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Eric Jackson chosen as 2012 Duke Dubois Humanitarian Award winner at JazzWeek Awards

Published on August 31, 2012, by in News.

  DETROIT — Legendary WGBH jazz broadcaster Eric Jackson was named the 2012 recipient of the Duke Dubois Humanitarian Award, presented each year to an individual whose dedication to jazz and jazz radio has been exceptional. The Duke Dubois award and awards in 11 other categories were presented at the annual JazzWeek Awards dinner as part of the JazzWeek Summit on Thursday, August 30, at Redsmoke Barbecue in Detroit. Four winners were announced in Station of the Year categories. In markets 1-25, the winner was KMHD, Portland, Ore.; markets 26-79, WWOZ, New Orleans; markets 80+, KCCK, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; internet and

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Sept. 3: Bruce Barth is new No. 1

This week’s new No. 1 on JazzWeek’s September 3 Jazz Chart and the most reported CD for the week (49) is Bruce Barth Three Things of Beauty (Savant). Michael Pedicin Live at the Loft (Jazz Hut) is the week’s biggest gainer (+69). The highest debut of the week (No. 29) is Roni Ben-Hur & Santi Debriano Our Thing (Motema). Most added (+17) is Yoron Israel Visions (Ronja Music).

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Aug. 27: Four Weeks Straight for Fuller

Curtis Fuller’s Down Home (Capri) is at No. 1 on JazzWeek’s August 27 Jazz Chart for its fourth straight week at the top. At No. 2 and most reported for the week (45) is Bruce Barth Three Things of Beauty (Savant). Most added (+20), biggest gainer (+69) and highest debut (No. 15) honors all go to Donald Vega Spiritual Nature (Resonance).

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Aug. 20: Three-peat for Fuller

Curtis Fuller’s Down Home is at No. 1 on JazzWeek’s August 20 Jazz Chart for a third straight week. Tom Harrell Number Five (HighNote) is the week’s most-reported (43 stations). The highest debut (No. 27) is John Abercrombie Within a Song (ECM). The biggest gainer (+73) is Joey DeFrancesco Wonderful! Wonderful! (HighNote). Dr. Lonnie Smith The Healer (Pilgrimage) was most added (+13).

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Aug. 13: Fuller repeats at No. 1

Curtis Fuller’s Down Home repeats at No. 1 on JazzWeek’s August 13 Jazz Chart. Tom Harrell Number Five (HighNote) is the week’s most-reported CD (45 stations). The highest debut (No. 19) is Bruce Barth Three Things of Beauty (Savant). Most added (+22) is Joey DeFrancesco Wonderful! Wonderful! (HighNote).

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Curtis Fuller is Aug. 6 Jazz No. 1

Curtis Fuller’s Down Home is the new No. 1 on JazzWeek’s August 6 Jazz Chart, which is also the week’s biggest gainer (+82). Pat Metheny Unity Band (Nonesuch) is the week’s most-reported CD (44 stations). The highest debut (No. 39) is Brian Bromberg In The Spirit of Jobim (Artistry). Most added (+19) is Joey DeFrancesco Wonderful! Wonderful! (HighNote).

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