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Charts May 15 - 21

May 22, 2015
The charts were CRAZY this week - so much new music! But, we can only have a top 10 in each genre, so here they are:

Jazz - Dave Stryker keeps it up once again this week, and a few new names are popping up!

1    DAVE STRYKER    Messin' With Mister T    (Self-Released)
2    CORY WEEDS    Condition Blue, The Music Of Jackie Mclean    (Cellar Live)
3    DAVID SANBORN    Time And The River    (OKeh)
5    REGGIE QUINERLY    Invictus    (Independent)
6    DAVID CHESKY    Jazz In The New Harmonic    (Chesky)
7    MARCUS MILLER    Afrodeezia    (Blue Note)
8    CURTIS NOWOSAD    Dialectics    (Cellar Live)
9    DAWAN MUHAMMAD    Consider The Source    (Lifeforce Jazz)
10    GREG RUBY AND RHYTHM RUNNERS    Washington Hall Stomp    (Greg Ruby)

World - Xavier Rudd is back up, up, up! In fact, this was the most played album at the station this week...

1    XAVIER RUDD AND THE UNITED NATIONS    Nanna    (Self-Released)
2    MORGAN HERITAGE    Strictly Roots    (Cool To Be Conscious)
3    SKINTS    FM    (Easy Star)
4    MIDIVAL PUNDITZ    Light    (Six Degrees)
5    JESSE COOK    One World    (Coach House)
6    EL NAAN    Codigo De Barros: An Iberian Roots Project    (Arc)
7    BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB    Lost And Found    (World Circuit)
8    IBEYI    Ibeyi    (XL)
9    ALEX CUBA    Healer    (Caracol)
10    TARAF DE HAIDOUKS    Of Lovers, Gamblers And Parachute Skirts    (Crammed)

College - We've got a few new names in the top 10 over here this week!

1    BRANDI CARLILE    The Firewatcher's Daughter    (ATO)
2    ALABAMA SHAKES    Sound And Color    (ATO)
3    DJANGO DJANGO    Born Under Saturn    (Ribbon)
4    COURTNEY BARNETT    Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit    (Mom And Pop)
5    HEARTLESS BASTARDS    Restless Ones    (Partisan)
6    CHUI WAN    Chui Wan    (Maybe Mars)
7    MUMFORD AND SONS    Wilder Mind    (Glassnote)
8    SAM LEWIS    "Waiting For You"    (Brash)
9    CALEXICO    Edge Of The Sun    (Anti)
10    JAMES BAY    The Chaos And The Calm    (Republic)

Roots - A BUNCH of new names this week!

1    JIMMY LAFAVE    The Night Tribe    (Music Road)
2    BUFFY ST. MARIE    Power in the Blood    (True North)
3    BONDURANT    Hurricane    (Road Born Records)
4    CERNY BROTHERS    Sleeping Giant     (Krian Music Group)
5    RAY WYLIE HUBBARD    The Ruffian's Misfortune    (Thirty Tigers)
6    JAMES MCMURTRY    Complicated Game    (Self-Released)
7    SLAM ALLEN    Feel These Blues    (American Showplace)
8    LINDSAY LOU & THE FLATBELLYS    Ionia    (Self-Released)
9    JOHNNY RILEY    Crossroads of my Life    (Mississippi Delta Blues)
10    FREE THE HONEY    In Our Hands    (Self-Released)

Keep listening to KAFM for all the new music you can handle!
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