JazzWeek http://www.jazzweek.com The Weekly Guide to Jazz Radio Airplay Thu, 27 Jul 2017 13:12:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 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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Nominees selected for 2017 JazzWeek Awards http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2017/07/nominees-selected-for-2017-jazzweek-awards/ http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2017/07/nominees-selected-for-2017-jazzweek-awards/#comments Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:57:03 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1873 Nominations have been tabulated for the 2017 JazzWeek Awards, which will be presented on August 10 in San Jose, California, at the JazzWeek Summit. In addition to these awards selected by voters, the Duke Dubois Humanitarian Award, the Scott Willis Jazz Impact Award, and the Tom The Jazzman Mallison Lifetime Achievement Award will also be presented.

The following are the nominees for 2016:

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

  • KCSM, San Mateo
  • KSDS, San Diego
  • KUVO, Denver
  • WBGO, Newark
  • WDCB, Chicago
  • WDNA, Miami
  • WGMC, Rochester

Station of the Year — Fewer than 40 hours per week of jazz

  • KANU, Lawrence
  • KJZZ, Phoenix
  • WBGU, Bowling Green
  • WBLV, Twin Lake
  • WEAA, Baltimore
  • WGBH, Boston
  • WHRV, Norfolk

Internet, Non-Terrestrial, or Syndicator of the Year

  • Jazz 24/7 from WGBH
  • Jazz After Hours, PRI
  • Jazz From Gallery 41
  • MOJA Radio
  • soulandjazz.com
  • taintradio

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.
  • Arturo Gómez, KUVO
  • Derrick Lucas, WGMC
  • Marcellus Shepard, WEAA
  • Jae Sinnett, WHRV
  • Michael Valentine, WDNA
  • Linda Yohn, WEMU

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.
  • Blue Note
  • HighNote/Savant
  • Mack Avenue
  • Motéma
  • Origin
  • Posi-Tone
  • Smoke Sessions

Programmer of the Year, Bobby Jackson Award — Voted on by promoters

The recipient of the award should demonstrate exceptional programming ability, professionalism, and active participation in the JazzWeek community.

Programmer of the Year — Terrestrial

  • Mike Cornette, WUSF
  • Derrick Lucas, WGMC
  • Kevin O’Connor, KBEM
  • Marcellus Shepard, WEAA
  • Bob Stewart, KCCK
  • Jesse “Chuy” Varela, KCSM

Programmer of the Year — Internet and Non-Terrestrial

  • Russ Davis, MOJA Radio
  • Jeff Hanley, Jazz After Hours
  • Ron Pelletier, Jazz from Gallery 41
  • Mark Ruffin, Sirius/XM
  • Brad Stone, The Creative Source
  • Tessil Collins, Jazz 24/7 from WGBH

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.
  • Groov Marketing and Consulting
  • Kari-On Productions
  • Kate Smith Promotions
  • MC Promotion
  • New World ‘N’ Jazz
  • The Tracking Station
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July 17: Louis Hayes is No. 1 http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2017/07/july-17-four-weeks-at-no-1-for-jazzmeia-horn/ Thu, 13 Jul 2017 12:10:27 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1868 At No. 1 on this week’s JazzWeek Jazz Chart  and most reported (54 stations) is Louis Hayes Serenade for Horace (Blue Note). Biggest move (+82) is Barbara Morrison featuring Houston Person I Wanna Be Loved (Savant). Most added (+32) is Charles Lloyd New Quartet Passin’ Thru (Blue Note). Highest debut (No. 25) is Dave Liebman / Joe Lovano Compassion (Resonance).

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July 3: 3rd week at No. 1 for Jazzmeia Horn http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2017/06/july-3-3rd-week-at-no-1-for-jazzmeia-horn/ Thu, 29 Jun 2017 12:02:55 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1865 At No. 1 on this week’s JazzWeek Jazz Chart for a third week is Jazzmeia Horn A Social Call (Prestige / Concord Music Group). Most added (+23) is Barbara Morrison featuring Houston Person I Wanna Be Loved (Savant). Biggest mover (+70) is Alan Broadbent Developing Story (Eden River). Highest debut (No. 48) is Johnny DeFrancesco Featuring Duke Jethro A Tribute To B.B. King’s Live At The Regal (Ton A’ Chopps). Most reported (57 stations) is Louis Hayes Serenade for Horace (Blue Note).

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June 26: 2 weeks at No. 1 for Jazzmeia Horn http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2017/06/june-26-2-weeks-at-no-1-for-jazzmeia-horn/ Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:03:25 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1856 At No. 1 on this week’s JazzWeek Jazz Chart for a second week is Jazzmeia Horn A Social Call (Prestige / Concord Music Group). Most added (+18) and biggest move (+45) is Dave Liebman / Joe Lovano Compassion (Resonance). The week’s top debut (No. 35) is Ambrose Akinmusire A Rift In Decorum: Live at the Village Vanguard (Blue Note). Most reported (56 stations) is Louis Hayes Serenade for Horace (Blue Note).

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June 19: Horn and Krall tie at No. 1 http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2017/06/june-19-horn-and-krall-tie-at-no-1/ Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:56:29 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1852 There’s a tie at No. 1 on this week’s JazzWeek Jazz Chart. Jazzmeia Horn A Social Call (Prestige / Concord Music Group) joins — at No. 1 for a fourth consecutive week — Diana Krall Turn Up The Quiet (Verve). Most added (+19) and biggest move (+70) is Ariel Pocock Living In Twilight (Justin Time). The week’s top debut (No. 47) is Mats Holmquist Big Band Minimalism (MAMA). The most reported CD (57 stations) is Louis Hayes Serenade for Horace (Blue Note).

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June 12: 3 weeks at No. 1 for Diana Krall http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2017/06/june-12-3-weeks-at-no-1-for-diana-krall/ Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:33:29 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1849 At No. 1 for a third consecutive week on the JazzWeek Jazz Chart is Diana Krall Turn Up The Quiet (Verve). It’s also the most reported CD (51 stations) along with Louis Hayes Serenade for Horace (Blue Note), which is the week’s biggest mover (+71). Most added (+21) is Ambrose Akinmusire A Rift In Decorum: Live at the Village Vanguard (Blue Note). The week’s highest debut (No. 31) is Akiko Tsuruga So Cute So Bad (AT).

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June 5: 2nd week at No. 1 for Diana Krall http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2017/06/june-5-2nd-week-at-no-1-for-diana-krall/ Thu, 01 Jun 2017 12:53:49 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1845 Again at No. 1 this week on the JazzWeek Jazz Chart is Diana Krall Turn Up The Quiet (Verve). It’s also the most reported CD (51 stations) along with Steve Davis Think Ahead (Smoke Sessions). Most added (+39) and biggest move (+115) is Louis Hayes Serenade for Horace (Blue Note). The week’s highest debut (No. 25) is Jaco Pastorius Truth, Liberty & Soul The Complete NPR Jazz Alive! Recording (Resonance).

 

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May 29: Diana Krall reaches No. 1 http://www.jazzweek.com/blog/2017/05/may-29-diana-krall-reaches-no-1/ Thu, 25 May 2017 05:18:51 +0000 http://www.jazzweek.com/?p=1842 New at No. 1 this week on the JazzWeek Jazz Chart is Diana Krall Turn Up The Quiet (Verve). It’s also the most reported CD (56 stations). Most added (+24) is DeJohnette, Grenadier, Medeski and Scofield Hudson (Motema). Tied for biggest move (+43) are Jazzmeia Horn A Social Call (Prestige / Concord Music Group) and Yoko Miwa Pathways (Ocean Blue Tear Music). The week’s highest debut (No. 27) is Sean Jones Live from Jazz at the Bistro (Mack Avenue).

 

 

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