SmoothJazz.com Annual Chart 2015

The World's only Smooth Jazz Album Chart - Formerly the Gavin Report
RANK PROJECT ARTIST ALBUM LABEL SPINS
1 Futuresoul BONEY JAMES Futuresoul Concord Music Group 16,557
2 Can You Feel It RICK BRAUN Can You Feel It Artistry 16,525
3 Fritzenized JONATHAN FRITZEN Fritzenized Nordic Night Records 15,644
4 Slam Dunk GERALD ALBRIGHT Slam Dunk Heads Up 15,020
5 Coast To Coast VINCENT INGALA Coast To Coast Independent 13,358
6 Smile PETER WHITE Smile Heads Up/CMG 12,756
7 Got 2 Be Groovin' EUGE GROOVE Got 2 Be Groovin' Shanachie 12,426
8 Soul Appeal MICHAEL LINGTON Soul Appeal Copenhagen Music 12,413
9 Full Tank 2.0 BEN TANKARD Full Tank 2.0 ben-jammin' 12,150
10 Bliss CINDY BRADLEY Bliss 12,040
11 Truth B Told PAUL BROWN Truth B Told Woodward Avenue Records 11,969
12 Soul Traveler MARION MEADOWS Soul Traveler Shanachie 11,912
13 The Vault JEFF GOLUB The Vault eOne Music 11,879
14 Influences NICK COLIONNE Influences 11,784
15 Living My Dream JONATHAN BUTLER Living My Dream Artistry/Mack Ave. 11,690
16 Lip Service RICHARD ELLIOT Lip Service Heads Up/CMG 11,683
17 Red NELSON RANGELL Red Independent 11,544
18 C'est Le Funk U-NAM C'est Le Funk Skytown 11,446
19 Soul Secrets GREGG KARUKAS Soul Secrets Nightowl 11,340
20 Can You Hear Me PATRICK BRADLEY Can You Hear Me Patrick's Song Factory 11,227
21 Out of a Dream BRIAN SIMPSON Out of a Dream Shanachie Entertainment 10,877
22 Retro Forward ERIC DARIUS Retro Forward Shanachie Entertainment 10,352
23 Back 2 Love MAYSA Back 2 Love Shanachie Entertainment 10,175
24 Limitless JULIAN VAUGHN Limitless JulianVaughn.com 10,097
25 Live - 20th Anniversary Tour BRIAN CULBERTSON Live - 20th Anniversary Tour BCM Entertainment 9,952
26 Power Of 3 THE SAX PACK Power Of 3 Shanachie Entertainment 9,779
27 Wallflower (The Complete Sessions) DIANA KRALL Wallflower (The Complete Sessions) Verve/UMG 9,706
28 A Better Man PHIL PERRY A Better Man Shanachie Entertainment 9,557
29 Silver Soul KIM WATERS Silver Soul Red River Entertainment 9,489
30 Overnight Sensation JOEY SOMMERVILLE Overnight Sensation Jayvox, Inc. 9,460
31 The Jazzmasters VII JAZZMASTERS The Jazzmasters VII 9,359
32 Boss JAZMIN GHENT Boss Independent 9,292
33 Jazz Funk Soul JAZZ FUNK SOUL Jazz Funk Soul Shanachie 9,158
34 Here We Go JAMES LLOYD Here We Go Shanachie Entertainment 9,086
35 Soul Stories BLAKE AARON Soul Stories Innervision 9,050
36 Soul Searching MITCHELL COLEMAN, JR. Soul Searching Soul Revelation Music 8,818
37 You, Me and Forever NAJEE You, Me and Forever Shanachie Records 8,660
38 Take Me Higher AYSHA Take Me Higher Innervision 8,319
39 Nathan East NATHAN EAST Nathan East Yamaha Ent Group 8,308
40 Wild Heart MINDI ABAIR Wild Heart Concord Music Group 8,289
41 Collaborations DAVE KOZ Collaborations Concord 8,273
42 My Old Friend:  Celebrating George Duke AL JARREAU My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke Concord Music Group 8,201
43 Brighter Day SHASHATY Brighter Day A.H.I. Records 8,059
44 Open Invitation GABRIEL MARK HASSELBACH Open Invitation Wind Tunnel 7,882
45 Positraction FOUR80EAST Positraction Boomtang 7,809
46 All In Good Time AL DEGREGORIS All In Good Time A-PEX Recordings International 7,778
47 Moments Of Change THE JT PROJECT Moments Of Change The JT Project Records 7,731
48 Walking in Rome (Soul Italiano) PAOLO RUSTICHELLI Walking in Rome (Soul Italiano) Next Age Music 7,720
49 Bright Moments TERJE LIE Bright Moments TCat Records 7,644
50 Ear Candy PAULA ATHERTON Ear Candy Kalimba 7,603
51 My One And Only One JESSY J My One And Only One Shanachie Records 7,602
52 Mr. Jones WAYNE JONES Mr. Jones Dim & Dimmer 7,503
53 Brazilian Nights KENNY G Brazilian Nights Concord 7,486
54 Love PEET PROJECT Love Beagle Beat Records 7,442
55 Psycho Bass BYRON MILLER Psycho Bass Byron Lee Miller's Studio's LLC 7,253
56 Dig It DOWN TO THE BONE Dig It 7,191
57 Tell You Something SAM RUCKER Tell You Something Favor Productions 7,183
58 Dance with You GREG MANNING Dance with You Kalimba 6,941
59 On Track DENNIS ANGEL On Track Timeless Grooves Records 6,872
60 Unbreakable Heart KEN NAVARRO Unbreakable Heart Positive Music Records 6,839
61 Vintage Truth DW3 Vintage Truth Woodward Avenue 6,655
62 Love Is D. EDWARD Love Is 10th & Clay Records 6,601
63 Life Between The Notes BLUEY Life Between The Notes Shanachie Entertainment 6,574
64 Hacienda JEFF LORBER FUSION Hacienda Heads Up 6,494
65 Traveler LAWSON ROLLINS Traveler Infinita Records/Baja TSR 6,482
66 Alley Cat NILS Alley Cat Baja/TSR Records 6,449
67 That's Life GREG ADAMS & EAST BAY SOUL That's Life Ripa Records 6,440
68 Fountain of Youth THE RIPPINGTONS Fountain of Youth Peak/eOne 6,408
69 Don't Talk, Dance! CHRIS STANDRING Don't Talk, Dance! Ultimate Vibe 6,383
70 Adventurous Soul KEITH ANDREW Adventurous Soul Hardtail Records 6,368
71 Listen to This CHERYL BARNES Listen to This Barnes & Cabasso Music 6,314
72 The Journey JIM ADKINS The Journey Clear Image Records 6,298
73 In The Mood HERB ALPERT In The Mood Shout Factory! 6,283
74 Straight From The Harp MARIEA ANTOINETTE Straight From The Harp Independent 6,273
75 Hereafter SEAN SULLIVAN Hereafter SonyRed 6,025
76 Mellowonder / Songs In The Key Of Stevie BOB BALDWIN Mellowonder / Songs In The Key Of Stevie City Sketches 6,006
77 Carefree DR. DAVE Carefree Hatherill Records 6,006
78 Style Meets Substance MARCUS ANDERSON Style Meets Substance marcusanderson.net 5,954
79 One World JESSE COOK One World Entertainment One Music 5,949
80 What Matters Most SUN SOUL ORCHESTRA What Matters Most Independent 5,919
81 Time And The River DAVID SANBORN Time And The River Okeh Records 5,915
82 Can't Help Myself GREG CHAMBERS Can't Help Myself gregchambersmusic.com 5,905
83 Indigo DAN SIEGEL Indigo DSM 5,901
84 Get On Up (Remix) [Groove Time] BENNETT B Get On Up (Remix) [Groove Time] Baton Records 5,890
85 Sexy Saxy Vol. 1 JAREZ Sexy Saxy Vol. 1 Top Jazz Records, LLC 5,886
86 Wishing on Love MELINA Wishing on Love Woodward Ave. 5,719
87 A Twist Of Rit LEE RITENOUR A Twist Of Rit Concord Music Group 5,682
88 Hidden In Plain Sight NATURALLY 7 Hidden In Plain Sight Hidden Beach Recordings 5,676
89 2 In Love DAVID BENOIT 2 In Love Concord 5,665
90 The Isley Sessions ERIC ESSIX The Isley Sessions Essential Recordings 5,652
91 It's On DIRK K It's On DIP Records 5,625
92 The Promise EARTH, WIND & FIRE The Promise Kalimba 5,615
93 I'm Back WALTER BEASLEY I'm Back Affable 5,608
94 This Is Soul DOC POWELL This Is Soul DPR Music 5,595
95 Rite of Passage KIM SCOTT Rite of Passage Independent 5,505
96 #ShadesOfNate NATE HARASIM #ShadesOfNate Woodward Avenue 5,500
97 Inner Bossa FABIANA PASSONI Inner Bossa Independent 5,500
98 The Next Chapter TOM BRAXTON The Next Chapter Pacific Coast Jazz 5,492
99 Sound Barrier RHYTHM JETS Sound Barrier Infinity Jazz Records 5,484
100 Soul Purpose FUNKEE BOY Soul Purpose Funkee Boy/Power of One 5,477