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Charts for April 17-23

April 24, 2015
We're back to normal! Well, as normal as we can get, anyways. Thanks to everyone who tuned in and supported us during our Spring 2015 Membership Drive! Now let's get back to this here music, with brand new number ones in each chart!

Jazz - A couple of new names are popping up on our Jazz chart this week, and a few are taking over!!



1    STOCKTON HELBING    Patina    (Armored)
2    OATMEAL JAZZ COMBO    Whole Wheat Oats    (Self-Release)
3    DANA LANDRY QUARTET    Standard Elevation    (Artist Alliance)
4    DAVID SANBORN    Time And The River    (OKeh)
5    DAWAN MUHAMMAD AND BILLY HIGGINS SEXTET    Smoke Signal    (Lifeforce Jazz)
6    ROBERT KENNEDY TRIO   Quick read more or view full article  Big Shoes    (Self-Released)
7    ELIANE ELIAS    Made In Brazil    (Concord)
8    KEVIN EUBANKS AND STANLEY JORDAN    Duets    (Mack Avenue)
9    JAMIE CULLUM    Interlude    (Blue Note)
10    MIKE OSBORNE    Dawn    (Cuneiform)

World - A debut at #1 this week, and quite a few other debuts, as well!



1    ALEX CUBA    Healer    (Caracol)
2    RED BARAAT    Gaadi Of Truth    (Sinj)
3    EL NAAN    Codigo De Barros: An Iberian Roots Project    (Arc)
4    BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB    Lost And Found    (World Circuit)
5    TARAF DE HAIDOUKS    Of Lovers, Gamblers And Parachute Skirts    (Crammed)
6    INTENDED IMMIGRATION    Una Cartina    (Wooden Hat)
7    QUITAPENAS    Quitapenas    (White Iris)
8    DENGUE FEVER    The Deepest Lake    (Tuk Tuk)
9    REBEL TUMBAO    Rebel Tumbao    (Sacred Rhythm)
10    DOM LA NENA    Soyo    (Six Degrees)

College - Most of our Top 5 looks familiar, but that new number one came up quick!



1    AVID DANCER    1st Bath    (Grand Jury)
2    DECEMBERISTS    What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World    (Capitol)
3    LOW CUT CONNIE    Hi Honey    (Contender)
4    PUNCH BROTHERS    Phosphorescent Blues    (Nonesuch)
5    BELLE AND SEBASTIAN    Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance    (Matador)
6    JD MCPHERSON    Let The Good Times Roll    (Rounder)
7    BRITISH INDIA    Nothing Touches Me    (Liberation)
8    VESPERS    Sisters And Brothers    (Tone Tree-Black Suit)
9    BLUES TRAVELER    Blow Up The Moon    (Loud and Proud)
10    RHIANNON GIDDENS    Tomorrow Is My Turn    (Nonesuch)

Roots - The new live album by Joe Bonamassa is by FAR our most played this week!

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Smokin' Joe Kubek and Bnois King

April 17, 2015
One of our favorite new albums is the latest release from Smokin' Joe Kubek and Bnois King - Fat Man's Shine Parlor, out on Blind Pig Records. They just released a video today for their latest single from the album, "Cornbread."

 

Keep it tuned to KAFM to hear this and other songs from Fat Man's Shine Parlor!!!
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Happy St. Patrick's Day

April 17, 2015
Normally we post a video from one of the new albums here at the station, but we couldn't resist revisiting previous chart toppers Saor Patrol today...



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