Wednesday, June 6, 2018

New On Toppyjazz June 2018 (Toppyjazz 525)

This week on Toppyjazz we have a mix from American and European musicians by Toppyjazz.
List:
Charlotte Illinger (Germany ) (Studied at Prins Claus Conservatory-Groningen) Jazz singer.
Isabelle Olivier (USA) composer & harpist.
Bobo Stenson (1944, Schweden)( - jazz piano.
Maria Mendes (1985, Portugal) (studied at Rotterdam) jazz singer.
Steve Tyrell (1944, Texas, USA) jazz singer.
Dr. Lonnie Smith (1942, USA) organ
Manu Guerrero (France) piano.
Melody Gardot (1985, New Jersey, USA) jazz singer.
Sophie Alour (1974, France) sax-clarinet.

Download : Toppyjazz 525
Playlist :
01 - A House Is Not A Home - Charlotte Illinger (album But Beautiful)
02 - My Foolish Heart - Isabelle Olivier (album My Foolish Harp)
03 - Rengas - Isabelle Olivier (album In Between)
04 - Oktoberhavet - Bobo Stenson (album Contra La Indecision)
05 - When You Wish Upon A Star . Maria Mendes (album Innocentia)
06 - A Song For You - Steve Tyrell (album A Song For You)
07 - Up Jumped Spring - Dr. Lonnie Smith (album All In My Mind)
08 - Fresia - Manu Guerrero (album Nuevo Mundo)
09 - Baby I'm A Fool - Melody Gardot (album Live In Europe)
10 - Les Etoiles - Melody Gardot (album Live In Europe)
11 - I Wanna Move - Rhoda Scott Lady Quartet (album We Free Queens)
12 - Every Time We Say Goodbye - Sophie Alour (album Time For Love)
Download :Toppyjazz 525

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

LISA is back in town! (Toppyjazz 528)

Some very good news this week. We're permitted to use all new cd's from Music Promotion Net from now on. That's the music site for the German Radio Stations.

Lisa Hilton made a very fine cd Escapism. Highly recommanded! That's 4 stars from Toppyjazz!
Toyppyjazz will be on a summertour through Europe this year. Escapism will be in our Caravan!
Singer Alexandrina Simeon (1976, Bulgaria) has on her cd Ocean Tales, German and Bulgarian songs mostly about her "Black Sea".
Furthermore we have :
Jamison Ross with his album All For One- One For All.
Norah Jones with her dubbelcd Day Breaks (Japanese edition)
Till Brönner & Dieter Ilg with their album Nightfall.
(We start with the worst album ever : album ONE from Sidsel Endressen)

Playlist :
01 - 4 - Sidsel Endressen (album One)
02 - Dove Over The Black Sea - Alexandrina Simeon (album Ocean Tales)
03 - Why Don't You Do Right - Mark Murphy (album Milestones)
04 - Hot Summer Samba - Lisa Hilton (album Escapism)
05 - On A Clear Day - Lisa Hilton (album Escapism)
06 - A Thousand Kisses Deep - Till Bronner & Dieter Ilg (album Nightfall)
07 - Ach bleib mit deine Genade - Till Brönner & Dieter Ilg (album Nightfall)
08 - Flipside - Norah Jones (album Day Breaks)
09 - I've Gotta See You Again - Norah Jones (album Day Breaks)
10 - Save In The Arms Of Love - Jamison Ross (album All For One- One For All)
11 - My Ship - Jamison Ross (same album)
12 - Away - Jamison Ross (same album)
Download : Toppyjazz 528

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Theo Bleckmann & Friends (Toppyjazz 527)

This week for the second time we have a fine singer from Berlin, Germany :
Theo Bleckmann (1966, Dortmund).
Theo worked with peopüle like Sheila Jordan, Ben Monder, Philip Glass, Meredith Monk and others.
We picked some highlights from his musical life.

Playlist :
01 - The Word - Judy Niemack & Theo Bleckmann (album Straight Up)
02 - Every Time We Say Goodbye - Theo Bleckmann & Ben Monder (1962, New York)(album No Boat)
03 - You Are My Sunshine - Ben Monder & Theo Bleckmann (album Excavation)
04 - Glimpse Of The Moon - Ikue Mori (1955, Tokyo) & Theo Bleckmann (album One Hundred Aspects Of The Moon)
05 - The Man With The Child In His Eyes - Theo Bleckmann (album Hello Earth!- The Music Of Kate Bush)
06 - Particular Dance - Meredith Monk (1942, Lima,Peru) (album Impermanence)
07 - Songs My Mother Taught Me - Theo Bleckmann & Kneebody (2001, California)(album Twelve Songs By Charles Ives)
08 - Gimmy A Minute Please - Guy Klucevsek (1947, USA) (album The Multiple Personality Reunion Tour)
09 - Waltz For Sandy - Guy Klucevsek (same album)
10 - Seelenbaumeln - Jazz Big band Graz (album Urban Folktales)
11- They Can't Take That Away From Me - Uri Caine (album Gershwin -Rhapsody In Blue)
Download Toppyjazz 527

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Woofy Records and more.. (Toppyjazz 523)

This week we take you with us for the second time to WOOFY Records with some fine WEST COAST music from:
Carl Fontana
Buddy Childers
Bob Cooper
Andy Martin
Bob Enevoldsen
Bill Perkins & Shorty Rogers
Don Menza
Chris Walden Big Band.

Playlist :
01 - Speak Low - Bob Cooper & Carl Fontana (album Live at The Royal Palms Inn)
02 - Lester Leaps In - Carl Fontana & Buddy Childers (album Live at The Royal Palms Inn)
03 - These Foolish Things - The Andy Martin Quartet (album Live at Capozolli's)
04 - In A Mellow Tone - Bob Enevoldsen Quintet (album Sunday Afternoons At The Lighthouse Cafe)
05 - Traditional Blues - Shorty Rogers & Bill Perkins (album Live At The Royal Palms Inn)
06 - Rubberneck - Don Menza Quartet (album Live At Capozolli's)
07 - If I Onbly Knew - Chris Walden Big Band (album Full On!)
08 - Sir Duke - Chris Walden Big Band (album Full On!)
09 - Carl - Andy Martin Quartet (album It's Fine.- It's Andy)
Download : Toppyjazz-523

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition (part 3) (Toppyjazz 526)

We continue our Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition with the years 2005-2015.
The winners were :
2005 Lage Lund, guitar (Skein, Norway 39 years)
2006 Tigran Hamasyan , piano (Armenia, 30 years)
2007 Ambrose Akinmusire, trompet (Californie, 35 years)
2008 Jon Ibragon , sax (Illinois,1979)
2009 Ben Williams, bass (Washington, 1984)
2010 Cécile McLorin Salvant, singer (Miami,1989) (Toppyjazz 505)
2011 Kris Bowers, piano (Los Angeles,1989)
2012 Jamison Ross, drums (Florida,1987)
2013 Melissa Idana, sax (Chili,1988)
2014 Marquis Hill trompet (Illinois, 1987)
2015 Jazzmeia Horn , singer (Dallas-Texas,1991)
Playlist :
01 - Come Rain Or Come Shine - Lage Lund (album Idlewind)
02 - Erishta - Tigran Hamasyan (album Shadow Theater)
03 - Response - Ambrose Akinmusire (album A Rift In Decorum)
04 - Foxy - Jon Irabagon (album Foxy)
05 - Moonlight In Vermont -Ben Williams (album State Of Art)
06 - Wonderlove - Kris Bowers (album Heroes + Misfits)
07 - Deep Down In Florida - Jamison Ross (album Jamison Ross)
08 - First Cycle - Melissa Aldana (album Second Cycle)
09 - Maiden Voyage - Marquis Hill (album The Way We Play)
10 - Lift Every Voice And Sing/Moanin' - Jazzmeia Horn
Download :Toppyjazz 526

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

New on Toppyjazz April 2018 (part 1)(Toppyjazz 524)

We take you back to our program about Carl Vanwelden and her Shakespeare albums.
In 1986 there were Mike & Kate Westbrook with their beautiful projects also about Shakespeare and Rossini.
They visited the Amsterdam Bimhuis. But what an evening. The Dutch refused to listen to this Rossine project from Mike & Kate Westbrook.
We show the couple and loved it! But there were only 20 people in the Bimhuis!!
We give you sample of the music this week.
Further we have Gregory Poster at the Philharmony in Berlin.
We close with the beautiful music of Stephanie Lottermoser (Wolfratshausen, Germany-1983)

Playlist :
01 - WilliamTell Overture II- Mike & Kate Westbrook  - (album Zurich live 1986)
02 - On My Way To Harlem /What's Going On - Gregory Porter - (album Live In Berlin)
03 - 1960 What? - Gregory Porter  - (album Live In Berlin)
04 - The Sun Will Rise Again - Vincent Herring (album Hard Times)
05 - Codetta - Dave Douglas (album Little Giant Still Life)
06 - A French Touch - Richard Galliano (album New Jazz Musette)
07 - Azul Tango - Richard Galliano (album New Jazz Musette)
08 - This Time - Stephanie Lottermoser (album This Time)
09 - Hemis - Michael Reissler & Stephanie Lottermoser) (album Big Circle)
Download : Toppyjazz-524

Sunday, April 1, 2018

TOPPYJAZZ DOWNLOADS 2018.

We found some typical Toppyjazz downloads for our TOPPYJAZZ fans: ALL RADIO SHOWS From 2007-2018 are still available for download (without the first 2 minutes Dutch News!) write to toppyjazz@t-online.de
DOWNLOADS:

ATTENTION:

All RAR files from 2007-2016 are in WINRAR 3.80 format.
2017 RAR files are in WINRAR 3.80 or 5.50 format.
2018 RAR files are in WINRAR 5.50 format!

Linda Kosut: 2014 - Interview album Linda Kosut Sings Johnny Green
 Download

LINDA KOSUT INTERVIEW 2009 part 1
LINDA KOSUT INTERVIEW 2009 part 2


Toppyjazz 01-2007
Toppyjazz 02-2007
Toppyjazz 03-2007
Toppyjazz 71-2009- Cees Mentink (Leidse Jazz Week)
Toppyjazz 72-2009- Cees Mentink (Leidse Jazz geschiedenis)
Toppyjazz 73-2009- Cees Mentink Muziekjournalist
Toppyjazz 86-2009 -
Toppyjazz 177-2011 (Volle Maan 1)
Toppyjazz 327
Toppyjazz 328
Toppyjazz 458-2016 Volle Maan 2

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Stunt Records Denmark (part 2)(Toppyjazz 522)

On the start of the Spring 2018 we welcome for the second time our friends from
STUNT RECORDS/SUNDANCE RECORDS .
We have Veronica Mrtensen (1979, Aarhus)
Peter Vuust (1962)
Jacob Karlzon
Katrine Madsen(1972, Aarhus)
Hanne Boel (1957, Kopenhagen)
Kira Skov & Maria Faust(1979, Estland)

Keep Jazzin'!
Playlist :
01 - They Say It's Spring - Veronica Mortensen (album Present Passed)
02 - September Song - Peter Vuust & Veronica Mortensen
03 - W.S - Frank Tiberi & George Garzone (album Audacity)
04 - The Big Picture - Jacob Karlzon (album The Big Picture)
05 - For Once In My Life - Katrtrine Madsen & Svante Thuresson (album Live In Stockholm)
06 - Come A little Bit Closer/I Got Lost In His Arms - Katrine Madsen (album Supernatural Love)
07 - Bad News From Home - Hanne Boel (album The Shining Of Things)
08 - Song For Maria - Kira Skov & Maria Faust (album In The Beginning)
09 - Everything That Was and Could Have Been - Kira Skov & Maria Faust (same album)
10 - In A sentimental Mood - Jens Winther (album Standards)
Download : Toppyjazz 522


Wednesday, February 28, 2018

New On Toppyjazz February 2018.(Toppyjazz 520)

First this week Jost Edelhoff (1970) & Christoph Steiner(1980)fine with there excellent project Jazando Guitar Duo.
That means a fine link betheen jazz and classic music.
Back again with us the latest news from Blue Canoe Records. BCR moved from Atlanta to Henderson Nev. Their new record is from Cody Carpenter (1984, Los Angeles) titled Cody Carpenter's Interdependence.
Furthermore we have with us :
The Shai Maestro Trio (1987, Isreal)
Carol Vanwelden (1971, Gent, Belgium)
Dotschy Reinhardt (1975, Ravensburg, Germany)
Tony Overwater (1965, Rotterdam, Holland)
Keep Jazzin' !

Playlist :
01 - Caprice - Jazando Guitar Duo (Jost Edelhoff & Christoph Steiner)(album Jazz It Up!)
02 - Jinrai Fuuretse - Cody Carpenter (album Cody Carpenter's Interdependence)
03 - Thinking Of What Might Be - Cody Carpenter (same album)
04 - Kunda Kuchka - Shai Maestro Trio & Theo Bleckmann  (album The Stone Skipper)
05 - The oNe You seek Is You - Shai Maestro Trio & Gretchen Parlato (same album)
06 - Cheek To Cheek - Carol Vanwelden (album Cheek To Cheek)
07 - My Mistress Eyes - Carol Vanwelden (album Sings Shakespeare Sonnets 3)
08 - To My Fair Friend - Carol Vanwelden (album Sings Shakespeare Sonnets 3)
09 - Girls Like Me/Django's Theme - Dotschy Reinhard (album Sprinkled Eyes)
10 - Pretty Butterfly - Dotschy Reinhardt & David Rose (album Suni)
11 - Young Man At The Bar - Dotschy Reinhardt (album Suni)
12 - Laverne Walk - Tony Overwater (album OP)
Download : Toppyjazz 520

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Charles Mingus Special (Toppyjazz 519)

This week we give you the best of Charles Mingus (1922-1979).
Charles was a very bassplayer and composer, but no nice guy.
His nickname was The Angry Man from Jazz.
All in our program 21 + 22 February.

Playlist :
01 - Wee - The Quintet (album Jazz at Massey Hall)
02 - Profile of Jackie - Charles Mingus (album Pithecantrpus Erectus)
03 - Moanin' - Charles Mingus (album Blues & Roots)
04 - Self Portraits In 3 Colors - Charles Mingus (album Mingus Ah Hum)
05 - Flamingo - Charles Mingus (album New Tijuana Moods)
06 - Oh Lord Don't Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb On Me - Charles Mingus (album Oh Yeah)
07 - Mood Indigo - Charles Mingus (album Mingus)
08 - Solo Dancer - Charles Mingus (album The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady)
09 - The Dry Cleaner Form Des Moines - Mingus Dynasty (Jimmy Knepper)(album Chair In The Sky)
Download: Toppyjazz 519

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

SanRemo Festival 2018 (Toppyjazz 518)

February 6th starts the SanRemo Festival 2018.
Good time to give you a review about the Festival from 1952-2017.
We picked the best we have.
(We have ALL recordings (127 cd's /3600 numbers) from these years in stock!)
Where's the Chianti?

Playlist :
01 - Nel blu dipinto di blu - Domenico Modugno (1958)
02 - Quando, quando,quando - Tony Renis (1962)
03 - Al-di-la - Emilio Pericoli (1961)
04 - Non lo faccio piu - Peppino di Capri (1976)
05 - Adesso Tu - Eros Ramazotti (1986)
06 - Adagio - Massimo Ranieri & Eumir Deodato (album Meditazione)
07 - Perdere l'amore - Massimo Ranieri (1988)
08 - Uomini soli - Pooh & Dee Dee Bridgewate (1990)
09 - I'm missing You (Se stiamo insieme) - Sarah Jane Morris (1991)
10 - Fiumi di Parole - Jarisse (1997)
11 - Ti regalero una rosa - Simone Christicchi (2007)
12 - I amigo del giaguaro - Quinteto Basso Valdamdrini (1958)
Download : Toppyjazz 518

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition (part 2)

This week we have the second part of our Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition 1996-2004.

Playlist :
1995:
01 - Memory Of Enchantment - Michiel Borstlap Trio (1966, Den Haag, Holland) (album 88)
1996:
02 - Giant Steps - Jon Gordon Quintet (1966) (album Ask Me Now)
1997:
03 - To Coversate - Darren Barrett (1967, Canada) (album DB-Ish The Opener)
1998:
04 - The Song Is You - Teri Thornton(1934) (album Devil May Care)
05 - I'll Be Seeing You - Teri Thornton (album I'll Be Easy To Find)
1999:
06 - Birdlife - Herlin Riley (1973, New Jersey) & Eric Lewis (album Cream Of The Crescent
2000:
07 - Cuarto de Colores - Edmar Castaneda (New Jersey) & Pedro Martinez (album Cuarto de Colores)
2001:
No competition.
2002:
08 - Choro Blanco - Seamus Blake (1970, UK) (album Let's Call The Whole Thing Off)
2003:
09 - Tijuana Gift Shop - Lincoln Jazz Orchestra (with Andre Hayward(1973, Texas)) album Don't Be Afraid)
2004:
10 - Juju - Gretchen Parlato (1976, California) (album Live in NYC)
11 - Butterfly - Gretchen Parlato (album Live in NYC)
Download : Toppyjazz 517

Wednesday, January 24, 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.
From Australia comes Sarah McKenzie with her first album for Impulse!
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)
12 - Toppyjazz Tune/Mattie T. - Stanley Turrentine
Download : Toppyjazz-516

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