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Check out today’s edition of The Jazz Hole with Linus, an hour of great music (including some holiday-themed compositions) by international artists, many of them based in New York City. Get ready for music by the Misha Piatigorsky Septet, Olivia Trummer, Mitch Frohman, The Curtis Brothers, Glenn Crytzer’s Savoy Seven, Manami Morita, Walker Adams, and Petros Sakelliou Visual Music Circus.
Today on The Jazz Hole with Linus you can experience a swingin’ hour of music by international jazz artists plus a hint of the holiday spirit with tunes from Christmas-themed albums Together (by Truth Revolution Records), A Little Love This Christmas (by Glenn Crytzer’s Savoy Seven) and much more.
Check out today’s edition of BTR The Jazz Hole Live with a brilliant live set by the Sam Trapchak Quintet, recorded at Silvana in Harlem, New York on May 20th 2015. Composer and bassist Sam Trapchak is joined by David Smith (tp), Kyle Nasser (ts, ss), Perry Smith (g) and Jay Sawyer (d).
Ismail Lumanovski, the bandleader of the New York Gypsy All Stars, talks to DJ Linus on today’s edition of “The Jazz Hole” about his band’s new album Dromomania. Check out 3 brand new tracks by this amazing multinational group of New Yorker musicians, who put their spin on music that is rooted in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Southern Balkans, plus tracks by Leo Genovese (featuring Esperanza Spalding), Arooj Aftab, Sullivan Fortner, Tok Tok Tok, and Tavche Gravche.
Today on “The Jazz Hole" with Linus: brand new music by the rising star pianist Sullivan Fortner from his brilliant new Impulse! Records album Aria, plus music by Tomoko Omura, Sofia Rei, Kenny Barron and Mark Sherman, Claudio Roditi, Sharel Cassity.
A phenomenal live set by the Simone Daclon Trio on today’s edition of BTR The Jazz Hole Live with Linus. Pianist Simone Daclon is joined by Marco Vaggi on bass and Matteo Rebulla on drums during this live recording at Milan’s Bonaventura Jazz Club on April 17th 2015.
Check out today’s edition of “The Jazz Hole" with Linus featuring music by Elias Meister’s Miracle Box, the Chico Freeman/Heiri Känzig Duo, marimba player Mika Stoltzman, saxophonist Melissa Aldana, and the Gregorio Uribe Big Band featuring Ruben Blades.
Enjoy "The Jazz Hole" with hand-picked jazz artists from NYC and all over the world. Today’s edition features the Swiss band Compulsion (Adam Taubitz, Marc Ullrich, Simone Bollini, Dominik Schürmann, Christoph Mohler), trombonist Michael Dease, the Kenny Barron/Mark Sherman Duo, Florencia Gonzalez, Brian Pareschi and the BP Express, The Kevin Harris Project, as well as Meg Okura and the Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble.
BTR The Jazz Hole Live with Linus featuring live tracks by the Michael Eaton Individuation Quintet. Recorded live at New York City’s Rockwood Music Hall on May 27th 2015 and July 12th 2015, extraordinary saxophonist and composer Michael Eaton is joined by Brad Whiteley on piano, Brittany Anjou on vibraphone, Daniel Ori on bass and Shareef Taher on drums.
An entire edition of “The Jazz Hole” about - and with - the rising star of the Latin Jazz scene, the charming Gregorio Uribe, leader of the Gregorio Uribe Big Band. The band’s debut album “Cumbia Universal” just came out and it features a 16-piece orchestra that blends Cumbia and other Colombian rhythms with Big Band arrangements. Star guests include multiple Grammy Award-winner Ruben Blades.
World music infused jazz on today’s Jazz Hole with Linus. Expect music by international artists Adrian Mira Group, Meg Okura and the Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble, Rubens de La Corte, Alessandro d’Episcopo, George Mel, Cedric Hanriot and Helen Sung.
Check out a new live set from the Blue Note Jazz Club New York by the Japanese pianist Manami Morita on this month’s edition of BTR The Jazz Hole Live with Linus. Musicians are Manami Morita (piano, voice, compositions), Kyle Nasser (tenor sax, soprano sax), Julian Smith (bass) and Thomas Hartman (drums).
Glenn Zaleski, the NYC-based pianist from Boylston, MA, talks about his new album My Ideal on today’s edition of The Jazz Hole with Linus. Plus more music by Jonathan Powell & nu Sangha, Alexia Gardner, the Yoko Miwa Trio, and Javon Jackson (with guest Les McCann).
NYC-based trumpet player and composer Jonathan Powell talks about his brand new album “Beacons of Light” on today’s edition of The Jazz Hole with Linus. Next to music by Jonathan Powell & nu Sangha, you can also catch tracks by the Yoko Miwa Trio, Manu Koch & Filtron M (Unique Afrique Unit), and the legendary guitarist Wes Montgomery.
Ingenious Greek composer and pianist Petros Sakelliou on today’s BTR The Jazz Hole Live with a live set from NYC’s DROM, where he held his CD release concert for his new album Visual Music Circus earlier this year.
Interview guest Samuel Torres (NYC-based percussionist and composer) talks about his home country Colombia and his unique inspiration for his new album Forced Displacement on today’s edition of The Jazz Hole with Linus. You can also catch new tracks by the Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio (featuring legends Kenny Barron and Ron Carter) and by the Kevin Harris Project.
Today’s edition of The jazz Hole with Linus features music from Walker Adam’s brand new album “Emergence", next to tracks by doyens Jean-Michel Pilc, Harvie S, Sheryl Bailey and Thomas Moeckel, as well as rising stars Jocelyn Medina, Violette, Nicole Johaenntgen, Curtis Nowosad and Michael Thomas.
Various highly respected artists on today’s edition of The Jazz Hole with Linus such as Gizem Gokoglu, Joe Hertenstein and Bret Williams. Plus fantastic music from several brand new albums.
One of New York City’s finest Big Bands recorded live at one of New York City’s finest jazz clubs. Check out the Pedro Giraudo Big Band recorded live at the Jazz Standard. Pedro is originally from Cordoba, Argentina and since moving to New York City in 1996, he has established himself as one of the city’s most important bandleaders, bassists, composers and arrangers.
Interview guest Glenn Crytzer talks about his new album Uptown Jump on today’s episode of "The Jazz Hole" with Linus, which focuses a bit more on traditional jazz. Other artists you can hear today are Carl Maraghi (featuring Wycliffe Gordon), Cyrille Aimee & Diego Figueiredo and many others.
Check out tracks from two brand new albums by two New York City-based artists on today’s episode of “The Jazz Hole” with Linus. The albums are Land Grab by Michigan-born bassist and composer Sam Trapchak and Bird Under Water by Pakistani-born vocalist and composer Arooj Aftab. In addition, Arooj Aftab talks about her new album in detail during an interview on today’s episode.
Check out an all-improvised set on this month’s episode of “BTR The Jazz Hole Live”. Rock-infused experimental trio SPACEPILOT with Elias Meister, Leo Genovese and Joe Hertenstein were evidently feeling it at Nublu in New York City last month. Check out their energetic set today on btrtoday.com!
On today’s episode of “The Jazz Hole” you get to hear a mix of jazz, Middle Eastern-influenced music, Latin rhythms and much more. Enjoy a brand new track from the album Bird Under Water by the talented NYC-based Pakistani composer and vocalist Arooj Aftab and stay tuned until the grand finale of today’s episode: a live recording by the brilliant Turkish vocalist, jazz and film composer Gizem Gokoglu, who has quickly established herself in New York City.
Check out music from two new albums on today’s Jazz Hole with Linus. “Plucky Strum” by Harvie S and Sheryl Bailey, and “Moncaup” by Nicole Johaenntgen. Plus a special greeting from legendary bassist John Clayton.
A highly energetic jazz festival set by Jowee Omicil recorded live at the Kriol Jazz Festival 2015 in Praia, Cape Verde. Check out http://www.joweeomicil.com for more information and to purchase his music.
Jazz music from brand new albums on today’s Jazz Hole with Linus, featuring selections from “A Little Closer: Live At The Birds Eye Jazz Club” by Alexia Gardner, “The Life Sound Pictures of Jure Pukl” by Jure Pukl and “Dialectics” by Curtis Nowosad.
Today’s Jazz Hole with Linus features the great composer and pianist Petros Sakelliou in an in-depth conversation about his new album “Visual Music Circus”. Joining them is Magda Giannikou, co-producer of the album.
NY-based band Tavche Gravche bring energetic Balkan music to today’s BTR The Jazz Hole Live with Linus. Daniel Ori, Vasko Dukovski, Dan Nadel and Aleksandar Petrov (along with special guests Ismail Lumanovski and Frank London) merge haunting Macedonian and Mediterranean melodies, both traditional and original, with dynamic improvisational elements.
Jazz violinist Tomoko Omura is today’s interview guest on The Jazz Hole with Linus, which also includes music from Tomoko’s new album “Roots” as well as music by the Peregrinos and Christian Howes (featuring Robben Ford).
Tune in with an open mind to today’s mix of traditional and contemporary jazz on The Jazz Hole with Linus, and don’t miss New York-based Slovenian saxophonist Jure Pukl talking about his latest album “The Life Sound Pictures of Jure Pukl”.
Felix Pastorius’ Social Experiment on The Jazz Hole Live with Linus.
The Jazz Hole with Linus, today with music by Walking Distance, Jowee Omicil, Fred Hersch and Julian Lage, the Mika Samba Jazz Trio and much more.
Brand new music by jazz artists Q Morrow, Alexia Gardner, Ernesto Cervini, Olivia Trummer and John Petrucelli on today’s Jazz Hole with Linus.
The Jonathan Saraga Quintet recorded live at the University of the Streets in New York, NY on today’s BTR The Jazz Hole Live with Linus. Tune in! Check out http://www.jonathansaraga.com for more information and to purchase his music.
The Jazz Hole with Linus turns 6 today! For the beginning of Linus’ 7th year at BreakThru Radio, enjoy some music and a whole lot of greetings by about 50 jazz artists.
The Jazz Hole with Linus featuring a number of talented international artists today, including interview guest Rodrigo Bonelli. Rodrigo is a NYC-based drummer and composer from Brazil who is giving us all the insights to his brand new album “Septet Works”.
New music from the albums “Dialectics” by Curtis Nowosad and “New York Quartet featuring Kenny Barron” by Alex Terrier on today’s Jazz Hole with Linus, as well as an interview with NYC-based French saxophonist Alex Terrier about the new album release.
New York-based pianist, keyboardist and composer Manu Koch with a set of his group “Manu Koch & Filtron M” recorded live in his home country Switzerland on today’s BTR The Jazz Hole Live. Plus an extra track from his most recent New York City show at the Iridium.

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