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2:35 pm
Tue January 1, 2008

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