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, 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)

Saturday, 6 July 2019

Jazz Today Online - Summer 2019

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Nature Work: Tah Dazzle from Nature Work (Sunnyside). Greg Ward, alto sax; Jason Stein, bass clarinet; Eric Revis, bass; Jim Black, drums.

Tobias Wiklund: Where the Spirits Eat from Where the Spirits Eat (Stunt). Tobias Wiklund, cornet; Simon Toldam, piano; Daniel Fredriksson, bass; Lasse Morck, drums.

Gebhard Ullmann’s Basement Research: 29 Shoes from Impromptus and Other Short Works (WhyPlayJazz). Gebhard Ullmann, tenor sax; Steve Swell, trombone; Julian Arguelles, baritone sax, Pascal Niggenkemper, bass; Gerald Cleaver, drums.

Sylvain Cathala Septet: Entremeles 2 from Cullinan (Connexe). Sylvain Cathala, tenor sax; Guillaume Orti, alto sax; Bo Van der Werf, baritone sax; Marc Ducret, guitar; Benjamin Moussay, keyboards; Sarah Murcia, bass; Christophe Lavergne, drums.

Atomic: Cry Want from Pet Variations (Odin). Magnus Broo, trumpet; Fredrik Ljungkvist, clarinet; Havard Wiik, piano; Ingebrigt Haker Flaten, bass; Hans Hulbaekmo, drums.

Irek Wojtczak Quintet: Leczycki from Play It Again (Fundacja Sluchaj!). Tomasz Dabrowski, trumpet; Irek Wojtczak, tenor sax; Piotr Mania, piano; Adam Zuchowski, bass; Kuba Staruszkiewicz, drums.

Baldo Martinez: La Travesia from Cuarteto Europa (Karonte). Dominic Pifarely, violin; Samuel Blaser, trombone; Baldo Martinez, bass; Ramon Lopez, drums.

Dave Douglas: Francis of Anthony from Devotion (Greenleaf). Dave Douglas, trumpet; Uri Caine, piano; Andrew Cyrille, drums. 

Allison Miller’s Boom Tic Boom: Glitter Wolf from Glitter Wolf (Royal PotatoFamily). Ben Goldberg, clarinet; Kirk Knuffke, cornet; Myra Melford, piano; Todd Sickafoose, bass; Allison Miller, drums.

Ilmiliekki Quartet: Twisted Thistle from Land of Real Men (We Jazz). Verneri Pohjola, trumpet; Tuomo Prattala, piano; Anti Lotjonen, bass; Olavi Louhivouri, drums.

Sunday, 23 June 2019

Playlist - June 23rd 2019

Jonny Mansfield: T&C’s from Elftet (Edition)
Tobias Wiklund: Where the Spirits Eat from Where the Spirits Eat (Stunt)
Guillermo Harriague: Caos Control from Fotomental (Kuai Music)
Leila Martial’s Baa Box: Nuit Pygmee from Warm Canto (Laborie Jazz)
Andrea Grossi Blend 3: Iwato from Lubok (WeInsist!)
Andrea Grossi Blend 3: Ru-Bok from Lubok (We Insist!)
Georg Ruby: Dr. G’s Krautsuppe from Village Zone (Jazzhausmusik)
Tobias Wiklund: Smoke from Where the Spirits Eat (Stunt)
Sylvain Cathala Septet: Entremeles 2 from Cullinan (Connexe)
Gebhard Ullmann’s Basement Research: 29 Shoes from Impromptus and Other Short Works (WhyPlayJazz)
Masha Art & LRK Trio: Painless from Anesthesia (Losen)
Andrew McCormack: Belly of the Whale from Graviton: The Calling (Ubuntu Music)
Kasper Tranberg: Dilation from Strawboss (ILK)
Verbruggen Fernandes Quintet: 300 Pesoas from Chasing Penguins (RAT)
Huw Warren Trio: First Love, Last Rites from Everything In Between (CAM Jazz)
Sebastian Greschuk: La Espera from Paisaje (Ears & Eyes)