[JPL] CMJ Year-End Jazz Top-40 Chart For 2008

MFA - Jazz Radio Promotion, Publicity & Consulting MitchellFeldmanAssociates at Comcast.net
Wed Jan 7 15:31:45 EST 2009


Hi Group -

Happy 2009.

I post the list below FYI.

Curious how many CDs by bassists made the top-15 (5!) -- more than any  
other instrument.

Not sure if this means anything but certainly a remarkable showing.

Music always,

Mitchell

CMJ Year End Jazz Top-40 Chart for 2008

Rank

Peak

Weeks

Artist

Recording

Label

1

1

21

MACEO PARKER

Roots And Grooves

Heads Up

2

1

20

CASSANDRA WILSON

Loveryly

Blue Note

3

1

27

ESPERANZA SPALDING

Esperanza

Heads Up

4

1

18

BEN ALLISON AND MAN SIZE SAFE

Little Things Run The World

Palmetto

5

2

16

PAT METHENY

Day Trip

Nonesuch

6

2

16

WILLIE NELSON/WYNTON MARSALIS

Two Men With The Blues

Blue Note

7

2

19

ROY HARGROVE

Ear Food

Groovin' High

8

1

17

VICTOR WOOTEN

Palmystery

Heads Up

9

1

14

S.M.V.

Thunder

Heads Up

10

1

13

HERBIE HANCOCK

River: The Joni Letters

Verve

11

1

21

ANAT COHEN

Notes From The Village

Anzic

12

1

22

BRAD MEHLDAU TRIO

Gently Disturbed

Nonesuch

13

1

12

AVISHAI COHEN TRIO

Gently Disturbed

Raz Daz

14

2

21

HOT CLUB OF DETROIT

Night Town

Mack Avenue

15

2

21

DAVE HOLLAND SEXTET

Pass It On

Dare 2

16

1

15

ORGANISSIMO

Groovadelphia

Big O

17

1

9

JAMES CARTER

Present Tense

Emarcy

18

1

13

ELIANE ELIAS

Something For You: Eliane Elias Sings And Plays Bill Evans

Blue Note

19

3

17

BILL FRISELL

History, Mystery

Nonesuch

20

2

13

ROBERT WALTER

Cure All

Palmetto

21

3

20

MCCOY TYNER

Guitars

Half Note

22

2

14

TED NASH

The Mancini Project

Palmetto

23

2

15

RON BLAKE

Shayari

Mack Avenue

24

3

11

STANTON MOORE

Emphasis! On Parenthesis

Telarc

25

1

12

BOBBY WATSON

 From The Heart

Palmetto

26

1

12

FRANK KIMBROUGH

AIR

Palmetto

27

1

14

HORACE SILVER

Live At Newport '58

Blue Note

28

4

14

JEFF COFFIN AND CHARLIE PEACOCK

Arc Of The Circle

Runway Network

29

2

11

KENNY GARRETT

Sketches Of MD: Live At The Iridium

Mack Avenue

30

5

13

CHICK COREA

GARY BURTON, New Crystal Silence

Concord

31

2

11

WILL BERNARD

Blue Plate Special

Palmetto

32

1

11

BOBBY PREVITE AND THE NEW BUMP

Set The Alarm For Monday

Palmetto

33

4

12

STANLEY JORDAN

State Of Nature

Mack Avenue

34

1

7

GONZALO RUBALCABA

Avatar

Blue Note

35

4

12

STEVE REID ENSEMBLE

Daxaar

Domino

36

5

13

NNENNA FREELON

Better Than Anything: The Quintessential Nnenna

Concord Jazz

37

7

13

RUDRESH MAHANTHAPPA

Kinsmen

Pi

38

6

12

LIONEL LOUEKE

Karibu

Blue Note

39

5

11

NICHOLAS PAYTON

Into The Blue

Nonesuch

40

5

11

JAVON JACKSON

Once Upon A Melody

Palmetto




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