Top 50 Jazz Albums For The Week of 11 October 2015 [JazzWeek]
October 11, 2015 at 11:00 PM
Donna M in Artists, Charenee Wade - Offering The Music of Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson, Christian McBride Trio - Live At The Village Vanguard, Dee Dee Bridgewater - Dee Dee's Feather's, Eric Alexander - The Real Thing, Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio - Live in Studio, Mike LeDonne - AwwlRight!, Orrin Evans - The Evolution of Oneself, Top Jazz Albums, Top Jazz Albums for October 2015

Here are the top 50 Jazz albums that received the most airplay on US, Canadian and internet radio stations from the past week! Two albums that I'm loving right now are pianist Orrin Evans's The Evolution of Oneself  and vocalist Charenee Wade's Offering: The Music of Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson.

 

  1. CHRISTIAN McBRIDE TRIO Live At The Village Vanguard (Mack Avenue)
  2. ERIC ALEXANDER The Real Thing (HighNote)
  3. DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER, IRVIN MAYFIELD & THE NOLa  JAZZ ORCH Dee Dee’s Feathers (oKeh)
  4. MIKE LeDONNE AwwlRight! (Savant)
  5. GERRY GIBBS and the THRASHER DREAM TRIO  Live In Studio (Whaling City Sounds)
  6. ERROLL GARNER The Complete Concert By The Sea (Sony Legacy | Octave Music Pub.)
  7. ORRIN EVANS The Evolution Of Oneself (Smoke Sessions)
  8. CECILE McLORIN SALVANT For One To Love (Mack Avenue)
  9. JOHN SCOFIELD Past Present (Impulse / Universal)
  10. JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA with WYNTON MARSALIS Live In Cuba (Blue Engine)
  11. HEADS OF STATE Search For Peace (Smoke Sessions)
  12. GEORGE CABLES In Good Company (HighNote)
  13. KARRIN ALLYSON Many A New Day (Motema)
  14. NICK FINZER The Chase (Origin)
  15. KAIT DUNTON trioKAIT (Real & Imagined Music)
  16. JOE MAGNARELLI Three On Two (Posi-Tone)
  17. ARTURO O’FARRILL AND THE AFRO LATIN JAZZ ORCHESTRA Cuba | The Conversation Continues (Motema Music)
  18. TERELL STAFFORD BrotherLee Love (Capri)
  19. ESSIET OKON ESSIET Shona (Space Time)
  20. CHARENEE WADE Offering (Motema Music)
  21. JOHN FEDCHOCK NEW YORK BIG BAND Like It Is (MAMA)
  22. DONALD VEGA With Respect To Monty (Resonance)
  23. ABBEY LINCOLN Sophisticated Abbey (HighNote)
  24. MICHAEL DEASE Decisions (Posi-Tone)
  25. LEE RITENOUR A Twist Of Rit (Concord)
  26. BOB MINTZER BIG BAND Get Up! (MCG Jazz)
  27. PEREZ, PATITUCCI & BLADE Children Of The Light (Mack Avenue)
  28. JOHN PIZZARELLI Midnight McCartney (Concord)
  29. STEVE DAVIS Say When (Smoke Sessions)
  30. JEFF LORBER & CHUCK LOEB Bop (ArtistShare)
  31. GIACOMO GATES Everything Is Cool (Savant)
  32. BOB JAMES & NATHAN EAST The New Cool (Yamaha)
  33. SAMMY FIGUEROA Imaginary World (Savant)
  34. JOHN ELLIS & DOUBLE-WIDE Charm (Parade Light)
  35. CHICK COREA | BELA FLECK Two (Concord)
  36. ANDREA BRACHFELD Lotus Blossom (Jazzheads)
  37. LONDON, MEADER, PRAMUK and ROSS The Royal Bopsters (Motema)
  38. WAYNE WALLACE LATIN JAZZ QUINTET Intercambio (Patois)
  39. KENDRICK SCOTT ORACLE We Are The Drum (Blue Note)
  40. ROBERT GLASPER TRIO Covered (Blue Note)
  41. MACK AVENUE SUPERBAND Live From The Detroit Jazz Festival 2014 (Mack Avenue)
  42. MITCHEL FORMAN Puzzle (BFM Jazz)
  43. GEORGE FREEMAN & CHICO FREEMAN All In The Family (Southport)
  44. WALT WEISKOPF Open Road (Posi-Tone)
  45. GABRIEL ALEGRIA ARO-PERUVIAN SEXTET 10 (Zoho)
  46. LIZZ WRIGHT Freedom & Surrender (Concord)
  47. ALAN BAYLOCK JAZZ ORCHESTRA Prime Time (H&N)
  48. DENISE DONATELLI Find A Heart (Savant)
  49. JEFF BENEDICT BIG BAND Holmes (Tapestry)
  50. LAFAYETTE HARRIS JR. Bend To The Light (Airmen)

 

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