donderdag 23 november 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)

woensdag 15 november 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

woensdag 8 november 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

woensdag 1 november 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


woensdag 25 oktober 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

woensdag 18 oktober 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

woensdag 11 oktober 2017

New on Toppyjazz oktober 2017 (Toppyjazz 501)

We have a little stock of about 2500 new cd's never spinned in our studio.
That's why we will have our focus on the latest recordings from now on.
This week in the spotlight :
Gabrielle Anders (1972, Buenes Aires)
Julian(1987) & Roman(1985) Wasserfuhr
Lyn Stanley (Tacoma,19??)
Malene Mortensen.

Playlist:
01 - Cool Again - Gabriela Anders (album Cool Again)
02 - Corcovado - Gabriela Anders (same album)
03 - Bernie's Tune - Julian & Roman Wasserfuhr (album Landed In Brooklyn)
04 - Flying To The Moon - Blank & Jones & Wasserfuhr Bros (album Relax-Jazzed)
05 - Break It To Me Gently - Lyn Stanley (album The Moonlight Sessions vol.1)
06 - Recuerdos de la Alhambra - Wolfgang Haffner (album Kind Of Spain)
07 - Answer Me - Lyambiko (album Love Letters)
08 - Over The Rainbow - Chano Dominguez (album Over The Rainbow)
09 - All I Need - Julia Hülsmann Trio (album Sooner and Later)
10 - Alone Together/Sweet Solitude - Malene Mortensen (album Can't Help It)
Download : Toppyjazz 501

woensdag 4 oktober 2017

10 Years Toppyjazz - Program 500


We have a little party going on : 10 years Toppyjazz.
 We celebrate this with some of our best friends :
  -Stanley Turrentine, the man who made our Toppyjazz jingle, edited by Herman van der Meij.         - Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All Stars, remembering those Balboa Island time.
- Mr. Chico Hamilton is present with a live recording from Artpark Festival.
- German bassplayer Thomas Stabenow give us his latest cd A tribute to Joe Galiardo.
And....
Beach Boys/Four Freshmen
Lyambiko
Caro Emerald
Marge Dodson and Ian Shaw.
Thanks for listening!
Playlist:
 01 - Pia - Stanley Turrentine (album That's Where Is At)
02 - Hermosa Summer - Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All Stars (album Volume 4)
03 - Ain't Nobody Calling Me - Chico Hamilton (album Trio!-Live @Artpark)
04 - Essential Point _ Thomas Stabenow (album So Long Ago)
05 - The Bed Montage - Beach Boys/Four Freshmen (album Love & Mercy)
06 - Good Vibrations - The Beach Boys (album The 50th Aniversary Collection)
07 - Stardust - Lyambiko (album Love Letters)
08 - A Night Like This - Caro Emerald Island Tour
09 - My Heart Loves The Samba - Marge Dodson (album A Lovely Way To Live)
10 - Don't Explain - Marge Dodson (same album)
11- Letter From A Dead Soldier - Ian Shaw (album Lifejacket)
Download : Toppyjazz 500

woensdag 27 september 2017

Spotlight on Karel Boehlee (Toppyjazz 499)

One of the finest secrets of the Dutch Jazz Scene is piano player Karel Boehlee.
Karel was born in Leiden about 1958.
He worked for many years with Jean "Toots" Thielemans.
This week we have Karel Boehlee with his Trio, with Fay Claassen, with Toots Thielemans, Floriaan Wempe(1989) and Philip Catherine.
Have Fun with this fine pianoplayer!

Playlist :
01 - Switch - Karel Boehlee Trio (album Switch)
02 - Anastasia - Karel Boehlee Trio (album Blue Prelude)
03 - My Funny Valentine - Fay Claassen (album Two Portraits of Chet Baker)
04 - In My Dreams - Karel Boehlee Trio (album At The Beauforthuis)
05 - Nocturne No. 2 - Karel Boehlee Trio (album Chopinderfull)
06 - Dat mistige rooie beest - Toots Thielemans European Quartet (album 90 years)
07 - On Green Dolphin Street - Toots Thielemans European Quartet (album Live)
08 - Fox - Floriaan Wempe (album Flo's Flow)
09 - From This Moement On - Philip Catherine (album Plays Cole Porter)
10 - Besame Mucho - Karel Boehlee Trio (album Luiza)
Download :Toppyjazz 499

woensdag 20 september 2017

Italian Jazz (Toppyjazz 498)


This week we dig in the Italian Jazz Scene.
 Starring : Nicola Conte & ... Die Falschen Freunde
Nailah Porter & Till Bronner
Chiara Civello
 Stefania Dipierro
 Ivan Lins
Eraldo Volontè
 Maria Moris.
 Playlist :
 01 - Dort - Die Falschen Freunde (album Mastering The Art)
02 - Love From The Sun - Nailah Porter & Till Bronner (album Love & Revolution)
03 - Paper Clouds - Chiara Civello (album Rituals)
04 - Bossa Per Due - Nicola Conte (album Bossa Per Due)
05 - Jola - Nicola Conte & Stefania Dipierro (album Natural)
06 - The Meaning Of Love - Nicola Conte & Stefania Dipierro (album Natural)
07 - Maybe One Day - Ivan Lins & Chiara Civello (album Inventario Incontra)
08 - Stella D'a Mia - Ivan Lins & Maria Pia de Vito (same album )
09 - Noctambule - Eraldo Volontè (album Impressions By Night)
10 - Spontaneous - Eraldo Volontè (album Safari)
11 - Safari - Maria Moris & Eraldo Volontè (album Safari)
12 - You Are A Weaver Of Dreams - Eraldo Volntè (album My Point Of View)
Download :Toppyjazz 498

woensdag 13 september 2017

Caecilie Norby & Lars Danielsson by Toppyjazz 497

This is the start of the eleventh year of TOPPYJAZZ!

We have a little party with  TOPPYJAZZ 500 SHOW on October 2017.

This week Caecilie Norby (1964, Frederiksberg, Denmark) & Lars Danielsson.(1958, Sweden)
Also Elisabeth Melander (1957, Boden, Sweden)

Playlist :
01 - Wild Is The Wind - Caecilie Norby (album Caecilie Norby)
02 - Newborn Broken - Caecilie Norby (album Queen Of Bad Excuses)
03 - Midnight Sun - Caecilie Norby (album First Coversation)
04 - The Rules Of The Road - Caecilie Norby (album London-Paris-Live)
05 - Women Of Santiago - Caecilie Norby (album Arabesque)
06 - Have You Ever Seen The Rain - Caecilie Norby (album Silent Ways)
07 - Sarabande - Caecilie Norby & Lars Danielsson (album Just The Two Of Us)
08 - J.C. Hymn- Lars Danielsson (album New Hands)
09 - Liberetto - Lars Danielson (album Rolf Liebermann Studio Hamburg)
10 - One Insight - Elisabeth Melander (album Reflections Of A Voice)
11 - A Song Of Joy - Elisabeth Melander (same album)
12 - Taksim By Night - Lars Danielsson (album Liberetto III)
13 - ToppyjazzTune - Stanley Turrentine
Download :Toppyjazz 497

woensdag 6 september 2017

JAPO Records(part 2) (Toppyjazz 496)

Welcome back by Toppyjazz with this week part two about Jazzby Post aka Japo Records.

Playlist :
01 - Reason - Tom van der Geld (1947, Boston, USA) (album Children At Play)
02 - Sola - Enrico Rava (1939, Triest, Italy)- (album Quotation Marks)
03 - Lock - Magog/Hans Kennel (1939, Schwyz) (album Magog)
04 - Karpfenteich - OM (1972,Zürich)/Urs Leimgruber(1952, Luzern)(album Kirikuki)
05 - For Marianne - Manfred Schoof Quintet (1936, Magdeburg)(album Scales)
06 - Violin Suite - Glen Moore(1941, Postland,Oregon) & Larry Karush(1946-2013) (album May 26,1976)
07 - Daybreak - Herbert Joos (album Daybreak: The Dark Side of Twilight)
08 - Borkenkind - Stephan Micus (1953, Stuttgart) (album Implosions)
09 - Derek Was only A Bairn - Ken Hyder (1946, Scotland)(album Land Of Stone)
Download : Toppyjazz 496

woensdag 30 augustus 2017

When Harry Meets Johnny (Toppyjazz 495)

This week meets singer Harry Connick jr.(1967, New Orléans) alt sax player Johnny Hodges (1907-1970).
We pick the best of all 34 recordings of Harry we have in stock. Last part of our program is for Johnny Hodges.
Playlist :
01 - It Had To Be You - Harry Connick jr (album When Harry Met Sally)
02 - More - Harry Connick jr. (album Only You)
03 - Supercalifragilisticexpialidocius - Harry Connick jr. (album Songs I Heard)
04 - Take her To The Mardi Gras - Harry Connick jr. (album In Concert On Broadway)
05 - That Would Be Me - Harry Connick jr. (album That Would Be Me)
06 - Honey Bunny - Johnny Hodges (album Perdido + Creamy)
07 - Just Another Day - Ben Webster & Johnny Hodges (album The Complete 1960 Cellar Session)
08 - Blue Hodge - Jonnny Hodges (album Blue Hodges)
09 - Basin Street Blues - Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges (album Back To Back)
10 - Dreary Days - Johnny Hodges & Lalo Schifrin (album Buenes Aires Blues)
Download : Toppyjazz 495

woensdag 16 augustus 2017

Capitol Jazz (part 9) (Toppyjazz 494)

For so far ,this will be the final program about Capitol Records. We made it through the best we found fromCapitol Records in the last 10 years.
This week we end with :
 Bob Cooper (1925-1993)
Mel Tormé (1925-1999)
 Howard Roberts(1929-1992)
 June Hutton (1920-1973)
 Anita O'Day (1919-2006)
Bob Manning (1926-1997)
 Billy Eckstine (1914-1993)
 Dave Pell (1925-2017)
 George Shearing (1919-2011)
 Ray Anthony (1922)
 Milt Bruckner (1915-1977)
 Marion Montgomery (1934-2002)
Playlist :
01 - Tongue Twister - Bob Cooper (album Shifting Winds)
 02 - A Stranger in Town - Mel Torme (album The Capitol Rarities)
 03 - The In Crowd - Howard Roberts (album All-Time Great Instrumental Hits)
 04 - Dream A Little Dream Of Me - June Hutton (album Great Ladies Of Song)
 05 - And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine - Anita O'Day (album Great Ladies Of Song)
 06 - P.S. I Love You - Bob Manning (album Great Gentlemen Of Song)
 07 - I Want A Little Girl - Billy Eckstine (album Great Gentlemen Of Song)
 08 - Naps's Dream - Dave Pell Octet (album I Had The Craziest Dream)
 09 - Call Me Irresponsible - George Shearing (album Here and Now)
10 - Here's That Rainy Day - Ray Anthony (album Dancing Alone Together)
11- Lullaby Of The Leaves - Milt Buckner (album Send Me Softly)
12 - Hurt So Bad - Trombones Unlimited (album Big Boss Bones!)
13 - The Man I Love - Marion Montgomery (album Nice & Easy)
Download :Toppyjazz 494

woensdag 9 augustus 2017

Summer Toppyjazz Mix (Toppyjazz 493)

This week we dig into the series The Super Audio Sound of Linn Records.
Another SACD sound comes from The Absolute Sound series.
Furthermore we have singer Youn Sun Nah(1969) from South Korea, Karrin Allyson (1963, Kansas) and Dave Bass(1950, Ohio).
We close with a wonderful sax player Helmut Brandt /1931, Berlin- 2001-Stuttgart).
Sonorama had a beautiful project Spree Coast Jazz. We give 5 stars for this issue!
Playlist :
01 - Georgia On My Mind - Martin Taylor (album Linn Records Multichannel SACD)
02 - Barangrill - Ian Shaw (album The Super Audio Surround Collection vol. 2)
03 - Painting By Numbers - Judith Owen (album Linn Records Super Audio Surround Sampler 3)
04 - Love Hurts - Strengemusikken (album The Absolute Sound 2003)
05 - My Favorite Things - Youn Sun Nah (album Same Girl )
06 - Too Late - Youn Sun Nah (album She Moves On)
07 - The Surrey With The Fringe On Top - Karrin Allyson (album Many A New Day)
08 - Lost Valentine - Dave Bass & Karrin Allyson (album NYC Sessions)
09 - Dark Eyes - Dave Bass (album NYC Sessions)
10 - Trifi - Helmut Brandt Orchestra (album Spree Coast Jazz )
11 - Fotoalbum - Helmut Brandt Orchestra (album Spree Coast Jazz)
Download : Toppyjazz 493