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Jazz Professors' CD Reaches the Top Ten

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The Jazz Professors' new album continues its climb up the charts, reaching #6 on the JazzWeek Album Chart. Meanwhile, The Blues is Alright, a CD of performances by UCF students, spends a third week in the top 50.

Do That Again is the second album from The Jazz Professors, a group of six UCF faculty members who are also seasoned performers. Having recorded and toured with a veritable “who’s who” of the jazz realm, The Jazz Professors include director and saxophonist Jeff Rupert and Marty Morell, a former member of the famous Bill Evans Trio.

UCF's student players reached #35 with their new CD The Blues is Alright. The album also hit #3 on the "Biggest Gainers" and #10 among "Most Added" albums. These young performers find themselves in famous company, appearing alongside acts like Kevin Eubanks, Pat Methany, and Grace Kelly.

Do That Again and The Blues is Alright are published by UCF Music’s label Flying Horse Records. Both records are available for purchase now. Visit www.FlyingHorseRecords.com for information, audio clips and purchase links. Digital downloads are available from most major online music retailers.

JazzWeek is the definitive Jazz and Smooth Jazz national radio airplay chart—a weekly report of the top 50 Jazz and Smooth Jazz recordings played on radio stations across the United States and Canada. Radio reporters and industry subscribers receive the weekly Jazz Fax or Smooth Fax with the current chart each Friday.

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