Here are the top 50 jazz albums that received the most airplay on US, Canadian and internet radio stations for the week of 13 May 2013.
- GIACOMO GATES Miles Tones: Sings the Music of Miles Davis (Savant)
- ELDAR DJANGIROV TRIO Breakthrough (Motema)
- AARON DIEHL The Bespoke Man's Narrative (Mack Avenue Records)
- CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE & INSIDE STRAIGHT People Music (Mack Avenue Records)
- MONTY ALEXANDER Uplift 2 (Jazz Legacy Productions)
NYC: Jaimeo Brown - "Transcendence" Album Release at DROM, Tuesday, May 14 - Featuring JD Allen, Chris Sholar & Falu
I can't wait to get my copy of People Music next week - it's the latest CD from the talented group of musicians known collectively as Inside Straight. Check out Christian McBride as he talks about getting together again with the core members of Inside Straight, the new members pianist Christian Sands and drummer Ulysses Owens Jr, and wanting to play "no frills, all acoustic, swinging straight ahead jazz". In the following video, you get to "Meet the Band".