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KZSC Jazz, the Charts and Adds – End of November

Whether you’re eating tofu or turkey this year, its normally a time when people from most any background can reflect upon what they’re thankful for. As for me, I’m thankful for having Coltrane’s A Love Supreme to enjoy on vinyl, but also all of the wonderful new and recent releases in KZSC’s Jazz department. Dig this:

Top 10 Charts:

1 AHMAD JAMAL Saturday Morning Jazz Village
2 BEATA PATER Golden Lady Self-Released
3 DAVID BECKER TRIBUNE Distance Travel Acoustic Music
4 HARRIS EISENSTADT Golden State Songlines
5 KENNY GARRETT Pushing The World Away Mack Avenue
6 JOSHUA SHNEIDER Joshua Shneider Love Speaks Orchestra Brooklyn Jazz Underground
7 JEFF LEDERER’S SWING N’ DIX Swing N’ Dix
8 CHARNETT MOFFETT Spirit Of Sound Motema
9 ROBERT GLASPER EXPERIMENT Black Radio 2 Blue Note
10 PINK MARTINI Get Happy Heinz

ADDS:

1 GEORGE COLLIGAN The Endless Mysteries Origin
2 MICHELLE ZANGARA Songs Of Blue MZRecords
3 RALPHIE ARMSTRONG HomeBASS Mack Avenue
4 BOBBY WATSON Check Cashing Day Lafiya
5 MITCH FROHMAN’S LATIN JAZZ QUARTET From Daddy With Love

bOk! From the entirety of staff at KZSC, we wish you a wonderful Thanksgivukkah filled with love and gratitude!

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Mid-November New Jazz Releases

What’s happenin’ in jazz?  Here it is:

Top New Jazz Releases:

1    BEATA PATER    Golden Lady    Self-Released
2    ROBERT GLASPER EXPERIMENT    Black Radio 2    Blue Note
3    BILL MAYS AND THE INVENTIONS TRIO    Life’s A Movie    Chiaroscuro
4    DAVID SILLS    Blue’s The New Green    Gut String
5    HARRIS EISENSTADT    Golden State    Songlines
6    JOSHUA SHNEIDER    Joshua Shneider Love Speaks Orchestra    Brooklyn Jazz Underground
7    SUZI STERN    Romancing The Dark    Bus Biscuit
8    ZOOT SIMS    Compatibility    Delmark REcords
9    RESONANCE    Introductions    Mandala
10    JAZZ COMBUSTION UPRISING    Self-Immolation    Flaming Hakama

Just In:
1    MATT BAKER    Underground    Self-Released
2    B.D. LENZ    Ready Or Not    Jade Buddah
3    JUAN GARCIA-HERREROS SNOW OWL    Normas    Inner Circle
4    DAVID BECKER TRIBUNE    Distance Travel    Acoustic Music
5    NICHOLAS PAYTON    Sketches Of Spain    BMF

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Hip Hop Charts: First Week of November

New month, new Hip-Hop Charts, but it starts with something entitled “Old.”

 

1. DANNY BROWN – Old (Fool’s Gold)
2. RJD2 – More Is Than Isn’t (RJ’s Electrical Connections)
3. DJ RASHAD – Double Cup (Hyperdub)
4. GAS-LAB AND TRAUM DIGGS – Jazz Hop (623 Entertainment)
5. SHAD Flying – Colours (Black Box)
6. MADCHILD – Lawn Mower Man (Suburban Noize)
7. DELTRON 3030 – Event II (Bulk)
8. VIC MENSA – INNANETAPE (Illroots)
9. FLATBUSH ZOMBIES – Better Off Dead (Self-Released)
10. PRODIGY AND THE ALCHEMIST – Albert Einstein (Infamous)

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KZSC Hip Hop Top 10 Chart Mid-September

2013 turned out to be a very good summer for Hip-hop.  As we start the school year, here are KZSC’s top  Hip Hop new releases in September:

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1 FLATBUSH ZOMBIES – Better Off Dead  (Electric KoolAde Records)

2 UNDERACHIEVERS – Lords Of Flatbush (Brainfeeder Records)

3 STALLEY – Honest Cowboy [EP] (Maybach-WEA-Atlantic)

4 BRETT GRETZKY – Crows (Indyground)

5 SHAHEED AND DJ SUPREME – Knowledge, Rhythm, And Understanding (Communicating Vessels)

6 HERMITOFTHEWOODS – Land Of The Lotus Eaters (Endemik)

7 MAD DUKEZ AND FRESH KILS – Gettin’ Gatsby – (Deep Thinka)

8 FACTOR – Woke Up Alone (Fake Four)

9 CHANCE WATERS – Infinity (PERMANENT)

10 SAYKNOWLEDGE – Vibe Called Quest (Heavy Keys)

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RPM Charts Second Week of September 2013

Jackson And His Computerband - GlowTop 10:

1 JACKSON AND HIS COMPUTER BAND Glow Warp
2 ATROPOLIS Transitions Cumba Mela
3 GOLD PANDA Half Of Where You Live Ghostly
4 DISCLOSURE Settle Cherrytree-Interscope
5 MODERAT II Mute
6 LORN Debris [EP] Ninja Tune
7 BLUE HAWAII Untogether Arbutus
8 JAMES BLAKE Overgrown Republic
9 DEADBOY Blaquewerk – EP Numbers
10 JESSY LANZA Pull My Hair Back Hyperdub

Top 5 Adds:

1 JESSY LANZA Pull My Hair Back Hyperdub
2 NIGHTMARES ON WAX Feelin’ Good Warp
3 INFINITY SHRED Sanctuary Paracadute
4 CLAUDE VONSTROKE Urban Animal Dirtybird
5 CELL BROCO Little Bit In Love Ninja Tune

 

 

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KZSC Jazz Charts First Week of Spetember

I hope you had a good long labor day weekend! Unless you’re like some of us who face the irony of working on labor day, the long weekend is an indicator that summer is on it’s way out. As the gears begin to turn a little more at KZSC, here’s what’s happening with Jazz last week:

CHARTS:
1    DERRICK HODGE    Live Today    Blue Note
2    ANNIE KOZUCH    Mostly Jobim    Self-Released
3    BRIAN ANDRES AND THE AFRO-CUBAN JAZZ CARTEL    San Francisco    Bacalao
4    CLARK SOMMERS BASH    Clark Summers Bash    Origin
5    CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE TRIO    Out Here    Mack Avenue
6    RESONANCE    Introductions    Mandala
7    MICHELLE POLLACE    New Beginning
8    FRED FRIED AND CORE    Core Bacharach
9    FIVEPLAY JAZZ QUINTET    Five And More    Auraline
10    MARTIN BEJERANO    Potential Energy    Figgland