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 weekly radio show on Cambridge105 Radio. It is broadcast live in Cambridge UK on 105FM, on DAB digital and at

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

Friday 24 May 2024

Jazz Today - Sun 26th May at 4pm BST on Cambridge 105 Radio

Pete will be sampling new releases from the duo Flux, the trio Helveticus and the quartets Flukten and Bag of Bones. We’ll also be hearing from drummer Cornelia Nilsson, guitarist Samo Salamon and reedsman Arun Ghosh, a musician coming to Cambridge in July. Listen HERE at 4pm BST.

Sunday 19 May 2024

Playlist - May 19th / 22nd 2024

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Cecilie Grundt Quintet & Nils-Olav Johansen
: Blues from Live at Dokkhuset (Grundtrecords)

Carolyn Hume & Paul May: Bill & Marty from Shape of the Night (Leo)

Enzo Favata: Ballao from Os Caminhos de Garibaldi (Caligola)

Bruno Heinen & James Kitchman: Snowed In With Cedar Walton from Rain Shadow (Ubuntu)

Bill Frisell: Levees from Orchestras (Blue Note)

Alban Darche & Lois Le Van: In a Sentimental Mood from Lazy Afternoon (Yolk)

Kaira: Driven from Air (EclipseMusic)


Intro / Outro – Stephane Huchard: Jakawa Jungle Spoon from Toutakoustiks (Blue Note Fr)

Sunday 12 May 2024

Playlist - May 12th / 15th 2024

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Laughing Bastards
: Black Spoon from Fetish (BMC / WERF)

Mega Mass: Warm Canto from Murmurs and Wails (Jazzhausmusik)

Mathias Landaeus: Body: A Tree Merging with Itself from Path (SFAR)

Bill Laurance and The Untold Orchestra: Strange Love from Bloom (ACT)

Jason Robinson: Potentiality from Ancestral Numbers 1 (Playscape)

Janick Martin Trio: Portrait from Song Song (Le Grand Pas)

Bill Laurance and The Untold Orchestra: Strange Love from Bloom (ACT)

Laughing Bastards: Sand from Fetish (BMC / WERF)

Sunday 5 May 2024

Playlist - May 5th / 8th 2024

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Kathrine Windfeld Sextet
: Aldebaran from Aldebaran (Stunt)

Tomasz Dabrowski & The Individual Beings: Lush from Better (April)

Tomeka Reid Quartet: Sauntering With Mr Brown from 3 + 3 (Cuneiform)

Fergus McCreadie Trio: Sun Pillars from Stream (Edition)

Stephan Crump: Eager from Slow Water (Papillon)

Tomasz Dabrowski & The Individual Beings: Unicorns from Better (April)

Fergus McCreadie Trio: Mountain Stream from Stream (Edition)

SticklerPhonics: Technicolor Ghost Parade from Technicolor Ghost Parade (Jealous Butcher)

Sunday 28 April 2024

Playlist - April 28th / May 1st 2024

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Julien Knowles
: The Boot from As Many, As One (Biophilia)

Arild Andersen, Daniel Sommer & Rob Luft: Fifth Winter from As Time Passes (April)

Fur: Barely Spreng from Bond (BMC)

Julian Costello Quartet: Winter from And All the Birds Were Set Free (33 Jazz)

Rebecka Edlund’s Virgin Forest: Overgrown (unreleased)

Ingi Bjarni Trio: Impulsive from Fragile Magic (self-released)

Fur: Tout Tombe from Bond (BMC)

The Core: The Root from Roots (Moserobie)

Sunday 21 April 2024

Playlist - Apr 21st / 24th 2024

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Mark Lockheart
: Morning Smiles from Smiling (Edition)

Gary Brunton: Poem For No 15 from GWAWR (Juste-Une-Trace)

Mikael Mani: She’ll Arrive Between 10 and 11 from Guitar Poetry (ACT)

Looty Trio: Ca de Bou from Boxer Rebellion (AUT)

Mark Lockheart: Mingle Tingle from Dreamers (Edition)

Maridalen: Lorraine from Gressholmen (Jazzland)

Iris Trio: A Blue in Every Hue from Project Earth – The Blue Chapter (Centrediscs)

Iris Trio: Jay from Project Earth – The Blue Chapter (Centrediscs)

Charles Lloyd: Monks Dance from The Sky Will Still Be There Tomorrow (Blue Note)


Intro / Outro – Stephane Huchard: Jakawa Jungle Spoon from Toutakoustiks (Blue Note Fr)

Sunday 14 April 2024

Playlist - Apr 14th / 17th 2024

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Stefano Zeni
: Lancelot du Lac from Avalon Songs (Caligola)

Roddy Ellias: Chant from Moon Over Lake (self-released)

Maridalen: Fuglefangeren from Gressholmen (Jazzland)

Bruno Heinen & James Kitchman: Warm Valley from Rain Shadow (Ubuntu Music)

Joachim Ullrich’s Family of Choice: The Small Village from Five Simple Songs (Jazzhausmusik)

Matthieu Bordenave: The Blue Land from The Blue Land (ECM)

Roddy Ellias: Summer’s End from Moon Over Lake (self-released)

Byron Asher’s Skrontch Music: Papa Likes His Outside Women, Mama Likes Her Outside Men from Lord When You Send the Rain (Sinking City)