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The Jazz Charts: First Week of March

CHARTS:1    BRAD MEHLDAU AND MARK GUILIANA    Mehliana: Taming The Dragon    Nonesuch
2    TAKUYA KURODA    Rising Son    Blue Note
3    BEN FLOCKS    Battle Mountain    West Cliff
4    DANILO PEREZ    Panama 500    Mack Ave.
5    ALFREDO RODRIGUEZ    The Invasion Parade    Mack Avenue
6    JACQUES SCHWARZ-BART    Jazz Racine Haiti
7    KING WILLIAM JAZZ COLLECTIVE    King William Jazz Collective    Self-Released
8    GERALD CLAYTON    Life Forum    Conchord
9    ARIEL POCOCK    Touchstone    Self-Released
10    STACEY KENT    The Changing Lights    warner

ADDS:

1    KRIS BOWERS    Heroes + Misfits    Concord Jazz
2    RUDY ROYSTON    303    Greenleaf
3    NIR FELDER    Golden Age    OKeh
4    PETE MILLS    Sweet Shadow    Cellar Live
5    ARI BROWN    Groove Awakening    Delmark

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Rock Charts – Last Week of February!

Top 10:

imgres1. TOGETHER PANGEA – Badillac
2. DUM DUM GIRLS – Too True
3. HABIBI – Habibi
4. ILLUM SPHERE – Ghosts Of Then And Now
5. WARPAINT – Warpaint
6. HOSPITALITY – Trouble
7. SHARON JONES AND THE DAP-KINGS – Give The People What They Want
8. POW! – Hi-Tech Boom
9. MOZES AND THE FIRSTBORN – Mozes And The Firstborn
10. SPEEDY ORTIZ – Real Hair [EP]

 

Top 5 Adds:

imgres-11. NATURAL CHILD – Dancin’ With Wolves
2. TACOCAT – NVM
3. PHANTOGRAM – Voices
4. FALCON EDDY – Kill The Artist
5. ETERNAL SUMMERS – The Drop Beneath

 

 

 

 

Everybody’s freaking out about this new Natural Child album. I’m sure you’ll be hearing a lot of it on KZSC for the next few weeks! Here’s a track from it:

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The Jazz Charts: February 24th

Happy Monday!

We here at KZSC are absolutely overwhelmed with excitement about the new titles that have been coming in! There’s almost too much stuff to fit on a top ten chart, but we’ll do our best. Here’s what’s hot with Jazz at KZSC this week:

CHARTS:

1    TAKUYA KURODA    Rising Son    Blue Note
2    JEFF BALLARD TRIO    Time’s Tale    OKeh
3    PAT METHENY UNITY GROUP    Kin    Nonesuch
4    CATHERINE RUSSELL    Bring It Back    Jazz Village
5    ULYSSES OWENS    Onward And Upward    D-Clef
6    BOBBY WATSON    Check Cashing Day    Lafiya
7    JAMES BRANDON LEWIS    Divine Travels    OKeh
8    VINCENT HERRING    The Uptown Shuffle    Smoke Session
9    CORY WEEDS QUINTET    Let’s Go    Cellar Live
10    TIM HEGARTY    Tribute

ADDS:

1    BEN FLOCKS    Battle Mountain
2    TAKUYA KURODA    Rising Son    Blue Note
3    BRAD MEHLDAU & MARK GUILIANA    Taming the Dragon
4    SCOTT JEPPESEN    El Guapo
5    DHAFER YOUSSEF    Birds Requiem    OKeh

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Rock Charts – Third Week of February

Top 10:

1720821. HOLY WAVE – Relax
2. TOGETHER PANGEA – Badillac
3. SHARON JONES AND THE DAP-KINGS – Give The People What They Want
4. DUM DUM GIRLS – Too True
5. CHEAP TIME – Exit Smiles
6. JUAN WAUTERS – N.A.P. North American Poetry
7. DAMIEN JURADO – Brothers And Sisters Of The Eternal Son
8. HABIBI – Habibi
9. STEPHEN MALKMUS AND THE JICKS – Wig Out At Jagbags
10. SPEEDY ORTIZ – Real Hair [EP]

Top 5 Adds:

images1. NOTHING – Guilty Of Everything
2. LOST IN THE TREES – Past Life
3. MAJESTICO – When Kingdom Come
4. SOLIDS – Blame Confusion
5. CHALK AND NUMBERS – Parade [EP]

 

 

 

 

Here’s a track from the new Nothing album:

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The Jazz Charts: Second Week of February

We’re glad you made it through the first week!

CHARTS:

1    CECILE MCLORIN SALVANT    WomanChild    Mack Ave.
2    JOHN ABERCROMBIE QUARTET    39 Steps    ECM
3    CATHERINE RUSSELL    Bring It Back    Jazz Village
4    ANTON SCHWARTZ    Flash Mob    Antonjazz
5    BRIAN GEPHART    Standing On Two Feet    Origin
6    KNEEBODY    The Line    Concord
7    NILSON MATTA    Black Orpheus    Motema
8    JOE SULLIVAN    Whiskey Jack Waltz    Perry Lake
9    CAVA MENZIES AND NICK PHILLIPS    Moment To Moment
10    MIKE JONES TRIO    Plays Well With Others    Capri

ADDS:

1    JEFF BALLARD TRIO    Time’s Tale
2    T.K. BLUE    A Warm Embrace    Blujazz
3    SAX RUINS    Blimmguass    Skin Graft
4    ALFREDO RODRIGUEZ    The Invasion Parade    Mack Avenue
5    ELIZABETH MCQUEEN MEET BROTHERS LAZAROFF    The Laziest Remix [EP]    Freedom

If you’re in town and don’t want to upset your special someone around Valentine’s Day, take her/him/they to Cecile McLorin Salvant’s concert at Kuumbwa Jazz – that’s Saturday, February 15th! There will be a 7:00 pm AND 9:00pm show.

Maybe I’ll see ya there!

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The Jazz Charts: First Week of February

Yo! February’s off to a lovely start – continuous rain and good Jazz! Although a staple for most at this time of the year, things are really heating up here at KZSC, see for yourself:

CHARTS:

1 KNEEBODY The Line Concord
2 JOHN ABERCROMBIE QUARTET 39 Steps ECM
3 BRIAN GEPHART Standing On Two Feet Origin
4 GHOST TRAIN ORCHESTRA Book Of Rhapsodies Accurate
5 MIKE JONES TRIO Plays Well With Others Capri
6 MULATU ASTATKE Mulatu Of Ethiopia Worthy
7 SCENES But Not Heard Origin
8 ROBERT GLASPER EXPERIMENT Black Radio 2 Blue Note
9 CATHERINE RUSSELL Bring It Back Jazz Village
10 SERGIO GALVAO Phantom Fish Pimenta

ADDS:

1 ANTON SCHWARTZ Flash Mob Antonjazz
2 RUSS NOLAN Relentless Rhinoceruss
3 JOE SULLIVAN Whiskey Jack Waltz Perry Lake
4 DANILO PEREZ Panama 500 Mack Ave.
5 CAVA MENZIES AND NICK PHILLIPS Moment To MomentHave a great week!