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.

Tuesday, 7 July 2020

Jazz Today - Sunday 12th July at 3pm BST on Cambridge 105 Radio

…..featuring new releases from the Kenny Warren Trio, the quartet AuB, the quintet Hegge and the 17-piece Orquestra Jazz de Matosinhos. We’ll also be hearing the solo double bass of Jorge Roeder, the solo piano of Nathalie Darche and the duo of Eric Hofbauer and Dylan Jack. Listen HERE at 3pm BST.

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

Listen using the widget on the left....or HERE

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.

Sunday, 10 May 2020

Playlist - May 10th 2020

Daniel Bingert: Cinco de Mayo from Berit in Space (Moserobie)
Carla Bley, Andy Sheppard & Steve Swallow: Life Goes On from Life Goes On (ECM)
Dinosaur: Mosking from To the Earth (Edition)
Juan Vinuesa Jazz Quartet: Red Line Ballad from Blue Shots from Chicago (No Business)
Playground 4: Hit the Ground Running from Hit the Ground Running (Jazzhausmusik)
Chris Speed, Zeno De Rossi, Danilo Gallo feat. Marc Ribot: Delancy Waltz from Midnight Lilacs (UR)
Mihaly Borbely Quartet: Our Favorite Things from Grenadilla (BMC)
Samo Salamon, Igor Matkovic & Kristijan Krajncan: Dutchie from Rare Ebb (Samo)
Mark Godfrey: No Gig Today from Square Peg (self-released)
Dinosaur: Slow Loris from To the Earth (Edition)
Peter Rosendal, The Orchestra & Trio Mio: Solstik 2 from Trickster (Stunt)
Carla Bley, Andy Sheppard & Steve Swallow: Beautiful Telephones II from Life Goes On (ECM)
Hagiga Sextet: Like Farb from New Directions (QFTF)
Day Dream: Spell from Originals (CornerStore Jazz)
Will Vinson: Cherry Time from Four Forty One (Whirlwind)
Harry Tinney: Castles from Kingsnake (self-released)

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

Sunday, 26 April 2020

Playlist - April 26th 2020

Gilfema: Teke from Three (Sounderscore)
Jure Pukl: Gloomy Sunday from Broken Circles (Whirlwind)
Obradovic Tixier Duo: A Reckless Path from The Boiling Stories of a Smoking Kettle (Naim)
Max Nagl Trio: Stein from Moped (Jazzwerkstatt)
Max Nagl Trio: Aal from Moped (Jazzwerkstatt)
Oles Brothers & Christopher Dell: Three Pieces in Old Style from Gorecki Ahead (Audio Cave)
Tom Green Septet: Between Now and Never from Tipping Point (Spark!)
Miklos Lukacs Cimbiosis Trio: Metamorphosis from Music From the Solitude of Timeless Minutes (BMC)
Lara Driscoll: Woven Dreams from Woven Dreams (Firm Roots)
Alex Goodman: Choose from Impressions in Blue and Red (Outside In Music)
Julie Campiche Quartet: Flash Info from Onkalo (Meta)
Oyvind Braekke Sextet: Trees of Siberia from Wilderness (Oslo Session Recordings)
Charles Rumback, Jim Baker & John Tate: Here and Now from June Holiday (Astral Spirits)
Wolfgang Muthspiel, Scott Colley & Brian Blade: Kanon in 6/8 from Angular Blues (ECM)
Yuri Goloubev: Sweet Nothings from Two Chevrons Apart (Basho)
Alex Goodman: Blue Shade from Impressions in Blue and Red (Outside In Music)