ Alligator (3)

6. Lightning Hopkins/ The Best Of Lightning Hopkins/Prestige (3)

7. Ray Charles/ Ray: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack /Rhino /Atlantic (3)

8. Fernando Jones/ Stranded/ Dude (3)

9. Jimmy Norman/ Little Pieces/ Wild Flower (3)

10. Memphis Slim/ Paris Mississippi Blues/ Sunnyside (2)

11. Dave Specter & Steve Freund/ Is What It Is/Delmark (2)

12. The North Mississippi All-Stars/ Hill Country Revue/ ATO (2)

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

14. 52nd Street Blues Project/ Blues and Grass/Chesky (2)

15. David Jacobs-Strain/ Ocean Or A Teardrop/Northern Blues (2)

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

17. Queen Latifah/ The Dana Owens Album/ A&M (2)

18. Scott Bradbury/ Callin? All Blues/ Teardrop (1)

19. Johnny Dyer w/Mark Hummel/Rolling Fork Revisited/Mountain Top(1)

20. Amos Garrett/ Doug Sahm/ Gene Taylor/ The Return Of The Formerly Brothers/ Stony Plain (1)

21. J.B. Hutto/ Stormin? At Mother Blues/ Delmark (1)

22. Mark Kindred/ Handstand/ Loud House (1)

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

24. Tom Rigney/ A Blue Thing/ Parhelion (1)

25. Alex Shultz/ Think About It/ Severn (1)

Afro-Cuban and Brazilian

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

2. Hilario Duran/ New Danzon/ Alma (6)

3. Omar Sosa/ Mulatos/ Ota (4)

4. Caribbean Jazz Project/ Here and Now/ Concord (3)

5. The Craig Russo Latin Jazz Project/ Soul Eyes/Cagoots (3)

6. Various Artists/ Trama 2004 International Sampler 3/ Trama (3)

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

8. Loteria De La Cumbia Lounge/ Charanga Cakewalk/Artemis (2)

9. Mark Lotz/ Cuban Fishes Make Good Dishes/ Random Chance (2)

10. Global Village Orchestra/ Globalistics/ Random Chance (2)

11. Al Delory/ Floreando/Salsa Jazz/ Music Makers (2)

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

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

14. Jessie Marquez/ Sana Locura/ sonalocura.com (2)

15. Manuel Guajiro Mirabel/ Buena Vista Social Club Presents/ Nonesuch (2)

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

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

18. Poncho Sanchez/ Poncho At Montreux/ Silver Line (2)

19. Sergent Garcia/ La Semilla Escondida/ EMI (2)

20. Various Artists/ Bossa 4 Two: Volume 2/Universal (2)

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

22. Bossacucanova/ Uma Batide Differente/ Six Degrees (1)

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

24. Gangbe Brass Band/ When Do/ Contre-Jour (1)

25. Marta Gomez/ Cantos De Aguas Dulce/ Chesky (1)