Posted on November 21, 2018

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With the days getting shorter and colder, often the nicest thing to do is to get comfortable with a good book or music. This week’s show is full of jazz compositions and songs that are perfect for that cozy mood – as always handpicked. Get a coffee or tea brewing and tune in to Josh’s […]

Posted on Oktober 11, 2018

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Jazz on the moon

Did you know that during NASA’s successful Apollo 11 mission, astronaut Buzz Aldrin played a jazz standard on a portable cassette player after stepping onto the moon? To find out which piece that was and enjoy an hour of handpicked jazz, make sure to tune into this week’s show! Charles Mingus, Ibrahim Maalouf and a […]

Posted on September 19, 2018

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Time to chill out

This week’s episode Josh’s Jazz is all about the music genre Chill Hop, and more specifically Jazz Hop. As the name already suggests, Jazz Hop is a fusion of Jazz and Hip Hop music. Some characteristics of it, are it being slow, scenic music often with an absence of lyrics. Whether you’re actively listening to […]

Posted on September 4, 2018

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Farewell Summer!

“Summertime and the livin’ is easy…” Josh’s Jazz is finally back from the summer break! Although September is usually still a warm month, the primetime of summer is over and autumn is slowly coming up. For this week’s show, Josh has brought a handpicked mix of jazz that goes hand in hand with enjoying the […]

Posted on Mai 30, 2018

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Sean Guptill on Josh’s Jazz

On this week’s show, Jazz trumpeter Sean Guptill visited Josh Bayless in the studio. Sean is a local jazz musician who not only plays the trumpet; he’s also a vocalist and music teacher. He has performed with bands such as “Soulcafe”, “Soul Shot” and “Funkturm”. In this special two part show, Sean and Josh not […]

Posted on Mai 24, 2018

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Special on Charlie Parker

Jazz saxophonist and composer Charlie Parker was a true innovator who left a massive legacy in the jazz world – he and other jazz musicians invented the jazz style “bebop”. Parker had the ability to play remarkably fast and often improvised while doing so. This week’s “Josh’s Jazz” is a special on the jazz great […]

Posted on April 26, 2018

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On Air: Springtime

The days are slowly getting longer and warmer and that can only mean one thing… Spring is in the air! This week’s Josh’s Jazz is celebrating and appreciating spring. The show is full of spring related songs by jazz greats such as Ella Fitzgerald, Stan Getz, Frank Sinatra, Dizzy Gillespie and many more. Make sure […]

Posted on April 19, 2018

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Great jazz performances

Today’s Josh’s Jazz has everything from jazz standards to live medleys in it. The show will be kicked off with a performance by Duke Ellington and his band from their 1962 concert at the Newport Jazz Festival. It has been described as the greatest performance of Ellington’s career. You know what to do! Get comfortable […]

Posted on März 8, 2018

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Trip to the Roaring Twenties

Today’s “Josh’s Jazz” is taking you on a trip back into the Roaring Twenties! Also known as the “Jazz Age”, this era was a very exciting one: A time of the break with traditions, economic prosperity and a time of modernity. Not only will Josh share some jazz tunes of the 20’s with you, you […]

Posted on Februar 22, 2018

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Jazz meets Rock and Pop

There are two reasons why Josh’s Jazz is a special show today, the first one being: It will be hosted in English! From now on “Josh’s Jazz” will be hosted alternately in English and German. The second reason why today’s show is a special one is because the theme of the show is “Jazz meets […]

Posted on Februar 1, 2018

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Jazzmusiker Chet Baker im Porträt

In der heutigen Stunde Josh’s Jazz porträtiert Josh das Leben des amerikanischen Jazzmusikers Chet Baker. Der Jazz-Historiker Dave Gelly beschrieb die vielversprechende, frühe Karriere von Baker als “James Dean, Sinatra, and Bix, rolled into one”. Leider nahm die zweite Hälfte seines Lebens eine tragische Wende, als er heroinabhängig wurde und aus dieser Sucht nie wieder […]

Posted on Januar 11, 2018

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Ein Energieschub fürs neue Jahr

Josh hat für die erste Sendung 2018 eine bunte Mischung an Jazz für euch dabei! Neben Swing, Bebop und Filmmusik sind u.a. Nina Simone, Gene Ammons, Errol Garner und Marlene Dietrich dabei. Außerdem teilt er eines seiner absoluten Lieblingsstücke mit euch – ein Stück voller Energie und Improvisationen, wild aber gleichzeitig geregelt. Neugierig? Dann auf […]