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)