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Wild Wednesday

January 10, 2018
We just received a new CD from Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox and as I listened to it this morning I went wild!  I'm a long-time fan, especially "All About That Bass".  They are always raising the bar - check it out!       

 
Listen for more on Fresh Tracks at 11 a.m. this Friday Jan. 2!
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Charts November 20th - 26th

November 27, 2015
Happy Thanksgiving! We aren't on air today (just the Charts show!), but we hope you tune in for some great music - we'll be back next week!

Until then, here are our NEW top 10s! Definitely some movement here...

Jazz

Look at all these new names! And a HUGE jump for Tia Brazda!



1    TIA BRAZDA    Bandshell    Flatcar
2    KIM NAZARIAN    Some Morning    Self-Released
3    BOB JAMES AND NATHAN EAST    The New Cool    yamaha
4    CARTER CALVERT    It's A Man's World    Sound On Purpose-UOJ
5    LAFAYETTE HARRIS JR. TRIO    Bend To The Light    AIRMAN
6    JEFF LORBER FUSION    Step It Up    Concord
7    JOANN FUNK AND JEFF Quick read more or view full article BRUESKE    Jazz In The Lobby Bar    Self-Released
8    KENDRICK SCOTT ORACLE    We Are The Drum    Blue Note
9    JEFF HEALEY    The Best Of The Stony Plain Years    
10    YORON ISRAEL AND HIGH STANDARDS    This Moment    Ronja

World

Also some new names, a new number one! A few familiar names keepin' it up though.



1    JOSS JAFFE    Dub Mantra Sangha    Tatouine
2    KARAVAN SARAI PROJECT    Woven Landscapes    Electrofone
3    BLACK MASALA    I Love You Madly    Self-Released
4    GRUPO FANTASMA    Problemas    Blue Corn
5    TRIBECASTAN    Goddess Polka Dottess    Evergreene Music
6    EMPRESARIOS    The Vibes    Self-Released
7    MICHAEL FRANTI AND SPEARHEAD    "Once A Day" [Single]    
8    STICK FIGURE    Set In Stone    Ruffwood
9    BUCKMAN COE    Malama Ka 'Aina    Tonic
10    DABY TOURE    Amonafi    Cumbancha

College

Hey! Look who's back at #1!!!



1    LUCERO    All A Man Should Do    ATO
2    DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS    It's Great To Be Alive!    ATO
3    YAWPERS    American Man    Bloodshot
4    JASON ISBELL    Something More Than Free    Southeastern
5    BLITZEN TRAPPER    All Across This Land    Vagrant
6    FAT FREDDY'S DROP    Bays    The Drop
7    ALL THEM WITCHES    Dying Surfer Meets His Maker    New West
8    KING GIZZARD AND THE LIZARD WIZARD    Paper Mache Dream Balloon    ATO
9    DECEMBERISTS    Florasongs [EP]    Capitol
10    ST. GERMAIN    St. Germain    Nonesuch

Roots

Chris Isaak and Kim Simmonds and Savoy Brown certainly keep in the top 5, but there are some new names in town:



1     MIKE ZITO & THE WHEEL    Keep Coming Back    Ruf Records
2    CHRIS ISAAC    First Comes the Night     Vanguard/Conchord
3    JJ APPLETON & JASON RICCI    Dirty Memory    Old Boy Network
4    KIM SIMMONDS & SAVOY BROWN   The Devil to Pay    Ruf Records
5    BETH BOMBARA    Beth Bombara    Self
6    BAD NEWS BARNES & THE BRETHREN OF BLUES BAND    90 Proof Truth    Flaming Saddles Records
7    CHRIS BEARD    Eye of the Witch    Destin
8    TOMMY CASTRO AND THE PAIN KILLERS   Method to My Madness    Alligator
9    PINETOP PERKINS    Pinetop's Boogie Woogie    New West
10    CLARENCE "THE BLUES MAN" TURNER    The Caster Blaster    Uniqek Sound Records

We've got more and more new music every week - keep listening, and tune in to hear the best of the first week of December! Read Less
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