Top 50 Jazz Albums - 10 January 2016 [Source: JazzWeek] 
January 12, 2016 at 6:00 AM
Donna M in Artists, Cory Weeds & The Jeff Hamilton Trio - This Happy Madness, Dumlop Sessions - Snarky Puppy, Houston Person - Something Personal, Joey DeFrancesco Trio, Kenny Burrell - The Road To Love, Scott Hamilton and Jeff Hamilton Trio - Live in Bern, Top Jazz Albums, Top Jazz Albums for January 2016

♫ Happy New Year ~ May 2016 be your best year yet! Here are the top 50 Jazz albums that received the most airplay on US, Canadian and internet radio stations from the past week!

Even though it's been three weeks since the last list was released, not much has changed with the top 5. It's still the same artists but just in a different order. *sigh*

Please enjoy Dunlop Sessions: Snarky Puppy. Starts off chatty but that segues into a performance so be patient.  

 

 

  1. JOEY DeFRANCESCO Trip Mode (HighNote)
  2. HOUSTON PERSON Something Personal (HighNote)
  3. CORY WEEDS & THE JEFF HAMILTON TRIO This Happy Madness (Cellar Live)
  4. KENNY BURRELL The Road To Love (HighNote)
  5. SCOTT HAMILTON & JEFF HAMILTON TRIO Live In Bern (Capri)
  6. DON BRADEN Luminosity (Creative Perspective Music)
  7. CHESTER THOMPSON TRIO Simpler Times (Joyful Noise, Inc.)
  8. GERRY GIBBS and the THRASHER DREAM TRIO  Live In Studio (Whaling City Sounds)
  9. JOHN SCOFIELD Past Present (Impulse / Universal)
  10. WILL CAVINESS SEXTET A Walk (Cellar Live)
  11. CHRISTIAN McBRIDE TRIO Live At The Village Vanguard (Mack Avenue)
  12. AMINA FIGAROVA Blue Whisper (In+Out)
  13. KARRIN ALLYSON Many A New Day (Motema)
  14. CHARLES RUGGIERO As Heard On TV (Rondette Jazz)
  15. DENISE DONATELLI Find A Heart (Savant)
  16. PATRICK WILLIAMS Home Suite Home (BFM Jazz)
  17. ERIC ALEXANDER The Real Thing (HighNote)
  18. ORRIN EVANS The Evolution Of Oneself (Smoke Sessions)
  19. MICHAEL KOCOUR Spiffy (Tempest)
  20. KIRSTEN EDKINS Art & Soul (Equipoise)
  21. BOB JAMES & NATHAN EAST The New Cool (Yamaha)
  22. JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA with WYNTON MARSALIS Big Band Holidays (Blue Engine)
  23. MICHAEL DEASE Decisions (Posi-Tone)
  24. CECILE McLORIN SALVANT For One To Love (Mack Avenue)
  25. TOM HARRELL First Impressions (HighNote)
  26. IRA HILL Tomorrow (Self-Released)
  27. DOUG WEBB Back East (Posi-Tone)
  28. ERNIE KRIVDA Requiem For A Jazz Lady (Capri)
  29. ORAN ETKIN What’s New (Motema Music)
  30. ADAM SCONE I Scream Scone (Rondette Jazz)
  31. PHIL TURCIO Signals (Alfi)
  32. LIONEL LOUEKE Gaia (Blue Note)
  33. ANDREA BRACHFELD Lotus Blossom (Jazzheads)
  34. CHRISTIAN HOWES American Spirit (Resonance)
  35. AMP TRIO m(y)our world (Self Released)
  36. MANUEL VALERA AND GROOVE SQUARE Urban Landscape (Destiny)
  37. DAVE WILSON QUARTET There Was Never (Zoho)
  38. THEO CROKER DvrkFUNK (OKEH)
  39. MIKE LeDONNE AwwlRight! (Savant)
  40. ARTURO SANDOVAL Live At Yoshis (Alfi)
  41. CHICK COREA | BELA FLECK Two (Concord)
  42. BRAD MEHLDAU 10 Years Solo Live (Nonesuch)
  43. JOE MAGNARELLI Three On Two (Posi-Tone)
  44. DOUG BEAVERS Titanes Del Trombon (ArtistShare)
  45. KIM NAZARIAN Some Morning (Kimj Music)
  46. BEN PATERSON For Once In My Life (Origin)
  47. CARLOS HENRIQUEZ The Bronx Pyramid (Blue Engine)
  48. RAYFORD GRIFFIN Reflections of Brownie (Razor Edge) 
  49. TOM COLLIER Across The Bridge (Origin)
  50. JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA with WYNTON MARSALIS Live In Cuba (Blue Engine)
  51. COUNT BASIE ORCHESTRA A Very Swingin’ Basie Christmas (Concord)

 

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