Wednesday, December 25, 2019

A Jack Russell Christmas

Have a happy doggone Christmas from our Toppyjazz Dogs! Left Waldo- Right Bibi.
@Copyright :Herman van der Meij

Toppyjazz Christmas Special 2019.

Toppyjazz wishes you a very merry Christmas with one hour the best we could find in jazzland.
From now on we give you the Toppyjazz download in 320 kbps format.
Keep Jazzin!

Playlist :
01 - Kyrie - Paul Horn (album Jazz Suite On The Mass Texts)
02 - In The Bleak Midwinter - Clara Vuust (album A Winter Tale)
03 - Oh Christams Tree - Jack Jezzro (album Dixieland Christams)
04 - Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas - Jaimee Paul (album Christmas Time Is Here)
05 - Sleigh Ride - Beegie Adair (album Winter Romance)
06 - The Man With The BAg - Wynton Marsalis & Veronica Swift (Big Band Holidays II)
07 - In der Weihnachtsbäckerei - Helene Fischer (album Weihnachten Luxe Edition)
08 - The Christmas Song - Mel Tormé (album My Kind Of Music)
09 - Twelve Days Of Christmas - Kristin Chenoweth (album Angels Among Us)
10 - Toppyjazz Christmas Wish by Joseph Patrick Moore (Blue Canou Records)
11- Kerstmis - Herman Finkers (album Ik voel me als een kerstboom zonder piek)
12 - Winter Doesn't End - Rigmor Gustafsson (album Come Home)
13 - Oh Christmas Tree (version 2) - Jack Mezzro

Download : Toppyjazz 562 (music only)
Download with Dutch Host Toppyjazz kerst

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Toppyjazz December sale (Ttoppyjazz 561)

This week jazz music just left over this year, but still very nice sounds!

Anna Paceo (1984, Ivory Coast) singer
Live Maria Roggen (Norway, 1970) singer
Matt Dusk (Canada) singer
Trondheim Jazz Orchestra (1999)
Maria Kim (South Korea) singer
Ada Rovatti (Italy, 1976) tenor & sopransax
Jack Jezzro (Rivesville, WV, 1957) guitar
Clara Vuust and Family (Christian, Mikkel,Peter, Frederik)Denmark
Jill Seifers Walsh (VS, 1965,+2012) singer
Mika Pohjola (Finland) piano
Sissel Vera Pettersen (Oslo, 1977) singer.

Playlist :
01 - Bright Shadows - Anne Paceo (album Bright Shadows)
02 - Caravan - Come Shine (Live Maria Rogge) (album Norwegian Caravan)
03 - All Because Of You - Matt Dusk (album Jet Set Jazz)
04 - Pra machucar meu coracao - Maria Kim (album Fotographia)
05 - Something New - Trondheim Jazz orchestra (album The End His Voice Will Be The Sound Of Paper)
06 - Rocks - Randy Brecker & NDR Big Band (album Rocks)
07 - My Little Boat - Jack Jezzro (album Cocktail Bossa Nova)
0ß - Some Other Time - Clara Vuust (album Before You Walk Away)
09 - I'm Glad There's You - Jill Seifers Walsh & Mika Pohjola
10 - Besame Mucho - Mika Pohjola & Rigmor Gustafsson (album New York Jazz Vocals)
11- Bye, Bye Blackbird - Sissel Vera Pettersen (album By The River)
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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Just For Sinterklaas (Toppyjazz 560)

This time all good musical stuff for the bag of Sinterklaas.

Suprise, surprise : We got a double Stan Kenton cd from 1959 titled A Kenton Celebration.
And Stan Kenton in Holland with Tim Hagans, Dick Shearer de Baron John von Ohlen.
Also new stuff from
Tubby Hayes,
Hanna Hukkelberg (1979, Norway)
Batida (Holland, 1983)
Judi Jackson (Virginia)
Randy Hoexter (Atlanta) (Blue Canoe Records)
Kristin Chenoweth (1968, Tulsa ,Oklahoma)
Quator Debussy (1990, France)

Just pick the best of it and go to Blue Canou Records!

Playlist :
01 - My Old Flame - Stan Kenton (album Kenton Live In Europe)
02 - Opus A La Kenton - BYU Synthesis Big Band (album A Kenton Celebration)
03 - Here's That Rainy Day - Tubby Hays (album A Little Workout )
04 - Tell Me - Judi Jackson (album Live In London)
05 - Happy Mango Song - Batida (album Batida)
06 - Only You - Jazzmenia Horn (album Love and Liberation)
07 - On A Clear Day - The Super Trio (album Softly As in a Morning Sunrise)
08 - Summer Shadows - Hanne Hukkelberg (album Birthmark)
09 - Seasons In The Sun - Randy Hoexter (album Fromage)
10 - You Light Up My Life - Randy Hoexter & Agie Driscoli (album Fromage )
11 - The Man That Got Away - Kristin Chenoweth (album For The Girls)
12 - C- Influences - Quator Debussy (album Debussy le Jazz)
Download :Toppyjazz 560

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Toppyjazz Keeps You Warm (Toppyjazz 559)

On this cold November week we have :
Cyrille Aimée (France, 1984) singer.
Susan Weinert (Neunkirchen,1965) guitar
Torun Eriksen ( Norway, 1977) singer
Jazzchor Freiburg (!990)
Chico Hamilton & Paul Horn (1930-2014))
Sony Holland (Denver) singer
Fred Hersch, piano
Gabor Szab0 & Kati Kovacs (Hungarn)

Playlist :
01 - Not While I'm Around - Cyrille Aimée (album Move On)
02 - Not While I'm Around - Barbra Streisand (album The Broadway Album)
03 - Being Alive - Barbra Streisand (album The Broadway Album)
04 - Smetimes I'm Happy - Chicago Jazz Orchestra (album Burstin' Out!)
05 - Fjord - Susan Weinert (album Fjord)
06 - Glittercard - Torun Eriksen (album Luxury and Waste)
07 - Goodnight - Torun Eriksen & Jazzchor Freiburg (album A Capella)
08 - Lord Randell - Chico Hamilton & Paul Horn (album Chico Hamilton & Paul Horn)
09 - Besame Mucho - Sony Holland (album Kitchen Sessions)
10 - Out Someplace - Fred Hersch & WDR Big Band (album Begin Again)
11 - My Love - Gabor Szabo & Kati Kovacs (album Jazzpodium '74)
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Friday, November 1, 2019


We found some typical Toppyjazz downloads for our TOPPYJAZZ fans: ALL RADIO SHOWS From 2007-2019 are still available for download (without the first 2 minutes Dutch News!) write to
DOWNLOADS Toppyjazz Programs :


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


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
 Toppyjazz 531 -2018/2019
Other Downloads:
Shirley Scott & Gary McFarland : Latin Shadows

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Toppyjazz In Our Blue Canoe (Toppyjazz 558)

This week we paddle on our Toppyjazz river with another Blue Canoe release.This time from Hiroe Sekine. Hiroe is born in Japan, but plays the piano in the Los Angeles Area from 1993.
Er first 3 albums were excellent recordings. This new album Hiroe's Spirit must be another fine example from her mixture of jazz-classic and own writings. We give 4 stars for this album, thanks also to Mr. Russell Ferrante!
We have also:
Mark Turner (1965, Ohio) sax player.
U-Nam (1970, Paris) guitar
Patrice Rushen (1954, Los ANgeles) singer.
Adrian Younge (1978, Los Angeles) composer, arranger, multi instruments.
Susan Weinert (1965, Germany) guitar. (made more than 3000 recordings!!

Keep Jazzin' !

01 - I Hear A Rhapsody - Hiroe Sekine (album Hiroe's Spirit)
02 - Traumerei - Hiroe Sekine (album Hiroe's Spirit)
03 - Insensatez - Sant Andreu Jazz Band (album Jazzing 9 volume 1)
04 - What's New - Mark Turner & Gary Foster (album Mark Tuirner Meets Gary Foster)
05 - Before You Go Breezin' - U-Nam (album Weekend In L.A)
06 - Never Gonna Give You Up - Patrice Rushen (album The Best Of Patrice Rushen)
07 - Mack The Knife -  Stanley Clarke/ Ndugu Chancler/ Patrice Rushen (album Jazz Straight Up)
08 - Revence Is Sweet - Adrian Younge (album Twelve Reasons To Die)
09 - Eisblume - Susan Weinert (album Beyond The Rainbow)
Download :Toppyjazz 557

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Simon Nabatov & 3 times Sara (Toppyjazz 557)

That was a fantastic concert from Mr. Simon Nabatov in the Amsterdan Bimbuis we aired on Toppyjazz 554.
Therefore this week a couple of new recordings from Simon Nabatov. all of them recorde at the Köln Jazzclub Loft.
Three times Sara is :
Sara K. (Sara Katherine Wooldridge, 1956, Dallas, Texas)
Sara Tavares (1978, Lissabon, Portugal)
Sara Gazarek (1982, Seattle)
(Bonus Sara Leib (1981,os Angeles ) singer

and we have
Luc Houtkamp (1953, Den Haag) composer and saxplayer.
Martin Blume (1956, Arnsberg, Germany) drums
Matthias Schubert (1960, Kassel, Germany) saxplayer
Oguz Büyükberber (1970, Turkye) multi instruments.
Josh Nelson (1978, California) piano.

Keep Jazzin'!
Download : Toppyjazz 557

01 - Slip Away - Simon Nabatov/Barry Guy/Gerry Hemingway (album Luminous)
02 - Horse I Used To Ride - Sara K. (album Play On Words)
03 - Bumping - Luc Houtkamp/Simon Nabatov/Martin Blume (album Encounters)
04 - I've Got A Song In My Heart - Sara Tavares (album Min Ma Bo)
05 - Delusion - Matthias Schubert & Simon Nabatov (album Descriptions)
06- Joline _ Sara Gazarek (album Thirsty Ghost)
07 - Atempause - Simon Nabatov & Oguz Büyükberber (album Wobble Strata)
08 - Don't Know You From Somewhere - Sara K. (album Made In The Shade)
09 - Sunny Side Of The Street - Sara Gazarek & Josh Nelson (album Dream In The Blue)
10 - Ginga - Sara Tavares (album Fitzadu)
bonus :
11 - It Could Happen To You - Sara Leib (album It's Not The Moon)

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

'Tis Autumn (Toppyjazz 556)

Toppyjazz is in full autumn swing with everything you want for October this year.
So we start with our good frine Joop Visser and his song Herfst(Autumn).
By the way : Greetings from Jessica van Noord!
All other musicians see our playlist.
Keep Jazzin'.

Playlist :
01 - Herfst - Joop Visser (album Best seller-1976)
02 - Autumn Leaves - Jacintha Abisheganaden (album Autumn Leaves)
03 - Autumn In New York - Oscar Peterson Trio (album Oscar Peterson at Newport)
04 - When October Goes - Lea Salonga (album Inspired)
05 - When Fall Comes To New England - Cheryl Wheeler (album Driving Home)
06 - October Odyssey - Liesbeth List & Rod McKuen (album Two Against The Morning)
07 - Autumn To May - Peter, Paul and Mary (album Peter, Paul and Mary)
08 - Herbstgewitter über Dächern - Reinhard Mey (album Mein achtel Lorbeerblatt)
09 - Theme From Autumn - Stan Kenton (album Live at Butler University)
10 - One Could Have Loved - Gary McFarland & Steve Kuhn (album The October Suite)
11 - Thirteen - Gabor Szabo & Kati Kovacs (album In Budapest)
Toppyjazz 556

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

J goes for JAZZ (Toppyjazz 555)

Welcome this week by Toppyjazz with mostly musicians with capital J.
We have :
Ingrid Jensen (53, Norway) trumpet.
Jacob Young (1970, Lillehammer, Norway) guitar.
Siril Malmedal Hauge (1992, Oslo, Norway) fantastic singer!
Jon Cleary ,(England) guitar.
Jane Roman-Pitt (1949, Detroit) singer.
Julie Erikssen (1982, France) singer.
Jakob Bro (1978, Denmark) guitar, composer.
Jane Manning (Canada ??) singer.
Joyce Griffin (USA) actrice, singer.
Joanne Tatham (USA) singer
Jimmy Smith organ

01 - Foxy Trot - Ingrid Jensen (album Invisible Sounds For Kenny Wheeler)
02 - The Ballad Of The Sad Young Man - Jacob Young & Siril Malmedal Hauge /album Last Things)
03 - Lark In The Sky - Siril Malmedal Hauge (album Uncharted Territory)
04 - Dyna-Mite - Jon Cleary (album Dyna-Mite)
05 - I Just Ask - Jane Roman-Pitt (album I Forget About The Stars)
06 - I Started To See - Julie Erikssen (album Out Of Chaos)
07 - Oktober - Jakob Bro (album Returnings)
08 - I Could Write A Book - Jayne Manning (album One For The Road)
09 - Uskudar' a Gideriken - Joyce Griffin (album Love Languages)
10 - If You Never Come To Me - Joanne Tatham (album The Rings Of Saturn)
11 - Bashin' - Jimmy Smith (album Bashin')
12 - Toppyjazz Tune - Stanley Turrentine
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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

New On Toppyjazz September 2019. (Toppyjazz 551)

 Back with us Dena DeRose and Scott Hamilton and their fantastic album The Shadow Of Your Smile.
Lisa Wahlandt is here with the cd Venus Ib The Backyard in the series "Die drei Damen". Great album!
 Blue Canou Records brings the new cd from Joseph Patrick Moore titled Nevada Sun. That's 4 stars for JP!
Furthermore we have Nils Wülker,Clark Terry, Dotschy Reinhardt and Steve Kühn.
 Who needs more??
 01 - The Shadow Of Your Smile - Scott Hamilton & Dena DeRose (album The Shadow Of Your Smile)
 02 - Moon Mist - Scott Hamilton & Dena DeRose (same album)
03 - Never Let Me Go - Steve Kühn Trio (album To And From The Heart)
04 - Dat Dere - Die drei Damen (Lisa Wahlandt / Andrea Hermenau /Christiane Ötti) (album Venus In The Backyard)
05 - Not Now Maybe Then - Dotschy Reinhardt (album Chaplin's secret)
06 - Porgy & Bess - Nigel Kenneday (album Kennedy Meets Gershwin)
07 - Summertime - Clark Terry & Chicago Jazz Orchestra (album Porga & Bess)
08 - Fearless - Joseph Patrick Moore (album Nevada Sun)
09 - Happy Girl - Joseph Patrick Moore (same album)
10 - Season - Nils Wülker (album Decade Live)
11 - Wanderlust - Nils Wülker (album Decade Live)
Download : Toppyjzz 551

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Toppyjazz Club Live Summer 2019. (Toppyjazz 554)

Welcome by the summer editioen of Toppyjazz from the famous BIMHUIS at Amsterdam, Holland.
Watch that great Simon Nabatov!
Just sit down and relax for one hour with these fine musicians:

01 - With A Little Help Of My Friends - Curtis Clark Quintet (Bimhuis, 1988)
02 - A Portrait Of Rosswell Bud - Ad Baars Trio with guests (Bimhuis, 2003)
03 - Make Me A Rainbow - Benny Sings (Bimhuis, 2005)
04 - Twelve Bars - Simon Nabatov (Bimhuis, 2009)
05 - Elvin Lisbon - Endangered Blood (Bimhuis, 2010)
06 - The Singer - Roy Hargrove (Bimhuis, 2010)
07 - My Ideal - Joris Roelofs kwartet (Bimhuis, 2010)
08 - The Lady and The Unicorn - Jasper Blom (Bimhuis, 2019)
Download :Toppyjazz 554

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

A - B - C Jazz on Toppyjazz 553

This week some musicians from A to C on Toppyjazz.

Claudia Acuna (1971, Chile)
Charlotte Illinger (Germany)
Claire Martin with her new cd Believin' It from Linn Records .
Alexis Cuadrado (Barcelona, Spain)
Bo Sundstrom (Sweden)
Brent Spiner (1949)
Bebel Gilberto.
Anan Gazzola (Brazil)
Ruud Bos (1936, Holland)
Tiffany Austin (Los Angeles)

Keep Jazzin' !

Playlist :
01- But Beautiful - Claudia Acuna (album Turning Pages)
02 - Furniture - Chatlotte Ilinger (album But Beautiful)
03 - P.s. I Love You - Claire Martin (album Believin' It)
04 - Asesinato - Alexis Cuadrado (album A Lorca Soundscape)
05 - Monica's Vals - Bob Sundstrom (album Mitt Dumma jag)
06 - A Rude Awakening - Brent Spiner (album Dreamland)
07 - Son Nice - Bebel Gilberto (album Live At The Belly Up)
08 - Summertime - Anan Gazzola (album Brazilian Blues)
09 - Han's Blues - Ruud Bos orkest (album The Secret All Star Band)
10 - Resolution - Tiffany Austin (album Unbroken)
11 - Greenwood - Tiffany Austin (album Unbroken)
Download: Toppyjazz 553

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Hans Theessink Blues Night (Toppyjazz 550)

Toppyjazz 550 has Dutch blues guitar player Hans Theessink. Born 7 April 1948 at Enschede, Holland, Hans startet in 1970 with his first recording Next Morning At Sunrise.
HansTheessink worked in Copenhagen and Germany in the '70's.
From the 80's most around Vienna, Austria.
All other info about Hans Theessink is giving by our host Gretha.
Intermezzo in our program brings jazz singer Lina Nyberg (1970, Stockholm,Sweden)

Playlist :
01 - Next Morning At Sunrise - Hans Theessink (E.P)
02 - Late Last Night - Hans Theessink (album Late Last Night)
03 - Baby Wants To Boogie - Hans Theessink (album Baby Wants To Boogie)
04 - Set Me free - Hans Theessink (album  Journey on)
05 - Titanic - Hans Theessink (album Blue Grooves From Vienna)
06 - Blackbird - Lina Nyberg (album When The Sun Shines Through)
07 - Somewhere - Lina Nyberg (album West Side Story)
08 - Sweet Home Chicago - Hans Theessink & Sassy Holzinger (album 70th Birthday Bash)
09 - Godu bleibst heute Nacht bei mir - Hans Theessink (same album)
10 - Will The Circle Be Unbroken - Hans Theessink (same album)
11 - I Saw The Light - Hans Theessink & The Blind Boys Of Alabama (same album)
Download: Toppyjazz 550

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Toppyjazz Octet (Toppyjazz 552)

This week we have Ada Morghe (Alexandra Helmig) from München. She's the German answer to Norah Jones.
The Ed Palermo Big Band made a new Great Day In Harlem with his album A Lousy Day In Harlem.
The picture is made by Mr. Art Kane in 1958!
Maria Faust is back with her Maris Faust Jazz Catastrophe.

We also have Wolfgang Muthspiel , we get his cd Where The River Goes.

Rebekka Bakken brings her new cd Things You Leave Behind.

From Hengelo is our colleague Cynthia Thijs Coenraads. Her latest album is titled Meet Me At A Summers Day.
We close with the Norwegian piano player Helge Lien and Patricia Barber with the cd Higher and one bootleg from France.

Keep Jazzin'!
Playlist :
01 - Soar Up High - Ada Morghe (album Pictures)
02 - The One With The Balloon - Ed Palermo Big Band (album A Lousy Day In Harlem)
03 - Lover Is A Dog From Hell - Maria Faust Jazz Cataastrophe
04 - Salacia - Maria Faust (album Machina)
05 - Where The River Goes - Wolfgang Muthspiel (album Where The River Goes)
06 - Time After Time - Rebekka Bakken (album Things You Leave Behind)
07 - Meet Me At A Summers Day - Cynthia Thijs
08 - Berlin Blues - Helge Lien (album 10)
09 - The Albatross Song - Patricia Barber (album Higher)
10 - Summer Samba - Patricia Barber (bootleg Jacques Brell Hall)
Download :Toppyjazz 552

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

We repeat Spring Toppyjazz (Toppyjazz 546)

It's spring again by Toppyjazz so we have only happy jazz this week.
First with our great friend Dena DeRose . We love to have you back with us Dena!
We found several albums from/and with Dena DeRose , you will hear them this week and the next month!
Furthermore we have Maaike Den Dunnen (with Dena DeRose and Hans Theessink.
In two months we have a full blues night with Hans Theessink.
From Portugal comes Sara Serpa. We close with erik Friedlander and Ida Landsberg.
Keep Jazzin'.
01 - I Didn't Know What Time It Was - Dena DeRose (album Love's Holiday)
02 - The Deep - Maaike Den Dunnen &Dena DeRose (album Inner Space)
03 - Mississippi - Hans Theessink (1948, Enschede) (album The Dali CD)
04 - Feelin' Good - Aston Grey Project (album Outta Time)
05 - Some Of That Sunshine - Karrin Allyson (album Some Of That Sunshine)
06 - I'm In The Mood For Love - Peter Bernstein/Larry Goldings/Bill Stewart (album Toy Tunes)
07 - April In Paris - Sara Serpa (1979, Lissabon) & Ran Blake (1935) (album Camera Obscura)
08 - Less Tension Please - Greg Osby & Sara Serpa (album Nine Levels)
09 - Object - Sara Serpa (album Close Up)
10 - Sparkotropic - Erik Friedlander (album Artemisia)
11 - L'aventure - Ida Landsberg (album Little Songs For Big Elevators)
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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

German Jazz Time (4) (Toppyjazz 545)

This week we have German's most succesfull composer and saxplayer Klaus Doldinger.
He composed and played the title theme for "Tatort", world's number one crime series for more then 48 years. Tatort runs to 1100 episodes! Klaus wrote also the theme for Das Boot and 140 other films.
Klaus Doldinger won more then 25 music Awards! (Sometimes with his band Passport)
We take the best from Klaus Doldinger out of hundred albums.
Furthermore we have again Stefanie Schlesinger, Till Brönner with the WDR BIg Band.
Special guest is Nils Wogram with the NDR Big Band.
Keep Jazzin'!
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Playlist :
01 - Das Boot - Klaus Doldinger (album Das Boot)
02 - Mondlied - Claudia Jung (album All The best)
03 - Ready To Take Off - Klaus Doldinger's Passport (album Looking Thru)
04 - It's Magic - Klaus Doldinger's Passport (album Heavy Nights)
05 - Nighttime In New York - Klaus Doldinger (album Doldinger In New Yprk)
06 - Blind Date - Klaus Doldinger (album Back In New York)
07 - Hurra, wir leben noch - Stefanie Schlesinger (album Reality)
08 - Blue Eyed Soul Medley - Till Brönner & WDR Big Band (Klavier-Festival Ruhr 2018)
09 - Brew Your Own - Nils Wogram & NDR Big Band (album Work Smoothly)

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

New on Toppyjazz MAi 2019 (Toppyjazz 549)

Surprise, surpise!
We found 3 vinyl recordings from Stan Kenton. never available op cd .
Stan Kenton Plays For Today 1966, Finian's Rainbow and The World We Knew.
Nice albums!
Caecily Norby comes from Denmark(1985) and workes often with Lars Danielsson.
She's on tour with the name Sisters In Jazz.
Blue Canou Records is back with a new cd from Mr. Trey Wright "Begin Again".
Trey's guitar workes fine with the voice of singer Laura Coyle from  Atlanta.
Furthermore we have :
Rebecca Martin (1969, Maine)and Isabella Lundgren (Sweden, 1986).
Dutch piano player Rein de Graaf is 76 years old! He made a final event on The Bimhuis
Amsterdam. We Fly with Rein To The Moon!

Playlist :
01 - Sabre Dance - Stan Kenton (album Stan Kenton Plays For Today)
02 - A Man and A Woman - Stan Kenton (album The World We Knew)
03 - Old devil Moon - Stan Kenton (album Finian's Rainbow)
04 - Do I Move You - Caecily Norby  (album Sisters In Jazz)
05 - Announcement - Caecily Norby  (concert WDR 3)
06 - Dropping Things - same
07 - Looking At Each Other - Trey Wright (album Begin Again)
08 - From Now On - Trey Wright (album Begin Agin)
09 - Freedom Run - Rebcca Martin (album The Upstate project)
10 - A Slow Boat To China - Isabella Lundgren (album Hit The Road To Dreamland)
11 - Fly Me To The Moon - Rein de Graaff Trio (album Early Morning Blues)
12 - Lot Of Livin' To Do - Isabella Lundgren
Download :Toppyjazz 549

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Japo Records (part 3 ) (Toppyjazz 548)

This week part 3 about Japo Records
We start with volume 019 and Manfred Schoof and close by AMMIII.
Playlist :
 01 - Criterium - Manfred Schoof Quintet
 02 - Royal Song From Dahomey - Rena Rama
 03 - Improvisation 2 - Globe Unity Orchestra
 04 - Partial Solar Eclipse V - Lennart Aberg
 05 - The Quick Brown Fox... - Contact Trio
 06 - Movement IV - George Gruntz
 07 - The Y? - Barry Guy /Stevens/Riley/Watts
 08 - A lua de Portugal - Tok
 09 - Kline - AMMIII
Download . Toppyjazz 548
JAPO Records Discography
JAPO 60001Mal Waldron
The Call
Recorded February 1, 1971, Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Released on CD in Japan as UCCE-9070
JAPO 60002Dollar Brand
African Piano
Recorded October 1969 at Jazz-hus Montmartre, Copenhagen
JAPO 60003Barre Phillips
For All It Is
Recorded March 12, 1971 at Alster Film-Tonstudios, Hamburg
Engineer Klaus Bornemann
Produced by Barre Phillips
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60004Herbert Joos
The Philosophy of the Fluegelhorn
Recorded July 1973, Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Carlos Albrecht
Produced by Herbert Joos
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60005Dollar Brand
Ancient Africa
Recorded June 1972, Jazz-hus Montmartre, Copenhagen
Engineer Lars Vester Petersen
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60006Bobby Naughton
Recorded October 30, 1971 in concert at Yale University and at Blue Rock Studio, New York
Engineer Eddie Korvin
Produced by Otic Records
Also released on Otic 1003 (LP 1971)
JAPO 60007Edward Vesala
Nan Madol
Recorded April 25, 26, 1974 at Alppi Studio, Helsinki
Engineer Harry Bergman
Released on CD as ECM 1077
JAPO 60008Jiri Stivin & Rudolf Dasek
System Tandem
Recorded May 1974
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60009Tom van der Geld
Children at Play
Recorded 1973 at Rennaissance Studios, Maynard, Massachusetts
Engineer C. Ange
Produced by Tom van der Geld
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60010Enrico Rava
"Quotation Marks"
Recorded December 1973 at Blue Rock Studios, New York / April 1974 at Audion Studio, Buenos Aires
Released on CD in Japan as UCCE-9071
JAPO 60011Magog
Recorded November 1 and 2, 1974 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland and Carlos Albrecht
Produced by Solitron Productions, S.A.
Listed on Amazon with ASIN: B00AWHEAGG
JAPO 60012Om
Recorded October 1 and 2, 1975, at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by OM
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60013Manfred Schoof
Recorded August 1976 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Thomas Stöwsand
Also released on LP in the US as ECM 19004
and reissued on CD as part of ECM 2093/4
JAPO 60014Larry Karush
May 24, 1976
Recorded May 1976 at Talent Studios, Oslo
Engineer Jan Erik Kongshaug
Produced by Manfred Eicher
Also released on LP in the US as ECM 1901
JAPO 60015Herbert Joos
Recorded October 1976 and July 1988 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Carlos Albrecht
Produced by Herbert Joos and Thomas Stöwsand
Reissued on CD with additional material as ECM 3615
JAPO 60016Om
Recorded December 1976 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Thomas Stöwsand
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60017Stephan Micus
Recorded March 1977 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Manfred Eicher
JAPO 60018Ken Hyder's Talisker
Land of Stone
Recorded April 1977 in London
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Thomas Stöwsand
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60019Manfred Schoof
Light Lines
Recorded December 1977 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Thomas Stöwsand
Reissued on CD as part of ECM 2093/4
JAPO 60020Rena Rama
Recorded June 1977 at Talent Studio, Oslo
Engineer Jan Erik Kongshaug
Produced by Thomas Stöwsand
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60021Globe Unity Orchestra
Recorded September 1977 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Thomas Stöwsand
Released on CD in Japan as UCCU-9020
JAPO 60022Om
Om with Dom Um Romao
Recorded August 1977 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Thomas Stöwsand
Also released on LP in the US as ECM 19003
JAPO 60023Lennart Åberg
Partial Solar Eclipse
Recorded September 5 - 9, 1977, at Metronome Studios, Stockholm
Engineer Rune Persson, Metronome
Produced by Håken Elmquist
A Phono Suecia Recording
JAPO 60024Contact Trio
New Marks
Recorded January 1978 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Thomas Stöwsand
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60025George Gruntz
Percussion Profiles
Recorded September 20, 1977 at Wally Heider Studios, Los Angeles
Engineer Biff Dawes
Also released on LP in the US as ECM 19002
JAPO 60026Stephan Micus
Till the End of Time
Recorded June 1978 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Manfred Eicher
JAPO 60027Globe Unity Orchestra
Recorded January 1979 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Globe Unity with Thomas Stöwsand and Steve Lake
Released on CD in Japan as UCCE-9072
JAPO 60028Barry Guy
Recorded April 1979 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Steve Lake and Manfred Eicher
Released on CD in Japan as UCCE-9073
Recorded June 1979 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Steve Lake
Released on CD in Japan as MTCJ-5504
JAPO 60030Manfred Schoof
Recorded November 1979 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Thomas Stöwsand
Reissued on CD as part of ECM 2093/4
It Had Been an Ordinary Enough Day in Pueblo, Colorado
Recorded December 1979 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Steve Lake and AMM III
JAPO 60032Om
Recorded January 1980 at Talent Studio, Oslo
Engineer Jan Erik Kongshaug
Produced by Manfred Eicher
Released on CD as part of ECM 1642
JAPO 60033Elton Dean
Recorded February 1980 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Steve Lake and Elton Dean
Released on CD in Japan as UCCE-9074
JAPO 60034Peter Warren
Recorded Grog Kill Studios, New York
Engineer Tom Mark
Produced by Jack DeJohnette
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60035Tom Van Der Geld / Children At Play
Out Patients
Recorded July 1980 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Steve Lake and the band
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60036Contact Trio
Recorded October 1980 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Thomas Stöwsand
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60037Alfred Harth
Es herrscht Uhu im Land
Recorded December 9 - 11, 1980 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland
Produced by Thomas Stöwsand
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60038Stephan Micus
Wings Over Water
Recorded January 1981 at Ibiza Sound Studio and October 1981 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Manfred Ballheimer, Martin Wieland
JAPO 60039Globe Unity Orchestra
Intergalactic Blow
Recorded June 4, 1982 at Studio 105, Radio France / Paris
Engineer Jean Deloron
Produced by Thomas Stöwsand
Not released on CD.
JAPO 60040Stephan Micus
Listen to the Rain
Recorded July 1983 at Tonstudio Bauer / June 1980 at WDR Sound Studio N, Köln
Engineer Martin Wieland / Gunther Kaspar
JAPO 60041Stephan Micus
East of the Night
Recorded January 1985 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Engineer Martin Wieland

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Tom Gaebel and More (Toppyjazz 547)

German singer Tom Gaebel (1975, Gelsenkirchen) sings in style Bobby Darin, Buddy Greco and Frank Sinatra. Watch his fantastic big band!
Furthermore we have that great cd La Rosita from Mr. Scott Hamilton with our nice friend piano player and singer Dena DeRose. This is *****stars in our opinion.
Blue Canou Records is back with E.J. Highes project "The Emotional Vampire Sessions".
We close this week with singer Anna Leman (München) and English singer Jenny Evans.
Keep Jazzin' !

01 - Up, Up and Away - Tom Gaebel (album Introducing Myself)
02 - Such A Happy Day - Tom Gaebel (album Good Life)
03 - It's Such A Happy Day - Buddy Greco (album On Stage)
04 - Satisfaction - Tom Gaebel (album Don'r Wanna Dance)
05 - My Heart Skips A Beat (The Girls From Paramaribo) - Tom Gaebel (album Music To Watch Girls By)
06 - Wonderful World - Tom Gaebel (album So Good To Be Me)
07 - Why Can't You And I Add Up - Tom Gaebel & Natalia Avelon (album Perfect Day)
08 - La Rosita -Scott Hamilton/Dena DeRose/Ignasi Gonzalez/Jo Krause (album La Rosita)
09 - Emotional Vampire - E.J. Hughes (album The Emotional Vampire Sessions)
10 - Summerwind - Anna Leman & Thomas Stabenow(album Moonhours)
11 - The World Is Turning - Anna Leman (album Allure)
12 - Be What You Want To - Jenny Evans (album Be What You Want To)
13 - A Hard Day's Night - Jenny Evans (same album)
Download : Toppyjazz 547

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Ben, Clementine & Johnny (Toppyjazz 542)

This week we have a red line from Ben Sidran (1943) to Clementine(!983, Paris) & Johnny Griffin (1928-2008).
Johnny Griffin starts with his Cherokee from 1956 with Wynton Kelly and Max Roach. We also find him with French singer Clementine. Ben Sidran worked several times with Clementine.
But what about a song for her titled . Song For a Sucker Like You??
I wonder why there's no single REAL VIDEO from Clémentine, only fake you tube!

Playlist :
01 - Cherokee - Johnny Griffin (album Introducing Johnny Griffin)
02 - Griff 'N Jaw - Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland Big Band (album Battle Of The Bands)
03 - Sound Track Blues - Johnny Griffin (album Blues For Harvey)
04 - Girl Talk - Johnny Grffin & Clémentine (album Continent Bleu)
05 - Count Basie - Clémentine (album Lil' Dalin')
06 - Al Anonchecer - Clémentine (album Lil' Darlin')
07 - Aguas de Marco - Clémentine & Marcos Valle (album Les Voyages)
08 - Ser Yourself Free - Clémentine (album Clémentine sings Ben Sidran)
09 - Changes Are - Ben Sidran (album I Lead A Life)
10 - Rainy Day Woman - Ben Sidran (album Dylan Different)
11 - Picture Him Happy - Ben Sidran (album Picture Him Happy)
12 - Goodbye - Ben Sidran & Georgie Fame & Bob Malach
Download :Toppyjazz 542 (music only)
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Toppyjazz Quintet 2019 (Toppyjazz 544)

We have a fine jazz Quintet on Toppyjazz for this week :

!. Jesper Thilo (Kopenhagen, 1941) sax
2. Lena Leikaly (Palestine) singer
3. Zaz (Paris, 1980) singer
4. Cody Carpenter (Blue Canou Records) keyboard, bass
5. Monica Herzig (Germany, 1964) singer (Beeblebox)

Playlist :
01 - Indigo - Miles Davis & Palle Mikkelborg/Jesper Thilo (album Aura)
02 - I'm Hungry Sabina - Jesper Thilo & Al Grey (album Al Grey & Jesper Thilo)
03 - My Shining Hour - Jesper Thilo & Hank Jones (album Jesper Thilo Quintet)
04 - Stella By Starlight - Jesper Thilo (album Jazz a la Carte)
05 - Baby, What Else Can I Do? - Lena Leikaly (album Looking Back)
06 - J'aime Paris au mois de mai - Zaz/Charles Aznavour (album Paris, Encore!)
07 - Domain c'est toi - Zaz (album Effet minoir)
08 - Obsession - Cody Carpenter (album Force Of Nature)
09 - Nancy Wilson Portrait - Monica Herzog (album Sheroes)
10 - Let's fool One - Beeblebox (album Indianapolis Intergalactic Spaceport)
Download :Toppyjazz 544

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

New on Toppyjazz March 2019 (Toppyjazz 543)

First this week Leo Sidran with his cd Cool School- The Music of Michael Franks. Gast on that album again French singer Clémentine.
Inger Marie Gundersen (Norway, 13-02-2019) sings from 2004 an d made tours through Japan and South Korea. And...all sold out! Thank you Stunt Records for these fine cd's! Her latest album is Feels Like Home. We start with her debus single Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow? with fine pianowork by Oscar Jansen.
Furthermore thsi week:
-30 years Bundes Jazz Orchestre with Jiggss Whigham and the English and Dutch Youth Orchestra.
- Naoko Terai (Japan, 1967) happened to be a fantastic jazz violist. Her latest cd is Standard 2.
- From France comes drummer and Fred Pasqua (45 years??). His latest cd is Moon River. Gast on the cd a terrible singer Jean Luc Di Fraya. Was that man drunk on recording day??
- From Sweden back with us Ida Sand and the new cd from DUTCH singer Clementine.

At last a new album from that great German singer Thomas Quasthoff with his cd Nice'N'Easy.
What can go wrong with gast's like Till Brönner and Dan Gottshall. And that marvellous NDR Bigband!
Thank you Thomas for another 5 stars album!

Playlist :
01 - Cool School - Leo Sidran & Michael Franks (album Cool School)
02 - Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow - Inger Marie Gundersen (album Make This Moment)
03 - Try To Find Me - Inger Marie Gundersen (album Feels Like Home)
04 - La Suerte de Los Tontos - Bujazzo (album 30 Jahre Bundes Jazz Orchester )
05 - Going Out Of My Head - Naoko Terai (album Standard 2)
06 - The Peacocks - Fred Pasqua & Jean Luc Fraya (album Moon River)
07 - Soupir - Fred Pasqua (album Moon River)
08 - That's Freedom - Clementine (Dutch singer) (album Letting Go)
09 - Please Don't Hurt Me Baby - Ida Sand (album My Soul Kitchen)
10 - If You Don't Love Me - Ida Sand (album My Soul Kitchen)
11 - I've Got The World On A String - Thomas Quasthoff & Till Brönner (album Nice'N'Easy)
12 - Cry Me A River - Thomas Quasthoff & NDR Bigband (album Nice'N'Easy)
Download:Toppyjazz 543

Friday, March 1, 2019


Yesterday one of the greatest German musician's died at 89 in his house in New York.
:André Previn famous conductor, composer, arranger and jazz piano player.
For all old Toppyjazz prgrams with Andrè look at :

Do you want to download any program? write : and we give you a link to that download.

Sunday, February 24, 2019


May 1st 2019 by Toppyjazz German singer Tom Gaebel (Gelsenkirchen ,1975) a fantastic voice and swing.
Tom Gaebel sings in style "Buddy Greco" and "Bobby Darin".
Watch out for his latest album Perfect Day. We give it 4 stars!

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Michel Legrand Passed Away. ***Vive La France (part 11) (Toppyjazz 531)

Michel Legrand died this week. So we repeat our Michel Legrand Special.  Back again with a new Toppyjazz Tour de France program.
First we have this week Francis Lai with Michel Legrand & Christiane Legrand and 16 minutes Bolero de Ravel.

Then we continue with part 7 of the Polygram Master series and :
 Maurice Farnon (1929-1991)
Nicole Rieu (1949)
Pierre Vassiliu (1937-2014)
Poppys (1970)
Régine Zylterberg (1929, Anderlecht)
Tri Yann
Diane Defresne (1944, Montreal, Quebec)
Edith Piaf (1915,1963)
Keep Jazzin'!
01 - Bolero de Ravel - Francis Lai & Michel Legrand & Christiane Legrand (album Les Uns et les Autres)
02 - Chanson por toi - Maurice Farnon (album Polygram Master series)
03 - La goutte d'eau - Nicole Rieu
04 - Qui c'est celui-la? - Pierre Vassilliu
05 - Non, non rien a change - Poppys
06 - les p'tit papiers - Régine Zylberberg
07 - La jument de Michao - Tri Yann
08 - Week-end sur la Lune - Diane Defresne
09 - C'etiat une histoire, d'amour - Edith Piaf
10 - De coté de chez Swann - Dave
11 - Toppyjazz jingle Chico Hamilton/Every Time I Smile
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Time For Toppyjazz Friends (Toppyjazz 541)

We're proud to present the new album from Lisa Hilton titled OASIS.
There's little to say about this album but much to enjoy!
Our choice this time is Adventure Land and Sunshine States from Lisa " Sunshine" Hilton. 4 stars!
Fine music this week from our Scandinavian frind Magnus Lindgren (1974, Sweden) with singer Ida Sand,
Also from Sweden Karin Hammer (1974) with her trombone cd  Circles.
Whe knows Chris Abelen (1959, Tilburg, Netherlands)? He is one of the great jazz secrets from Holland. But a fine one. Listen to his cd Songs on the Eve of Dismissal.
We close with (at last !!) the new album of Ian Shaw . Shine Sister Shine!
Keep Jazzin'!

Playlist :
01 - Adventure Land - Lisa Hilton (Album Oasis)
02 - Sunshine States - Lisa Hilton (album Oasis)
03 - A Whiter Shade of Pale - Magnus Lindgren (album Stockholm Underground)
04 - Chain Of Fools - Magnus Lindgren & Ida Sand (album Stockholm Underground)
05 - Bossa For Ella - Karin Hammer (album Circles)
06 - Prayer For The Shareholder - Chris Abelen (album Songs on the Eve of Dismissel)
07 - Dream A Little Dream On Me - Judith Owen (album Rediscovered)
08 - Hot Stuff - Judith Owen (album Rediscovered)
09 - Carry On World - Ian Shaw (album Shine Sister Shine)
10 - Keep Walking (Song For Sara) - Ian Shaw (album Shine Sister Shine)
11 - Scarborough Variations - Chris Beier (album Scarborough Variations)
Download :Toppyjazz 541

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Uri Caine Special (Toppyjazz 534)

 This week we have composer and pianoplayer Uri Caine.
He was born in Philadelphia, Pa ,1953.
You get the best we could find from Mr. Caine.

Playlist :
01 - Sonic Boom - Uri Caine & Han Bennink (album Sonic Boom)
02 - Just In Time - Uri Caine (album Sphere Music)
03 - Trouble Man Theme - The Philadelphia Experiment (album Philadelphia Experiment)
04 - Most Wanted - Uri Caine Trio (album Live At The Village Vanguard)
05 - She's The Only One I Love - Uri Caine Ensemble (album The Othello Syndrome)
06 - Hazy Lazy Crazy /Succubus - Uri Caine Trio (album Ronnie Scott's 2012)
07 - I Got Rhythm - Uri Caine Ensemble (album Gershwin - Rhapsody In Blue)
08 - Perving Berlin - Uri Caine (album Callithump)
09 - Bleeding Heart - Uri Caine Trio (album Calibrated Thickness)
Download :Toppyjazz-534 complete

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Toppyjazz Welcomes 2019 (Toppyjazz 513XL)

 The first Toppyjazz from 2019 is filled with some fine just issued cd's .

 Of course we start with Blue Canoe Records and the newest cd Elemental by Jimmy Haslip, Otmaro Ruiz and Jimmy Branley.

We wish you a fine musically 2019.

Watch out for Lisa Hilton and her excellent CD OASIS. With us this month!!!

01 - A Good Start - Jimmy Haslip/Otmaro Ruiz/Jimmy Branly (album Elemental)
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 - How Do You Keep The Music Playing - Ian Shaw (same album)
Download :Toppyjazz 513

A Big Blue Canoe (Toppyjazz 571)

Blue Canou Records started 2020 with a great issue  new recordings : 1.  Roger Burn Trilogy- A Tribute To Roger Burn And Shapes      Feat...