Chris Botti's To Love Again Stays Atop Jazz Chart

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The top four spots on the Billboard jazz chart were unchanged this week, with trumpeter Chris Botti's To Love Again: The Duets at number one for the second week in a row.

Michael Bubl_'s It's Time was again at number two, followed by a newly unearthed live recording of Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane at Carnegie Hall and Botti's previous album, When I Fall in Love.

New entries on the chart included a compilation of Coltrane's recordings for the Prestige label, at number 20. The saxophone great now has three albums on the chart, with One Down, One Up: Live at the Half Note dropping to number six in its third week on the chart.

On the contemporary-jazz chart, Jamie Cullum's Catching Tales and Herbie Hancock's Possibilities continued their battle for the number-one spot: Cullum's album returned to number one this week, nudging Hancock's offering to number two.

Kenny G's The Greatest Holiday Classics jumped from number seven to number three in its second week on the chart. Other movers included Cullum's previous album, twentysomething, which jumped from number 11 to number five after previously peaking at number two.

Trumpeter Rick Braun's Yours Truly debuted on the chart at number eight.


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