Sunday, January 21, 2018

New on Toppyjazz 2018 (Toppyjazz 516)

This week we pick some remarkable items.
First "The Millennium At Last" 8 items Blue-Spec box from Sony Japan. Priced § 575.00!
We spin Curt Boettcher, Sandy Salisbury and Lee Mallory.

Furthermore The excellent Brussel Jazz Orchestra with trompet player Bert Joris.
We close with our late friend Harry Lookofsky and Don Senbesky.
Keep Jazzin!
Playlist :
01 - To Claudia On Thursday - The Millennium (album Begin)
02 - Tumbling Tumbleweeds - Curt Boettcher (album Another Time)
03 - Just Don't Know How To Say Goodbye - Sandy Salisbury (album Do Unto Others)
04 - Everything's Gonna Be Allright - Lee Mallory (album Many Are The Times)
05 - A Woman Is A Sometime Thing - Brussel Jazz Orchestra (album A different Porgy and aother Bess)
06 - Only For The Honest - Brussel Jazz Orchestra  with Bert Joris (album Smooth Shake)
07 - Day in, Day Out - Sarah McKenzie (album Paris In The Rain)
08 - I Believe / Isn't She Lovely - Uptown Jazz Tentet (album There It Is)
09 - So Caught Up - Maya Rae (album Sapphire Birds)
10 - Moose The Mooche - Harry Lookofsky (album Stringsville)
11 - The Rape Of El Morro - Don Sebesky (album The Rape Of El Morro)

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition (part 1)(Toppyjazz 514)


Best wishes in 2018 for all music lovers!

We start a short series of the winners of the Thelonious Monk Jazz Competitions between 1987 and 2017.
This month part 1 and 2 (1987-2003).
May 2018 part three.
Playlist :
1987.
01 - Just In Time - Rob van Bavel (1965, Breda) (album Jazz At The Pinehill)
02 - Blue Monk - Marcus Roberts (1963, Florida)(album The Truth is Spoken Here)
1988.
03 - Cry Me A River- Ted Rosenthal (1959, New York)(album Out Of This World)
1989.
04 - My One And Only Love- Lauren White & Bil Cunliffe(1956, California)(album At LAst)
1990.
05 - Far Away - Ryan Kisor (1973, Iowa)(album On The One)
1991.
06 - We Had A Sister - Joshua Redman (1969, California)(album Blues For Pat)
1992.
07 - Spaces and Places - Keith Ailer & Harold Summey(1964, Washinghton DC)(album Spaces and Places)
08 - Goodbye My Love - Keith Ailer (album Spaces and Places)
1993.
09 - Lover Man - Jacky Terrasson(1965, Berlin) & Stephane Belmondo (album Mother)
1994.
10 - I'm Thru With Love - Sara Lazarus (1962, Delaware) (album Give Me The Simple Life)
1995.
11 - I'll Be Seeing You - Jesse van Ruller (1972, Amsterdam)(album European Quintet)
Downlaod :Toppyjazz 514

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Reg Schwager & Friends *** Leidse Blues & Jazzweek (toppyjazz 515)

This week starts in Leiden, Holland "The Leidse Blues & Jazzweek"
From 15 January -21 January jazz in about 38 clubs & Cafe's with more than 70 jazz bands.
So that's why we have a spot on the Canadian guitar player Reg Schwager, because he's born
in Leiden , 1962. His sister Jeanette Lambert Schwager is also born in Leiden, 1965.
Details : Leidse Blues & Jazzweek 2018

Playlist :
01 - Firefly - Reg Schwager (album Border Town)
02 - Manha de Carnaval - Diana Panton (album To Brazil With Love)
03 - My Foolish Heart - Reg Schwager & Don Thompson (1940) (album One Take vol. 3)
04 - Feeling Good - Elizabeth Shepherd (album Rewind)
05 - Lullaby Of Birdland - George Shearing Quintet (album Back To Birdland)
06 - Four Eyes pt. 1 - Reg Schwager (album Delphinus)
07 - Crow's Call - Reg Schwager & Jeannette Lambert Schwager (album Songbook)
08 - To The Ends Of The Earth - George Evans (album Bewitched)
09 - Nice Work If You Can Get It - Al Muirhead(1955) (album Northern Adventures)
10 - La Vie En Rose - Sophie Milman (album Her Very Best..So Far)

Download : Toppyjazz 515

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

New Year's Eve Toppyjazz Special (Toppyjazz 513)


The latest Toppyjazz from 2017 is filled with some just issued cd's .
We wish you a fine musically 2018.
Playlist:
01 - What Are You Doing New Year's Eve? - Fantasia Barrino (album Christmas After Midnight)
02 - Blue As In Bley - Ralph Towner (album Live in Germany 2017)
03 - I Know Why THe Sun Shines - Judith Owen (album Somebody's Child)
04 - Love For Sale - Julie Benko (album Introducing Julie Benko)
05 - Leaving Portland - Katherine Windfeld (album Latency)
06 - It's Allright With Me - Oleta Adams (album Third Set)
07 - but Beautiful - Seth MacFarlane (album In Full Swing)
08 - Keep The Music Playing - James Andrews (album The Big Time Stuff)
09 - You Fascinate Me So - Ian Shaw (album The Theory Of Joy)
10 - Que Sera, Sera - Kim Nazarian (album Some Morning)
11 - It's Magic - Kim Nazarian (album Some Morning)

Monday, December 25, 2017

Toppyjazz Christmas 2017 (part 2) (Toppyjazz 512)

On the 25 of December we have our second part of our Toppyjazz X-Mas Special with the focus on Pop.
Merry X-Mas to all our friends!

Playlist :
01 - Something For Christmas - Caro Emerald
02 - Finally It's Christmas - Hanson (album Finally It's Christmas)
03 - My Favorite Things - Nicki Parrott (album Winter Wonderland)
04 - Sunny Bank/I Saw Three Ships - Julie Andrews (album Christmas With Julie Andrews)
05 - Christmas In New Orléans - James Andrews (album Putumayo Presents New Orleans Christmas)
06 - Mary Did You Know - Reba McEntire (album My Kind Of Christmas)
07 - Coming Home - Sacha Boutros (album KutschelRock Christmas)
08 - Vi risker Jer Alle En Gledig Jul - Tommy Seebach & Annette Heick (album More Christmas 2013)
09 - Give Love On Christmas Day - Fantasia Barrino (album Christmas After Midnight)
10 - White Christmas -Darlene Love (album A Christmas Gift For You)
11 - Silent Night _ Phil Spector and The Artists (same album)
12 - Kerstfeest in ons mooie Nederland - Marianne Weber
13 - De donkere dagen voor Kerstmis - Willem Nijholt
14 - Een heel gelukkig Kerstfeest - de Nederlandse sterren
15 - Feliz Novidad - Helene Fischer
Download : Toppyjazz 512

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Toppyjazz Christmas 2017 (part 1)(Toppyjazz 511)

This week part one from our X-Mas special. Merry X-Mas to all our fans from us and Joseph Patrick Moore!

Playlist part one :

01 - X-mas greetings from Joseph Patrick Moore (Blue Canoe Records)
02 - Warm december - Clare Teal (album Jing, Jing-A-Ling)
03 - Angels Form The Realm of Glory - The Piano Guys (album Christmas Together)
04 - Breath Of Heaven - Hannah Kerr (album Emmanuel)
05 - Oh Come, All Ye' Faithfull - Marcus Anderson (album This Is Christmas)
06 - The Christmas Song - Gregory Porter (album Nat King Cole and Me (luxe edition))
07 - Noël blanche - Emilie-Claire Barlow (album Lumiere d'hiver)
08 - The First Noël - TobyMac (album Light of Christmas)
09 - Baby It's Cold Outside - Fantasia Barrino (album Christmas After Midnight)
10 - Let It Snow - Oleta Adams (album Christmas Time With Oleta)
11 - I Like Snow - Diana Panton (album Solstice/Equinox)
12 - Christmas Eve - David Petrosyan (album Endless Love)
13 - Driving Home For Christmas - Helene Fischer (album Weihnachten- Luxe ed.)
14 - Blue Christmas - Dan Baraszu & Joseph Patrick Moore (album Christmas Time Is Here)
Download :Toppyjazz 511

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Perfect Christmas Gifts by Toppyjazz 510

Want some ideas for X-Mas?
We choose some fantastic jazz cd's for this year.
Run before the stock at your local store is gone!

Playlist :
01 - Letter From A Dead Soldier - Ian Shaw (album Lifejacket)
02 - Parole, Parole - Stefanie Schlesinger (album Reality)
03 - Mona Lisa - Gregory Porter (album Nat King Cole and Me)
04 - Summertime - Janine Gastineau (album All My Wildest Dreams)
05 - The Nearness Of You - Janine Gastineau (album All My Wildest Dreams)
06 - That Olde Black Magic - Clare Teal (album A Tribute To Ella Fitzgerald)
07 - Amsterdam After Dark - Vincent Herring (album Hard Times)
08 - Skylark - Liane Carroll (album The Right To Love)
09 - Gos Is Love - Kirk Whalum (album Lovecorners)
10 - Swing Landscape - Dave Douglas (album Little Giant Still Life)
Download :Toppyjazz 510

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Sinterklaas 50 jaar geleden (Toppyjazz 509)

Sinterklaas kijkt deze week muzikaal en via zijn Rode Boek terug op 1967.
Dat wordt voor de oudere jongeren van ons een feest van herkenning.
We laten deze gebeurtenissen langs komen :
Brussel met de grootste ramp van na de 2e wereldoorlog. Brand in Warenhuis Innovation met 323 doden!
Protesten in Groningen.
Peyton Place slaat record met 6 miljoen kijkers!
Nederland blowed er op los.
Klasse Justitie met "Johnson Molenaar is belediging van bevriend staatshoofd".
Groningse politie slaat 78 jarige straatmuzikant in de boeien.(Sake van der Werf, overleden 1971)
Eerste kleurentv met blunderende minister.
Eerste hartoperatie door Christiaan Barnard.

Toppyjazz met alle verdere bijzonderheden deze week op 6 en 7 december van 21.00 tot 22.00 op Radio Westerwolde.
Playlist :
01 - Brussel - Liesbeth List
02 - Theme From Peyton Place - Vikki Carr (album The Best of Vikki Carr)
03 - San Francisco - Scott McKenzie
04 - Welterusten meneer de President - Boudewijn de Groot
05 - Dream A Little Dream Of Me - The Mamas and The Papas
06 - Als de rook om je hoofd is verdwenen - Boudewijn de Groot
07 - Quiet Nights - Art Van Damme (album Art van Damme with Strings)
08 - Hard Hearted Hannah - Mark Murphy
09 - Something Stupid - Frank & Nancy Sinatra (album The World We Knew)
10 - People - Gabor Szabo (album The Sorcerer)
11 - Met Mij - Edwin Rutten (album Rutten Troef)
12 - New Box - Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland Big Band ( album Two Originals)
13 - Go Away Little Boy - Ann Burton
Download :Toppyjazz-509

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Casiopea & Audiophile (Toppyjazz 508)

This week 30 minutes the Japanese fusion band Casiopea and 30 minutes Audiopphile tracks.
First Casopea (1976), we pick the best of the 66 cd's we got from this excellent band.
For the perfect audiolover we have some highlights of 27 Audiophile series. Watch the famous German singer Stefanie Schlesinger! Keep Jazzin'!

Playlist :
01 - Space Road - Casiopea  (album Casiopea)
02 - Zoom - Casiopea (album 1985 Skeppsholman Festival)
03 - Fightman - Casiopea (album Made In Melbourne)
04 - Samba Mania - Casiopea (album Single Collection)
05 - Eyes Of The Mind - Casiopea (album Eyes Of The Mind)
06 - Smile Again - Casiopea (album Living on a Feeling)
07 - You Don't Know What Love Is - Stefanie Schlesinger (album Red Hot Audiophile 2008)
08 - You Needed me - Anita Meyer (album Red Hot Audiophile 2010)
09 - Still Within The Sound Of My Voice - Linda Ronstadt (album Vocal heroes)
10 - Boogie - Paolo Conte (album Live Tracks)
11 - Sittin' in the Dark - Carolyne Mass (album In Concert)
Download : Toppyjazz 508

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Verve Jazz Club (part 5) (Toppyjazz 507)

Welcome by another program about the Verve Jazz Club Legends serie.
This week we have The Andrew Sisters, Fats Sadi , Wes Montgomery and much more.
Still 110 albums to go!

Playlist :
01 - Bei mir bist du schön - The Andrew Sisters (album Bei mir bist du schön)
(LaVerne, 1911-1967) - Maxine (1916-1995) - Patty (1918-2013)
02 - Zurich Samba - Monday Michiru (1963) (album Electric Bossa)
03 - Eve Nin - Bugge Wesseltoft (1964, Norway) - (album Electric Jazz Lounge)
04 - Blue Sunrise - Fats Sadi (Sadi Lalleman, 1927-2009, Belgium) (album Great Vibes!)
05 - Charade - Johnny Hartman (album Henry Mancini Songbook)
06 - I'm Through With Love -Lorez Alexandria (1929-2001, Chicago) (album Jazz For Broken Hearts)
07 - Nightsong - Willie Bobo (album Jazz For Dining)
08 - Blue Nile - Alice Coltrane (1937-2007) (album Jazz For Meditation)
09 - Yes Sir That's My Baby - Buddy Greco (album Swinging Gentlemen)
10 - It's A Lovely Day Today - Walter Wanderley & Astrud Gilberto (album Hammond Bossa From Brazil)
11 - A Day In The Life - Wes Montgomery (album Bumpin' On Sunset)
12 - Tequila - Wes  Montgomery (same album)
Download :Toppyjazz 507

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Hungarian Jazz Scene (Toppyjazz 506)

Great news this week with some excellent Hungarian musicians.
First we have the Elemer Balazs Group with Elemer (1967) on drums and his brother Jozsef (1961) on piano.
Singer Klara Hajdu (1982) made a fine album with Oliver Baden (Rumania) op guitar "Make Your Life Better!.
Greatest surprise a lost recording from Gabor Szabo with Charles Lloyd from Jazz Club Slugg's at New York from 1965. Fantastic album "Manhattan Stories".
We close with the fine Trio Stendhal.
Playlist :
01 - Music Makes Me Alive - Balazs Elemer group + Nikoletta Sköze (album Endless Love)
02 - I Only Remeber The Good Times - Elemer Balazs (album Always That Moment 2)
03 - Peach Tree - Balazs Elemer Group + Klara Hajdu & Gabor Winand (1964) (album Refracting Sounds)
04 - Memories - Balazs Elemer Group + Klara Hajdu & Gabor Winand (album Memories)
05 - Make Your Life Better - Oliver Baden & Klara Hajdu (album Make Your Life Better)
06 - Lonely Road - Klara Hajdu & Krisztian Olah (album Deep In A Dream)
07 - Lady Gabor - Charles Lloyd & Gabor Szabo (album Manhattan Stories)
08 - Out Of Brazil - Trio Stendhal (album Earthsound)
Download : Toppyjazz 506

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

New on Toppyjazz November 2017 (Toppyjazz 505)

From The Uk (Jacob Collier), Janet Staley (Omaha), Jazzmela Horn (Texas,1991) to Cecile McLorin Salvant (Miami, 1989). Furthermore on Toppyjazz this week : Nikoletta Sköze (Hungary,1983), Theo Bleckmann(Dortmund,1966). We close with Nicki Parrott (Australia) .
 Keep Jazzin'!

Playlist :
01 - You and I - Jacob Collier (album In My Room)
02 - When October Goes - Janet Staley (album Whisper In The Wind)
03 - People Make The World Go Round - Jazzmela Horn (album A Social Call)
04 - Mad About The Boy - Cecile McLorin Salvant (album Dreams And Daggers)
05 - Si j'etais blanche - Cecile McLorin Salvant (album Dreams And Daggers)
06 - The Look Of Love - Nikoletta Szöke (album A song For You)
07 - Elegy - Theo Bleckmann (album Elegy)
08 - Rhode Island Is Gamous For You - Nicki Parrott (album Dear Blossom)
09 - I Wish You Love - Nicki Parrott (same album)
10 - It Amazes Me - Nicki Parott (same album)
Download : Toppyjazz 505

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Toppyjazz Goes Incognito (Toppyjazz 504)

Welcome by our Toppyjazz Incognito Special from the U.K.

And two Maysa's with us :
Maysa Leak
Maysa Matarazzo (1938-1977, Sao Paulo)

Playlist :
01 - I Shot The Sheriff - Light Of The World (album Round Trip)
02 - Parisienne Girl - Incognito (album Jazz Funk)
03 - Always There - Incognito (album Always There)
04 - Don't You Worry 'bout A Thing - Incognito (album Tribes, Vibes and Scribes)
05 - Positivity - Incognito (album Positivity)
06 - Good Love - Incognito (album 100 gr. and Rising)
07 - Cada Dia - Incognito (album Who Needs Love)
08 - Fences and Barriers - Incognito (album Adventures In Black Sunshine)
09 - Love Is A Battlefield -Maysa Leak (album Love Is A Batttlefield)
10 - Autumn Leaves - Maysa Matarazzo (album Sings Before Dawn)
11 - Love's Revival - Incognito (album Search Of Better Days)
Download : Toppyjazz 504


Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Vienna, Vienna Only You (Toppyjazz 503)

This week in the spot the famous Vienna Art Orchestra (1977-2010) from Mathias Rüegg (1952, Zürich)
What a beautiful orchestra he had for more than 30 years.
As intermezzo we have jazz singer Lisa Wahlandt (1971)

Playlist :
01 - Concerto Piccolo - Vienna Art Orchestra (album Concerto Piccolo)
02 - Blue For Two - Vienna Art Orchestra (album Highlights 1977-1990)
03 - Sag Mir Wo die Blumen sind - Lisa Wahlandt (album Marlene )
04 - Rhapsody In Blue - Vienna Art Orchestra (album Tribute To George Gershwin)
05 - Mein Hart ist verhinderd - Lisa Wahlandt (album Marlene )
06 - Soon - Vienna Art Orchestra & Monica Zetterlund (album Tribute To George Gershwin)
07 - Adieux, lost Century - Vienna Art Orchestra (voice  Corin Curchellas )(album Third Dream)
Download: Toppyjazz 503

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

ACT Music (Toppyjazz 502)

This week we welcome ACT MUSIC from München, Germany.
Besides the fine music, watcht those beautifull album covers!

Playlist :
01 - Rockin' After Midnight - Nils Landgren Funk Unit (album Unbreakable)
02 - Prayer - Natalia Mateo (Poland, 34 years) (album De Profundis)
03 - Canto 1 - Natalia Mateo & Tobias Cristl (album Heart of Darkness)
04 - The Green Man and The French Horn - Magnus Öström (album Parachute)
05 - The Star Gazer - Frank Woeste & Youn Sun Nah (album Pocket Rhapsody)
06 - Moving Light - Frank Woeste (album Pocket Rhapsody)
07 - Send On Our Love - Viktoria Tolstoy & Jacob Karlzon & Jocke Bergström (album A Moment Of Now)
08 - The Cost Of Living - Lars Danielsson (album Sun Blowing)
09 - Longjam - Eric Schaefer & The Shredz(Frankfurt, 1976) (album Blizz)
Download : Toppyjazz 502