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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Sunday 27 January 2019

Playlist - January 27th 2019

Shane Quartet: Pilgrim from Moving Pictures (Anuk)
Jasper Blom Quartet with Bert Joris and Nils Wogram: Macedonian Candidate from Polyphony (Whirlwind)
Federica Michisanti Horn Trio: When I Wanted to Count Stars from Silent Rides (Filibusta)
Hofbauer / Rosenthal Quartet: Another Gig, Same Egg from Human Resources (Creative Nation Music)
Otto Hejnic Trio: Four Brothers from Beauties (Hevhetia)
Preston Glasgow Lowe: May from Something About Rainbows (Whirlwind)
Shane Quartet: Tromsoe from Moving Pictures (Anuk)
Warmer Than Blood: Warmer than Blood (unreleased)
Friends & Neighbors: Mozart from What’s Next ? (Clean Feed)
Oscar Gronberg Trio: Torlief’s Blues from Walking in Triangles (Particular Recordings)
Maria Grand: TI. Isis from Magdalena (Biophilia)
Paula Shocron, German Lamonega & Pablo Diaz: Vera from Tensegridad (Hatology)
Jonas Engel: Skagen BBQ from Own Your Bones (Klaeng)
Lotz of Music: Strollin’ A Reef from Live at JazzCase (El Negocito)
SLUGish Ensemble: An Eight Out of Nine from An Eight Out of Nine (Slow & Steady)
Jasper Blom Quartet with Bert Joris and Nils Wogram: Guidonean Hand from Polyphony (Whirlwind)

(Intro / Outro - Stephane Huchard: Jakawa Jungle Spoon from Toutakoustics (BlueNote Fr)

Tuesday 15 January 2019

2018 El Intruso International Critics Poll

As always, it was an honour to be asked to contribute to the El Intruso International Critics Poll. Full results to be found HERE.

Sunday 13 January 2019

Playlist - Jan 13th 2019

Mark Lockheart: Party Animal from Days on Earth (Edition)
Jean-Paul Estievenart: Blade Runner from Behind the Darkness (Igloo)
Here’s To Us: Naturen Och Welden from Animals, Wild and Tame (Hoob)
Roger Rota: Nine from Octo (Aut)
Uros Spasojevic & Bojan Marjanovic: Senok from V (AMP Music and Records)
Luzia von Wyl Ensemble: Chromatika from Throwing Coins (Hatology)
Matthew Golombisky’s Cuentos: Cuento #1 from Volume 3 (Ears & Eyes)
Twin Talk: Weaver from Weaver (People)
Sam Braysher & Michael Kanan: Cardboard from Golden Earrings (FreshSound New Talent)
Andrea Keller & Miroslav Bukovsky: Wyrok from The Komeda Project (self-released)
Christoph Irniger’s Pilgrim: Luce Oscura from Crosswinds (Intakt)
Bjorn Marius Hegge: There Will Never Be Another You & Rougemisbruker from The Creator Has a Bachelor Plan (Particular Recordings)
Nicolas Moreaux: To Blossom from Far Horizons (Jazz & People)
Here’s To Us: Menniskan from Animals, Wild and Tame (Hoob)
Lorraine Baker’s Eden: Pentahouve from Lorraine Baker’s Eden (Spark)