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Charts November 27th - December 3rd

December 4, 2015
Happy Friday! First week of December brings some BIG changes to our charts - no, really. A lot of debuts in each! Take a look:

Jazz

A new number one - in fact, almost the entire top 5 is new:



1     JOHN SCOFIELD    Past Present    Impulse!
2    JOHN ELLIS & DOUBLE WIDE    Charm   
3    CORY WEEDS AND THE JEFF HAMILTON TRIO    This Happy Madness    Cellar Live
4    KIM NAZARIAN    Some Morning    Self-Released
5    JOHN PIZZARELLI    Midnight McCartney    Concord
6    GEORGE VARGHESE    Back In Time    Self-Released
7     LAFAYETTE HARRIS JR. TRIO    Bend To The Light    AIRMAN
8    JEFF BENEDICT BIG BAND    Holmes    Tapestry
9    JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA Quick read more or view full article WITH WYNTON MARSALIS    Live In Cuba    Blue Engine
10    GAETANO LETIZIA/WILBUR KREB/MIKE CLARK    Froggy And The Toads    

World

Almost the same here, a lot of new names, and Stick Figure moves up into that Top Spot!



1    STICK FIGURE    Set In Stone    Ruffwood
2    JONNY GREENWOOD/SHYE BEN TZUR/RAJASTHAN EXPRESS    Junun    Nonesuch
3    SOULJAZZ ORCHESTRA    Resistance    Strut
4    PROTOJE    Ancient Future    Mr. Bongo
5    MICHAEL FRANTI AND SPEARHEAD    Once A Day Rise Up [EP]    Concord-Fantasy
6    GRUPO FANTASMA    Problemas    Blue Corn
7    BLACK MASALA    I Love You Madly    Self-Released
8    EMPRESARIOS    The Vibes    Self-Released
9    KARAVAN SARAI PROJECT    Woven Landscapes    Electrofone
10    JOSS JAFFE    Dub Mantra Sangha    Tataouine

College

Lucero can't be beat - but there are some new names coming up in the Top 10...



1    LUCERO    All A Man Should Do    ATO
2    ST. GERMAIN    St. Germain    Nonesuch
3    SHEEPDOGS    Future Nostalgia    Dine Alone
4    CASHAVELLY MORRISON    The Kingdom Belongs To A Child    Self-Released
5    WONKY TONK    Stuff We Leave Behind    Self-Released
6    PHASES    For Life    Warner Bros
7    BLITZEN TRAPPER    All Across This Land    Vagrant
8    GIVERS    New Kingdom    Glassnote
9    DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS    It's Great To Be Alive!    ATO
10    YAWPERS    American Man    Bloodshot

Roots

Definitely some movement in the Top 5, a few new names, and a new #1:



1    SHAWN MULLINS    My Stupid Heart
2    CHRIS ISAAK    First Comes the Night
3    KIM SIMMONDS & SAVOY BROWN    The Devil to Pay
4    BILLY GIBBONS & THE BFG'S    Perfectamundo
5    JUDY COLLINS    Strangers Again
6    THE JIMMYS    Hot Dish
7    WIDESPREAD PANIC    Street Dogs
8    MIKE ZITO & THE WHEEL    Keep Coming Back
9    DUDLEY TAFT    Skin and Bones
10    ANTHONY GERACI AND THE BOSTON BLUES ALL-STARS    Fifty Shades of Blue

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