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Top 50 Jazz Albums - 15 November 2015 [Source: JazzWeek]

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

 Gerry Gibbs and the Thrasher Dream Trio (featuring Ron Carter and Kenny Barron)'s Live In Studio and The Evolution of Oneself by Orrin Evans flipped places this week at the top of the chart. 


Check out the video below of The Robert Glasper Experiment, Pete Rock, and Stefon Harris doing a tribute to Roy Ayers in Paris, FR ~ Enjoy!



  1. GERRY GIBBS and the THRASHER DREAM TRIO  Live In Studio (Whaling City Sounds)
  2. ORRIN EVANS The Evolution Of Oneself (Smoke Sessions)
  3. JOHN SCOFIELD Past Present (Impulse / Universal)
  5. CHRISTIAN McBRIDE TRIO Live At The Village Vanguard (Mack Avenue)

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Top 50 Jazz Albums for the Week of 14 January 2013! [JazzWeek]

The JazzWeek list is back!  Here are the top 50 jazz albums receiving the most airplay on US, Canadian and internet radio stations for the week of 14 January 2013!


  1. HOUSTON PERSON Naturally (HighNote)
  2. THE CLAYTON BROTHERS The Gathering (ArtistShare)
  3. WINARD HARPER & JELI POSSE Coexist (Jazz Legacy Productions)
  4. PONCHO SANCHEZ & HIS LATIN JAZZ BAND Live in Hollywood (Concord Picante)
  5. GEORGE CABLES My Muse (HighNote)

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Your Thoughts on Miles Davis 19 Years After His Death...

Has it really been 19 years since Miles Davis passed away on 28 September 1991?

After reading "Miles: The Autobiography" in the summer of 1991, I was determined to see him perform live in concert.

It didn't quite work out that way for me; I was caught off-guard when his death was announced in the news on 28 September of that same year.

My childhood household was not filled with jazz music.  I didn't grow up really knowing the Miles Davis "mystique". A lot of Miles Davis's music and career is as new to me as any other newbie to the genre.

I asked my Twitter friends a few questions yesterday regarding Mr. Davis and his legacy.

The responses are intriguing, personal, reflective and opinionated. I posted the questions and answers below ~

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JAM 2010: 156 Artists for a New Jazz Experience (Part X)

Good morning! This series is winding down ~ there are only two more parts left of the "JAM 2010: 156 Artists for a New Jazz Experience".

If there is any musician, group or vocalist that you'd like to see an individual blog post about, please let me know. Contact me either via a DM on Twitter (I'm @ElementsOfJazz) or through the contact form here on the website. Thank you. smiley icons

Today I'd like to share some information with you about drummers Roy Haynes and Scott McLemore; saxophonists  Rudresh Mahanthappa and Shannon Mowday; Mack Avenue recording artists Sachal Vasandani and Sean Jones; vibraphonist Stefon Harris, and groups - The Seatbelts and Soil & "Pimp" Sessions.

Enjoy ~

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