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Top 50+ Jazz Albums for the week of 16 June 2014 [JazzWeek]

Here are the top 50 Jazz albums that received the most airplay on US, Canadian and internet radio stations from the previous week! Which artists are you listening to these days?  Let me know on Twitter or Facebook.

For your viewing pleasure this week, vocalist, bassist and composer Mimi Jones shares with us the story behind her latest release, Balance ~ Enjoy!



  1. ERIC ALEXANDER Chicago Fire (HighNote)
  2. MONTY ALEXANDER Harlem-Kingston Express Vol 2: The River Rolls On (Motema)
  3. LOUIS HAYES Return Of The Jazz Communicators (Smoke Sessions)
  4. JC STYLLES Blakey Grease (American Showplace Music)
  5. DAVID HAZELTINE For All We Know (Smoke Sessions)
  6. CLAYTON-HAMILTON JAZZ ORCHESTRA The L.A. Treasures Project (Capri)
  7. ERIC REED The Adventurous Monk (Savant)
  8. STEVEN KROON On The #1 (Kroonatune, LLC)
  9. GORDON GOODWIN’S BIG PHAT BAND Life In The Bubble (Telarc)
  10. MARCUS ROBERTS TRIO From Rags To Rhythm (J Master)
  11. MIKE LONGO TRIO Step On It (CAP)
  12. SONNY ROLLINS Road Shows Vol 3 (Sony Masterworks)
  13. BRIA SKONBERG Into Your Own (Random Act)
  14. VERVE JAZZ ENSEMBLE East End Sojourn (Lightgroove Media)
  15. ELIAS HASLANGER AND CHURCH ON MONDAY Live At The Gallery (Cherrywood)
  16. ARTURO O’FARRILL Offense Of The Drum (Motema)
  17. JAVON JACKSON Expression (Smoke Sessions)
  18. TED ROSENTHAL TRIO Rhapsody In Gershwin (Playscape Recordings)
  19. HARVEY MASON Chameleon (Concord)
  20. BOBBY SANABRIA Que Viva Harlem (Jazzheads)
  21. JD ALLEN Bloom (Savant)
  22. MIKE POPE Cold Truth Warm Heart (Nineteen-Eight)
  23. ALAN BROADBENT AND NDR BIGBAND America The Beautiful (Jan Matthies)
  24. JOE BECK Get Me (Whaling City Sound)
  25. THEO CROKER Afro Physicist [Sony Masterworks]
  26. HOLLY HOFFMAN Low Life (Capri)
  27. DIANE SCHUUR I Remember You (With Love to Stan and Frank) [Jazzheads]
  28. JERRY BERGONZI Intersecting Lines (Savant)
  29. CURTIS STIGERS Hooray For Love (Concord)
  30. REGINA CARTER Southern Comfort (Okeh)
  31. BRUCE BARTH Daybreak (Savant)
  32. MMI JONES Balance (Hot Tone Music)
  33. ORRIN EVANS Mother’s Touch [Posi-Tone]
  34. ANTONIO ADOLFO Rio Choro Jazz (AAM Music)
  35. DAVE STRYKER Eight Track (Strike Zone)
  36. TRILOGY Trilogy (Cellar Live)
  37. DAVE WEISS When Words Fail [Motema]
  38. BRIAN BLADE & THE FELLOWSHIP Landmarks (Blue Note)
  39. LIBBY YORK Memoir (Libby York Music)
  40. JARED GOLD JG 3+3 (Posi-Tune)
  41. BEAT FUNKTION Voodooland [Do Music]
  42. VINCENT HERRING The Uptown Shuffle (Smoke Sessions)
  44. LENNY MARCUS TRIO Second Set (Lenny Marcus Music)
  45. JACKIE ALLEN My Favorite Color (Avant Bass)
  46. JAZZBONEZ Watch It! (Summit)
  47. WENDY MOTEN Timeless-Wendy Moten Sings Richard Whiting [Woodward Ave.]
  48. BAND OF BONES Caravan (Self-Released)
  49. PETER McGUINNESS JAZZ ORCHESTRA Strength In Numbers (Summit)
  50. OMAR HAKIM EXPERIENCE We Are One [Ozmosis]
  51. CATERINA ZAPPONI Romantica (Motema)