Top 75 Jazz Countdown 2007

WRTI's countdown of the top jazz tunes in 2007.

The top 75 most requested songs of the year, based on WRTI listener-generated requests from the weekly Jazz Hot 11 Countdown.

ARTIST - TUNE ALBUM LABEL 1 Terence Blanchard - Wading Through A TALE OF GOD'S WILL Blue Note 2 Carl Allen & Rodney Whittaker - Get Ready GET READY Mack Avenue 3 Gerald Wilson Orchestra - Latin Swing MONTERAY MOODS Mack Avenue 4 Wayne Bergeron - You Go To My Head PLAYS WELL WITH OTHERS Concord 5 Roberto Fonseca - Triste Allegria ZAMAZU Justin Time 6 Nick Russo +11 & Miles Griffith - RO RO 7 Arturo Sandoval - 21st Century RUMBA PALACE Telarc 8 Randy Crawford and Joe Sample - But Beautiful FEELING GOOD PRA 9 Eugene Marlow - Summertime WONDERFUL DISCOVERY MEII 10 Jeri Brown - No Moon At All NEW WONDERLAND Justin Time 11 Martin Bejerano - Lover Man EVOLUTION/REVOLUTION Reservoir Music 12 Sean Jones - Say Brah KALEIDOSCOPE Mack Avenue 13 Jimmy Ponder - The Creator Has A Master Plan SOMEBODY'S CHILD High Note 14 Billy Bang Quintet - Nothing But Love ABOVE & BEYOND Justin Time 15 Terence Blanchard - Levees A TALE OF GOD'S WILL Blue Note 16 The Godfathers of Groove - Long Live New Orleans THE GODFATHERS OF GROOVE 18th and Vine 17 Luciana Souza - Here It Is NEW BOSSA NOVA Verve 18 McCoy Tyner - Search For Peace MCCOY TYNER QUARTET Half Note 19 Alvin Queen - Contemplation I AIN'T LOOKIN' AT YOU Justin Time 20 Wallace Roney - Vater Time JAZZ High Note 21 Chris Potter - Chief Seattle SONG FOR ANYONE Sunnyside 22 Joe Zawinul - In A Silent Way BROWN STREET Birdjam/WDR 23 Gloria Lynne - Shangri-la FROM MY HEART TO YOURS High Note 24 Joel Frahm - My Ideal WE USED TO DANCE Anzic 25 Kenny Burrell - A Night In Tunisia 75th BIRTHDAY BASH LIVE! Blue Note 26 Christian Scott - Katrina's Eyes ANTHEM Concord 27 Jackie Ryan - Never Let Me Go YOU & THE NIGHT & THE MUSIC Open Art 28 John Scofield - Behind Closed Doors THIS MEETS THAT Emarcy 29 Trudy Pitts - Naima PIANADELPHIA 30 Edward Simon - Abiding Unicity UNICITY CamJazz 31 Michael O'Neill w/ Kenny Washington - Cherokee STIL DANCIN' Jazzmo 32 Cyrus Chestnut - Suspicious Minds CYRUS PLAYS ELVIS Koch 33 Roni Ben-Hur - Eshkolit KEEPIN' IT OPEN Motema 34 Josh Nelson - Loose End LET IT GO Native Language 35 Vanguard Jazz Orchestra - Up From the Skies UP FROM THE SKIES 36 Bill Charlap - Autumn In New York LIVE AT THE VILLAGE VANGUARD High Note 37 Robert Glasper - Maiden Voyage/Everything In Its Right Place IN MY ELEMENT Blue Note 38 Eldar - I Remember When RE-IMAGINATION Sony 39 Allan Harris - Its only A Paper Moon LONG LIVE THE KING Kennedy Center 40 Kendrick Scott - The Source THE SOURCE World Culture Music 41 Joe Lovano and Hank Jones - Soultrane LIVE AT DIZZY'S CLUB COCA COLA Blue Note 42 Dayna Stephens - Teeth THE TIMELESS NOW CTA 43 Charlie Haden - Left Hand of God BEST OF QUARTET WEST Verve 44 Mort Weiss and Sam Most - Jitterbug Waltz MORT WEISS MEETS SAM MOST SMSJazz 45 Queen Latifah - Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars TRAV'LIN' LIGHT Verve 46 Kurt Elling - Tight NIGHTMOVES 47 Poncho Sanchez - Maceo's House RAISE YOUR HAND Concord 48 Honolulu Jazz Quartet - Real Old Style TENACITY 49 Avishai Cohen - Smash (Live) AS IS 50 Andy Bey - Ain't Necessarily So AIN'T NECESSARILY SO 12th Street 51 Wynton Marsalis - The Are Those Soulful Days FROM THE PLANTATION TO THE PENITENTIARY EMI 52 Jean-Michel Pilc - Widmung NEW DREAMS Dreyfus 53 Michael Buble - Too Close For Comfort WE ALL LOVE ELLA Verve 54 Freddy Cole - You're My Thrill BECAUSE OF YOU High Note 55 Gerald Wilson Orchestra - Jazz Swing Waltz MONTERAY MOODS Mack Avenue 56 David 'fathead' Newman - Life LIFE 57 Falkner Evans - Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum ARC CAP 58 Joey Defrancesco - Cherokee THE AUTHORIZED BOOTLEG Concord 59 Cheryl Bentyne - You Don't Know Me THE BOOK OF LOVE Telarc 60 Deep Blue Organ Trio - Ceora FOLK MUSIC Origin 61 Roy Haynes and Fountain of Youth Band- James WHEREAS 62 Abbey Lincoln - Should've Been ABBEY SINGS ABBEY Verve 63 Beegie Adair - Its Been A Long, Long Time SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY Village Square 64 Dave Stahl Band - Mercy Mercy Mercy LIVE AT THE RITZ Abee Cake 65 Harry Connick Jr. - Someday You'll Be Sorry CHANSON DU VIEUX CARRE 66 Houston Person and Bill Charlap - Sweet Lorraine YOU TAUGHT MY HEART TO SING High Note 67 Jaleel Shaw - My Future Just Passed PERSPECTIVE Fresh Sound 68 Jane Monheit - Moon River SURRENDER Concord 69 Jon Faddis - The Hunters and the Gatherers TERANGA Koch 70 New Fire - Balance REVOLUTIONS Dreambox Media 71 Russel Gunn - Nardis PLAYS MILES High Note 72 The Jimmy Heath Big Band - Heritage Hum TURN UP THE HEATH Planet Arts 73 The Roger Kellaway Trio - Night Train HEROES IPO 74 Wayne Bergeron - You Go To My Head PLAYS WELL WITH OTHERS Concord 75 Gerald Wilson Orchestra - Jazz Swing Waltz MONTERAY MOODS Mack Avenue