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!

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

Sunday, 9 August 2020

Playlist - Aug 9th 2020

Convergence: Fast Lane from Convergence (self-released)
Dave Milligan: Parcel of Rogues from Momento (self-released)
Clover: Ou Sont les Oiseaux from Vert Emeraude (Yolk)
Dylan Jack Quartet: The Twelve Foot Man Part 1 from The Tale of the Twelve Foot Man (Creative Nation Music)
Gregg August: Sherbet from Dialogues on Race Vol 1 (Iacuessa)
John Scofield, Bill Stewart & Steve Swallow: Hullo Bolinas from Swallow Tales (ECM)
Humair / Blaser / Kanzig: Where Did You Sleep Last Night? from 1291 (Outnote)
Quinsin Nachoff: Violin Concerto I  from Pivotal Arc (Whirlwind)
Dave Milligan: Going Nowhere from Momento (self-released)
Danilo Gallo Dark Dry Tears: The Tree and the Water from Hide, Show Yourself! (Parco Della Musica)
Matt Ulery: Clown Drum from Pollinator (Woolgathering)
Ant Law: Our Church from The Sleeper Wakes (Edition)
Ant Law: Harvest from The Sleeper Wakes (Edition)
Humair / Blaser / Kanzig: Belafonte from 1291 (Outnote)
Andrea Keller Five Below: Suicidal Snails from Life is Brut[if]al (self-released)
New Bone: Nanga Parbat from Longing (CM Records)

Sunday, 26 July 2020

Playlist - July 26th 2020

Daniel Toledo Quartet: Fletch from Fletch (Audio Cave)
Houben & Son: Someone is Missing from 7/7 (Igloo)
Sebastian Gramss’ Fossile 3: Rack from 16 Tracks to Kill Time (Jazzwerkstatt)
Shimpei Ogawa & Noa Levy: I Get a Kick out of You from You, Me & Cole (self-released)
Ronny Graupe’s Spoom: Launching Pad 39B from Bridge Ices Before Road (Shoebill Music)
Laurent Rochelle Prima Kanta: Kan from 7 Variations sur le Tao (Linoleum)
James Copus: Early Hours from Dusk (Ubuntu Music)
Gato Libre: Ieneko from Koneko (Libra)
Greg Ward Presents Rogue Parade: Black Woods from Stomping Off from Greenwood (Greenleaf)
Sebastian Gramss’ Fossile 3: Tame from 16 Tracks to Kill Time (Jazzwerkstatt)
Andrea Grossi Blend Orchestra: Zephiro from Four Winds (We Insist)
Andrea Grossi Blend Orchestra: Xanthos from Four Winds (We Insist)
Jeff Cosgrove, John Medeski & Jeff Lederer: Corn Meal Dance from History Gets Ahead of the Story (Grizzley Music)
Ferdinando Romano feat. Ralph Alessi: The Gecko from Totem (Losen)
Leonardo Radicchi Arcadia Trio & Robin Eubanks: The Hope from Songs for People (Alfa Music)
Laurent Rochelle Prima Kanta: La Melodie du Tao from 7 Variations sur le Tao (Linoleum)
Martin Kuchen & Landaeus Trio: Old Harriot Hat from Mind the Gap of Silence (Clean Feed)
Emie R Roussel Trio: Maltagliati from Rythme de Passage (UNI Musiqc)
The Dave Ingham Group: Race to the Sun from A Sea of Green (self-released)

Sunday, 12 July 2020

Playlist - July 12th 2020

Christof Mahnig & Die Abmahnung: Zu Neuen Ufern from Red Carpet (Leo)
Jorge Roeder: Chabuca Limena from El Suelo Mio (self-released)
Eric Hofbauer & Dylan Jack: Nardis from Remains of Echoes (Creative Nation Music)
Orquestra Jazz de Matosinhos: The Lydiot from Jazz In the Space Age (CARA)
3’AIN: Yana Bikes from 3’AIN (Choux deBruxelles)
AuB: Rufio from AuB (Edition)
Nathalie Darche: Berceuse pour Marion from Joue Geoffroy Tamisier – 15 Berceuses (Yolk)
Nathalie Darche: Berceuse pour Cloe from Joue Geoffroy Tamisier – 15 Berceuses (Yolk)
Kenny Warren Trio: The Air Conditioning from In the Heat (Whirlwind)
Giacomo Papetti’s Small Choices: Berceuse Triste from Awake (AUT)
JAF Trio: Ninth Row of the Fifth Floor from JAF Trio (We Jazz)
Jorge Roeder: El Suelo Mio from El Suelo Mio (self-released)
Hegge: Comfortably Dumb from Feeling (Particular)
Hegge: Buss 414 from Feeling (Particular)
Marie Kruttli Trio: Back to Blue from The Kind of Happy One (QFTF)
Shimpei Ogawa & Noa Levy: Love For Sale from You, Me & Cole (self-released)
Yaroslav Likhachev Quartet: The Fifth Mode from Crumbling (Jazzhausmusik)
Pierrick Hardy Acoustic Quartet: Avant Dire / Tamasaburo from L’Ogre Intact (Emouvance)
Thomas Agergaard & Thomas Haas: You from Double Drums (self-released)

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

Sunday, 28 June 2020

Playlist - June 28th 2020

Andrew McCormack: Prospect Park from Solo (Ubuntu Music)
Slow Is The New Fast: The First Thing I Remember from Slower (AMP Music & Records)
Marstrander Trio: Inside a Head from Old Times, Beautiful Boy (Losen)
Xavier Pamplona Septet: Jo-jo Jive from Play The (Casco)
Oded Tzur: To Hold Your Hand from Here Be Dragons (ECM)
Potsa Lotsa XL: Song in Orange from Silk Songs for Space Dogs (Leo)
Eric Hofbauer & Dylan Jack: Walking on the Moon from Remains of Echoes (Creative Nation Music)
Jason Palmer: A Lady and Gentleman in Black from The Concert: 12 Musings for Isabella (Giant Step Arts)
Shou: Per Trio from Improvisations and Short Stories (self-released)
Andrew McCormack: Dream Catcher from Solo (Ubuntu Music)
Damir Out Loud: 74 Steps from Earworm! (Shoebill Music)
Nice Chair: Fats from The Game (self-released)
Gordon Grdina’s Nomad Trio: Lady Choral from Nomad Trio (Skirl)
Dave Douglas: Cadillac from Dizzy Atmosphere (Greenleaf)
Peter Hum: Tears for the Innocent from Ordinary Heroes (self-released)
Omer Avital Qantar: Shabazi from New York Paradox (Zamzama)

Sunday, 14 June 2020

Playlist - June 14th 2020

Misha Mullov-Abbado: The Infamous Grouse from Dream Circus (Edition)
Adrian Loseth Waade: Fuglens Cabaret from Kitchen Music (Nakama)
Juan Vinuesa Jazz Quartet: Ghost Town Studio from Blue Shots from Chicago (No Business)
Sara Schoenbeck & Wayne Horvitz: No Blood Relation from Cell Walk (Songlines)
Potsa Lotsa XL: Max Bialystock from Silk Songs for Space Dogs (Leo)
Bruno Heinen Trio: What Happens Now? from Out of Doors (self-released)
Brass Funkeys: Uncle Thirsty from Crunch (self-released)
Patchwork Jazz Orchestra: Endless Stars from The Light that Shines (Spark)
Joy Ellis & Rob Luft: Rainbow Pictures (self-released)
Pauli Lyytinen’s Magnetia Orkesteri: Teknojazz from Hypnosis (Eclipse)
Orchestra Nazionale Della Luna: Internal Duality from There’s Still Life on Earth (BMC)
Orchestra Nazionale Della Luna: Cannon Canon from There’s Still Life on Earth (BMC)
Johannes Haage’s Drift: Darwin’s Blues from Darwin’s Blues (Shoebill Music)
Dave Douglas: Pickin’ the Cabbage from Dizzy Atmosphere (Greenleaf)
Misha Mullov-Abbado: Some Things are Just So Simple from Dream Circus (Edition)

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

Sunday, 24 May 2020

Playlist - May 24th 2020

Christophe Marguet: Dear Don from Happy Hours (Melodie)
Mihaly Borbely Quartet: Stony Broke from Grenadilla (BMC)
Christof Mahnig & Die Abmahnung: Eric’s Breakfast from Red Carpet (Leo)
Saxicola Rubi: Morgen from Ornithologismes (Linoleum)
Urs Blochlinger Revisited: Rudy the Pimp from Harry Doesn’t Mind (Leo)
John Law’s Congregation: Scandinavian Lullaby from Configuration (Ubuntu)
Linley Hamilton Quintet: Sure Would Baby from For the Record (Teddy D)
Maisemat: Cold Rabbits from Maisemat (Eclipse)
Nutria: Meeting in Progress from Meeting in Progress (Ears & Eyes)
Peter Rosendal with The Orchestra & Trio Mio: Petuko from Trickster (Stunt)
Superposition: Ballad No 3 from Superposition (We Jazz)
Saxicola Rubi: Midi Nonante from Ornithologismes (Linoleum)
Audun Trio: Happy Go Lucky from Elegy (AMPMusic & Records)
Tineke Postma: Freya from Freya (Edition)
Akagera: Jamal from Serpente (Prado)
Anne Mette Iversen Quartet +1: Cluster from Racing A Butterfly (Brooklyn Jazz Underground)

Thursday, 14 May 2020

Jazz Today Online - Spring 2020

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Henri Texier: Cinecitta from Chance (LabelBleu). Sebastien Texier and Vincent Le Quang, reeds; Manu Codjia, guitar; Henri Texier, bass; Gautier Garrigue, drums.

Reverso: Absinthe from The Melodic Line (Out Note). Ryan Keberle, trombone; Vincent Courtois, cello; Frank Woeste, piano.

Obradovic Tixier Duo: Dear You from Stories of a Smoking Kettle (Naim). David Tixier, piano; Lada Obradovic, drums and vocals.

MoonMot: Threnody for the English Polity from Going Down the Well (Unit). Dee Byrne and Cath Roberts, saxophones; Simon Petermann, trombone; Oli Kuster, keyboards; Seth Bennett, bass; Johnny Hunter, drums.

Dinosaur: Mosking from To the Earth (Edition). Laura Jurd, trumpet, fluegelhorn, tenor horn; Elliot Galvin, keyboards; Conor Chaplin, bass; Corrie Dick, drums.

Gard Nilssen’s Supersonic Orchestra: Teppen Dance from If You Listen Carefully The Music is Yours (Odin). Hanna Paulsberg, Kjetil Moster, Andre Roligheten, Per ‘Texas’ Johansson, Maciej Obara, Mette Rasmussen and Eirik Hegdal, reeds; Thomas Johansson and Goran Kajfes, trumpet; Erik Johannessen, trombone; Petter Eldh, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten and Ole Morten Vagan, bass; Hans Hulbaekmo, Hakon Mjaset Johansen and Gard Nilssen, drums.

Unwind: Nearer My God to Thee from Saffron (Rattle). Hayden Chisholm, saxophone, shruti box; Norman Meehan, piano; Paul Dyne, bass; Julien Dyne, drums.

Waldemar 4: Funambulistics from The Buoy and the Sea (AMP Music and Records). Andre Roligheten, reeds; Havard Wiik, piano; Trygve Waldemar Fiske, bass; Erik Nylander, drums.

Jasper Hoiby: Life is a Gift from Planet B (Edition). Josh Arcoleo, saxophone; Jasper Hoiby, bass; Marc Michel, drums.

Torbjorn Zetterberg & Den Stora Fragan: Oraklet i Finnaker from Are You Happy? (Moserobie). Jonas Kullhammar and Alberto Pinton, reeds; Susana Santos Silva, trumpet; Mats Aleklint, trombone; Alexander Zethson, keyboards; Torbjorn Zetterberg, bass; Lars Skoglund and Jon Falt, drums.