JazzWeek http://www.jazzweek.com The Weekly Guide to Jazz Radio Airplay Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:32:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.1 Sept. 18: Christian McBride Big Band hits No. 1 http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2017/09/september-18-christian-mcbride-big-band-hits-no-1/ Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:27:33 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1905 At No. 1  on this week’s JazzWeek Jazz Chart is Christian McBride Big Band Bringin’ It (Mack Avenue). Most added (+27) is Dee Dee Bridgewater Memphis … Yes I’m Ready (OKEH). Biggest mover (+88) is Cécile McLorin Salvant Dreams and Daggers (Mack Avenue). Tied for highest debut (No. 28) are Mike Stern Trip (Heads Up) and Steps Ahead Steppin’ Out (Sunnyside). Most reported (57 stations) is Harold Mabern To Love and Be Loved (Smoke Sessions).

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September 11: 2nd week at No. 1 for Cyrus Chestnut http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2017/09/september-11-2nd-week-at-no-1-for-cyrus-chestnut/ Thu, 07 Sep 2017 12:15:14 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1902 At No. 1 for a second week on this week’s JazzWeek Jazz Chart is Cyrus Chestnut There’s A Sweet, Sweet Spirit (HighNote). Most added (+41) and biggest mover (+131) is Cécile McLorin Salvant Dreams and Daggers (Mack Avenue). Highest debut (No. 5) and most reported (55 stations) is Christian McBride Big Band Bringin’ It (Mack Avenue).

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September 4: Cyrus Chestnut is No. 1 http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2017/08/september-4-cyrus-chestnut-is-no-1/ Thu, 31 Aug 2017 13:03:38 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1898 At No. 1 on this week’s JazzWeek Jazz Chart is Cyrus Chestnut There’s A Sweet, Sweet Spirit (HighNote). Most added (+38) is Christian McBride Big Band Bringin’ It (Mack Avenue). Biggest mover (+99) is Dave Stryker Strykin’ Ahead (Strikezone). Highest debut (No. 33) is Carolyn Fitzhugh Simply Amazing (Independent). Most reported (61 stations) is  Harold Mabern To Love and Be Loved (Smoke Sessions).

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August 28: Two weeks at No. 1 for Terry Gibbs http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2017/08/august-28-two-weeks-at-no-1-for-terry-gibbs/ Thu, 24 Aug 2017 12:34:20 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1895 At No. 1 for a second week on this week’s JazzWeek Jazz Chart is Terry Gibbs 92 Years Young: Jammin’ At The Gibbs House (Whaling City Sound).  Highest debut (No. 14) and biggest mover (+91) is John Beasley Monk’estra Vol. 2 (Mack Avenue). Most added (+21) is John Dokes Forever Reasons (Rondette). Most reported (60 stations) is Cyrus Chestnut There’s A Sweet, Sweet Spirit (HighNote).

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August 21: Terry Gibbs is No. 1 http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2017/08/august-21-terry-gibbs-is-no-1/ Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:08:15 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1892 At No. 1 on this week’s JazzWeek Jazz Chart is Terry Gibbs 92 Years Young: Jammin’ At The Gibbs House (Whaling City Sound).  Highest debut (No. 16) and biggest mover (+81) is Harold Mabern To Love and Be Loved (Smoke Sessions). Most added (+27) is John Beasley Monk’estra Vol. 2 (Mack Avenue). Most reported (52 stations) is Cyrus Chestnut There’s A Sweet, Sweet Spirit (HighNote).

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2017 JazzWeek Awards winners honored at reception in San Jose http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2017/08/2017-jazzweek-awards-winners-honored-at-reception-in-san-jose/ Sat, 12 Aug 2017 21:49:49 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1887

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Winners of the 2017 JazzWeek Awards were announced at a reception on August 10 at Olla Cocina in San Jose, California, as part of the JazzWeek Summit. In addition to awards selected by voters, the Duke Dubois Humanitarian Award, the Scott Willis Jazz Impact Award, and the Tom The Jazzman Mallison Lifetime Achievement Award were presented.

The following are the winners for 2017:

Station of the Year

Outstanding presentation, community service and involvement, professionalism, participation in the JazzWeek community.
Station of the Year — More than 40 hours per week of jazz: WBGO, Newark

Station of the Year — Fewer than 40 hours per week of jazz: WGBH, Boston

Internet, Non-Terrestrial, or Syndicator of the Year: Jazz 24/7 from WGBH

Presenter of the Year

This category is for a jazz broadcaster with exceptional presentation and communications skills for an outstanding individual who hosts or produces a jazz program. Linda Yohn, WEMU is the 2017 recipient.

Record Label of the Year

This category recognizes the overall quality of releases, production values, and artist support for the year’s outstanding record label. Mack Avenue Records is the 2017 recipient.

Programmer of the Year, Bobby Jackson Award

The recipient of the award should demonstrate exceptional programming ability, professionalism, and active participation in the JazzWeek community.
Programmer of the Year — Terrestrial: Jesse “Chuy” Varela, KCSM

Programmer of the Year — Internet and Non-Terrestrial: Brad Stone, The Creative Source on SoulandJazz.com

Promoter or Promotion Company of the Year, Dick LaPalm Award — Voted on by JazzWeek reporting stations

The promoter/company should demonstrate outstanding communication, consistent quality of releases, and strong artist support, as well as active participation in the JazzWeek community. This year’s recipient is Groov Marketing and Consulting.

The Scott Willis Jazz Impact Award was given posthumously to Scott Willis, longtime KLON and JazzRadio.com music director, who succumbed to cancer earlier this year.

Linda Yohn, who retires from WEMU later this year, is the recipient of the Tom “The Jazzman” Mallison Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Duke Dubois Humanitarian Award recipient for 2017 is SiriusXM Real Jazz program director Mark Ruffin.

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August 14: 5 weeks at No. 1 for Louis Hayes http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2017/08/august-14-5-weeks-at-no-1-for-louis-hayes/ Thu, 10 Aug 2017 06:14:23 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1885 At No. 1 on this week’s JazzWeek Jazz Chart for now a fifth straight week is Louis Hayes Serenade for Horace (Blue Note). Highest debut (No. 5) and biggest mover (+115) is Cyrus Chestnut There’s A Sweet, Sweet Spirit (HighNote). Most added (+35) is Harold Mabern To Love and Be Loved (Smoke Sessions). Most reported (53 stations) is DeJohnette, Grenadier, Medeski and Scofield Hudson (Motema).

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August 7: 4th week at No. 1 for Louis Hayes http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2017/08/august-7-4th-week-at-no-1-for-louis-hayes/ Thu, 03 Aug 2017 12:01:14 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1881 At No. 1 on this week’s JazzWeek Jazz Chart for a fourth straight week is Louis Hayes Serenade for Horace (Blue Note). It’s also the most reported CD (57 stations). Most added (+29) is Jeff Coffin Next Time Yellow (Ear Up). Biggest movers (+70) are John Pizzarelli Sinatra & Jobim @ 50 (CMG) and Russell Malone Time For The Dancers (HighNote). Highest debut (No. 18) is Pete Malinverni Heaven (Saranac).

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July 31: 3 weeks at No. 1 for Louis Hayes http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2017/07/july-31-3-weeks-at-no-1-for-louis-hayes/ Thu, 27 Jul 2017 13:12:51 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1878 At No. 1 on this week’s JazzWeek Jazz Chart for a third consecutive week is Louis Hayes Serenade for Horace (Blue Note). Most added (+29) is John Pizzarelli Sinatra & Jobim @ 50 (CMG). Biggest move (+74) is Gerald Cannon Combinations (Woodneck). Highest debut (No. 29) is Various The Passion Of Charlie Parker (Impulse / Verve). Most reported (52 stations) is Ben Allison Layers Of The City (Sonic Camera).

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July 24: Louis Hayes repeats at No. 1 http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2017/07/july-24-louis-hayes-repeats-at-no-1/ Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:17:15 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1876 At No. 1 on this week’s JazzWeek Jazz Chart for a second week, and also most reported (54 stations), is Louis Hayes Serenade for Horace (Blue Note). Biggest move (+84), highest debut (No. 12) and tied for most added (+17) is Charles Lloyd New Quartet Passin’ Thru (Blue Note). Also most added are Tardo Hammer Trio Swinging On A Star (Cellar Live) and Pete Malinverni Heaven (Saranac).

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