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.

Sunday, 13 October 2019

Playlist - Oct 13th 2019

Per Texas Johansson: Borja Om Igen from Strak Pa Himlen Och Stora Hus (Moserobie)
Tomeka Reid Quartet: Ballad from Old New (Cuneiform)
Robin Skarin, Malin Wattring, Donovan von Martens & Christian Jormin: Heartpath from Fabrics (Havtorn)
ICP Orchestra: Rollo 1 from Restless in Pieces (ICP)
Somersaults: Turdidae from The Numerology of Birdsong (West Hill)
John Yao’s Triceratops: Triceratops Blues from How We Do (See Tao)
Relling: A Final Opening from Lower Your Guard (Ora Fonogram)
Jim Rattigan’s Pavillon: Timbuckthree from The Freedom of Movement (Three Worlds)
Pigfoot: Isis & Osiris / Dove Sono from Shuffle (Pokey)
Tomeka Reid Quartet: Wabash Blues from Old New (Cuneiform)
Longboard: Embrace the Grace from Being Wild (Yolk)
Petros Klampanis: Irrationality from Irrationalities (Enja Yellowbird)
Per Texas Johansson: Siffror Och Tecken from Strak Pa Himlen Och Stora Hus (Moserobie)
The Diagonal: Later That Evening from Filter (Not Two)
Stephane Belmondo & Sylvain Luc: It’s Real from 2.0 (Naïve)
Stephane Belmondo & Sylvain Luc: Evanescence from 2.0 (Naïve)
Remy Le Boeuf: Mirrors in Your Eyes from Light as a Word (Outside In Music)

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

Sunday, 22 September 2019

Playlist - Sept 22nd 2019

Kevin Hays & Lionel Loueke: Aziza from Hope (Edition)
Emil Miszk and the Sonic Syndicate: Solid from Don’t Hesitate (Alpaka)
Florian Weiss Woodoism: Schichtende from Refugium (Neuklang)
Nicole Johanntgen: Lebenslust from Solo (Selmabird)
Zwitschermaschine: Miniatur from Systen For Us (WhyPlayJazz)
Dominik Bukowski Quartet: Hana from Transatlantyk (Soliton)
Petter Eldh: Blumer from Presents Koma Saxo (We Jazz)
Steve Melling & Art Themen: Foot Tappin’ from Trace Elements (Fuzzy Moon)
Dave O’Higgins & Rob Luft: Trinkle Tinkle from Play Monk & Trane (Ubuntu Music)
Jeb Bishop Flex Quartet: Sometimes from Re-Collect (Not Two)
Alvin Queen Trio: Sushi from O.P. (Stunt)
Henrik Olsson: Black Tourmaline from Hand of Benediction (Barefoot)
Ingi Bjarni: Ja I Dag from Tenging (Losen)
Petter Eldh: Koma Tema from Presents Koma Saxo (We Jazz)
Nicole Johanntgen: Stille Ewigkeit from Solo (Selmabird)
Elstein 6: Ciervo from Las Formas Cambian (Kuai Music)
Jamie Saft Quartet: Yesternight from Hidden Corners (Rare Noise)
Miguel Zenon: Traigo Salsa from Sonero (MielMusic)

Sunday, 8 September 2019

Playlist - Sept 8th 2019

Zach Brock, Matt Ulery & Jon Deitemyer: Wonderment from Wonderment (Woolgathering)
Daniel Erdmann’s Velvet Revolution: Won’t Put No Flag Out from Won’t Put No Flag Out (BMC)
Jeppe Zeeberg: Looks Like Noodles To Me from Universal Disappointment (self-released)
Lighthouse: Januari from Triple Amen (Kopasetic)
Steve Melling & Art Themen: Cranberry Rock from Trace Elements (Fuzzy Moon)
Dave O’Higgins & Rob Luft: I’ll Wait and Pray from Play Monk & Trane (Ubuntu)
Harry Bolt: Double Rainbow from Piece By Piece (Selective)
Christian Muthspiel & Steve Swallow: (F)All Blues from Simple Songs (In and Out)
Pigfoot: Pusherman from Shuffle (Pokey)
Marco Trabucco: Romanza from Meraki (Artesuono)
Daniel Erdmann’s Velvet Revolution: Justine from Won’t Put No Flag Out (BMC)
Kjetil Mulelid Trio: Far Away from What You Thought Was Home (Rune Grammofon)
Huw V Williams: Vague Means Vague (self-released)
Jeppe Zeeberg: The Temple of Great Ambivalence from Universal Disappointment (self-released)
Jeb Bishop Flex Quartet: Lungfish from Re-Collect (Not Two)

Sunday, 25 August 2019

Playlist - August 25th 2019

Ben Goldberg: A Rhythmia from Good Day for Cloud Fishing (Pyroclastic)
Eric Hofbauer: Water Understands Civilisation Well from Book of Water (Creative Nation Music)
Monk Spent Youth: Bubu’s Birthday from Monk Spent Youth (F-IRE)
Monk Spent Youth: Wee See from Monk Spent Youth (F-IRE)
Monk Spent Youth: Coming On the Hudson from Monk Spent Youth (F-IRE)
Bartek Halicki Septet: Goralski Blues from Etnograf (Soliton)
Brun – Courtois – Fincker: Waiting for Sadness from Les Demons de Tosca, Opus 1 (BMC)
Jo: Halloween ist Doof from Party (Berthold)
Briotrio: Ein Boks Pa Hylla from Briotrio (AMPMusic and Records)
Sloth Racket: We Decide What’s Next from Dismantle Yourself (Luminous)
Marco Trabucco: Open Space from Meraki (Artesuono)
Laura Jurd: Companion Species from Stepping Back, Jumping In (Edition)
Joao Lencastre’s Communion 3: Baby Pine Tree from Song(s) of Hope (Clean Feed)
Ben Goldberg: Corpse Pose from Good Day for Cloud Fishing (Pyroclastic)
Johnathan Blake: Trope from Trion (GiantStep Arts)
Jenny Scheinman & Allison Miller’s Parlour Game: Play Money from Parlour Game (Royal Potato Family)

Sunday, 11 August 2019

Playlist - Aug 11th 2019

Alexi Tuomarila Trio: Boekloev from Sphere (Edition)
Eric Hofbauer: Well Used, Adorning Joy from Book of Water (Creative Nation Music)
Ernesto Jodos: La Orilla de tu Cielo from La Mirada Detenida (Blue Art)
Petera Sextet: Mr.Light from Flashover (RequiemRecords - Lydian Series)
Briotrio: God Dag, mann! – Okseskaft! from Briotrio (AMP Music and Records)
Q4: Uda Watte from Uphill Struggle (Hey!Jazz)
Samo Salamon, Szilard Mezei & Jaka Berger: Mr Ornette from Swirling Blind Unstilled (Klopotec)
Seamus Blake: Sneaky D from Guardians of the Heart Machine (Whirlwind)
Mikael Mani Trio: Sol from Bobby (Smekkleysa)
Fabian Almazan Trio: Benjamin from This Land Abounds With Life (Biophilia)
Eirik Hegdal: A Truly Joyable Balloon from Musical Balloon (Particular Recordings)
Satoko Fujii & Ramon Lopez: Asatsuyu from Confluence (Libra)
Petera Sextet: Kodoku from Flashover (RequiemRecords - Lydian Series)
Mikael Mani Trio: Bobby from Bobby (Smekkleysa)
Rich Halley: The Elms from Terra Incognita (PineEagle)
Siril Malmedal Hauge & Jacob Young: Skylark from Last Things (Oslo Session Recordings)
Idan Morim: Movement from I.M.(Outside In Music)

Sunday, 28 July 2019

Playlist - July 28th 2019

The Preacher Men: Chili Dog from Blue (Zennez)
Jonathon Crompton: Dreaming from Intuit (New Lab)
Jean-Christophe Cholet & Matthieu Michel: Relax and Easy from Extended Whispers (Neuklang)
Eirik Hegdal: Country March Balloon from Musical Balloon (Particular)
Warren Galea: The Labrynth from The Odyssey (self-released)
Steen Rasmussen Quintet: Baiao Para Café Central from Canta (Stunt)
Anders Lonne Gronseth & Multiverse: Alternative Timelines from Theory of Anything (Pling Music)
Tori Freestone Trio: El Mar de Nubes from El Mar de Nubes (Whirlwind)
Laura Jurd: Jumping In from Stepping Back, Jumping In (Edition)
Yves Robert, Bruno Chevillon & Cyril Atef: J’ai Raison, L’Ordinator from Captivate (BMC)
Ernesto Jodos: Ll#10 from La Mirada Detenida (BlueArt)
Francesco Tristano: Neon City from Tokyo Stories (Sony)
RaaDie: Vast Potential from Vast Potential (Traumton)
Bjorn Marius Hegge: 4th Die Manschen from Ideas (Particular)
Jan Harbeck Quartet: Tangorrus Field from The Sound The Rhythm (Stunt)
Thomas Dahl & Court: A Wall from Quilter (Losen)

Sunday, 14 July 2019

Playlist - July 14th 2019

Cecilie Grundt Quintet: Contemporary Old School Part 1 from Contemporary Old School (AMP Music & Records)
Paolo Botti & La Fabbrica dei Botti: The Cuckoo from Lomax Lives! (Caligola)
Paolo Botti & La Fabbrica dei Botti: Merengue from Lomax Lives! (Caligola)
Jean-Christophe Cholet & Matthieu Michel: Feu Follet from Extended Whispers (Neuklang)
Chord Four: Sunny Warrior from California Avant Garde (self-released)
Jurgen Kupke & Hannes Zerbe: Fur Bela from Alles Hat Seine Zeit (Jazzhausmusik)
Naomi Moon Siegel: Mama Sanchaba from Live at Earshot (Slow & Steady)
Pneuma: Trembling / Light from Who Has Seen the Wind? (Songlines)
Peter Rozsnyoi: Passing from Serenity Prayer (BMC)
Pale Blue Dot: Endless Cruelties (unreleased)
Tree: Dhau from Between a Rock and a Hard Place (Boomslang)
Sebastian Mazzalupo & Mazza Quarteto: Soles from Soles (Kuai)
Marton Juhasz: Strange Glow from Discovery (self-released)
Marton Juhasz: Stino from Discovery (self-released)
Jurgen Kupke & Hannes Zerbe: Part XX from Alles Hat Seine Zeit (Jazzhausmusik)
RaaDie: Perlentaucher from Vast Potential (Traumton)
Anders Lonne Gronseth & Multiverse: Inflation from Theory of Anything (Pling Music)
Partisans: Klact-Oveeseds-Tene / Max from Nit De Nit (Whirlwind)