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Charts for April 24 - 30

May 1, 2015
The last week of April brought us a ton of new music on our charts, including new number ones in each genre!

Jazz - There are a few new names showing up, including our new #5, and David Sanborn moves up from #4 last week...

1    DAVID SANBORN    Time And The River    (OKeh)
2    OATMEAL JAZZ COMBO    Whole Wheat Oats    (Self-Released)
3    DAVE STRYKER    Messin' With Mister T    (Self-Released)
4    KEVIN EUBANKS AND STANLEY JORDAN    Duets    (Mack Avenue)
5    KARL LATHAM, RYAN CARNIAUX, AND MARK EGAN    Constellations    (Self-Released)
6    JAMES FARM    City Folk    (Nonesuch)
7    2CELLOS    Celloverse    (Self-Released)
8    JAMIE CULLUM    Interlude    (Blue Note)
9    DANA LANDRY QUARTET    Standard Elevation    (Artist Alliance)
10    ROBERT KENNEDY TRIO    Big Shoes    (Self-Released)

World - There's a lot of movement here, and a new #1!

1    TARAF DE HAIDOUKS    Of Lovers, Gamblers And Parachute Skirts    (Crammed)
2    NIYAZ    The Fourth Light    (Six Degrees)
3    EL NAAN    Codigo De Barros: An Iberian Roots Project    (Arc)
4    XAVIER RUDD AND THE UNITED NATIONS    Nanna    (Self-Released)
5    BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB    Lost And Found    (World Circuit)
6    SKINTS    FM    Easy Star    (Self-Released)
7    RED BARAAT    Gaadi Of Truth    (Sinj)
8    ALEX CUBA    Healer    (Caracol)
9    DENGUE FEVER    The Deepest Lake    (Tuk Tuk)
10    QUITAPENAS    Quitapenas    (White Iris)

College - So much good music on our College Charts this week! And a lot of new names! AND a new #1!

1    LOW CUT CONNIE    Hi Honey    (Contender)
2    BELLE AND SEBASTIAN    Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance    (Matador)
3    BRANDI CARLILE    The Firewatcher's Daughter    (ATO)
4    DELTA RAE    After It All    (Sire)
5    STEVE EARLE    Terraplane    (New West)
6    MODEST MOUSE    Strangers To Ourselves    (Epic)
7    POKEY LAFARGE    Something In The Water    (Rounder)
8    WAXAHATCHEE    Ivy Tripp    (Merge)
9    ALABAMA SHAKES    Sound And Color    (ATO)
10    BUILT TO SPILL    Untethered Moon    (Warner Brothers)

Roots - A debut on #1, check it out!

1     CASH BOX KINGS    Holding Court   (Blind Pig)
2     SLAM ALLEN     Feel These Blues    (American Showplace)
3     JOE BONAMASSA    Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks    (J&R Adventures)
4     UMPHREY'S MCGEE    The London Sessions    (Nothing Too Fancy Records)
5     STEEL WHEELS     Leave Some Things Behind    (Blind Pig)
6     ANTHONY GOMES    Electric Field Holler    (Up 2 Zero Entertainment)
7     EIGHT O FIVE JIVE    Too Many Men    (Red Rudy Too Tunes)
8     KELLER WILLIAMS     Vape    (Self-Released)
9     KEITH GREENINGER     Soul Connection    (The WNS Group)
10    SAM LEWIS    Waiting On You    (Brash)
11    VOO DAVIS     Midnight Mist    (Butter & Bacon Records)

Keep it tuned to KAFM to hear what the new month will bring us!
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