There's so much good jazz being recorded around the world....a lot of it on small labels....and yet it rarely gets airplay. JAZZ TODAY....in it's own small way....tries to put that right!JAZZ TODAY is a fortnightly radio show on Cambridge105. It is broadcast live in Cambridge UK on 105FM and online at Cambridge105.FM.
JAZZ TODAY ONLINE is a quarterly cloudcast of some of the best tracks to appear on JAZZ TODAY.
Tuesday, 4 March 2014
A wealth of new and forthcoming releases.....including the saxophones of Raymond MacDonald and Alban Darche, the keyboards of Kit Downes and Alexander Hawkins, plus the vocals of Nils Landgren and Emilia Martensson. Not forgetting the trio Phronesis, the quartet Hanuman, the quintet Moker......and the Ed Palermo Big Band. Listen HERE at 4pm GMT.
Tuesday, 25 February 2014
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Didier Levallet Quintet: Antigone’s Choice from Voix Croisees (Evidence / Fremeaux Associes). Airelle Besson, trumpet; Sylvaine Helary, flute; Celine Bonacina, Saxophone; Didier Levallet, bass; Francois Laizeau, drums.
Gretchen Parlato: Within Me from Live in NYC (ObliqSound). Gretchen Parlato, vocals; Taylor Eigsti, piano; Alan Hampton, bass; Mark Guiliana, drums.
Eric Vloeimans’ Oliver’s Cinema: Prince Henri from Oliver’s Cinema (Buzz / Challenge). Eric Vloeimans, trumpet; Tuur Florizoone, accordion; Jorg Brinkmann, cello.
Petr Cancura: Those Were the Times from Down Home (RootsToBoot Music). Petr Cancura, banjo; Kirk Knuffke, cornet; Brian Drye, trombone; Garth Stevenson, bass; Richie Barshay, drums.
Mark Perrenoud Trio: Nymphaes Blues from Vestry Lamento (Double Moon). Mark Perrenoud, piano; Marco Muller, bass; Cyril Regamy, drums.
Comanda Barabba: Fireman Breakfast from Jazz Resistant (Rudi). Tim Trevor-Briscoe and Christian Ferlaino, reeds; Nicola Guazzaloca, piano; Luca Bernard, bass; Gaetano Alfonsi, drums.
Motian Sickness: Arabesque from For The Love of Sarah (Grizzley Music). Matt Maneri, viola; Jamie Masefield, mandolin; John Hebert, bass; Jeff Cosgrove, drums.
Steinar Raknes Quartet: Passion Island from Live in Tokyo (Reckless). John Pal Inderberg, saxophone; Erlend Slettevoll, piano; Steinar Raknes, bass; Hakon Mjaset Johansen, drums.
Drye & Drye: Precious Silver from Open Letter (NCMEast): Brian Drye, trombone; Howard Drye, baritone saxophone; Mike McGinnis, reeds; Jeff Hermanson, trumpet; Dan Fabricatore, bass; Vinnie Sperrazza, drums.
Sunday, 23 February 2014
Ted Nash Big Band: Fire from Chakra (Plastic Sax)Michael Wollny Trio: In Heaven from Weltenraum (ACT)
Mats Aleklint Quartet: Braxen from Mats Aleklint Quartet (Moserobie)
Hat & Beard: Reflections from Reflections (TrioRecords)
Drye & Drye: Precious Silver from Open Letter (NCMEast)
John Taylor: Phrase the Second from In Two Minds (CAM Jazz)
Pixel: Be Mine from We Are Small Pixels (Cuneiform)
Eric Vloeiman’s Oliver’s Cinema: Fellini’s Waltz from Oliver’s Cinema (Buzz / Challenge)
Matt Wilson Quartet + John Medeski: Some Assembly Required from Gathering Call (Palmetto)
Michael Wollny Trio: Lasse! from Weltenraum (ACT)
Max Johnson Trio: Don Wrinkles from The Invisible Trio (Fresh Sound New Talent)
Harris Eisenstadt: Especially Preposterous Assertions from Golden State (Songlines)
Hat & Beard: Off Minor from Reflections (Trio Records)
Dominic Lash Quartet: Halt the Busterman from Opabinia (Babel)
Olivier Boge: Inner Chant from The World Begins Today (Naive)
Drye & Drye: Blues for Jimmy from Open Letter (NCM East)
Emil Strandberg: Changes from Works (Found YouRecordings)
Nick Smart’s Trogon: Tower Casa from Tower Casa (Babel)
Shahin Novrasli: Nocturne for Natavan from Bayati (BeeJazz)
Sunday, 9 February 2014
Matt Wilson Quartet + John Medeski: Pumpkin’s Delight from Gathering Call (Palmetto)Michael Wollny & Marius Neset: Polygon from Duo Art – Creating Magic (ACT)
Adam Baldych & Yaron Herman: Letter for E. from Duo Art – Creating Magic (ACT)
Eric Vloeimans’ Oliver’s Cinema: Prince Henri from Oliver’s Cinema (Buzz / Challenge)
Magnolia Acoustic Quartet: Boozer from Boozer (Fortune)
Dominik Wania: Oiseaux Tristes from Ravel (Fortune)
Motian Sickness: Arabesque from For the Love of Sarah (Grizzley Music)
Sam Anning, Julien Wilson & Allan Browne Trio: Princess Doug of Fitzroy from Sweethearts (Listen / Hear Collective)
Robin Phillips: Jackie from Sing. Play. for Pleasure (RepMusic)
Nicola Lancerotti Quartet: Faking East from Skin (dEN)
Nicola Lancerotti Quartet: T.T.F.K.A.C. from Skin (dEN)
Myra Melford: Still Life from Life Carries Me This Way (Firehouse 12)
Max Johnson Trio: Bizza from The Invisible Trio (FreshSound New Talent)
Marco Sanguinetti: Ruedas from 8 (Acqua)
Sam Anning, Julien Wilson & Allan Browne Trio: Remember from Sweethearts (Listen / Hear Collective)
Sunday, 26 January 2014
Didier Levallet Quintet: Antigone’s Choice from Voix Croisees (Evidence / Fremeaux & Associes)John Taylor: Ambleside from In Two Minds (CAM Jazz)
The Olson Pingrey Quartet: My Waltz from Low Contrast (self-released)
Mary Halvorson Trio: Crashes Like Lights (no.39) from Ghost Loop (Fortune)
BFG (Bex Ferris Goubert): Le Sourire de Babik from Now or Never (Naive)
Peter Scharli Trio featuring Glenn Ferris: Dark Nights from Live at AVO Session (TCB)
Julien Wilson Trio: I Believe This Belongs to You from Swailing (Lionsharecords)
Comanda Barabba: Fireman Breakfast from Jazz Resistant (Rudi)
Myra Melford: Park Mechanics from Life Carries Me This Way (Firehouse 12)
Didier Levallet Quintet: Traversee d’un Temps Immobile from Voix Croisees (Evidence / Fremeaux & Associes)
Julien Wilson: Farewell from This is Always (Lionsharecords)
Petr Cancura: Those Were the Times from Down Home (Roots to Boot Music)
Petr Cancura: Anabelle’s Waltz from Down Home (Roots to Boot Music)
Halvorson Formanek Fujiwara: Falling Too Far from Thumbscrew (Cuneiform)
Simcock & Goloubev: Pastoral from Reverie at Schloss Elmau (ACT)
Evolution Reloaded: Something into Something from Seagulls (Manza Nera)
Evolution Reloaded: For Carlo and Tony from Seagulls (Manza Nera)
Thursday, 16 January 2014
Monday, 13 January 2014
Mauro Schiavone: Follow Me from UFO (ImprovvisatoreInvolontario)Brass Mask: I Thank You Jesus from Spy Boy (Babel)
MOPTI: Etudiant (de la Vie) from Logic (Jazzland)
MOPTI: Mali from Logic (Jazzland)
Mozdzer Danielsson Fresco: KarMa Party from Polska (ACT)
Slowly Rolling Camera: Rain that Falls from Slowly Rolling Camera (Edition)
Moutin Factory Quintet: Ornette’s Melody from Lucky People (Plus Loin)
Wanja Slavin’s Lotus Eaters: Odense from For Very Sad and Very Tired Lotus Eaters (WhyPlayJazz)
Brass Mask: Indian Red from Spy Boy (Babel)
Open Trio: Beata from Dinosaurs (Found YouRecordings)
Shayna Dulberger: Heart Like a Rabbit from Ache & Flutter (Empty Room Music)
Tom Harrell: Nite Life from Colors of a Dream (HighNote)
John Medeski: Luz Marina from A Different Time (Okeh)
Igor Lumpert Trio: Still Dreaming from Innertextures Live (Clean Feed)
Nico Lohmann Quintett: You Happy Thing from Miraculum (Unit)
Ken Aldcroft’s Convergence Ensemble: Trolleys from Saskatoon (Trio)
Jacob Karlzon 3: Fool’s Gold from More (ACT)
Florian Hoefner Group: Black is the Color from Falling Up (OA2)
Michael Gassmann: Amberg from Fearless Five (Live Life)