NEW RELEASES 2001

2001 CD Releases

2001 JazzTrax Album &
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2001 ALBUM OF THE YEAR
ACOUSTIC ALCHEMY ‘AART’
2001 LIVE PERFORMANCE
OF THE YEAR
IN THE AVALON
CASINO BALLROOM..
2001 SONG OF THE YEAR
CHUCK LOEB ‘BILLY’S SONG’
2001 SONG/ALBUM
TITLE OF THE YEAR
CHUCK LOEB
‘IN A HEARTBEAT’
DEBUT ARTIST OF THE YEAR
DAVID MANN
DEBUT ARTIST OF THE YEAR
JOSE LUIS ENCINAS
TOP 10 ALBUM OF THE YEAR
FOUR80EAST
'NOCTURNAL'
TOP 10 ALBUM OF THE YEAR
MARC ANTOINE
'CRUSIN'
TOP 10 ALBUM OF THE YEAR
LEE RITENOUR
'A TWIST OF MARLEY'
TOP 10 ALBUM OF THE YEAR
PETER WHITE
'GLOW'
TOP 10 ALBUM OF THE YEAR
MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER
'CHRISTMAS EXTRAORDINAIRE'
TOP 10 ALBUM OF THE YEAR
JEFF LORBER
'KICKIN' IT'
TOP 10 ALBUM OF THE YEAR
SPYRO GYRA
'IN MODERN TIMES'
JAZZTRAX TOP 10 "ALBUMS" OF 2001
1. ACOUSTIC ALCHEMY 'AART'
2. FOUR80EAST 'NOCTURNAL'
3. CHUCK LOEB 'IN A HEARTBEAT'
4. MARC ANTOINE 'CRUSIN'
5. DAVID MANN 'TOUCH'
6. LEE RITENOUR 'A TWIST OF MARLEY'
7. PETER WHITE 'GLOW'
8. JOSE LUIS ENCINAS 'GUITARRA ROMANTICA'
9. MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER 'CHRISTMAS EXTRAORDINAIRE'
10. IT'S A TIE
JEFF LORBER
'KICKIN' IT'
SPYRO GYRA
'IN MODERN TIMES'
JAZZTRAX TOP 10 "SONGS" OF 2001
1. CHUCK LOEB 'BILLY'S SONG'
2. RICHARD ELLIOT 'CRUSH'
3. RANDY CRAWFORD 'WHEN THE EVENING COMES'
4. URBAN KNIGHTS 'HI HEEL SNEAKERS'
5. JOYCE COOLING 'JELLY ON MY JACKET'
6. ACOUSTIC ALCHEMY 'FLAMOCO LOCO'
7. COUNT BASIC 'WES WHO'
8. DAVID MANN 'HOMECOMING'
9. JEFF LORBER 'CHOPSTICKS'
10. IT'S A TIE
ACTION FIGURE PARTY
'WHERE'S THE MOMENT'
SPYRO GYRA
'FLORIDA STRAITS'
2001 CD RELEASES

JANUARY
ARTIST
ALBUM
AIR PLAY
GOTA DAY & NIGHT
FOUR 80 EAST NOCTURNAL
BRYAN SAVAGE RUSH HOUR
FEBRUARY
ARTIST
ALBUM
AIR PLAY
DOWN TO THE BONE SPREAD THE WORD
VARIOUS ARTISTS SKETCHES OF JAMES:
Selections from the James Taylor Songbook
BOB JAMES DANCING ON THE WATER
JEFF LORBER KICKIN IT
RICK BRAUN KISSES IN THE RAIN
PAUL JACKSON JR. THE POWER OF THE STRING
CITRUS SUN ANOTHER TIME ANOTHER PLACE
COUNT BASIC MORE THAN THE BEST OF COUNT BASIC
BILL CANTOS WHO ARE YOU
MARCH
ARTIST
ALBUM
AIR PLAY
JAY ROWE LAUGH OUT LOUD
WILLIE AND LOBO LIVE IN CONCERT
DAVID MANN TOUCH
KOMBO COOKIN' OUT
KEIKO MATSUI RE-RELEASE OF "WHISPER FROM THE MIRROR"
DANCING FANTASY SOUNDSCAPES
ED CALLE TWILIGHT
NESTOR TORRES THIS SIDE OF PARADISE
JOSE LUIS ENCINAS GUITARRA ROMANTICA
WAYMAN TISDALE FACE TO FACE
PIECES OF A DREAM ACQUAINTED WITH THE NIGHT
APRIL
ARTIST
ALBUM
AIR PLAY
FREDDIE RAVEL FREDDIE RAVEL
DOC POWELL LIFE CHANGES
TO GROVER WITH LOVE TRIBUTE CD TO GROVER WASHINGTON JR.
CHRIS CAMOZZI SLOW BURN
PAPRIKA SOUL PAPRIKA SOUL
MAY
ARTIST
ALBUM
AIR PLAY
FATTBURGER T.G.I.F.
SPYRO GYRA IN MODERN TIMES
STRUNZ & FARAH STRINGWEAVE
ACTION FIGURE PARTY ACTION FIGURE PARTY
MARCUS MILLER M2
OTTMAR LIEBERT LITTLE WING
JUNE
ARTIST
ALBUM
AIR PLAY
BRIAN CULBERTSON NICE & SLOW
GERALD VEASLEY ON THE FAST TRACK
LEE RITENOUR A TWIST OF MARLEY
JIMMY SOMMERS 360 URBAN GROOVE
MICHAEL BRECKER NEARNESS OF YOU..THE BALLAD BOOK
MARC ANTOINE CRUISIN'
PATTI AUSTIN ON THE WAY TO LOVE
SPECIAL EFX FEATURING CHIELI MINUCCI BUTTERFLY
JULY
ARTIST
ALBUM
DATE
ERIC MARIENTHAL TURN UP THE HEAT
KEVIN TONEY STRUT
MICHAEL PAULO THE BEST OF MICHAEL PAULO
KEIKO MATSUI DEEP BLUE
SHILTS SEE WHAT HAPPENS
MARTIN TAYLOR NITE LIFE
AUGUST
ARTIST
ALBUM
DATE
RANDY CRAWFORD PLAY MODE
RICHARD ELLIOT CRUSH
URBAN KNIGHTS IV
ALEXANDER ZONJIC REACH FOR THE SKY
TOM GRANT REPRISE
ALFONZO BLACKWELL REFLECTIONS
SEPTEMBER
ARTIST
ALBUM
DATE
JOYCE COOLING THIRD WISH
PHIL PERRY MAGIC
DIANNA KRALL THE LOOK OF LOVE
ACOUSTIC ALCHEMY AART
JAZZTRAX PRESENTS... CATALINA ISLAND NIGHTS
JIM BRICKMAN SIMPLE THINGS
HERBIE HANCOCK FUTURE 2 FUTURE
KIRK WHALUM HYMNS IN THE GARDEN
PAUL TAYLOR HYPNOTIC
OCTOBER
ARTIST
ALBUM
DATE
PETER WHITE GLOW
BONEY JAMES RIDE
CHRIS BOTTI NIGHT SESSIONS
NOVEMBER
ARTIST
ALBUM
DATE
RONNY JORDAN OFF THE RECORD
ALEX BUGNON SOUL PURPOSE
RICHARD ELLIOT BALLADS
NOV. 6TH
LARRY CARLTON DEEP INTO IT
BONA FIDE THE POE HOUSE
NOV. 20TH
BOB JAMES RESTORATION' 2-DISC BEST OF
NOV. 20TH
CHRISTMAS ALBUMS 2001
MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER 'CHRISTMAS EXTRAORDINAIRE'
GRP CHRISTMAS COLLECTION 'MAKING SPIRITS BRIGHT'
GROOVIN' JAZZ CHRISTMAS from Gold Circle Records
DAVE KOZ & FRIENDS 'A SMOOTH JAZZ CHRISTMAS'
KIRK WHALUM 'THE CHRISTMAS MESSAGE'



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