WEMU Top 25 Week of January 9-15, 2005

The top 25 new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs played on WEMU the week of January 9-15, 2005.

Following are the 25 most-played new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs on 89.1 from January 9th to January 15th. The number in the parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

Jazz

1. Wynton Marsalis/ Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise And Fall Of Jack Johnson/ Blue Note (15)

2. Dr. Lonnie Smith/ Too Damn Hot!/ Palmetto (8)

3. Manuel Guajiro Mirabel/ Buena Vista Social Club Presents/ Nonesuch (7)

4. Steve Turre/ Spirits Up Above/ High Note (6)

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

6. Donald Harrison/ Free Style/ Nagel-Heyer (6)

7. Orbert Davis/ Blue Notes/ 316 (4)

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

9. New Birth Brass Band/ New Birth Family/ Fat Back (4)

10. Caribbean Jazz Project/ Here And Now/ Concord (4)

11. Grachan Moncur III/ Exploration/ Capri (4)

12. Pete Siers Trio/ Those Who Choose To Swing, Volume Two/PKO (4)

13. Wayne Shorter/ Footprints: The Life And Music Of Wayne Shorter/ Columbia Legacy (4)

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

15. Dave Bennett/ Tribute To Bennie Goodman/ PKO (3)

16. Conrad Herwig & Brian Lynch/ Que Viva Coltrane/

Criss Cross (3)

17. Denise Perrier/ Live At Yoshi?s Blue Monday Party/ Chez Perrier (3)

18. Eric Alexander/ Dead Center/ High Note (3)

19. Carlos ?Patato? Valdes/ El Hombre/ Mambo Maniacs (3)

20. Michael Wolff/ Dangerous Visions/ Artemis (3)

21. Jane Bunnett/ Red Dragonfly/ Narada (3)

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

23. Shelly Berg Trio/ Blackbird/ Concord (3)

24. Ben Charest/ The Triplets of Belleville/ Higher

Octave (3)

25. Eddie Henderson/ Time & Spaces/ Sirocco Music (3)

Blues

1. Memphis Slim/ Paris Mississippi Blues/ Sunnyside (9)

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

3. Roomful Of Blues/ Standing Room Only/ Alligator (3)

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

5. Johnny Dyer w/ Mark Hummel/ Rolling Fork Revisited/ Mountain Top (2)

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

7. Carlos Johnson/ In And Out/ Mister Kelly?s (2)

8. Corky Siegel?s Travelling Chamber Blues Show/Live!/ Alligator (2)

9. Various Artists/ Lightning In A Bottle/

Columbia/Columbia Legacy (2)

10. Roy Carrier And The Night Rockers/ Living Legend/ Severn (1)

11. Detroit Women of Rhythm & Blues And The Motor City Express/ Rattle Your Cage/ detroitwomen.org (1)

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

13. 52nd Street Blues Project/ Blues And Grass/Chesky (1)

14. Kirk Fletcher/ Shades Of Blue/ Delta Groove (1)

15. Ben Harper & The Blind Boys of Alabama/ There Will Be A Light/ Virgin (1)

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

17. David Jacobs-Strain/ Ocean Or A Teardrop/Northern Blues (1)

18. Fernando Jones/ Stranded/ Dude (1)

19. Chris Thomas King/ When My Guitar Screams And Moans/ 21st Century Blues (1)

20. Arthur Migliazza/ Arthur Migliazza/arthurmigliazza.com (1)

21. R.J. Mischo/ Meet Me On The Coast/ Cross Cut (1)

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

23. The North Mississippi All-Stars/ Hill Country Revue/ ATO (1)

24. Calvin Owens/ Keeping Big Band Blues Alive/Sawdust Alley (1)

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

Afro-Cuban and Brazilian

1. Manuel Guajiro Mirabel/ Buena Vista Social Club Presents.../ Nonesuch (7)

2. Caribbean Jazz Project/ Here And Now/ Concord (4)

3. Jane Bunnett/ Red Dragonfly/ Narada (3)

4. Tania Libertad/ Negro Color/ World Village Music (3)

5. Claudio Roditi/ Light In The Dark/ Nagel-Heyer (3)

6. Carlos ?Patato? Valdes/ El Hombre / Mambo Maniacs (3)

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

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

9. Cliff Korman & The Brazilian Tinge/ Migrations/

Planet Arts (2)

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

11. Paula Morelenbaum/ Berimbaum/ Universal Music

Brazil (2)

12. Jim Seeley & Arturo O?Farrill/The Jim Seeley-Arturo O?Farrill Quintet/ Zoho (2)

13. Manuel Valera/ Forma Nueva/ Mavo (2)

14. Pucho And His Latin Soul Brothers/ The Hideout/Milestone (1)

15. Nueva Manteca/ Latin Tribute To Westside Story/Munich (1)

16. Kokopelli Latin Jazz Ensemble/ La Luz Eterna/kokopelli.com (1)

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

18. Bob Marley & The Wailers/ Burnin? Deluxe Edition/ Island (1)

19. Craig Russo Latin jazz Project/ Soul Eyes/Cagoots (1)

20. Monica Salmaso/ Iaia/ World Village (1)

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

22. Soweto Gospel Choir/ Voices From Heaven/Shanachie (1)

23. Various Artists/ Trama 2004/ International Sampler 3/ Trama (1)