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Charts May 8-14

May 15, 2015
It's cooled down a bit this week, but we've got plenty of new music to keep the Spring feeling goin'! Here's our charts for this week:

Jazz: Dave Stryker keeps it up again this week!

1    DAVE STRYKER    Messin' With Mister T    (Self-Released)
2    KEVIN EUBANKS AND STANLEY JORDAN    Duets    (Mack Avenue)
3    ROBERT KENNEDY TRIO    Big Shoes    (Self-Released)
4    CORY WEEDS    Condition Blue, The Music Of Jackie Mclean    (Cellar Live)
5    OATMEAL JAZZ COMBO    Whole Wheat Oats    (Self-Released)
6    DAVID SANBORN    Time And The River    (OKeh)
7    VINCENT HERRING    Night And Day    (Smoke Sessions)
8    DAVID CHESKY    Jazz In The New Harmonic    (Chesky)
9    GLEN ACKERMAN    Glenious Alien Landscape    (Blue Bamboo)
10    GREG RUBY AND RHYTHM RUNNERS    Washington Hall Stomp    (Greg Ruby)

World - Alex Cuba moves back up these charts, and a few new names crawl up:

1    ALEX CUBA    Healer    (Caracol)
2    XAVIER RUDD AND THE UNITED NATIONS    Nanna    (Self-Released)
3    MIDIVAL PUNDITZ    Light    (Six Degrees)
4    NIYAZ    The Fourth Light    (Six Degrees)
5    IBEYI    Ibeyi    (XL)
6    JESSE COOK    One World    (Coach House)
7    BASSEKOU KOUYATE AND NGONI BA    Ba Power    (Glitterbeat)
8    SKINTS    FM    (Easy Star)
9    BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB    Lost And Found    (World Circuit)
10    QUITAPENAS    Quitapenas    (White Iris)

College - Wow! A few new names up in the top 5, including a debut at #1!

1    HEARTLESS BASTARDS    Resless Ones    (Partisan)
2    SAM LEWIS    "Waiting For You"    (Brash)
3    STEVE EARLE    Terraplane    (New West)
4    GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS    A Forest Of Arms    (Nettwerk)
5    LOW CUT CONNIE    Hi Honey    (Contender)
6    MUMFORD AND SONS    Wilder Minds    (Glassnote)
7    RHIANNON GIDDENS    Tomorrow Is My Day    (Nonesuch)
8    JD MCPHERSON    Let The Good Times Roll    (Rounder)
9    KELLER WILLIAMS    Vape    (Self-Released)
10    LORD HURON    Strange Trails    (Iamsound)

Roots - A new #1, and a lot of new names this week!

1    ROY RODGERS    Into the Wild Blue    (Chops Not Chaps)
2    RAY WYLIE HUBBARD    The Ruffian's Misfortune    (Thirty Tigers)
3    DEB RYDER    Let It Rain   (City Hall Records)
4    JAMES MCMURTRY    Complicated Game    (Self-Released)
5    RICHIE FURAY    Hand in Hand    (eOne)
6    DWIGHT YOAKAM    Second Hand Heart    (Reprise)
7    JIMMY LAFAVE    The Night Tribe    (Music Road)
8    MARK KNOPFLER    Tracker    (Verve)
9    CAROLINE SPENCE    Somehow    (Self-Released)
10    CRYSTAL SHAWANDA    The Whole Worlds Got The Blues    (New Sun)

Keep listening - we've got all the new music you can handle!
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