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 weekly radio show on Cambridge105 Radio. It is broadcast live in Cambridge UK on 105FM, on DAB digital and at cambridge105.co.uk.

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


Monday, 2 August 2021

Jazz Today - Wed 4th Aug at 11pm BST on Cambridge 105 Radio (rpt)

 …featuring the exotic sounds of the Dinamitri Open Combo, meditations on Jackson Pollock and Gustav Klimt from pianist Enrico Pieranunzi and a posthumous release from influential bassist Mario Pavone. We’ll also be hearing the quartet Shijin, the Jonas Cambien Trio, the Boston-based Pillars of Society and some gypsy jazz from the Fapy Lafertin New Quartet. Listen HERE at 11pm BST.


Sunday, 1 August 2021

Playlist - Aug 1st / 4th 2021

Shijin: Golden Age from Theory of Everything (Alter-Nativ)

Enrico Pieranunzi: Klimt from Frame (CamJazz)

Pillars of Society: Fjords from Pivots (TakeThat!)

Mario Pavone Dialect Trio + 1: Blue Vertical from Blue Vertical (Out of Your Head)

Fapy Lafertin New Quartet: Torontoi Emlek from Atlantico (Fremeaux & Associes)

Jonas Cambien Trio: Mantis from Nature Hath Painted the Body (Clean Feed)

Enrico Pieranunzi: Blues for Pollock from Frame (Cam Jazz)

Pillars of Society: La La La from Pivots (TakeThat!)

Dinamitri Open Combo: Umanita’ from Mappe Per l’Eden (Felmay)



Sunday, 25 July 2021

Playlist - July 25th / 28th 2021

Noah Haidu: Chambers of Tain from Doctone (Sunnyside)

Joaquin Muro: La Tierra Colorada y Las Manos from Oximoron (Ears & Eyes)

Nathalie Loriers: Zephirs from Le Temps Retrouve (Igloo)

Alberto Braida & Giancarlo Nino Locatelli: Once It Was the Color of Saying from From Here From There (We Insist!)

Alex Levine: Special Adaptations : Bellano Lake from Special Adaptations Vol 1 (Aut)

Duo Fines Lames: Bluette from In Time Brubeck (La Saugrenue)

Matt Ridley: The Minotaur from The Antidote (Ubuntu Music)



Thursday, 22 July 2021

Jazz Today Online - Summer 2021

Listen using the widget on the left….or HERE.


Knimes Acoustic Group: Clean from Adventures in Improvised Music (Envelope). Yiannis Marinos, trombone; Jose Cervera, sax; Ignacio Santoro, bass; Matthijs de Ridder, drums.

Maridalen: Pa Gjensyn from Maridalen (Jazzland). Anders Hefre, sax; Jonas Kilmork Vernoy, trumpet; Andreas Rodland Haga, bass.

Joris Roelofs: Beware the Buffoon! from Rope Dance (BIS). Joris Roelofs, clarinet; Bram van Sambeek, bassoon; Bram de Looze, piano; Clemens van der Feen, bass; Martijn Vink, drums.

Slowfox: Tell from Freedom (Rent a Dog), Hayden Chisholm, sax; Philip Zoubek, piano; Sebastian Gramss, bass.

Josefine Cronholm, Kirk Knuffke & Thommy Andersson: I Don’t Know from Near The Pond (Stunt). Josefine Cronholm, vocals; Kirk Knuffke, cornet & vocals; Thommy Andersson, bass; Kenny Wollesen, percussion.

Ben Goldberg: What About from Everything Happens To Be (BAG). Ben Goldberg, clarinet; Ellery Eskelin, sax; Mary Halvorson, guitar; Michael Formanek, bass; Tomas Fujiwara, drums.

Nezelhorns: Red Ballet Shoes from Sentiment (Barefoot). Nana Pi Aabo Larsen, sax; Petter Hangsel, trombone, Erik Kimestad, trumpet; Johannes Vaht, bass; Kristoffer Rostedt, drums.

Daniel Erdmann & Stephane Payen: Wailing – Tidd’s Place from BricaBracoManiacs (Yolk). Daniel Erdmann tenor sax; Stephane Payen, alto sax; Paul Erdmann, viola.

Gretchen Parlato: E Preciso Perdoar from Flor (Edition). Gretchen Parlato, vocals; Marcel Camargo, guitar; Artyom Manukyan, cello; Leo Costa, percussion.

Howl Quartet: Woof from Life As We See It (self-released). Dan Smith, alto sax; Harry Brunt, tenor sax; Peter Komor, bass; Matt Parkinson, drums.

 

Sunday, 18 July 2021

Playlist - July 18th / 21st 2021

Mikko Karjalainen Fellowship Quintet: Manago Blues from Fellowship (Eclipse Music)

Dan Rose & Claudine Francois : Yes I Do from New Leaves (Ride Symbol)

Ephemera Ensemble: Perseid Meteor Shower from Blackholes and Modulations (self-released)

Vijay Iyer, Linda May Han Oh & Tyshawn Sorey: Entrustment from Uneasy (ECM)

Baptiste Boiron, Bruno Chevillon & Frederic Gastard: MAlin ne delivre from La (Ayler)

Mark Wade: Blues in Isolation from Songs From Isolation (AMP Music & Records)

Joshua Cavanagh-Brierley: Brew from Joy in Bewilderment (Ubuntu Music)



Sunday, 11 July 2021

Playlist - July 11th / 14th 2021

Sarah Wilson: The Hit from Kaleidoscope (BrassTonic)

Timo Lassy & Teppo Makynen: Fallow from Live Recordings 2019-2020 (We Jazz)

Daniel Herskedal: Dancing Dhow Deckhands from Harbour (Edition)

Stephan Goldbach: Silhouettes from Transit (Jazzhausmusik)

Stephan Goldbach: 8 a.m. from Transit (Jazzhausmusik)

Lucien Johnson: Magnificent Moon from Wax///Wane (Deluge)

Sophia Domancich: Django from Le Grand Jour (PeeWee!)

Snorre Kirk Quartet with Stephen Riley: Blues Arabesque from Going Up (Stunt)

John Dalton’s Spheres of Influence: Last Exit from Indigo Skyline (self-released)


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



Sunday, 4 July 2021

Playlist - July 4th / 7th 2021

Alberto Pinton NU Quartet: Bend the Rules from NUQ (Clear Now)

Noe Clerc Trio: Arapkir Bar from Secret Place (NoMad Music)

Greg Lamy: And I Told You from Observe the Silence (Igloo)

Multifarious: Kachina from Incidents (self-released)

We 3: Vife from We 3 (AUT)

Oscar Rossignoli: Endless Fall from Inertia (self-released)

Mads Thorsen Quartet: Hikikomori Glory from Sad Tetrahedron (Gateway)