Top 50 Jazz Albums - 13 December 2015 [Source: JazzWeek] 
December 14, 2015 at 6:00 AM
Donna M in Artists, Cory Weeds & The Jeff Hamilton Trio - This Happy Madness, Houston Person - Something Personal, Joey DeFrancesco - Trip Mode, Kamasi Washington - The Epic video, Kenny Burrell - The Road To Love, Scott Hamilton and Jeff Hamilton Trio - Live in Bern, Top Jazz Albums, Top Jazz Albums for December 2015

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

Houston Person continues to hold the number one slot with Something Personal and Kenny Burrell comes in at number two with The Road To Love

You're slippin' if you haven't been checking out NPR's second season of Jazz Night in America every Thursday either via radio or online. Set aside some time this week and watch the two hour performance of Kamasi Washington that was presented earlier in 2015. If the Recording Academy's nomination process was righteous, The Epic would have been nominated for a GRAMMY

 

 

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

 

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