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Charts August 14 - 20

August 21, 2015
We've got a lot of new names coming up this week - especially in College - check it out!

Jazz - they Gypsy Jazz cannot be stopped here!



1    PEARL DJANGO    Time Flies    Modern Hot
2    ANTONIO ADOLFO    Tema    AAM
3    GRANT STEWART    Trio    Cellar Live
4    A BU TRIO    88 Tones Of Black And White    Senheiser
5    WAYNE WALLACE LATIN JAZZ QUINTET    Intercambio    Patois
6    TAKESHI ASAI    French Trio, Vol. 2    De Trois Cites
7    BILL WARFIELD AND THE HELL'S KITCHEN FUNK ORCHESTRA    Mercy, Mercy, Mercy    Blujazz
8    GYPSOPHILIA    Night Swimming    Forward
9    JOSE JAMES    Yesterday I Had The Blues: The Music Of Billie Holiday    Blue Note
10   Quick read more or view full article  CORY WEEDS    Condition Blue, The Music Of Jackie Mclean    Cellar Live

World - There are a couple new names creeping in this week:



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

College - New number 1, new top 5, and a TON of new names in the top 10!



1    NATHANIEL RATELIFF AND THE NIGHT SWEATS    Nathaniel Rateliff And The Night Sweats    Stax
2    BLACKHEART HONEYMOON    Mountains Speak    Self-Released
3    REVIVALISTS    Men Amongst Mountains    Wind-Up
4    TAME IMPALA    Currents    Interscope
5    DEERHUNTER    Snakeskin Single    4AD
6    LEON BRIDGES    Coming Home    Columbia
7    ELEPHANT REVIVAL    Sands Of Now    United Interests-Itz Evolving
8    MYNABIRDS    Lovers Know    Saddle Creek
9    SLIGHTLY STOOPID    Meanwhile, Back At The Lab    Stoopid
10    THAYER SARRANO    Shaky    Guildwater

Roots - Of course a lot of changes here, but Warren Haynes keeps in the top 5...



1    GREGG ALLMAN    Live: Back to Macon GA    Rounder Records
2    WARREN HAYNES    Ashes and Dust    Concord Records
3    WESTSIDE ANDY    Blues Just Happen    EarRelevent Records
4    BUDDY GUY    Born to Play Guitar    Blind Raccoon
5    LANCE CANALES    The Blessing and The Curse    Music Road Records
6    DAVID MICHAEL MILLER    Same Soil    Food For the Soul Records
7    ASH BREEZE    The Road's Not Easy    Trivianna
8    DALE ANN BRADLEY    Pocket Full of Keys    Pinecastle Records
9    JAY STOLLMAN    Room for One More   Number 7 Records
10    BARRY LEVENSON    The Visit    Rip Cat

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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
7    MASON RAZAVI AND BENNETT ROTH-NEWELL    After You    First Orbit
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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