Top 50 Jazz Albums - 20 December 2015 [Source: JazzWeek] 
December 22, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Donna M in Artists, Chester Thompson Trio - Simpler Times, Houston Person - Something Personal, Joey DeFrancesco - Trip Mode, Kenny Burrell - The Road To Love, Nat Birchall - Ancient World, 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!

Once again, Houston Person holds onto the number one slot with Something Personal and Kenny Burrell is number two with The Road To Love.

Please enjoy listening to Nat Birchall's performance of  Ancient World in the video below: 

 

 

 

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

 

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