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December 31, 2003

89.1 Jazz With Linda Yohn 12/31/03 9AM ? Noon

Dr. Lonnie Smith ? Tropicalia
Boogaloo To Beck
Scufflin?

Gene Ludwig ? Groove Yard
Hands On
Blue Leaf

Gerry Mulligan ? Black Nightgown
The Complete Verve Gerry Mulligan Concert Jazz Band Sessions
Mosaic

Blue Wisp Big Band ? Where Or When
A Night At The Wisp
Sea Breeze

Benny Carter ? Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gave To Me
Jazz Giant
Contemporary

WEMU listeners and staff picks for the best of 2003.

Results are in for the WEMU 2003 Year End Music Poll. WEMU listeners and staff selected the top albums of 2003 in the categories of Jazz, Blues, and Cuban/Brazilian/World and more:

December 29, 2003

89.1 Jazz With Guest Host Wendy Wright 12/29/03 9AM ? Noon

Leroy Jones ? C Jam Shuffle
Back To My Roots
Player-Productions.com

Butch Miles ? Outside Inn
Straight On Till Morning
Nagel-Heyer

Bud Freeman ? It Had To Be You
The Bud Freeman All-Star Swing Sessions
Prestige

Rob McConnell Tentet ? You Do Something To Me
Music Of The Twenties
Justin Time

Various (Tierney Sutton) ? My Funny Valentine
The Cooler Soundtrack
Commotion

December 30, 2003

89.1 Jazz With Linda Yohn 12/30/03 9AM ? Noon

Horace Silver ? Song For My Father
Song For My Father
Blue Note

Paul Keller Ensemble ? Snowfall
Christmas Songs For Jazz Lovers
PKO

Duke Ellington ? Take The A Train
Ellington Uptown
Columbia

Count Basie And The Orchestra - 9:20 Special
America?s Number One Band: The Columbia Years
Columbia Legacy

Woody Herman ? Woodchopper?s Ball
Blowin? Up A Storm
Columbia Legacy

December 28, 2003

89.1 Jazz With Josh Ludy 12/28/03 Midnight ? 2AM

Miles Davis ? On The Corner
On The Corner
Columbia

Sun Ra ? Where Pathways Meet
Languidity
Evidence

Sun Ra ? That?s How I Feel
Languidity
Evidence

Jim Payne ? Usta B Chicken Lickin?
Sensei
Savant

Jim Payne ? Peaches
Sensei
Savant

Lonnie Smith ? The Scream
Live At Club Mozambique
Blue Note

The Dirty Dozen ? We Got Robbed
Medicated Magic
Ropeadope

December 27, 2003

89.1 Jazz With Guest Host Luke Woods 12/27/03 Midnight ? 5AM

Michael Rabinowitz ? Take A Chill Pill
Bassoon On Fire
Cats Paw Records

Mario Pavone ? Blue Rex
Orange
Playscape

Steve Coleman ? Eight Base Probing
On The Rising Of The 64 Paths
Label Bleu

Manhattan Saxophone Ensemble ? A La Monk
The Dogwalk
GPC

Frank Kimbrough ? Chant
Quickening
Omni Tone

December 26, 2003

89.1 Jazz With Luke Woods 12/26/03 Midnight ? 5AM

Blind Boys Of Alabama ? Silent Night
Go Tell It On The Mountain
Real World

Various (The Birmingham Sunlights) ? Gospel Train
Gospel Brunch
Rounder

Various (The Holmes Brothers) ? Up Above My Head
Gospel Brunch
Rounder

John Scofield ? Do Like Eddie
Hand Jive
Blue Note

John Scofield ? I Break 4 Monster Booty
Uberjam
Verve

Dennis Chambers ? D.B.D.
Front Page
Sunnyside

December 25, 2003

89.1 With Linda Yohn 12/25/03 9AM ? Noon

Sam Pilafian & Frank Vignola ? Frosty The Snowman
Christmas With Travelin? Light
Telarc

Clark Terry ? Meet The Flintstones
Having Fun
Delos

Wynton Marsalis ? Sleigh Ride
Crescent City Christmas Card
Columbia

Bob Wilber & The Tuxedo Big Band ? Tuxedo Stomp
More Never Recorded Arrangements For Benny Goodman, Volume Two
Arbors Jazz

Don Byron ? Bounce Of The Sugar Plum Fairies
Bug Music
Nonesuch

December 24, 2003

Jazz With Linda Yohn 12/24/03 9AM ? Noon

Eric Reed ? The Christmas Song
Merry Magic
Max Jazz

Various (Junior Mance) ? O, Tannenbaum
A Jazz Piano Christmas
NPR Classics

Various (Lou Rawls) ? Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Jingle Bell Jam: Jazz Christmas Classics
Rhino

Mike Holober ? Stardust
Canyon
Sons Of Sound

Charles Lloyd ? Your Are So Beautiful
Lift Every Voice
ECM

December 23, 2003

89.1 Jazz With Linda Yohn 12/23/03 9AM ? Noon

Various (Pillars Of West Coast Jazz) ? Winter Wonderland
Jazz Yule Love
Mack Avenue

Various (Dave Brubeck & Gerry Mulligan) ? Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Santa?s Bag: An All-Star Jazz Christmas
Telarc

Kasper Villaume ? Bubbles
Number Two
Stunt

Neil Anderson ? Douce Ambiance
C?est Si Bon
Modern Hot Records

Django Reinhardt ? Exactly Like You
Djangologie/USA
Disques Swing

December 22, 2003

89.1 Jazz With Linda Yohn 12/22/03 9AM ? Noon

Various (Dexter Gordon) ? Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Yule Struttin?
Blue Note

James Carter ? Sunset
Gardenias For Lady Day
Columbia

John Hicks ? Almost Spring
Fatha?s Day: An Earl Hines Songbook
High Note

John McLaughlin ? The Dolphin
Thieves And Poets
Verve

Paul Keller Ensemble ? Snowfall
Christmas Songs For Jazz Lovers
PKO

December 21, 2003

89.1 Jazz With Josh Ludy 12/21/03 Midnight ? 5AM

Miles Davis ? Miles Runs The Voodoo Down
Bitches Brew
Columbia Legacy

Nicholas Payton ? Fela Pt. 1
Sonic Trance
Warner Brothers

Malachi Thompson ? Blues For A Saint Called Louis
Blue Jazz
Delmark

Dizzy Gillespie ? Swing Low Sweet Cadillac
Swing Low Sweet Cadillac
Impulse

Rahsaan Roland Kirk ? Fly Town Nose Blues
Bright Moments
Rhino

December 20, 2003

WEMU Playlist ? Saturday, December 20, 2003

89.1 Jazz With Guest Host Rick Novak 12/20/03 Midnight ? 5AM

Bill Cunliffe ? Earl?s Blues
How My Heart Sings
Torii

Junior Mance ? Cracklin?
Junior?s Blues
Riverside

Vince Guaraldi ? Linus and Lucy
The Charlie Brown Suite And Other Favorites
Bluebird

Joey DeFrancesco ? S?bout Time
The Philadelphia Connection
High Note

John McNeil ? Know Your Limits
This Way Out
Omnitone

December 19, 2003

WEMU Playlist, Friday December 19, 2003


89.1 Jazz With Luke Woods 12/19/03 Midnight ? 5AM

Dr. John ? Iko Iko
All By Hisself: Live At The Lonestar
Hyena

Olu Dara ? Okra
In The World
Atlantic

Don Pullen ? Paraty
Ode To Life: A Tribute To George Adams
Blue Note

Michael James Turre ? Melange
Compositions
Illusory

Henry Johnson & Nancy Wilson ? If It?s The Last Thing I Do
Organic
A440

The top 25 jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs played on WEMU December 7-13, 2003.

Following are the 25 most-played new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs on 89.1 from
December 7th through the 13th. The number in parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

Jazz

December 18, 2003

89.1 Jazz With Linda Yohn 12/18/03 9AM-Noon

John Hicks Trio ? 12 Bars For Linton
Fatha?s Day: An Earl Hines Songbook
High Note

Erroll Garner ? Lady Be Good
Erroll Garner: Compact Jazz
Mercury

Bill Henderson ? You Are My Sunshine
Bill Henderson With The Oscar Peterson Trio
Verve

Phil Urso And Carl Saunders ? Jumping Off A Clef
Phil Urso And Carl Saunders Salute Chet Baker
Jazzed Media

December 17, 2003

89.1 Jazz With Linda Yohn 12/17/03 9AM-Noon

Miles Davis ? All Blues
Kind Of Blue
Columbia Legacy

Chip Shelton ? Biko And Mandela
Flute Bass-ics
Summit

Romero Lubambo ? Avenida Central
Rio De Janeiro Underground
441

Claudio Roditi ? Christmas In Rio
Three For One
Nagel-Heyer

Various Artists (Vince Guaraldi Trio) ? Christmas Time Is Here
Jungle Bell Jam: Christmas Jazz Classics
Rhino

December 16, 2003

89.1 Jazz With Linda Yohn 12/16/03 9AM ? Noon

Johnny Hammond Smith ? Neckbones ? Neckbones
Good Nuff
Prestige

Horace Silver ? Rocky Meets The Duke
Rockin? With Rachmaninoff
Bop City

The Great Jazz Trio ? Summertime
Autumn Leaves
441

Sir Roland Hanna ? A Child Is Born
Tributaries: Reflections On Tommy Flanagan
IPO

Paul Keller Ensemble ? Snowfall
Christmas Songs For Jazz Lovers
PKO

December 15, 2003

89.1 Jazz With Linda Yohn 12/15/03 9AM ? 11AM

Rick Roe, Paul Keller, And Gerald Cleaver ? Visitation
The Late Late Show
PKO/Unknown

Paul Chambers ? Trane?s Blues
Mosaic Select 5: Paul Chambers
Mosaic

Kasper Villaume Quartet ? Bubbles
Number Two
Stunt

Nancy Wilson And Cannonball Adderley ? Happy Talk
Nancy Wilson And Cannonball Adderley
Capitol

Jay Jay Johnson ? Get Happy
The Eminent Jay Jay Johnson, Volume One
Blue Note

December 14, 2003

89.1 Jazz With Josh Ludy 12/14/03 Midnight-5AM

Dizzy Gillespie ? Swing Low Sweet Cadillac
Swing Low Sweet Cadillac
Impulse

Nicole Mitchell ? Metamorphosis
Afrika Rising
Dreamtime

Arthur Blythe ? Down San Diego Way
Lenox Avenue Breakdown
Columbia

Malachi Thompson ? Blues For A Saint Called Louis
Blue Jazz
Delmark

Les McCann And Eddie Harris ? Compared To What
Swiss Movement
Rhino

December 13, 2003

89.1 Jazz With John Patrick 12/13/03 Midnight ? 5AM

Chico Hamilton ? The Dealer
The Dealer
Impulse

Chico Hamilton ? For Mods Only
The Dealer
Impulse

Chucho Valdes ? Sin Clave Pero Con Swing
New Conceptions
Blue Note

Los Soneros De Oriente ? De Tumbao
A Las Orishas
Bedford

Los Soneros De Oriente ? Ya No Te Quiero
A Las Orishas
Bedford

Either Orchestra ? Fast Edd
Neo-Modernism
Accurate

December 12, 2003

89.1 Jazz With Luke Woods 12/12/03 Midnight-5AM

Charlie Hunter Quintet ? Try
Right Now Move
Ropeadope

Bela Fleck And The Flecktones ? Scuttle Butt
UFO Tofu
Warner Brothers

Children On The Corner -Bb Philly Funk
Rebirth
Sonance

Herbie Hancock ? Palm Grease
Thrust
Columbia

Jim Payne ? Peaches
Sensei
Savant

Pharaoh Sanders ? High Life
Rejoice
Evidence

December 11, 2003

89.1 Jazz With Linda Yohn 12/11/03 9AM ? Noon

The Great Jazz Trio ? Blue Bossa
Autumn Leaves
441

Paul Keller Ensemble ? The Little Drummer Boy
Christmas Songs For Jazz Lovers
PKO

McCoy Tyner ? December
Land Of Giants
Telarc

George Cables ? Gymnopedie
Looking For The Light
Muse FX

Dave Brubeck ? Somewhere
Time Signatures: A Career Retrospective
Columbia

Wycliffe Gordon ? Limehouse Blues
Dig This!!
Criss Cross

December 10, 2003

89.1 Jazz With Linda Yohn 12/10/03 9AM ? Noon

Oscar Peterson ? Blues For Birks
Dimensions: A Compendium Of The Pablo Years
Pablo

Dizzy Gillespie ? On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Odyssey 1945-1952
Savoy

Dizzy Gillespie ? The Umbrella Man
Odyssey 1945-1952
Savoy

Randy Sandke ? Come Rain Or Come Shine
Cliffhanger
Nagel-Heyer

Michiko Ogawa ? S? Wonderful
It?s All About Love
Arbors Jazz

The top 25 jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs played on WEMU the week of November 30, 2003.

Following are the 25 most-played new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs on 89.1 from November 30th through December 6th. The number in parentheses
indicates how many times a disc was played.

Jazz

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