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The Jazz Hole
In 2009 Linus Wyrsch joined the team of DJs at BTR and took over the bi-weekly jazz show,The Jazz Hole. Being a sought-after clarinetist and saxophonist, himself, in the Big Apple, Linus embraces a unique relationship with the jazz genre and its musicians, consequently providing the listeners with a backstage pass to the New York jazz scene. The hour-long show features the music of new talents from inside and outside of the New York circuit, and every once in a while, Linus is able to sneak in a major jazz artist, sometimes accompanied with a short interview. Over the years, he has interviewed John Clayton, Lew Tabackin, Fred Hersch, Sue Mingus, Steve Gadd, Jojo Mayer, Gerald Clayton, Javon Jackson, the President of Resonance Records George Klabin, Sofia Rei, Sharel Cassity, Mark Sherman, Harvie S, Jean-Michel Pilc, Dafnis Prieto, Randy Johnston, Helen Sung, Gregorio Uribe and many others. The Jazz Hole podcast comes out every other Sunday, featuring a perfect blend of tradition and innovation. Also check out The Jazz Hole Live, which features live recorded sets every second Thursday of the month.
Grammy-award winner Linus Wyrsch is one of New York City's most sought-after clarinetists and saxophonists. Full of passion for jazz, Brazilian and Latin music, the Swiss native maintains a busy performance and…
Recent Episodes
Today’s episode of The Jazz Hole focuses on avant-garde jazz by Huet//Fournier//Kuhl, Lina Allemano & by the Satoko Fujii Orchestra New York
This week The Jazz Hole features Gutfleisch-Schürmann-Frey + guests, Kevin Hays & Chiara Izzi, Matty Stecks & Musical Tramps, John Stein
Longtime Toronto-based drummer and composer Nick Fraser is today’s interview guest on The Jazz Hole. He is part of two brand new albums.
Linus welcomes Tavche Gravche’s Vasko Dukovski, Dan Nadel and Daniel Ori on today’s Jazz Hole & asks about their new album Sonic Pollination
Highly esteemed saxophonist and composer Dayna Stephens is today’s interview guest on The Jazz Hole Linus, plus music by bassist Robert Lee
Linus talks to GRAMMY-nominated bassist & composer Peter Slavov on this episode of The Jazz Hole, plus Trummer/Noiberg & Jonathan Greenstein.

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