These were the top selling contemporary jazz recordings 25 years ago this week, as reported by Billboard magazine.
- Quincy Jones, Q’s Jook Joint
- Kenny G, Breathless
- The John Tesh Project, Discovery
- Russ Freeman & the Rippingtons, Brave New World
- Randy Crawford, Naked and True
- Jerald Daemyon, Thinking About You
- George Howard, Attitude Adjustment
- Will Downing, Moods
- Fourplay, Elixir
- Boney James, Seduction
- Richard Elliot, City Speak
The top ten contemporary jazz recordings from the week of Feb. 13, 1994!
- David Benoit and Russ Freeman, The Benoit/Freeman Project
- Nelson Rangell, Yes Then Yes
- Tom Scott, Reed My Lips
- Richard Smith, From My Window
- Torcuato Mariano, Paradise Station
- Marcus Miller, The Sun Don’t Lie
- Yellowjackets, Run for Your Life
- Fourplay, Between the Sheets
- Gary Burton/Rebecca Parris, It’s Another Day
- Charles Michael Brotman, Pacific Rendezvous
I’ve posted the fourth in my series of top contemporary jazz recordings of past years. This one is eight of the best-selling artists in 1991, including the debut recordings from Fourplay and Candy Dulfer, some serious funkiness from David Benoit and Eric Marienthal, the Crusaders produced by Marcus Miller and more! Click the image below to immediately listen and spread the word! Thanks for those who have submitted such nice feedback through 8tracks!