Top 50 Jazz Albums - 31 January 2016 [Source: JazzWeek] 
February 1, 2016 at 6:00 AM
Donna M in Arnan Raz Quintet, Artists, Cory Weeds & The Jeff Hamilton Trio - This Happy Madness, Cyrille Aimee - Let's Get Lost, Don Braden - Luminosity, Mack Avenue Superband - Live From The Detroit Jazz Festival 2014, Stryker Slagle Band Expanded - Routes, Top Jazz Albums, Top Jazz Albums for January 2016

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


Please enjoy the Arnan Raz Quintet's new release Second To The Left. 

Second To The Left - Rabbit Rabbit Rabbit Records.
Recorded at Samurai Hotel Recording Studio, NY by David Stoler.
Mastered by Nate Wood from Kerseboom Mastering.
Album Design by Efrat Goldmann:

Arnan Raz- Tenor Saxophone
Eyal Hai- Alto Saxophone
Daniel Meron- Piano
Nadav Lachish- Bass
Dani Danor- Drums

Footage by Dana Katz:
Editing and extra footage by Eyal Hai:


  1. CORY WEEDS & THE JEFF HAMILTON TRIO This Happy Madness (Cellar Live)
  2. MACK AVENUE SUPERBAND Live From The Detroit Jazz Festival 2014 (Mack Avenue)
  3. STRYKER | SLAGLE BAND EXPANDED Routes (Strikezone)
  4. DON BRADEN Luminosity (Creative Perspective Music)
  5. CYRILLE AIMEE Let’s Get Lost (Mack Avenue)
  6. JOEY DeFRANCESCO Trip Mode (HighNote)
  7. KENNY BURRELL The Road To Love (HighNote)
  8. WILL CAVINESS SEXTET A Walk (Cellar Live)
  9. JERRY WELDON On The Move (Doodlin’)
  10. CHESTER THOMPSON TRIO Simpler Times (Joyful Noise, Inc.)
  12. CHARLES LLOYD & THE MARVELS I Long To See You (Blue Note)
  13. HOUSTON PERSON Something Personal (HighNote)
  14. AMINA FIGAROVA Blue Whisper (In+Out)
  15. 14 JAZZ ORCHESTRA Nothing Hard Is Ever Easy (Dabon Music)
  16. WES MONTGOMERY One Night In Indy (Resonance)
  17. GERRY GIBBS and the THRASHER DREAM TRIO  Live In Studio (Whaling City Sounds)
  18. DENISE DONATELLI Find A Heart (Savant)
  19. JOHN SCOFIELD Past Present (Impulse / Universal)
  20. PHIL WOODS QUINTET Live At The Deer Head Inn (Vectordisc)
  21. KIRSTEN EDKINS Art & Soul (Equipoise)
  23. PATRICK WILLIAMS Home Suite Home (BFM Jazz)
  24. AMP TRIO m(y)our world (Self Released)
  25. PHIL TURCIO Signals (Alfi)
  26. LISA HILTON Nocturnal (Ruby Slippers)
  27. MICHAEL KOCOUR Spiffy (Tempest)
  28. CHARLES RUGGIERO As Heard On TV (Rondette Jazz)
  30. KEN FOWSER Standing Tall (Posi-tone)
  31. ORRIN EVANS The Evolution Of Oneself (Smoke Sessions)
  32. LEW TABACKIN TRIO Soundscrapes (Self Produced)
  33. DAVE WILSON QUARTET There Was Never (Zoho)
  34. ADAM SCONE I Scream Scone (Rondette Jazz)
  36. KARRIN ALLYSON Many A New Day (Motema)
  37. MIKE HOLOBER Balancing Act (Palmetto)
  38. FIVEPLAY Live At The Deer Head Inn (Vectordisc)
  39. BOB JAMES & NATHAN EAST The New Cool (Yamaha)
  40. DOUG WEBB Back East (Posi-Tone)
  41. ROXY CROSS Restless Idealism (Origin)
  42. CHRISTIAN McBRIDE TRIO Live At The Village Vanguard (Mack Avenue)
  43. BRIAN ANDRES AFRO-CUBAN JAZZ CARTE This Could Be That (Self-Released)
  44. CECILE McLORIN SALVANT For One To Love (Mack Avenue)
  45. GREG ABATE & PHIL WOODS Kindred Spirits: Live at Chans (Whaling City Sound)
  46. JOE MAGNARELLI Three On Two (Posi-Tone)
  47. RAY VEGA & THOMAS MARRIOTT Return Of The East-West Trumpet Summit (Origin)
  48. RAYFORD GRIFFIN Reflections of Brownie (Razor Edge) 
  49. IRA HILL Tomorrow (Self-Released)
  50. CLARK GIBSON + ORCHESTRA Bird With Strings: The Lost Arrangements (Blujazz)

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