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.

Monday, 10 May 2021

Jazz Today - Wed 12th May at 11pm BST on Cambridge 105 Radio

  …featuring recent albums from the sextet Reeds & Deeds, saxophonist James Brandon Lewis, guitarist Tom Ollendorff and violin player Felix Lajko. Pete will also be highlighting some bands that appeared at this year’s Jazzahead Festival and running through the jazz gigs coming up in and around Cambridge. Listen HERE at 11pm BST.

Sunday, 9 May 2021

Playlist - May 9th / 12th 2021

Heidi Bayer: Hedwig’s Flight from Virtual Leak (Tangible Music)

Lajko Felix & Band: Sentence from Start (Fono)

Reeds & Deeds: Gifts and Messages from Live at Jazzcase (El Negocito)

Luzia von Wyl Ensemble: Akumal from Throwing Coins (Hatology)

Thierry Maillard Trio: Lungo Mare from Ballades (NoMadMusic)

Heidi Bayer: Sweet’n’Sour from Virtual Leak (Tangible Music)

James Brandon Lewis’ Red Lily Quintet: Seer from Jesup Wagon (Tao Forms)

Tom Ollendorff: XY from A Song For You (FreshSound New Talent)

Sunday, 2 May 2021

Playlist - May 2nd / 5th 2021

Code Quartet: Genealogy from Genealogy (JustinTime)

Futari: Ame No Ato from Beyond (Libra)

Trish Clowes: Eric’s Tune from Ninety Degrees Gravity (Basho)

Nigel Price: Ornithology from Double Take (self-released)

Sebastian Gramss’ States of Play: SDOELG 21 from Subsonic (Rent a Dog)

Kjetil Mulelid: Skjong from Piano (RuneGrammofon)

Leon Rosten Odyssey: Skummel Sang II from Dystode (Ora Fonogram)

Sunday, 25 April 2021

Playlist - April 25th / 28th 2021

Gary Brunton’s Night Bus: Mingus’ House from Second Trip (Juste Une Trace)

Daniel Erdmann & Stephane Payen: Elderberries from Bricabracomaniacs (Yolk)

Daniel Erdmann & Stephane Payen: Wailing – Tidd’s Place from Bricabracomaniacs (Yolk)

Charles Lloyd & the Marvels: Dismal Swamp from Tone Poem (Blue Note)

Jeppe Zeeberg: Cloth’d in Robes of Blood and Gold from The Full Experience (self-released)

Miguel Zenon, Ariel Bringuez, Demian Cabaud & Jordi Rossy: Dee Dee from Law Years: The Music of Ornette Coleman (MielMusic)

Fur: Texture from Boite Noire (Suite)

Fur: Kaplan from Boite Noire (Suite)

Pat Donaher: Bouncin’ Off the Walls from Occasionally (self-released)

Sunday, 18 April 2021

Playlist -April 18th / 21st 2021

Howl Quartet: WOOF from Life As We See It (self-released)

Simon Toldam: Ga Ga Ga from Tak For Dit Brev (ILK)

Quilibri: Limpido Mistero from Tempi Straordinari (Auand)

Quilibri: Curvi e Torvi from Tempi Straordinari (Auand)

Shrine: This World Was Never Meant For One As Beautiful As You from For The One’s We’ll Forget (AMP Music & Records)

Christopher Hoffman: Dylan George  from Asp Nimbus (Out of Your Head)

Slowfox: Tell from Freedom (Rent a Dog)

Slowfox: Fear! from Freedom (Rent a Dog)

Mark Feldman: Sounding Point from Sounding Point (Intakt)

Simon Toldam: Et Postkort from Tak For Dit Brev (ILK)

Howl Quartet: Back to Basics from Life As We See It (self-released)

Sunday, 11 April 2021

Playlist - April 11th 2021

Phisqa: Guacamayos from Pachamama (Odradek)

Edward Perraud: Fer De Lance from Hors Temp (Label Bleu)

Edward Perraud: Flower of Skin from Hors Temp (Label Bleu)

Nezelhorns: Red Ballet Shoes from Sentiment (Barefoot)

Rudi Neuwirth & Andreas Willers: They Say It’s Wonderful from Jazztage (Jazzhausmusik)

Bad Uok: Nails from Lateless (Trouble In the East)

Joe Lovano Trio Tapestry: Chapel Song from Garden of Expression (ECM)

Tom Stephenson: The Sun’s Hat from Perfect Circle (self-released)

Sunday, 4 April 2021

Playlist - Apr 4th 2021

Daniel Humair: Mutinerie from Drum Thing (Fremeaux & Associes)

Enrico Pieranunzi & Thomas Fonnesbaek: People Change from The Real You (Stunt)

Alder Ego: November Ghost from Alder Ego III (We Jazz)

Mathilde Grooss Viddal: Reflection II from Notre Dame – Meditations and Prayers (Losen)

Noah Preminger & Kim Cass: Tradr Hoez from Thunda (Dry Bridge)

Noah Preminger & Kim Cass: Iris from Thunda (Dry Bridge)

Devin Gray: Meta Cache (Rataplan)

Julie Sassoon: Murmuration (part) from If You Can’t Go Outside….Go Inside (Jazzwerkstatt)

Peter Kronreif Wayfarers: Nodoc from Aeronautics (Fresh Sound New Talent)