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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