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.

Monday, 6 February 2023

Jazz Today - Wed 8th Feb at 11pm GMT on Cambridge 105 Radio (rpt)

Pete will be sampling recent releases from Bill Frisell, Stefano Travaglini & Achille Succi, the Chad Taylor Trio, Jonas Engel’s Own Your Bones and the Valtteri Laurell Nonet. Plus a touch of Americana from Stephen Ulrich, a touch of Rachmaninov from David Linx and music from the Kate Williams Trio, a band coming to Saffron Walden next month. Listen HERE at 11pm GMT.

Sunday, 5 February 2023

Playlist - Feb 5th / 8th 2023

Valtteri Laurell Nonet: Tigers Are Better Looking from Tigers Are Better Looking (We Jazz)

Stephen Ulrich: Earthly from This American Life (Barbes)

Jonas Engel & Own Your Bones: Op Mistelweg from Staring is Caring (TangibleMusic)

David Linx, Guillaume de Chassy & Matteo Pastorino: Drown Out the Noise from On Shoulders We Stand (Enja Yellowbird)

Kate Williams: Big Shoes from Four Plus Three (KWJazz)

Jonas Engel & Own Your Bones: Sincere Thanks to Them All from Staring is Caring (Tangible Music)

Stefano Travaglini & Achille Succi: Silent Moon from Book of Innocence (Notami)

Chad Taylor Trio: Delta from The Reel (Astral Spirits)

Bill Frisell: Dog on a Roof from Four (Blue Note)


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

Sunday, 29 January 2023

Playlist - Jan 29th / Feb 1st 2023

Eyolf Dale: Behind the Curtains from The Wayfarers (Edition)

Gina Schwarz & Multiphonics 8: Long Ago from Way To Blue (Cracked Anegg)

Karmen Roivassepp & Aarhus Jazz Orchestra: Metropol from Ambivalence (JaegerCommunity Music)

Brulez les Meubles: Op from L’Appel du Vide (Circum-Disc / Tour de Bras)

Bill Laurance & Michael League: Round House from Where You Wish You Were (ACT)

Frederik Koster & Die Verwandlung: Road Trip from Stufen (Traumton)

Eyolf Dale: The Wayfarer from The Wayfarers (Edition)

Gina Schwarz & Multiphonics 8: Chat 1 from Way To Blue (Cracked Anegg)

Aka Moon: Quality of Joy from Quality of Joy (Outhere Music)

Sunday, 22 January 2023

Playlist - Jan 22nd / 25th 2023

Valtteri Laurell Nonet: At the Villa d’Or from Tigers Are Better Looking (We Jazz)

AAAPUZ: Pizza Margarita from AAAPUZ (Trouble in the East)

Dear Uncle Lennie: Monks Singing Holy Songs in the Wild Countryside from Dear Uncle Lennie (Yolk)

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

Norma Winstone: Distance from Distances (ECM)

Jeff Denson, Romain Pilon & Brian Blade: This Way Cooky from Finding Light (Ridgeway)

Dear Uncle Lennie: You Left Right from Dear Uncle Lennie (Yolk)

Kate Baker & Vic Juris: Black Crow from Return to Shore (Strikezone)

Julian Siegel Jazz Orchestra: Fantasy in D from Tales From the Jacquard (Whirlwind)


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

Sunday, 15 January 2023

Playlist - Jan 15th / 18th 2023

Dieter Ilg: Trio from Ravel (ACT)

Uusi Aika: Gudrid from Uusi Aika (We Jazz)

Marshall Gilkes: Up and Down from Cyclic Journey (Alternate Side)

Andrew Dow: In Motian from In Motian (Ears & Eyes)

David Chevalier: Don’t Look Back from Curiosity (Yolk)

Fran Swinn: When We’re Old from Old Idea / New Idea (Lionsharecords)

Jonas Hemmersbach: Stillsturm from Stillsturm (Jazzhausmusik)

Sunday, 8 January 2023

Playlist - Jan 8th / 11th 2023

Gianluca Lusi: Tiny Crazy Blues from Gone (Tosky)

Timo Vollbrecht Fly Magic: Brighton Blues from Givers & Takers (Berthold)

Trevor Dunn’s Trio-Convulsant avec Folie a Quatre: Eschatology from Seances (Pyroclastic)

Jose Arimatea: Mary Lou from Brejo Das Almas (Rocinante)

Chris Potter, Frankfurt Big Band & Jim McNeely: The Wheel from Rituals (Double Moon)

Dieter Ilg: Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte from Ravel (ACT)

Kristjan Randalu & New Wind Jazz Orchestra: Lunk from Sisu (Whirlwind)