Contemporary Jazz Club

Your Jazz Radio Station for forward thinking Jazz

Jazz Radio Station Contemporary Jazz Club brings to you the best that todays jazz scene can offer. It is curated by a jazz enthusiast who believes that the discussion about jazz should focus on the future rather than on its past.
Listen to the Jazz Radio through this website, through our app, through iTunes or through other channels. Check out the "How to listen to the Radio" section for details. Also, we publish short album reviews on new jazz album that get into our radio playlist.
Listen to our Jazz Radio and enjoy the most inspiring and forward-thinking Jazz of our times.
It's time to think forward, it's time to think contemporary. Because too much has been discussed about the history of Jazz.

Latest Posts

The best Jazz Albums 2017

A lot has happened in Jazz in 2017, and Jazz feels as fresh and exciting as never before. Kamasi Washington, who got a lot of attention for his 2015 debut records, did a major follow-up release this year. Christian Scott amazes us with a full trilogy, and he continues pushing boundaries for searching the Bop […]

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The best Jazz Albums 2016

Another year has passed, and it was a very good one for Contemporary Jazz. 2016 did not see the same big breakthroughs as the preceding year, when a combo around Kamasi Washington redefined Jazz for the 21st century. Some big names in the Jazz scene announced new records, but few of them could really convince as […]

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Radio Listening Options

Dear fans of Contemporary Jazz Club. Since April 29, our streaming provider is blocking certain listeners from reaching our Radio Station. As such, TuneIn had us delisted from their catalogue, so you can no longer find us in their app. Since more recently, listeners from a number of countries are being geo-blocked when trying to […]

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TuneIn removes thousands of Radio Stations – listen Contemporary Jazz Club through other channels

  On Friday April 29, TuneIn removed thousands of Radio Stations from Belgium-based radio streaming provider Radionomy. Also Contemporary Jazz Club uses the service and infrastructure of Radionomy for broadcasting. The take-down from TuneIn was a direct result of the lawsuit between Radionomy and Sony Music. Sony had filed a suit against Radionomy in the […]

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Contemporary Christmas Jazz

The days are getting shorter and at last, colder temperatures are setting in. All of these are unmistakeable signs that Christmas is around the corner, and that it is time to think about an appropriate soundtrack. Contemporary Jazz Club was looking for some recent productions that we can recommend you. Don’t take us wrong, we […]

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Marco Llano Trio and Zephyros String Quartet – Odysseus – Album Review

With his new album “Odysseus”, Marco Llano raises our attention with an interesting and noteworthy release. Born on the Canary Islands, he started his career as a Trumpet player in Barcelona before he promoted in Jazz Studies in the Conservatoire of Brussels. He now works as a trumpeter, composer and arranger and lives between Tokyo, […]

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Riccardo Del Fra – My Chet my Song – Album Review

There are arguably few that knew Chet Baker better than Riccardo del Fra. He has been playing the double bass on his side between 1979 and 88, the years that many call the most interesting and mature in Bakers career as a composer, arranger and band leader. In these nine years, he recorded twelve albums […]

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Tatiana Ladymay Mayfield – A Portrait of Ladymay – Album Review

Tatiana Mayfield from Fort Worth, Texas is an uprising star among young jazz vocalists. Her voice is very refreshing and joyful to listen to and her talent is undeniable. Her vocabulary includes classic and timeless jazz interpretations and her scat was described to be “as natural as breathing”. She also has an affinity to sing […]

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Nicola Conte – Free Souls – Album Review

Well known Italian guitarist, composer and producer Nicola Conte blesses us with his new album Free Souls this summer. About half of the songs are written or co-written by himself, including the catchy opener Shades of Joy, co-written with Gregory Porter. The others are well selected cover versions such as Ode to Billie Joe. Free Souls is […]

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