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Charts November 13th-19th

November 20, 2015
It's almost Thanksgiving! We're thankful for all this new music over here at KAFM!

We won't have charts up next Friday because of the Holiday, but we will post them on Monday, November 30th for the upcoming week.

Anyways, here's this week's!

Jazz

John Pizzarelli takes the top honors for the second week in a row! Plus, a debut in at #5...



1    JOHN PIZZARELLI    Midnight McCartney    Concord
2    LAFAYETTE HARRIS JR. TRIO    Bend To The Light    AIRMAN
3    DAN TRUDELL TRIO    Dan Trudell Plays Piano    Self-Released
4    JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS    Live In Cuba    Blue Engine
5    TIA BRAZDA    Bandshell    Flatcar
Quick read more or view full article /> 6    GABRIEL ALEGRIA AFRO-PERUVIAN SEXTET    10    Zoho
7    JEFF HEALEY    The Best Of The Stony Plain Years    
8    SAM TAYLOR    My Future Just Passed    Cellar Live
9    CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE TRIO    Live At The Village Vanguard    Mack Avenue
10    CHICK COREA AND BELA FLECK    Two    Concord

World

What's this? A new #1? Grupo has been featured on our charts for several weeks, but the squeek up to the top!



1    GRUPO FANTASMA    Problemas    Blue Corn
2    DABY TOURE    Amonafi    Cumbancha
3    STICK FIGURE    Set In Stone    Ruffwood
4    BUCKMAN COE    Malama Ka 'Aina    Tonic
5    BLACK MASALA    I Love You Madly    Self-Released
6    CEU    Live    Six Degrees
7    TRIBECASTAN    Goddess Polka Dottess    Evergreene Music
8    EMPRESARIOS    The Vibes    Self-Released
9    VIEUX FARKA TOURE AND JULIA EASTERLIN    Touristes    Six Degrees
10    BALLAKE SISSOKO AND VINCENT SEGAL    Musique De Nuit    Six Degrees

College

Colorado is the name of the game this week! We've got 3 CO artists in our top 10, including the Yawpers, who knocked Lucero off their 8-week top-streak last go 'round...



1    *YAWPERS    American Man    Bloodshot
2    LUCERO    All A Man Should Do    ATO
3    KING GIZZARD AND THE LIZARD WIZARD    Paper Mache Dream Balloon    ATO
4    JASON ISBELL    Something More Than Free    Southeastern
5    DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS    It's Great To Be Alive!    ATO
6    LETTUCE    Crush    Self-Released
7    *NATHANIEL RATELIFF AND THE NIGHT SWEATS    Nathaniel Rateliff And The Night Sweats    Stax
8    GARY CLARK JR.    The Story Of Sonny Boy Slim    Warner Bros.
9    BLITZEN TRAPPER    All Across This Land    Vagrant
10    *WHISKEY AUTUMN    Call You Mine    Self-Released

Roots

This is the first time in recent memory the Roots charts have stayed relatively close to the week before - sure, we've had the same chart topper, but the top 5 is very similar to last week...



1    KIM SIMMONDS AND SAVOY BROWN    The Devil to Pay
2    CHRIS ISAAK    First Comes the Night
3    SHAWN MULLINS    My Stupid Heart
4    BILLY GIBBONS AND THE BFG's    Perfectamundo
5    TOMMY CASTRO AND THE PAINKILLERS    Method to My Madness
6    COLLECTIVE SOUL    See What You Started by Continuing
7    GEORGIE BONDS    Hit it Hard
8    JJ APPLETON & JASON RICCI    Dirty Memory
9    STEVE FORBERT    Compromised
10    THE LEGENDARY SHACK SHAKERS    The Souther Surreal

Keep tunin' in to KAFM for more of the best new music - and check back HERE on the 30th for next week's charts! Read Less
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