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.

Tuesday 28 November 2017

Jazz Today Online - Autumn 2017

Listen HERE.

Dylan Jack Quartet: Are You Made of Coins? from Diagrams (Creative Nation Music). Todd Brunel, reeds; Eric Hofbauer, guitar; Anthony Leva, bass; Dylan Jack, drums.

Roligheten: Telemark Tango from Homegrown (CleanFeed). Andre Roligheten, reeds; Adrian Loseth Waade, violin; Jon Rune Strom, bass; Erik Nylander, drums.

Vorwarts Ruckwarts: Matt from Vorwarts (Trouble in theEast). Gerhard Gschlossl, trombone; Johannes Fink, cello; Maike Hilbig, bass.

Mikko Innanen 10+: Looking for Love from Live at Moers Festival 2015 (We Jazz). Mikko Innanen, Jussi Kannaste and Pauli Lyytinen, reeds; Jukka Eskola and Verneri Pohjola, trumpets; Jari Hongisto and Juho Viljanen, trombones; Seppo Kantonen, piano; Ville Herrala and Eero Tikkanen, basses; Joonas Riippa and Mika Kallio, drums.

Joy Ellis: Veteran from Life on Land (F-IRE), Joy Ellis, vocals and piano; Rob Luft, guitar; Henrik Jensen, bass; Adam Osmianski, drums.

Vincent Courtois, Daniel Erdmann & Robin Finker: Plein Soleil from Bandes Originales (Label La Buissonne). Vincent Courtois, cello; Daniel Erdmann and Robin Finker, reeds.

Mike Reed: Conversation Music from Flesh & Bone (482 Music). Greg Ward, Tim Haldeman and Jason Stein, reeds; Ben Lamar Gay, cornet; Jason Roebke, bass; Mike Reed, drums.

Lisa Stick Septett: Une Rue from Tyst (Jazzlab). Lisa Stick, trombone; Christian Muller, bass; Dirk Achim Donau, drums;  Julia Mahns and Gillian Bradtke, violins; Tina Oepen, viola; Constantin Pritz, cello.

The Gareth Lockrane Big Band: Stutterfunk from Fistfight at the Barndance (Whirlwind). Gareth Lockrane, flutes; Sam Mayne, James Gardiner-Bateman, Graeme Blevins, Nadim Teimoori and Richard Shepherd, reeds; Andy Greenwood, Tom Walsh, Steve Fishwick, Henry Collins, trumpets; Mark Nightingale, Barnaby Dickinson, Barry Clements and Trevor Mires, trombones; Mike Outram, guitar; Ross Stanley, keyboards; Ryan Trebilcock, bass; Ian Thomas and Hugh Wilkinson, percussion.

Sunday 26 November 2017

Playlist - Nov 26th 2017

Dylan Jack Quartet: Are You Made of Coins? from Diagrams (Creative Nation Music)
Vorwarts Ruckwarts: Matt from Vorwarts (Trouble in theEast)
Sinne Eeg: Aleppo from Dreams (Stunt)
Michel Pilz & Benoit Martiny: Melu-Sina from De Gudde Wellen (BYP)
Florian Hoefner: Green Gardens from Coldwater Stories (Origin)
High Definition Quartet: 1 from Bukoliki (Fortune)
Gordon Grdina Quartet: Giggles 2 from Inroads (Songlines)
Reich Durch Jazz: Avignon from Reich Durch Jazz (Trouble in the East)
Indigo Kid III: Deconstruction of the City from Moment Gone in the Clouds (Babel)
Double Talk Plus: El Cant dels Occels from Depistado? (Fish Music)
Ekkehard Jost, Uli Lenz & Co: Die Ungelosten Fragen der Sippe Valdez from Gut’n Tag Vogel (Fish Music)
Abisko Lights: Beelitz from Abisko Lights (Unit)
Black Motor: Tulee Paiva from Branches (We Jazz)
Sylvain Cathala Septet: Enee’s Story from Hope (Connexe)
The Vampires meet Lionel Loueke: Brand New from The Vampires meet Lionel Loueke (Earshift Music)

Sunday 12 November 2017

Playlist - Nov 12th 2017

Jason Stein Quartet: Marshmallow from Lucille! (Delmark)
Joy Ellis: Veteran from Life on Land (F-IRE)
Roligheten: Syvsover from Homegrown (CleanFeed)
Zoe Rahman: Zantastic from Dreamland (Manushi)
Zoe Rahman: The Sheikh from Dreamland (Manushi)
The Brass Funkeys: Rather Be from The Brass Funkeys (Boom Baboon)
Beats & Pieces Big Band: Fairytale from All In (efpi)
Beats & Pieces Big Band: Rocky from All In (efpi)
Robin Nolan Trio: Whole Lotta Rosie from Sin City (Pledge)
Camilla George Quartet: Mama Wati from Isang (Ubuntu)
Entropi: Stelliferous Era from Moment Frozen (Whirlwind)
Fini Bearman: I Know I Alone from Burn the Boat (Two Rivers)
Three Step Manoeuvre: Throwback from Three Step Strut (self-released)
Henri Texier Hope Quartet: Blues D’Eau from At l’Improviste (Label Bleu)
Adam Baldych & Helge Lien Trio: Love from Brothers (ACT)
Binker & Moses: The Departure from Journey to the Mountain of Forever (Gearbox)