Najee Album Debuts at Number One on Contemporary Jazz Chart

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My Point of View, the latest album from pop-jazz saxophonist Najee, debuted on the contemporary-jazz chart this week at number one.

The album bumped Brian Culbertson's It's On Tonight, which had spent four weeks in the top spot, to number two. Also new to the contemporary chart was pianist Kevin Toney's 110 Degrees & Rising at number 24.

Michael Bubl_'s It's Time topped the jazz chart, increasing its sales in its 29th week on the chart. New to the chart were albums from three vocalists: Tierney Sutton's I'm With the Band at number 12; vocalist Nnenna Freelon's Blueprint of a Lady, a salute to Billie Holiday, at 22; and Sara Gazarek's Yours at number 25.

A newly discovered live recording from Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker jumped from number 19 to number ten in its second week on the chart.


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