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 March 2023

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

Pete will be featuring new music from Scottish saxophonist Paul Towndrow, the duos of pianist Jan Lundgren with bassist Hans Backenroth and saxophonist Ben van Gelder with guitarist Reinier Baas. Plus violinist Sam Bardfeld, bassist Lasse Morck and the antipodean quartet Unwind. Pete will also be running through the jazz gigs coming up in Cambridge, illustrated with music from the trio Hi Res Heart. Listen HERE at 4pm BST.

Sunday, 19 March 2023

Playlist - Mar 19th / 22nd 2023

Michal Tomaszczyk: Equal Dignity from Zadora (self-released)

Hausquartett: Cadavre No.4 from From the Cadavre Exquis Collection (Leo)

Sunna Gunnlaugs: Where the Winds and Waters Call from Becoming (Sunny Sky)

Julia Hulsmann Quartet: Wasp at the Window from The Next Door (ECM)

Entropi: Crippled Symmetry from New Era (F-IREPresents)

Sam Bardfeld Trio: Atlantic City from Refuge (Brooklyn Jazz Underground)

Sunday, 12 March 2023

Playlist - Mar 12th / 15th 2023

Papanosh: Grand Maitre from A Very Big Lunch (Enja Yellowbird / Label Vibrant)

Sebastian Rochford & Kit Downes: Silver Light from A Short Diary (ECM)

Chris Potter: Olha Maria from Got the Keys to the Kingdom (Edition)

Michael Arbenz: African Flower from Reflections of D (self-released)

Sara Caswell: Last Call from The Way to You (Anzic)

Jasper Blom Quartet with Pablo Held: Lumen from Polyphony 3 (Whirlwind)

Noah Garabedian: Alice from Consider the Stars Beneath Us (Outside In)


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

Sunday, 5 March 2023

Playlist - Mar 5th / 8th 2023

Helena Kay’s Kim Trio: Tuesday Club from Golden Sands (Sulis)

Onur Aymergen Quintet: Huseyni from Lunar (Losen)

Tore T Sandbakken: Mirth Song from Imperfect Solitude (Jazzland)

Karl Berger & Kirk Knuffke: Before or Since from Heart is a Melody (Stunt)

Simona Premazzi: In the Still of the Night from Wave in Gravity (self-released)

Machina Mundi: Mundi Special #1 from Machina Mundi (Animal Music)

Machina Mundi: Black and White Sphinxes from Machina Mundi (Animal Music)

Fine Arts Big Band: Pasiphae und der Stier from Minos (Jazzhausmusik)


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

Sunday, 26 February 2023

Playlist - Feb 26th / Mar 1st 2023

Avi Granite 6: Crushing Beans from Operator (Pet Mantis)

Jan Harbeck Quartet: Silver String Valley from Balanced (Stunt)

Sultan Stevenson: Safe Passage from Faithful One (Whirlwind)

Opus Anglicanum & Jason Rebello: Videte Miraculum from Adorna (self-released)

Antti Lotjonen Quintet East: Circus / Citadel Pt II from Circus / Citadel (We Jazz)

Enrico Fazio & Giancarlo Nino Locatelli: Clastica from 7 Rocks (We Insist)

Orbit: A Comet at Bronx from In-visibility (Yolk)


Sunday, 19 February 2023

Playlist - Feb 19th / 22nd 2023

Zack Lober: Mid Music from No Fill3r (Zennez)

Arild Andersen Group: Affirmation Part II Five from Affirmation (ECM)

Chris Biscoe: View From the Drawbridge from Music Is – Chris Biscoe Plays Mike Westbrook (Trio)

Marco Marconi Trio: Bach Praeludium BWV851 in Dmin from Trialogue (33 Records)

Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay: Without a Song from Si Tu Partais (Ambiances Magnetiques)

AAAPUZ: Prag from AAAPUZ (Trouble in theEast)

Chris Biscoe: Goin’ to Chicago from Music Is – Chris Biscoe Plays Mike Westbrook (Trio)


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

Sunday, 12 February 2023

Playlist - Feb 12th / 15th 2023

Jo Lawry: Acrobats from Acrobats (Whirlwind)

Beats & Pieces Big Band: cminriff from Good Days (Efpi)

Samo Salamon, Arild Andersen & Ra Kalam Bob Moses: Little Song from Pure and Simple (Samo)

Mette Henriette: Drifting from Drifting (ECM)

Jussi Reijonen: The Weaver, Every So Often Shifting the Sands Beneath Her from Three Seconds / Kolme Toista (Challenge)

Adam Pieronczyk: Image V from Szymanowski / X Ray (Anaklasis)

Frank Talbot: ...And the Truth from Mundane Life Updates (Rattle)