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 27 July 2014

Playlist - June 27th 2014

Dave Douglas & Uri Caine: Ham Fist from Present Joys (Greenleaf Music)
Dejan Terzic: SC158 from Melanoia (Enja)
Alexander Hawkins: Hope Step the Lava Flow from Song Singular (Babel)
Morais & Martin Fondse Project: A Fabrica from Talisma (bkdisk)
Matt Bauder & Day in Pictures: Rule of Thirds from Nightshades (Clean Feed)
Z3: Poly from Pale Fire (WhyPlayJazz)
The Little Band from Gingerland: Now Here / Nowhere from Sir Prise (Cracked Anegg)
Paul Grabowsky Sextet: Paradise from The Bitter Suite (ABC)
Dave Douglas & Uri Caine: Soar Away from Present Joys (Greenleaf Music)
JD Allen: Jack’s Glass from Bloom (Savant)
JD Allen: Stardust from Bloom (Savant)
Torbjorn Zetterberg och Den Stora Fragen: 1+1=1 from Torbjorn Zetterberg och Den Stora Fragen (Moserobie)
Daniel Goyone: Goyone Blues from Goyone Blues (Hevhetia)
Daniel Goyone: I Loves You Porgy from Goyone Blues (Hevhetia)
Collapse: Lump from Bal Folk (Igloo)
Airkraft: Double Entry from Pyongyang Express (FMR)
Busnoys: Walking to Himmelvanger from Weaving the Spell (TallGuy)
Airkraft: Golden Cirkel from Pyongyang Express (FMR)
Lorenzo Capello: Rammendi Ancor? from Dagli Appendini Alla Anti (OrangeHome)

Sunday 13 July 2014

Playlist - July 13th 2014

David Venitucci Trio: Pele-Mele from Travelling (Enja Yellowbird)
Fred Hersch Trio: West Virginia Rose from Floating (Palmetto)
Fred Hersch Trio: Home Fries from Floating (Palmetto)
Brian Groder Trio: Some Other Where from Reflexology (Latham)
Folk Tassignon: Melanie from Dancing on the Rim (NRW)
Busnoys: Shadowdance from Weaving the Spell (TallGuy)
Andrew McCormack: Prospect Park from First Light (Edition)
Marius Neset & Trondheim Jazz Orchestra: In the Ring from Lion (ACT)
Kristian Borring: Arcade Coffee Shop from Urban Novel (Jellymould Jazz)
Andy Bowie Quartet: Blues in C (unreleased)
Pulcinella: Ni Vu Ni Connu from Bestiole (EnjaYellowbird)
Lucky Dog: The Real All of Me from Lucky Dog (FreshSound New Talent)
Keller’s 10: New Work from Two (Unit)
Obara International: 7up from Live at Manggha (Fortune)
Dominik Wania Trio: Noctuelles from Ravel (Fortune)
Ty Citerman: (Conversation with) Ghosts from Bop Kabbalah (Tzadik)
Orquestra Jazz de Matosinhos: Etude No 2 from Jazz Composers Forum (Tone of a Pitch)

Tuesday 1 July 2014

Jazz Today Online - Summer 2014

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Mauro Gargano’s Mo’ Avast Band: Orange from Mo’ Avast (Note Sonanti). Francesco Bearzatti and Stephan Mercier, reeds; Mauro Gargano, bass; Fabrice Moreau, drums.

Slowfox: Dark And from The Wood (Jazzwerkstatt). Sebastian Gramss, bass; Hayden Chisholm, saxophone; Philip Zoubek, piano.

Slowfox: Are Lovely from The Wood (Jazzwerkstatt). Sebastian Gramss, bass; Hayden Chisholm, saxophone; Philip Zoubek, piano.

McCormack & Yarde Duo (feat. Elysian Quartet): Ob’s 1st Adventure from Juntos (Joy and Ears). Andrew McCormack, piano; Jason Yarde, saxophone; Emma Smith and Jennymay Logan, violins; Laura Moody, cello; Vince Sipprell, viola.

Hayden Powell: Roots and Stems from Roots and Stems (Periskop). Hayden Powell, trumpet; Eyolf Dale, piano; Jo Skaansar, bass.

Daniele Cavallanti & The Brotherhood Creative Trance Music Ensemble: Things Ain’t What They Used To Be from Faces and Tales (Rudi). Daniele Cavallanti, Carlo Actis Dato and Gianluigi Trovesi, reeds; Luca Calabrese, trumpet; Lauro Rossi, trombone; Emanuele Parrini, violin; Fabrizio Puglisi, piano; Andrea di Biase and Silvia Bolognesi, bass; Tiziano Tonini, drums.

Moker: Tsunami Blues from Overstroomd (WERF). Jordi Grognard, reeds; Bart Maris, trumpet; Mathias van de Wiele, guitar; Lieven van Pee, bass; Giovanni Barcella, drums.

Benjamin Weidekamp Quartett: Ausgerechnet Latin from Seriell, Nicht Serios (WhyPlayJazz). Benjamin Weidekamp and Uli Kempendorff, reeds; Ronny Graupe, guitar; Christian Marien, drums.

Rich Halley 4: The Wisdom of Rocks from The Wisdom of Rocks (Pine Eagle). Rich Halley, saxophone; Michael Vlatkovich, trombone; Clyde Reed, bass; Carson Halley, drums.

Quartet Kocomabe: Keimzelle from Blues in a Box (Wismart). Gabriel Coburger, saxophone; Rudi Mahall, bass clarinet; Detlev Beier, bass; Heinrich Kobberling, drums.