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Charts July 31 - August 6

August 7, 2015
The first week of August brings us new - REALLY new - charts! A few returners this week, but a lot of new names!

Jazz - Perry Beekman debuting in the top spot! What?!

1    PERRY BEEKMAN    S Wonderful    Self-Released
2    PEARL DJANGO    Time Flies    Modern Hot
3    JEFF DENSON TRIO AND LEE KONITZ    Jeff Denson Trio Plus Lee Konitz    Self-Released
4    WAYNE WALLACE LATIN JAZZ QUINTET    Intercambio    Patois
5    GYPSOPHILIA    Night Swimming    Forward
6    BRAD MYERS    Prime Numbers    Colloquy
8    DAYME AROCENA    Nueva Era    Brownswood
9    JOSE JAMES    Yesterday I Had The Blues: The Music Of Billie Holiday   Quick read more or view full article  Blue Note
10    ANTONIO ADOLFO    Tema    AAM

Word - A lot of familiar names here, but definitely some movement going on...

1    LOS CREMA PARAISO    De Pelicula    Cutupra
2    NNEKA     My Fairy Tales    Bushqueen
3    BOMBA ESTEREO    Amanecer    Sony
4    CHICO TRUJILLO    Reina De Todas Las Fiestas    Barbes
5    MACACO    Historias Tattooadas    Sony
6    TIEMPO LIBRE    Panamericano    Universal
7    NOZINJA    Nozinja Lodge    Warp
8    NATTALI RIZE AND NOTIS    New Era Frequency    One Rebel Creative
9    RAZTERIA    Maz Raz    Self-Released
10    XAVIER RUDD AND THE UNITED NATIONS    Nanna    Self-Released

College - Some new names up in the top 10, including another debut at #1!

1    JASON ISBELL    Something More Than Free    Southeastern
2    DAWES    All Your Favorite Bands    HUB
3    LEON BRIDGES    Coming Home    Columbia
4    DESLONDES    The Deslondes    New West
5    ELEPHANT REVIVAL    Sands Of Now    United Interests-Itz Evolving
6    CHRISTOPHER PAUL STELLING    Labor Against Waste    Anti
7    TOBIAS THE OWL    Painting Zeroes By Your Name    London Tone
8    SLIGHTLY STOOPID    Meanwhile, Back At The Lab    Stoopid
9    WILCO    Star Wars    dBpm
10    LA LUZ    Weirdo Shrine    Hardly Art

Roots - Warren Haynes finally moves into that top spot, with even more new names here!

1    WARREN HAYNES    Ashes & Dust    Concord
2    HONEY HONEY    3    Rounder
3    STEEP RAVINE    The Pedestrian    Self-Released
4    RICHARD THOMPSON    Still    Fantasy
5    REVEREND RAVEN & THE CHAIN SMOKIN' ALTAR BOYS     Live at the Big Bull     Nevermore Records
6    MITCH MANN    Blackwater Creek    Crazy Chester Records
7    GRANT DERMODY     Sun Might Shine on Me    Grant Dermody Music
8    MUDDY WATERS 100    Muddy Waters 100    Raisin Music
9    ARLEN ROTH    Slide Guitar Summit    Aquinnah Records
10    ASHLEY MONROE    The Blade    Warner Brothers

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