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.

Wednesday 23 March 2011

Jazz Today Playlist - 23rd March 2011

Chris Lightcap’s Bigmouth: The Clutch from Deluxe (Clean Feed)
Simon Nabatov: Low Budget from Roundup (Leo)
Vyacheslav Guyvoronsky: Forced Landing in Mexico from Pieces for String Trio and Trumpet (Leo)
Urs Voegeli Flyout: Shining Lady from Not All Birds Play Be-bop (Meta)
Urs Voegeli Flyout: Tryin’ to Forget Lazy Lady from Not All Birds Play Be-bop (Meta)
Suga Dairo: Hiouki from Plays Shibusashirazu (Cool Fool)
Renza Bo: Amour M from Voronej (Petit Label)
Chris Lightcap’s Bigmouth: Deluxe Version from Deluxe (Clean Feed)
Ingebrigt Haker Flaten Quintet: Green Wood from The Year of the Boar (Jazzland)
Vyacheslav Guyvoronsky: Ballad from Pieces for String Trio and Trumpet (Leo)
Kairos 4tet: The Calling from Statement of Intent (Edition)
Han Bennink Trio: Music for Camping from Parken (ILK)
Bennink / Puglisi  / Glerum: The Peacocks from Laiv (Collectivo Bassesfere)
Patrik Boman Seven Piece Machine: Cyber Sam from Johnny Mob in Deep City (PB7)
Mark Armstrong: Blues for L. E. from Coastbound (MAM)
Exploding Customer: Quoting Frippe from Live at Tampere Jazz Happening (Ayler)

Wednesday 9 March 2011

Jazz Today Playlist: March 9th 2011

Giovanni Maier: Crayon Rouge from The Talking Bass (Long Song)
Daniele D’Agaro Adriatics Orchestra: Oh! from Exotica Domestica (Artesuono)
Rosset / Meyer / Geiger: Tritt O’nuss from What Happened (Unit)
Klang Quadrat: Miss Charles from Roaming (Unit)
Ola Kvernberg Trio: Introduction to.... and Night Driver from Night Driver (Jazzland)
Palsson / Flosason: Stikur from Stikur (Smekkleysa)
Fred Hess Big Band: Home Base from Into the Open (Alison)
Fred Hess Big Band: Sicilienne / Greensleeves from Hold On (Dazzle)
Daniele D’Agaro Adriatics Orchestra: Transition from Exotica Domestica (Artesuono)
Brian Landrus Quartet: Soul and Body from Traverse (Blueland)
Brian Landrus Quartet: Body and Soul from Traverse (Blueland)
Jurg Wickihalder Overseas Quartet: Warm-Up Party from Furioso (Intakt)
Curios: Little Sharks & Baby Dolphins from Closer (Impure)
Michael Formanek: Groogly from Low Profile (Enja)
Michael Feinberg: Temple Tales from With Many Hands (Self-Released)
Ola Kvernberg Trio: All In from Night Driver (Jazzland)
Sylvain Cathala Trio: Black Dance from Moonless (FTM)
Palsson / Flosason: Hvergi from Stikur (Smekkleysa)
Ches Smith & These Arches: Sixteen Bars for Jail from Finally Out of My Hands (Skirl)

Tuesday 1 March 2011

Jazz Today Online - Spring 2011

Francois Corneloup: La Nuit est un Son from Noir Lumiere (Innacor). Francois Corneloup, baritone sax; Helene Labarriere, bass; Simon Goubert, drums.
Suga Dairo: Theme of Inuhime from Suga Dairo Plays Shibusashirazu (Cool Fool). Suga Dairo, piano; Hikaru Toho, bass; Masatsugu Hattori, drums.
Giovanni Maier: Crayon Rouge from The Talking Bass (Long Song). Luca Calabrese, trumpet; Emanuele Parrini, violin; Giovanni Maier, bass; Scott Amendola, drums.
Kairos 4tet: The Calling from Statement of Intent (Edition). Emilia Martensson, vocals; Adam Waldman, sax; Ivo Neame, piano; Jasper Hoiby, bass; Jon Scott, drums.
Trondheim Jazz Orchestra: Glory from Triads and More (Jazzland). Mats Eilertsen, bass.
Trondheim Jazz Orchestra: Eroiki from Triads and More (Jazzland). Joshua Redman, Eirik Hegdal, Stig Forde Aarskog, reeds; Trine Knutsen, flute; Eivind Lonning, trumpet; Stein Villanger, French horn; Erik Johannessen, trombone; Ola Kvernberg, violin; Oyvind Engen, Marianne Baudouin, cellos; Nils Olav Johansen, guitar; Mats Eilertsen, bass, Tor Haugerud, drums.
Ottaedro: Gli Astanti Resistenti from Faggi in Fuga (Collectivo Bassesfere). Abb’ Sarcina, guitar and electric bass; Olivia Bignardi, Daniela Diurisi, reeds; Benny Penazzi, cello; Fabrizio Puglisi, piano; Leo Saracino, drums; Laurent Gehant, sousaphone.
Motif: Paddy Whack from Facienda (Jazzland). Hakon Kornstad, Atle Nymo, reeds; Eivind Lonning, trumpet; Havard Wiik, piano; Petter Vagan, guitar; Mattias Stahl, vibraphone; Ole Morten Vagan, bass; Hakon Mjaset Johansen, drums.