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A sample of today's finest jazz artists, providing an overview of the variety, internationality and fascination of today's world of jazz.

Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
0170

They started out in 1981 as a New York City street band, playing jazz, gospel and classics. Now they're an internationally acclaimed quartet forming a tighly-knit unit with their own distinctive identity, performing both traditional and experimental…

Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0511

The ensemble makes its point both with the fantasic playing of the wind instruments as well as the virtuosic precision of Dave Holland's bass.

Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0512

Barbara Thompson has long been acknowledged as the first lady of the sax. Together with her band "Paraphernalia" and Jon Hiseman, she ranks among the world's top Jazz-rock ensembles.

Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0523

Bireli Lagrene plays with Babik Reinhardt in a tribute to Django Reinhardt.

Length
27 mins
Prog. No.
0524

Consisting of former members of Frank Zappa's band, this concert pays tribute to the music of the maestro, featuring all the 'hits' of his musical history, from "Chunga's Revenge" to "Easy Meat", performed with breathtaking virtuosity.

Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0536

The Japanese pianist Aki Takase is a veritable typhoon of power and clarity. Her playing shows what can happen when the European rules of melody, harmony and rhythm come face to face with a distinctly Asian way of thinking!

Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
0540

Some critics call it Acid Jazz, others hear it as Funk Jazz with Rock and Latin influences. But they are simply a loud band with acoustic instruments playing jazz that people can dance to. With the energy of a rock band, 'Groove Collective' is an…

Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0573

Trends come and go, but 'Defunkt' will stay. 18 years ago, the trombonist Joseph Bowie transferred his ideas and musical experiences into a band concept. The result was 'Defunkt'; pulsating-funky rhythms, rocking guitars, virtuoso wind players and…

Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0574

Junko Onishi is one of the most exciting new discoveries of 'Blue Note'. Her imaginative interpretations of music from Duke Ellington to Sonny Rollins, together with her own compositions, have shown her to be a virtuoso pianist and composer of…

Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
0576