Top 50 Jazz Albums - 29 November 2015 [Source: JazzWeek]
December 1, 2015 at 6:00 AM
Donna M in Artists, Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio - Live in Studio, Houston Person - Something Personal, Joey DeFrancesco - Trip Mode, Josephine Oniyama, Kenny Burrell - The Road To Love, Matthew Halsall and the Gondwana Orchestra, Scott Hamilton and Jeff Hamilton Trio - Live in Bern, Top Jazz Albums, Top Jazz Albums for November 2015

Here are the top 50 Jazz albums that received the most airplay on US, Canadian and internet radio stations from the past week!

The new number one album this week is Kenny Burrell's The Road to Love and the number two album is Joey DeFrancesco's Trip Mode

I've been listening to JazzFM.com a lot lately. One of the many musicians that has caught my attention is trumpeter and composer Matthew Halsall. He released a new album in October 2015 entitled Into Forever with the Gondwana Orchestra. Below is the video for the title track.  Josephine Oniyama is the featured vocalist ~ Enjoy!

 

  1. KENNY BURRELL The Road To Love (HighNote)
  2. JOEY DeFRANCESCO Trip Mode (HighNote)
  3. GERRY GIBBS and the THRASHER DREAM TRIO  Live In Studio (Whaling City Sounds)
  4. HOUSTON PERSON Something Personal (HighNote)
  5. SCOTT HAMILTON & JEFF HAMILTON TRIO Live In Bern (Capri)
  6. JOHN SCOFIELD Past Present (Impulse / Universal)
  7. CHRISTIAN McBRIDE TRIO Live At The Village Vanguard (Mack Avenue)
  8. CHESTER THOMPSON TRIO Simpler Times (Joyful Noise, Inc.)
  9. ORRIN EVANS The Evolution Of Oneself (Smoke Sessions)
  10. DON BRADEN Luminosity (Creative Perspective Music)
  11. JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA with WYNTON MARSALIS Live In Cuba (Blue Engine)
  12. KARRIN ALLYSON Many A New Day (Motema)
  13. AMINA FIGAROVA Blue Whisper (In+Out)
  14. CORY WEEDS & THE JEFF HAMILTON TRIO This Happy Madness (Cellar Live)
  15. ERIC ALEXANDER The Real Thing (HighNote)
  16. MICHAEL DEASE Decisions (Posi-Tone)
  17. DENISE DONATELLI Find A Heart (Savant)
  18. DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER, IRVIN MAYFIELD & THE NOLa  JAZZ ORCH Dee Dee’s Feathers (oKeh)
  19. DOUG WEBB Back East (Posi-Tone)
  20. CHARLES RUGGIERO As Heard On TV (Rondette Jazz)
  21. TOM HARRELL First Impressions (HighNote)
  22. ORAN ETKIN What’s New (Motema Music)
  23. ANDREA BRACHFELD Lotus Blossom (Jazzheads)
  24. LONDON, MEADER, PRAMUK and ROSS The Royal Bopsters (Motema)
  25. PATRICK WILLIAMS Home Suite Home (BFM Jazz)
  26. MIKE LeDONNE AwwlRight! (Savant)
  27. BOB JAMES & NATHAN EAST The New Cool (Yamaha)
  28. JOHN PIZZARELLI Midnight McCartney (Concord)
  29. KIRSTEN EDKINS Art & Soul (Equipoise)
  30. LIONEL LOUEKE Gaia (Blue Note)
  31. LEE RITENOUR A Twist Of Rit (Concord)
  32. CECILE McLORIN SALVANT For One To Love (Mack Avenue)
  33. JOE MAGNARELLI Three On Two (Posi-Tone)
  34. CARLOS HENRIQUEZ The Bronx Pyramid (Blue Engine)
  35. CHICK COREA | BELA FLECK Two (Concord)
  36. RAYFORD GRIFFIN Reflections of Brownie (Razor Edge)
  37. BEN PATERSON For Once In My Life (Origin)
  38. THEO CROKER DvrkFUNK (OKEH)
  39. MANUEL VALERA AND GROOVE SQUARE Urban Landscape (Destiny)
  40. ESSIET OKON ESSIET Shona (Space Time)
  41. TERELL STAFFORD BrotherLee Love (Capri)
  42. ADAM SCONE I Scream Scone (Rondette Jazz)
  43. KENDRICK SCOTT ORACLE We Are The Drum (Blue Note)
  44. ST. GERMAIN St. Germain (Nonesuch)
  45. DOUG BEAVERS Titanes Del Trombon (ArtistShare)
  46. PEREZ, PATITUCCI & BLADE Children Of The Light (Mack Avenue)
  47. JEFF LORBER & CHUCK LOEB Bop (ArtistShare)
  48. ARTURO O’FARRILL AND THE AFRO LATIN JAZZ ORCHESTRA Cuba | The Conversation Continues
  49. (Motema Music)
  50. CHRISTIAN HOWES American Spirit (Resonance)
  51. MICHAEL KOCOUR Spiffy (Tempest)
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