WEMU Top 25 Week of January 25, 2004

The top 25 jazz and top 20 blues and Afro-Cuban CDs played on WEMU the week of January 25-31, 2004.

Following are the 25 most-played new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs on 89.1 from January 25th through the 31st. The number in parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

Jazz

1 Roy Eldridge - The Complete Verve Roy Eldridge Studio Sessions -

Mosaic (10)

2 Dave Douglas - Strange Liberation - Bluebird (9)

3 Red Holloway - Coast To Coast - Milestone (8)

4 Francisco Aguabella - Ochimini - Cubop (7)

5 Don Braden - The New Hang - High Note (6)

6 David "Fathead" Newman - Song For The New Man - High Note (6)

7 Gene Ludwig - Hands On - Blues Leaf (5)

8 Mike Stern - These Times - ESC (5)

9 Malachi Thompson - Blue Jazz - Delmark (5)

10 Jimmy Cobb's Mob - Cobb's Groove - Milestone (5)

11 Ken Schaphorst - Indigenous Technology - Accurate (5)

12 James Carter - Gardenias For Lady Day - Columbia (4)

13 Russell Gunn - Mood Swings - High Note (4)

14 Moutin Reunion Quartet - Red Moon - Sunnyside (4)

15 Joel Frahm With Brad Mehldau - Don't Explain - Palmetto (4)

16 Tom Harrell - Wise Children - Bluebird (4)

17 George Schuller - Round 'Bout Now - Playscape (4)

18 Wycliffe Gordon - Dig This!! - Criss Cross (4)

19 George Cables - Looking For The Light - MuseFX (4)

20 Achille Gajo Trio - Blue Sand - Piadrum (4)

21 Horace Silver - Rockin' With Rachmaninoff - Bop City (4)

22 The Revolutionary Snake Ensemble - The Year Of The Snake - Innova

(3)

23 Cassandra Wilson - Glamoured - Blue Note (3)

24 Butch Miles - Straight On 'Till Morning - Nagel-Heyer (3)

25 Yoron Israel - Basic Traneing - Ronja Music (3)

Blues

1 The Holmes Brothers - Simple Truths - Alligator (7)

2 Dr. John - All By Hisself: Live At The Lonestar - Hyena (5)

3 Nora Jean Bruso - Nora Jean Bruso Sings The Blues - Red Hurricane (4)

4 Jenny Neal & Billy Branch - Double Take - Alligator (4)

5 Fruteland Jackson - Blues 2.0 - Electro-Fi (4)

6 Charles Brown - A Life In The Blues - Rounder (4)

7 Enrico Crivellaro - Key To My Kingdom - Electro-Fi (3)

8 Ruthie Foster - Runaway Soul - Blue Corn (3)

9 Al Green - I Can't Stop - Blue Note (2)

10 John Lee Hooker - Face To Face - Eagle Entertainment (2)

11 E.C. Scott - The Other Side Of Me - Black Bud (2)

12 James Harman - Lonesome Moon Trance - Pacific Blues (2)

13 Corey Harris - From Mississippi To Mali - Rounder (2)

14 Chris Cain - Hall Of Shame - Blue Rock'It (2)

15 Detroit Junior - Live At The Toledo Museum Of Art - Blue Suit (1)

16 Rory Block - Last Fair Deal - Telarc (1)

17 Luther Keith - Thunder In My Blues - BMB (1)

18 Snooky Pryor - Mojo Ramble - Electro-Fi (1)

19 Mason & Hundt - Mason & Hundt - Naked Jaybird (1)

20 Various Artists - The Modern Records Blues Story - Fuel 2000

Afro-Cuban and Brazilian

1 Francisco Agubella - Ochimini - Cubop (7)

2 Harvie Swartz - Texas Rumba - Zoho (3)

3 Omar Sosa & Adam Rudolph - Pictures Of Soul - Ota (2)

4 Los Soneros De Oriente - A Las Orishas - Bedford Music (2)

5 Teresa Garcia Caturla - Llego Tete - Pimienta (2)

6 Michael James Turre - Compositions - Illusory (2)

7 Romero Lubambo - Rio De Janeiro Underground - 441 (2)

8 John Santos & The Machete Ensemble - Brazos Abiertos - Machete (2)

9 Diego Amador - Piano Jondo - Milestone (2)

10 Wayne Gorbea & Salsa Picante - Saboreando - Shanachie (1)

11 Airto Moreira - Life After That - Narada World (1)

12 Babatunde Lea - Level Of Intent - Motema (1)

13 Claudio Roditi - Three For One - Nagel-Heyer (1)

14 Marcus Amorim - Cris On The Farm - Adventure Music (1)

15 Mark Weinstein - Tudo De Bom - String Jazz (1)

16 New York Louie & Friends - Follow Me, Follow My Groove - Rhythm Works (1)

17 Havana NRG! - Camino Al Cielo - NRG (1)

18 Chano Dominguez - Iman - Sunnyside (1)

19 Dave Pietro - Embrace - A Records (1)

20 Greg Ribot - Cumbia Y Mas - Greg Ribot Music (1)