Friday 26 May 2023

International Jazz Day 2023 on Blue-in-Green:RADIO

For this year's International Jazz Day - Sunday 30th April 2023 - we were incredibly proud to present an extra special series of shows to celebrate our unwavering affections for the genre with the team showcasing new and innovative global jazz music and artists while paying homage to the genre's icons, architects and labels.

You can now catch-up on every show we aired for the day via the following links and re-live the celebrations at your leisure.  We'd like to extend a massive thank you to the phenomenal Blue-in-Green:RADIO team who went above and beyond, delivering some spectacular shows!

Yve's Joy (& Jazz) ::: UK jazz special

"Yve's Joy (& Jazz)" typically celebrates our love for the endless array of contemporary jazz gems that we're able to source from all across the world.  Boasting a fantastic IJD exclusive selection, we're showcasing some impassioned picks from the realms of contemporary UK spiritual jazz luminaries featuring music from Teotima, Rosie Turton, Maisha, Ishmael Ensemble, Yazz Ahmed, Nick Walters, Levitation Orchestra, The Comet is Coming and Alex Hitchcock.

The Illicit Groove Radio Show w/Bob Hill

For the DJ, presenter and podcaster, Bob Hill's IJD special featured some fantastic music courtesy of Paul Murphy's Jazz Room 2 compilation and the Colin Curtis curated Indigo Jam Unit re-issue coming in the Summer, Arema Arega, Miss C-Line & the Rabidz, Kahil El'Zabar's Ethnic Heritage Ensemble, Enrico Le Noci, A.MA Records and much more...

Cosmic Radio w/As Valet ::: Ivan Conti special

Created in honor of Ivan Conti alias Mamão of the legendary Brazilian jazz band Azymuth who sadly passed away 17th April, Parisian DJ & producer As Valet celebrated the legendary drummer's solo work as well as classics alongside the mighty Azymuth.

Futuristica Radio w/Simon S ::: Futuristica Music special

As head of Futuristica Music, Simon S rummages through the dynamic label's vast catalogue hand-picking 2hrs of his favourite jazz releases with music from #DeborahJordan #MarcRapson #JazzChronicles #Emanative #PeterFranksGroup + more.

Robert Mitchell interview [radio mix]

While the complete version of this discussion can be found as part of the Blue-in-Green:PODCAST #123, the radio mix can be found here with some musical treasures sprinkled throughout.

Twistedsoul w/Colin Smith

Amongst many of the gems featured on this Twistedsoul exclusive are a series of Colin's personal classics mixed in with contemporary treasures from the Jazz re:freshed catalogue including music by Marcus Belgrave, Pharoah Sanders, Ahmad Jamal, Rosie Turton, Triforce, Nubya Garcia, Sarah Tandy, Don Cherry and Miles Davis.

UK Vibe w/Steve Williams ::: 2023 In memoriam

Steve Williams from UK Vibe presents a poignant and exquisite celebration of the music of those who have sadly left us this year.

Blue-in-Green Sessions w/Imran Mirza

The Blue-in-Green Sessions aired a special bonus episode with Imran Mirza's picks of simply some of his and the show's favourites. Music on today's show comes courtesy of incredible names including Soulive, Andrew Wasylyk, Robert Glasper Experiment, Melanie De Biasio, Airelle Besson, Christian Scott, BADBADNOTGOOD, Terrace Martin, The Five Corners Quintet, Mark Murphy, Makaya McCraven, Ishmael Ensemble, Southpaw + more.

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