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.

Sunday 30 January 2022

Playlist - Jan 30th / Feb 2nd 2022

Agustin Uriburu: Don’t Smoke from Santa Fe (Ears & Eyes)

Armaroli - Schiaffini 4tet: Blue Hawk from Monkish (Dodicilune)

Mike Nock, Hamish Stuart, Julien Wilson & Jonathan Zwartz: Wheelbarrow Road from Another Dance (Lionsharecords)

Liran Donin & Idris Rahman: Petra from Earth and Bones (self-released)

Ilmiliekki Quartet: Kaleidoscopesque from Ilmiliekki Quartet (We Jazz)

Mike Nock, Hamish Stuart, Julien Wilson & Jonathan Zwartz: Deception from Another Dance (Lionsharecords)

Eric Van Der Westen: Keep on Moving from The Crown & Lobster Trilogy Part I: PTM (XS) Modus Operandi (EWM)

Sunday 23 January 2022

Playlist - Jan 23rd / 26th 2022

Eric Van Der Westen: Salut to the Man With the Hat from The Crown & Lobster Trilogy Part III: New Quadrant (EWM)

Liran Donin & Idris Rahman: Negev from Earth and Bones (self-released)

Emile Parisien: Madagascar from Louise (ACT)

Edward Simon: Monk’s Dream from Solo Live (Ridgeway)

Ed Neumeister Quartet: Ridgewood from What Have I Done? (MeisteroMusic)

Eric Van Der Westen: Fruma from The Crown & Lobster Trilogy Part III: New Quadrant (EWM)

Jeremy Lirola: Ghost Dance from Mock the Borders (Label La Buissonne)

Sunday 16 January 2022

Playlist - Jan 16th / 19th 2022

Adan Mizrahi: Tone Deaf Morning Chant from Dissident (Ears & Eyes)

Andrew Cyrille, William Parker & Enrico Rava: Blues for Cecil No 1 from 2 Blues for Cecil (TUM)

Fred Hersch: Monkey Mind from Breath By Breath (Palmetto)

Fred Hersch: Worldly Winds from Breath By Breath (Palmetto)

Matt Ridley: Infant Eyes from The Antidote (Ubuntu Music)

Adam Fairhall & Johnny Hunter: My Old Man Said Follow the Van from Winifred Atwell Revisited (EFPI)

Silvia Bolognesi & Marco Colonna: 6pm from EraorA (Fonterossa)

Adam Fairhall & Johnny Hunter: If You Knew Susie from Winifred Atwell Revisited (EFPI)

Simone Prattico: Push and Pull from Oriundo (Zamora)

Tuesday 11 January 2022

El Intruso International Critics Poll 2021

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

Sunday 9 January 2022

Playlist - Jan 9th / 12th 2022

Remy Le Boeuf’s Assembly of Shadows: Neener Neener from Architecture of Storms (Soundspore)

Nils Wogram: Chillin’ With J from Muse (NWog)

Silvia Bolognesi & Marco Colonna: Notte from EraorA (Fonterossa)

Yuri Honing Acoustic Quartet: The Art of Losing Isn’t Hard to Master from Bluebeard (Challenge)

Sinne Eeg & Thomas Fonnesbaek: Spring Waltz from Staying in Touch (Stunt)

Rope: In the Year of the Dragon from In The Moment – The Music of Charlie Haden (Hora)

Nils Wogram: All the Things That Could Go Wrong from Muse (NWog)

Sinne Eeg & Thomas Fonnesbaek: Just One of Those Things from Staying in Touch (Stunt)

Ivo Neame: Persevere Part 2 from Glimpses of Truth (Whirlwind)


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

Sunday 2 January 2022

Playlist - Jan 2nd / 5th 2022

Emile Parisien: Louise from Louise (ACT)

Jean Bayon: Gigante Indistructible from Silencio Ensordecedor (Ears & Eyes)

Anat Cohen & Marcello Goncalves: Anima from Reconvexo (Anzic)

Dan Berkson: Live Bait from Dialogues (Freestyle)

Kristian Tangvik: Poem 4 Tama from The Cod and The Cat (Gotta Let It Out)

The Multiverse: Extended Thema from Live in Reykjavik (self-released)

Giovanni Guidi: Buenos Aires from Ojos de Gato (CAM Jazz)