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 TODAY....in 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 cambridge105.co.uk.

JAZZ TODAY ONLINE is a quarterly cloudcast of some of the best tracks to appear on JAZZ TODAY.


Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Jazz Today Online - Autumn 2018


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Phillip Johnston & The Coolerators: Frankly from Diggin’ Bones (Asynchronous). Phillip Johnston, soprano saxophone; Alister Spence, organ; Lloyd Swanton, bass; Nic Cecire, drums.

Sondre Ferstad Ensemble: Danijelu from Minimal (AMP Music and Records). Sondre Ferstad, harmonica; Vegard Lien Bjerkan, piano; Morten Berger Stai, bass; Wilhelm Westerman, drums; Stefan Penjin and Oliver Leonard Bailey Dyb, violins; Bjorn Guo, viola; Astri Hoffmann-Tollaas, cello.

Unwind: Chickenfoot Tango from Orange (Rattle). Hayden Chisholm, alto saxophone; Paul Dyne, bass.

Little Balcony: Little Balcony from Little Balcony (AMPMusic and Records). Thea Emily Wang, vocals; Martin Sandvik Gjerde, piano; Henrik Sandstad, bass; Kenneth Enes Kristoffersen, drums.

Hanna Paulsberg’s Concept & Magnus Broo: Scent of Soil from Daughter of the Sun (Odin). Hanna Paulsberg, tenor saxophone; Magnus Broo, trumpet; Oscar Gronberg, piano; Trygve Fiske, bass; Hans Hulbaekmo, drums.

Sam Leak & Dan Tepfer: Adrift II from Adrift (Jellymould Jazz). Sam Leak & Dan Tepfer, pianos.

Sam Leak & Dan Tepfer: Adrift IV from Adrift (Jellymould Jazz). Sam Leak & Dan Tepfer, pianos.

Devin Gray: What We Learn from Cities from Dirigo Rataplan II (Rataplan). Ellery Eskelin, tenor saxophone; Dave Ballou, trumpet; Michael Formanek, bass; Devin Gray, drums.

Ikui Doki: Pemayangtse from Ikui Doki (Ayler). Sophie Bernado, bassoon; Hughes Mayot, reeds; Rafaelle Rinaudo, harp.

Sunna Gunnlaugs Trio & Verneri Pohjola: Ancestry from Ancestry (Sunny Sky). Sunna Gunnlaugs, piano; Verneri Pohjola, trumpet; Borgrimur Jonsson, bass; Scott McLemore, drums.

Matzeit / Jahnel / Sieverts: Hymnus an Mutter Natur from Both Sides (Jazzhausmusik). Friedemann Matzeit, soprano saxophone; Benedikt Jahnel, piano; Henning Sieverts, cello..

Matzeit / Jahnel / Sieverts: Eins, Zwei, Drei from Both Sides (Jazzhausmusik). Friedemann Matzeit, soprano saxophone; Benedikt Jahnel, piano; Henning Sieverts, bass.

Robert Landfermann: Lullaby from Brief (Pirouet). Christian Weidner, alto saxophone; Sebastian Gille, tenor saxophone; Elias Stemeseder, piano; Robert Landfermann, bass; Jim Black, drums.

Elliot Galvin: Halting Problem from Lobster Cracking (Edition). Elliot Galvin, keyboards; Tom McCredie, bass; Conor Chaplin, drums.

Sunday, 25 November 2018

Playlist - Nov 25th 2018


Phillip Johnston & The Coolerators: Frankly from Diggin’ Bones (Asynchronous)
Espen Berg Trio: Maetrix from Bolge (Odin)
Rudy Royston: Soul Train from Flatbed Buggy (Greenleaf Music)
Matzeit / Jahnel / Sieverts: Hymnus an Mutter Natur from Both Sides (Jazzhausmusik)
Matzeit / Jahnel / Sieverts: Eins, Zwei, Drei from Both Sides (Jazzhausmusik)
Scheen Jazzorkester & Eyolf Dale: Commuter Report from Commuter Report (Losen)
Ant Law: Credits from Life I Know (Edition)
Brass Funkeys: DIY from Brass Funkeys (self-released)
Richard Andersson NOR: Little Brother from The Six of Us (self-released)
Jonathan Finlayson: Feints from 3 Times Round (PiRecordings)
Ikui Doki: Pemayangtse from Ikui Doki (Ayler)
Mathias Landaeus: Last Song on Earth from From the Piano (Moserobie)
Mathias Landaeus: Yellow Circle from From the Piano (Moserobie)
Roberto Ottaviano: Mushi Mushi from Eternal Love (Dodicilune)
Luzia von Wyl Ensemble: Spark from Throwing Coins (Hatology)
Niculin Janett Quartet feat. Rich Perry: Fila, Fila from Complexes (QFTF)
Myra Melford’s Snowy Egret: Motion Stop Frame from The Other Side of Air (Firehouse 12)
Lionel Loueke: Bouriyan from The Journey (Aparte)
Subtone: Upside Up from Moose Blues (Laika)

Sunday, 11 November 2018

Playlist - Nov 11th 2018


Lorraine Bakers’s Eden: Blues Connotation from Lorraine Bakers’s Eden (Spark)
Black Top: Moanin’ from # Free Three (Babel)
Orphy Robinson: Where’s Winston? from The Vibes Describes (Blue Note)
Andy Sheppard: Adventures in the Rave Trade (part) from Soft on the Inside (Antilles)
Tony Remy: Oops the One Obama from Borders (Tarifa)
New Simplicity Trio: Riccardo’s Room from Common Spaces (Babel)
Reem Kelani & Bruno Heinen: Strange Fruit (unreleased)
Jasper Hoiby: Song for the Bees from Fellow Creatures (Edition)
Elliot Galvin: Halting Problem from Lobster Cracking (Edition)
Issie Barratt: The Man with the Gun He Tangos from Meinrad Iten Suite (Fuzzy Moon)
Gabrielle Ducomble: Circus from Across the Bridge (MGP)