WEMU Top Twenty Five Week of November 28-December 3, 2004

The top 25 new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs the week of November 28-December 3, 2004.

Following are the 25 most-played new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs on 89.1 from November 28th through December 4th 2004. The number in the parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

Jazz

1. Manuel Valera/ Forma/ Nuevo/ Mavo (11)
2. Steve Turre/ The Spirits From Up Above/ High Note (10)
3. Dr. Lonnie Smith/ Too Damn Hot!/ Palmetto (7)
4. Hilario Duran/ New Danzon/ Alma (7)
5. Wallace Roney/ Prototype/ High Note (6)
6. Medeski, Martin & Wood/ End Of The World Party/ Blue Note (6)
7. Pucho & The Latin Soul Brothers/ The Hideout/Milestone (6)
8. Don Pullen/ Mosaic Select 13: Don Pullen/ Mosaic (6)
9. Rene Marie/ Serene Renegade/ Max Jazz (5)
10. Conrad Herwig & Brian Lynch/ Que Viva Coltrane/Criss Cross (5)
11. Coleman Hawkins/ The Hawk Flies High/ Riverside (5)
12. Dexter Gordon/ Mosaic Select 14: Dexter Gordon/Mosaic (5)
13. Michael Wolff/ Dangerous Vision/ Artemis (4)
14. Deep Blue Organ Trio/ Deep Blue Bruise/ Delmark (4)
15. Papa John DeFrancesco/ Walking Uptown/ Savant (4)
16. Jane Bunnett/ Red Dragonfly/ Narada (4)
17. Phil Woods/ This Is How I Feel About Quincy/Jazzed Media (4)
18. Roy Brooks/ Beat!/ Fresh Sounds (4)
19. Johnny Griffin/ Bush Dance/ Galaxy (4)
20. Mr. B. / B. At Home/ Joybox (3)
21. Reuben Wilson/ Boogaloo To Beastie Boys/Scufflin? (3)
22. Eddie Henderson/ Time And Spaces/ Sirocco Music (3)
23. Fredrik Lundin/ Belly Up/ Stunt (3)
24. Revolutionary Ensemble/ And Now/ Pi (3)
25. Enrico Pieranunzi/ Fellini Jazz/ Cam Jazz (3)

Blues

1. Ben Harper & The Blind Boys Of Alabama/ There Will Be A Light/ Virgin (5)
2. Michael Powers/ Onyx Root/ Baryon Records (4)
3. Lightning Hopkins/The Best Of Lightning Hopkins/Prestige (4)
4. Mr. B/ B. At Home/ Joybox (3)
5. Keb? Mo?/ Peace: Back By Popular Demand/ Epic/ Okeh (3)
6. Ray Charles/Ray! Original Motion Picture Soundtrack/Rhino (3)
7. Tom Rigney/ A Blue Thing/ Parhelion (2)
8. Paul Rishell & Annie Raines/ Going Home/ Tone Cool/ Artemis (2)
9. J.B. Hutto/ Stompin At Mother Blues/ Delmark (2)
10. Nora Jean Bruso/ Going Back To Mississippi (2)
11. Detroit Jr./ Blues On the Internet/ Delmark (2)
12. Kirk Fletcher/Shades Of Blue/ Delta Groove (2)
13. Chris Thomas King/ When My Guitar Screams And Moans/ 21st Century Blues (2)
14. The Mannish Boys/ That Represent Man/ Delta Groove (2)
15. RJ Mischo/ Meet Me On The Coast/ Cross Cut (2)
16. Various Artists/ Lighting In A Bottle/ Columbia (2)
17. Big Joe Duskin/ Big Joe Jumps Again/ Yellow Dog (1)
18. Etta Baker with Taj Mahal/ Etta Baker With Taj Mahal/ Music Maker (1)
19. R.L. Burnside/ A Bothered Mind/ Fat Possum (1)
20. The Ford Brothers/ Center Stage/ Blue Rock?it (1)
21. Jelly Roll All-Stars/ Must Be Jelly/ Severn (1)
22. E.G. Kight/ Takin? It Easy/ Blue South (1)
23. Janiva Magness/ Bury Him At The Crossroads/Northern Blues (1)
24. Jimmy Norman/ Little Pieces/ Wild Flower (1)
25. Roy Rodgers And The Delta Rhythm Kings/ Live: Big Room/ Chop Records (1)

Afro-Cuban and Brazilian

1. Manuel Valera/ Forma Nueva/ Mavo (11)
2. Hilario Duran/New Danzon/Alma (7)
3. Pucho And The Latin Soul Brothers/ The Hideout/Milestone (6)
4. Conrad Herwig and Brian Lynch/ Que Viva Coltrane/Criss Cross (5)
5. Jane Bunnett/Red Dragonfly/Narada (4)
6. Paula Morelenbaum/ Berimbaum/ Universal Music Brazil (3)
7. Carlinhos Brown/ Mil Veros: Carlinhos Brown Greatest Hits/ EMI (3)
8. Various Artists/ The Girls From Ipanema/Universal (3)
9. Various Artists/ Bossa 4 Two: Volume 2/ Universal (2)
10. Various Artists/ Trama 2003 International Sampler/ Trama (2)
11. Carlos ?Potato? Valdez/ El Hombre/ Mambo Maniacs (2)
12. Poncho Sanchez/ Poncho At Montreux/ Silver Line (2)
13. Jazz Jamaica All-Stars/ Massive/ Dune (2)
14. Mark Lotz/ Cuban Fishes Make Good Dishes/ Random House (2)
15. Long John Olivia/ Buleya/ Lucumi Productions (2)
16. Ray Mantilla/ Man-Ti-Ya/ Savant (2)
17. Omar Sosa/ Mulatos/ Ota (2)
18. Jimmy Bosch/ El Avion De La Salsa/ JRG Records (1)
19. Bossacucanova/ Uma Batide Differente/ Six Degrees (1)
20. Ana Caram/ Hollywood Rio/ Chesky (1)
21. Loteria De La Cumbia Lounge/ Charanga Cakewalk/Artemis (1)
22. Abdoulaye N?Diaye/ Taoue?/ Justin Time (1)
23. Papa Mambo/ Amanecer/ Uncontrollable Records (1)
24. John Santos/ Para Ellos/ Machete (1)
25. Daby Toure/ Diam/ Real World (1)