Dizzy's Club Coca Cola in New York City

Jazz Alley in Seattle

Dazzle Restaurant & Lounge in Denver

 

Ronnie Scott's in London

Yoshi's Jazz Club in San Francisco

 

Sunday
Sep142014

Top 50 Jazz Albums For the Week of 15 September 2014 via JazzWeek

Here are the top 50 Jazz albums that received the most airplay on US, Canadian and internet radio stations from the previous week! Which artists are you listening to these days?  Let me know on Twitter or Facebook.

For your listening pleasure this week, Cecile McLorin Salvant performing WomanChild live on KCRW. Enjoy!

 

 

 

  1. SEAN JONES im.pro.vise - never before seen (Mack Avenue)
  2. FRED HERSCH Floating (Fred Hersch Music)
  3. CYRUS CHESTNUT Midnight Melodies (Smoke Sessions)
  4. MARK ELF Mark Elf Returns 2014 (Jen Bay, Inc.)
  5. TOM HARRELL Trip (HighNote)

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Wednesday
Sep102014

The Recording Academy Statement RE: Gerald Wilson 

Dan Carlin, Honoree Gerald Wilson and Neil Portnow during 1st Annual GRAMMY Salute to Jazz at The Knitting Factory in Los Angeles, California. Photo Courtesy of The Recording Academy®/Wireimage.com © 2004. Photographed by: R. Diamond.

A musician, composer, arranger, and a 2004 Recording Academy President’s Merit Award recipient, Gerald Wilson had an extraordinary career that spanned eight decades. A pioneer of jazz, he played trumpet in big bands and worked with legendary artists including Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, and Bobby Darin, among many others.

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Sunday
Sep072014

Top 50 Jazz Albums For the Week of 8 September 2014 [via JazzWeek]

Here are the top 50 Jazz albums that received the most airplay on US, Canadian and internet radio stations from the previous week! Which artists are you listening to these days?  Let me know on Twitter or Facebook.

For your listening pleasure this week, The Pace Report: "Liberating The Soul" - The Orrin Evans Interview ~ Enjoy!

 

 

  1. SEAN JONES im.pro.vise - never before seen (Mack Avenue)
  2. CYRUS CHESTNUT Midnight Melodies (Smoke Sessions)
  3. CYRILLE AIMEE It’s A Good Day (Mack Avenue)
  4. RODNEY WHITAKER When We Find Ourselves Alone (Mack Avenue)
  5. BOBBY BROOM My Shining Hour (Origin)

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Sunday
Aug312014

Top 50 Jazz Albums for the Week of 1 September 2014 [JazzWeek]

Can you believe that it is already Septermber?? Where did summer go? *sigh*

Here are the top 50 Jazz albums that received the most airplay on US, Canadian and internet radio stations from the previous week! Which artists are you listening to these days?  Let me know on Twitter or Facebook.

For your listening pleasure this week, the Mack Avenue Superband (Carl Allen, Evan Perri, Gary Burton, Kirk Whalum, Aaron Diehl, Rodney Whitaker, Sean Jones, Warren Wolf) performing Soul Sister at the 2013 Detroit Jazz Festival. Enjoy!

 

 

  1. CYRUS CHESTNUT Midnight Melodies (Smoke Sessions)
  2. BOBBY HUTCHERSON Enjoy The View (Blue Note)
  3. SEAN JONES im.pro.vise - never before seen (Mack Avenue)
  4. CYRILLE AIMEE It’s A Good Day (Mack Avenue)
  5. BOBBY BROOM My Shining Hour (Origin)

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