Featured Releases

Featured Releases on Modern Jazz Today

Featured Releases

These are featured releases of some of the modern jazz artists that are out there making the jazz of TODAY! Please support jazz musicians by streaming, downloading, and going to live gigs.


Crazy Time

Shuffle Demons

The Shuffle Demons are excited to release their 9th album, Crazy Time. The album includes 10 original Shuffle Demons songs, 7 instrumental and 3 …


Bounce, Michael Wolff

Michael Wolff

Acclaimed jazz pianist Michael Wolff has confirmed a February 7th, 2020 release date for his joyful new album, ‘Bounce’. Exuberant, beautiful and able to …



Roberto Fonseca

Combining jazz sensibility and deep roots in the Afro-Cuban tradition, Yesun is the Havana-born artist’s ninth solo album. The record delves into the music …



Simon Thacker’s Ritmata

THE DEBUT ALBUM BY SIMON THACKER’S RITMATA   Tàradh reveals the primal and multi-layered sound worlds of Simon Thacker’s Ritmata, the musical laboratory of …


From This Place

Pat Metheny

The new record features ten compositions by Metheny, who is joined by long-time drummer, Antonio Sanchez, Malaysian/Australian bassist Linda May Han Oh, and British pianist …


Worlds Collide

Michael Janisch

Worlds Collide by Michael Janisch released September 6, 2019 ABOUT THE ALBUM Following the breadth of 2015’s live and post-processed electro-acoustic release Paradigm Shift, …


First Encounter

Christian Frentzen

First Encounter by Christian Frentzen Modern Jazz with a blend of pop influences. Released October 11, 2019 Personnel: Christian Frentzen – piano, keys, comp …



Alex Cuba

Alex has been promoting the music since February with a single out each month and enjoying every step of the process to share the …



Zac Zinger

Zac Zinger is an award-winning composer, arranger, and multi-instrumentalist with years of experience in a wide variety of mediums. He has written for film, …


Never Stop II

The Bad Plus

The Bad Plus came together at the end of the 20th century and has avoided easy categorization ever since, winning critical hosannas and a …


The Seven Rays

Jerry Bergonzi

Tenor saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi is an internationally recognized jazz performer, composer, author, and educator. Bergonzi has performed throughout the world at all the major jazz festivals …


Begin Again

Norah Jones

On April 12, nine-time GRAMMY-winning singer-songwriter Norah Jones is releasing Begin Again, a collection of singles that gathers seven eclectic songs that Jones has …


With A Vengance

Broken Brass Ensemble

The songs on With a Vengeance are energetic, loud, in your face and the band is using all their effect pedals to maximize the …


Dancer In Nowhere

Miho Hazama m_unit

Dancer In Nowhere by Miho Hazama m_unit Miho Hazama m_unit: Dancer In Nowhere Hailed by veteran jazz journalist Dan Ouellette as “a vital young …

The Journey 3

The Journey

Lionel Loueke

Lionel Loueke (vocal, guitar, percussion, soundscape) John Ellis (soprano saxophone tracks 2,5) Dramane Dembélé (flute tracks 5,6) Patrick Messina (clarinet track 9) Étienne Charles …

Modern Jazz Today, Chip Wickham

Shamal Wind

Chip Wickham

Chip Wickham: flute, alto flute & baritone saxophone Ton Risco: vibraphone Phil Wilkinson: piano David Salvador: double bass Antonio Alvarez Pax: drums David el …

Pardes 4


Hoffman Lemish Quartet

Amos Hoffman: guitar and oud Noam Lemish: piano Justin Gray: bass Derek Gray: drums and percussion with guest Pedram Khavazamini: tombak (6 – 8) …

From the Wild Sky 5

From the Wild Sky

Halie Loren

The album was recorded and mixed in London and New York, and produced by acclaimed British producer Troy Miller (Gregory Porter, Laura Mvula, Jamie Cullum). The recording …

NU-JIVE Perspective 6

NU-JIVE Perspective

Troy Roberts

TROY ROBERTS – saxophone & compositions TIM JAGO – guitar SILVANO MONASTERIOS – keyboard ERIC ENGLAND – bass DAVE CHIVERTON – drums Cat#: INCM 080CD …

Intention 7


Martin Speake

Martin Speake: alto saxophone Ethan Iverson: piano Fred Thomas: bass James Maddren: drums Cat#: UBU0009 Release Date: April 27, 2018

Liberation 8


Francois Richard Quartet

François Richard  C flute & alto flute Guillaume Martineau  Piano Rémi-Jean Leblanc  Double Bass Martin Auguste  Drums Cat#: CMFR004 Release Date: January 19, 2018

Toy Tunes 9

Toy Tunes

Larry Goldings

Larry Goldings: hammond organ Peter Bernstein: guitar Bill Stewart: drums Cat# PIT3100 Release Date: May 4, 2018