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 it's own small way....tries to put that right!

JAZZ TODAY is a fortnightly radio show on Cambridge105 Radio. It is broadcast live in Cambridge UK on 105FM, on digital and online at

JAZZ TODAY ONLINE is a quarterly cloudcast of some of the best tracks to appear on JAZZ TODAY.

Sunday, 13 May 2018

Playlist - May 13th 2018

Atom String Quartet: Quasimodo from Seifert (Zbigniew Seifert Foundation)
Kamil Piotrowicz Sextet: Idealism from Popular Music (Hevhetia)
Kamil Piotrowicz Sextet: Popular Music from Popular Music (Hevhetia)
Daniel Erdmann’s Velvet Revolution: A Short Moment of Zero G from A Short Moment of Zero G (BMC)
Pauli Lyytinen Magnetia Orkesteri: Ljubliana from Pauli Lyytinen Magnetia Orkesteri (Eclipse Music)
Hermine Deurloo: A Long Story Short from Living Here (Zennez)
Horse Orchestra: Barok, sydeuropaeisk begravelsesmusik, traditioneljazz og fri improvisation from Four Letter Word (Barefoot)
Francois Moutin & Kavita Shah: You Go to My Head from Interplay (Dot Time)
Jeff Williams: Borderline from Lifelike (Whirlwind)
MOPO: Mustafa from Mopocalypse (We Jazz)
Gregory Privat Trio: Happy Invasion from Family Tree (ACT)
Adam Baldych & Helge Lien Trio: Up from Bridges (ACT)
Beats & Pieces Big Band: Pop from All In (efpi)
Manuel Hermia, Valentin Ceccaldi & Sylvain Darrifourcq: Chauve et Courtois from God at the Casino (Babel)
Atom String Quartet: On the Farm from Seifert (Zbigniew Seifert Foundation)
Wojtek Mazolewski Quintet: Bangkok from Polka (Whirlwind)
Shake Stew: Dancing in the Cage of a Soul from Rise and Rise Again (Traumton)

Intro / Outro:

Stephane Huchard: Jakawa Jungle Spoon from Toutakousticks (Blue Note Fr)

Friday, 27 April 2018

Jazz Today - Sunday 13th May at 3pm BST on Cambridge 105 Radio

.....featuring acts that appeared at the recent Jazzahead Festival in Bremen. We’ll be hearing from Daniel Erdmann's Velvet Revolution, Pauli Lyytinen’s Magnetia Orkesteri, the Wojtek Mazolewski Quintet and the trio Mopo. Not forgetting the wonderfully quirky Horse Orchestra, harmonica player Hermine Deurloo and the trio of Manuel Hermia, Valentin Ceccaldi and Sylvain Darrifourcq. Plus plenty more, including a run thru the jazz gigs coming up in Cambridge. Listen HERE at 3pm BST.

Sunday, 22 April 2018

Playlist - April 22nd 2018

Airelle Besson, Edouard Ferlet & Stephane Kerecki: Es Ist Vollbracht from Aires (Alpha)
Loz Speyer’s Inner Space: Rocket Science from Life on the Edge (Leo)
Susanne Paul’s MOVE String Quartet: Horse from Short Stories (Jazzhausmusik)
Patrik Boman’s Ambivalent: T Never Stops from Soul Searching (pb7)
Clax Quartet: Les Poussieres from Les Poussieres (Le Maxiphone Collectif)
Clax Quartet: In Nomine from Les Poussieres (LeMaxiphone Collectif)
Pawel Kaczmarczyk Audiofeeling Trio & Mr. Krime: Invitation from Vars & Kaper Deconstruction (Hevhetia)
Martin Speake: Blackwell from Intention (UbuntuMusic)
Francesco Chiapperini Extemporary Vision Ensemble: Canigatti from The Big Earth (Rudi)
Various Artists (feat. Antonio Serrano): Waltz for Sonny from We Do It Out of Love (self-released)
Parti & Minut: John S. from Dalig Sikt Och Regn (El Dingo)
Jason Stein’s Locksmith Isidore: Eckhart Park from After Caroline (Northern Spy)
Shake Stew: How We See Things from Rise and Rise Again (Traumton)
Low-Fly Quintet: Thank You from Stop for a While (Losen)
Vinny Golia Sextet: Dr. Loomis, Welcome Back to the Hospital from Trajectory (Orenda / Nine Winds)
Francois Carrier & Michel Lambert: Soul Play from Out of Silence (FMR)
Susanne Paul’s MOVE String Quartet: Push from Short Stories (Jazzhausmusik)
DASH!: Boogie Tree from Boogie (self-released)

Sunday, 8 April 2018

Playlist - April 8th 2018

Yoann Loustalot, Francois Chesnel, Frederic Chiffoleau & Christophe Marguet: La Romanella from Old and New Songs (Bruit Chic)
Joakim Milder, Fredrik Ljungkvist, Par-Ola Landin & Christopher Cantillo: Alt. Fiction from Tradet (El Dingo)
Vein: Sheherezade from The Chamber Music Effect (Unit)
Julian Seigel Quartet: Idea from Vista (Whirlwind)
Pablo Held: Dr. Freeds from Investigations (Edition)
Pablo Held: Chifre from Glow II (Pirouet)
Bill Frisell: Ron Carter from Music IS (Okeh)
Patrik Bomans Ambivalent: Down and Out from Soul Searching (pb7)
Tina May & the Andy Lutter Trio: Bop ’til You Drop from Cafe Paranoia (33 Jazz)
Shake Stew: Fall Down Seven Times from Rise and Rise Again (Traumton)
Peuker 8: Metamorfosi from Influx (WhyPlayJazz)
Vein: Blues from Vein Plays Ravel (DoubleMoon)
Demian Coca & Paykuna: Coroico from Raices (QFTF)
Kare Kolve: Melankoli from Interactions (CurlingLegs)
Bill Frisell: Miss You from Music IS (Okeh)
Samuel Eagles’ Spirit: Ask, Seek, Knock from Ask Seek Knock (Whirlwind)

Sunday, 25 March 2018

Playlist - March 25th 2018

Ivo Neame: Vegetarians from Moksha (Edition)
Tore Brunborg & Steinar Raknes: Feng Shui from Backcountry (Reckless)
John Scurry’s Reverse Swing: Post Matinee from Post Matinee (Lionsharecords)
Rosa Brunello Y Los Fermentos: Stand Up from Volverse (CAM Jazz)
Jozef Demoulin Orca Noise Unit: Little Lemon from A Beginner’s Guide to Diving and Flying (Yolk)
Noah Preminger: Halfway to Hartford from Genuinity (Criss Cross Jazz)
Carlos Malta & Thomas Clausen: Shadows from Dreamland (Stunt)
Chris Allard: Critter from Invisible Landscape (Perdido)
Joy Ellis: Veteran from Life on Land (F-IRE)
Julian Siegel Quartet: Vista from Vista (Whirlwind)
Norris Trio: Ladrilleros from Diez Anos (Enonane)
Live People Ensemble: History of the World from Planes (Fancy Music)
Sara Serpa: Woman from Close Up (Clean Feed)
Duck Tape Ticket: Bisschenblues from The Undreamt Oasis (Neuklang)
Tore Brunborg & Steinar Raknes: Ritual from Backcountry (Reckless)
Syrinx Effect: Crabwalk from A Sky You Could Strike a Match On (self-released)
Ole Marius Sandberg: Crossing the Bridge from Ensemble (Skaret Music)

Sunday, 11 March 2018

Playlist - March 11th 2018

Walter Smith III: Contrafact from Twio (Whirlwind)
Stefano Travaglini: The Importance of Fishing from Ellipse (Notami)
Eyolf Dale: The Mayor from Return to Mind (Edition)
Anat Cohen & Fred Hersch: Peacocks from Live in Healdsburg (Anzic)
Christof Thewes Quartet: Bi Bab from SurReal Book B+C (Gligg)
Terramondo: Hand in Hand from Mother (Impulse)
Marc Sarrazy & Laurent Rochelle: Voulevoulevouvouzelas? from Chansons Pour l’Oreille Gauche (Linoleum)
Musicianer: Pork Bueno from Slow Learner (Iluso)
Better Than TV: Fur Louis from Song from No Man’s Land (self-released)
Walter Smith III: Social Call from Twio (Whirlwind)
Espen Rud: Carla.The Fish from Carla. The Fish (Curling Legs)
Paul van Kemenade: LT from Master of Lyric (KEMO)
Henry Lowther’s Still Waters: Can’t Believe, Won’t Believe from Can’t Believe, Won’t Believe (Village Life)
Magnelli Trio: Educa from Pictures of Moments (Improvvisatore Involontario)
Wanja Slavin’s Lotus Eaters: W.S.II from Salvation (WhyPlayJazz)
Musicianer: Can’t Really Say from Slow Learner (Iluso)
Alex Goodman: Questions from Second Act (Lyte)

Sunday, 25 February 2018

Playlist - Feb 25th 2018

Peuker 8: The Skyward Escape from Influx (WhyPlayJazz)
Dogwood: Causes from Hegate’s Hounds (
Eyolf Dale: Midsomer Gardens from Return to Mind (Edition)
David Murray feat. Saul Williams: Blues for Memo from Blues for Memo (Motema)
Mifras: NV from Stella Maris (Jazzhausmusik)
Jean-Christophe Cholet, Alban Darche, Mathias Ruegg et Grand Ensemble: 1st Convergence from Le Tombeau de Poulenc (Yolk)
Elliot Galvin: Society of Universal Harmony from The Influencing Machine (Edition)
Elliot Galvin: New Model Army from The Influencing Machine (Edition)
Ole Marius Sandberg: Livery from Ensemble (Skaret Music)
Quin Kirchner: Karina from The Other Side of Time (Astral Spirits)
Quin Kirchner: Wondrous Eyes from The Other Side of Time (Astral Spirits)
Bruno Heinen: International Blues from Mr Vertigo (Babel)
Fredrik Lundin: The Hound of Baskerville from 5 Go Adventuring Again (Stunt)