JazzWeek http://www.jazzweek.com The Weekly Guide to Jazz Radio Airplay Thu, 12 Jan 2017 05:52:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.1 January 16: Norah Jones returns to No. 1 http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2017/01/january-16-norah-jones-returns-to-no-1/ Thu, 12 Jan 2017 05:50:42 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1771 At No. 1 on the JazzWeek Jazz Chart after a week at No. 1 on Nov. 21 is Norah Jones Day Breaks (Blue Note). Biggest mover (+64) is Steve Slagle Alto Manhattan (Panorama). Most added (+16) are Organic Trio Saturn’s Spell (Jazz Family) and Mark Whitfield Grace (Self-Produced). Top debut (No. 29) is Erik Jekabson A Brand New Take (OA2). Most reported (36 stations) is Mike LeDonne & The Groover Quartet That Feelin’ (Savant).

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January 9: 3rd week at No. 1 for Mike LeDonne http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2017/01/january-9-3rd-week-at-no-1-for-mike-ledonne/ Thu, 05 Jan 2017 05:37:15 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1766 At No. 1 on the JazzWeek Jazz Chart for a third week is Mike LeDonne & The Groover Quartet That Feelin’ (Savant). Biggest mover (+34) is Mark Whitfield Grace (Self-Produced). Most added (+16) is Terell Stafford Forgive and Forget (Herb Harris Music). Top debut is Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra Heaven Help Us All (Shanti).

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Gregory Porter tops JazzWeek Top 100 for 2016 http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2016/12/gregory-porter-tops-jazzweek-top-100-for-2016/ Tue, 27 Dec 2016 01:11:57 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1761 No. 1 on the JazzWeek Top 100 for 2016 chart is Gregory Porter Take Me To The Alley (Blue Note). The rest of the top five are: Russell Malone All About Melody (HighNote), Warren Wolf Convergence (Mack Avenue), Kenny Garrett Do Your Dance (Mack Avenue), and One For All The Third Decade (Smoke Sessions). Rounding out the top 10 are:  Joey Alexander Countdown (Motema), René Marie Sound Of Red (Motema), Jim Rotondi Dark Blue (Smoke Sessions), Willie Jones III Groundwork (WJ3), and Cyrus Chestnut Natural Essence (HighNote).

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December 26: 2 weeks at No. 1 for Mike LeDonne http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2016/12/december-26-2-weeks-at-no-1-for-mike-ledonne/ Thu, 22 Dec 2016 13:25:38 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1759 At No. 1 on the JazzWeek Jazz Chart for a second week is Mike LeDonne & The Groover Quartet That Feelin’ (Savant). Biggest mover (+27) and most added (+12) this week is Steve Slagle Alto Manhattan (Panorama). The week’s top debut (No. 43) is Will Bonness Halcyon (Will Bonness Music). Most reported (48 stations) is George Cables The George Cables Songbook (HighNote).

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December 19: Mike LeDonne is No. 1 http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2016/12/december-19-mike-ledonne-the-groover-quartet-are-no-1/ Thu, 15 Dec 2016 14:07:04 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1753 At No. 1 on the JazzWeek Jazz Chart is Mike LeDonne & The Groover Quartet That Feelin’ (Savant). Biggest mover this week (+75) is Leslie Odom Jr Simply Christmas (S-Curve). Most added (+15) are Tom Marko Inner Light (Summit) and Dave Stryker O Tannenbaum bonus track from Eight Track II (Strikezone). The week’s top debut (No. 26) is Kurt Elling The Beautiful Day (Sony/Okeh). Most reported (58 stations) is Eric Alexander Second Impression (HighNote).

 

 

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December 12: Third week at No. 1 for Eric Alexander http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2016/12/december-12-third-week-at-no-1-for-eric-alexander/ Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:35:52 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1749 At No. 1 on the JazzWeek Jazz Chart for a third consecutive week is Eric Alexander Second Impression (HighNote). It’s also the most reported CD (58 stations). The week’s biggest mover (+77) and most added (+24) is Kurt Elling The Beautiful Day (Sony/Okeh). The week’s top debut (No. 41) is Revolutionary Snake Ensemble I Want That Sound! (Innova).

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December 5: Eric Alexander repeats at No. 1 http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2016/12/december-5-eric-alexander-repeats-at-no-1/ Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:25:40 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1747 At No. 1 on the JazzWeek Jazz Chart for a second straight week is Eric Alexander Second Impression (HighNote). It’s tied for most reported with Joey Alexander Countdown (Motema). The week’s biggest mover (+41) is Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7 Soul Jazz Fridays (Sunflower Soul). Most added is Dan Pratt Hymn For The Happy Man (Same Island Music). The week’s highest debut (No. 32) is Lori Williams Behind The Smiles (Pacific Coast Jazz).

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November 28: Eric Alexander is new No. 1 http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2016/11/november-28-eric-alexander-is-new-no-1/ Thu, 24 Nov 2016 16:45:44 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1744 New at No. 1 on the JazzWeek Jazz Chart this week is Eric Alexander Second Impression (HighNote). The week’s biggest mover (+58) and most reported (53 stations) is Mike LeDonne & The Groover Quartet That Feelin’ (Savant). Most added (+13) is Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7 Soul Jazz Fridays (Sunflower Soul). The week’s highest debut (No. 37) is Jeff Libman Strange Beauty (Cellar Live).

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November 21: Norah Jones is No. 1 http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2016/11/november-21-norah-jones-is-no-1/ Thu, 17 Nov 2016 13:59:50 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1738 New at No. 1 on the JazzWeek Jazz Chart this week is Norah Jones Day Breaks (Blue Note). Biggest mover (+82) and highest debut (No. 22) is Wallace Roney A Place In Time (HighNote). Most added is Delfeayo Marsalis & The Uptown Jazz Orchestra Make America Great Again! (Troubadour Jass). Most reported (50 stations) are Joey Alexander Countdown (Motema) and Eric Alexander Second Impression (HighNote).

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November 14: 7 weeks at No. 1 for Joey Alexander http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2016/11/november-14-7-weeks-at-no-1-for-joey-alexander/ Thu, 10 Nov 2016 13:10:17 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1735 It’s a seventh consecutive week at No. 1 on the JazzWeek Jazz Chart for Joey Alexander Countdown (Motema). Biggest mover (+53) is Mike LeDonne & The Groover Quartet That Feelin’ (Savant). Most added (+25) is Wallace Roney A Place In Time (HighNote). Highest Debut (No. 35) is Kait Dunton trioKAIT Casual (Real & Imagined Music). Most reported (54 stations) is Eric Alexander Second Impression (HighNote).

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