The Roots Music Report's
Top 50 Jazz Album Chart
for the Week of Mar 17, 2018

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Motion
by: The Hughes Smith Quintet

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Hard Bop
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The Diva Jazz Orchestra 25th Anniversary Project
by: The Diva Jazz Orchestra

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Label: ArtistShare
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Closer to Home
by: Robert Kennedy

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Live in Europe
by: Melody Gardot

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Label: Decca
Sub Genre: Smooth Jazz
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Modern Lore
by: Julian Lage

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Label: Mack Avenue
Sub Genre: Jazz
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All in My Mind
by: Dr. Lonnie Smith

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Label: Blue Note
Sub Genre: Jazz
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A Humdrum Star
by: GoGo Penguin

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Label: Decca
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Spiritual Impressions
by: James Weidman

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Label: Inner Circle
Sub Genre: Jazz
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The Brave
by: Acute Inflections

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Melody Reimagined: Book 1
by: Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet

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Label: Unknown
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Duke Robillard and His Dames of Rhythm
by: Duke Robillard

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Label: M.C.
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Our Point of View
by: Blue Note All-Stars

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Label: Blue Note
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Tribute to Bobby
by: Steve Hobbs

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Label: Challenge
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Smilessence
by: The Reggie Pittman & Loren Daniels Quartet

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Label: Ivory Hornz
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Never Stop II
by: The Bad Plus

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Label: Legbreaker
Sub Genre: Jazz
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The Fantasy Vocal Sessions, Vol. 1
by: David K. Mathews

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Label: Effendi
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Out on the Town
by: The Idiomatiques

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Songs from the Swinghouse
by: The Lao Tizer Band

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Label: Yse
Sub Genre: Jazz
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This City
by: The Heavyweights Brass Band

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Jazz
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20
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What Now
by: Carl Filipiak and the Jimi Jazz Band

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Label: Geometric
Sub Genre: Fusion
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Swing It Out!
by: Professor Cunningham And His Old School

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Label: ARBORS
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Harmony of Difference
by: Kamasi Washington

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Label: Young Turks
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Jersey
by: Mark Guiliana Jazz Quartet

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Label: Motema
Sub Genre: Jazz
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All These Hands
by: Michael Dease

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Label: Posi-Tone
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Color Theory
by: Josh Lawrence

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Label: Posi-Tone
Sub Genre: Jazz
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ABUC
by: Roberto Fonseca

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Label: impulse!
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Let's Groove: the Music of Earth Wind & Fire
by: Cory Weeds

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Label: Cellar Live
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Laila Biali
by: Laila Biali

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Jazz
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The Great Nostalgist
by: Danny Fox Trio

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Straight Forward
by: New Faces

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Label: Posi-Tone
Sub Genre: Jazz
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When You're Smiling
by: Sundae + Mr. Goessl

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Traditional Jazz
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Elements
by: Pat Battstone

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Label: Leo
Sub Genre: Avant-Garde Jazz
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Dreams and Daggers
by: Cécile McLorin Salvant

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Label: Mack Avenue
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Safety Fifth
by: Mucca Pazza

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Label: Electric Cowbell
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Heritage, the American Roots Project
by: Owen Broder

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Label: ArtistShare
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Mi Mundo
by: Brenda Navarrete

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Label: Alma
Sub Genre: Latin Jazz
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Reaching out
by: Michael Dease

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Label: Posi-Tone
Sub Genre: Jazz
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The Bat Swings!
by: Flying Horse Big Band

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Dreams
by: Sinne Eeg

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Historical Misappropriation
by: Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Vortex
by: Wayne Escoffery

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Label: Sunnyside
Sub Genre: Jazz
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See the Light
by: Calle Mambo Project

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Journey to Knowhere
by: Bob Washut Dodectet

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Label: Artist Alliance
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Bethany Project
by: Ilios Steryannis

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Label: Ilios Steryannis
Sub Genre: Jazz
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The Little Dream
by: Alfredo Rodríguez

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Label: Mack Avenue
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Don't Look Down
by: Ken Fowser

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Label: Posi-Tone
Sub Genre: Jazz
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The Subject Tonight is Love
by: Kate McGarry

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Label: Self-Release
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Ella: Accentuate the Positive
by: Regina Carter

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Label: Okeh
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Turn Up the Quiet
by: Diana Krall

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Label: Verve
Sub Genre: Jazz
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Marseille
by: Ahmad Jamal

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Label: Jazz Village
Sub Genre: Jazz
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