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Charts October 2nd - 8th

October 9, 2015
Short stacks this week - only our top 5! This is because the College Music Journal is taking a break from taking charts this week for their yearly CMJ Festival in New York City, and we chart three of our charts that way! BUT we've got you covered. Here's the top 5 of this first full week of October!

Jazz - Lee Ritenour takes that top spot this week, with a few new names cropping up!

1    LEE RITENOUR    A Twist of Rit    Concord
2    CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE TRIO    Live at the Village Vanguard    Mack Avenue
3    CECILE MCLORIN SALVANT    For One to Love    Mack Avenue
4    LAFAYETTE HARRIS JR.    Bend to the Light    Airmen Records
5     JEFF LORBER FUSION    Step It Up    Heads Up

World - Some movement here, and a new name this week!

1    THE SOULJAZZ ORCHESTRA    Resistance    Strut Records
2    FLAVIA COELHO    Mundo Meu    Mr. Bongo
3    DAYME AROCENA    Nueva Era    Brownswood Records
4    VIEUX FARKA TOURE & JULIA EASTERLIN    Touristes    Six Degrees
5    NATTALI RIZE & NOTIS    New Era Frequency   One Rebel Creative

College - Can Lucero be stopped? Doesn't look like it... Plus 2 debuts!

1    LUCERO    All A Man Should Do   ATO
2    BEIRUT    No No No    4AD
3    RYAN ADAMS   1989    PaxAm
4    NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHT SWEATS    Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats    Stax
5    THE ARCS    Yours, Dreamily,    Nonesuch

Roots - Three debuts here, and a new #1!

1    BLUE WATER HIGHWAY BAND    Things We Carry    Blue Water Highway
2    BRICKWALL JACKSON     Beautiful Mystery   BHM
3    CALVIN CONWAY   Dark Horse Deluxe    Tone Royale
4    BOB MALONE    Mojo Deluxe    Delta Moon Records
5    CORB LUND   Things That Can't Be Undone    New West Records

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