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GULF of Berlin - Live at Aufsturz Klub in Berlin, Germany

A live jazz set from Aufsturz Klub in Berlin, Germany by GULF of Berlin on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live with Linus. GULF of Berlin’s Soundresearch Project focuses on improvised compositions and it consists of Gebhard Ullmann (tenor saxophone, bass clarinet), Gerhard Gschlössl (trombone, sousaphone), Johannes Fink (bass, cello), Jan Leipnitz (drums) and special guest Michael Haves (live electronics). All of the musicians come from different parts of Germany, bringing their various...


Hyuna Park Trio - Live at Birdland Theater in New York, NY

The Jazz Hole Live with Linus features a live set by the NYC-based Hyuna Park Trio today, recorded at Birdland Theater, the new addition to the legendary Birdland Jazz Club. South Korean bandleader, composer and pianist Hyuna Park is joined by the Colorado-born bassist Myles Sloniker, the Austrian-born drummer Peter Traunmueller and on one tune by her husband, Swiss producer, composer and trombonist Amadis Dunkel. Hyuna Park can be heard on several recordings, on some of them as a...


Curtis + Garabedian + Sperrazza - Live at the Owl Music Parlor in Brooklyn, NY

Today’s “The Jazz Hole Live” set comes from the Owl Music Parlor in Brooklyn. The group that performed there on June 16th was Curtis + Garabedian + Sperrazza, a Brooklyn-based trio that recently released their debut album “New Year” on Outside In Music. The trio consists of GRAMMY nominated alto saxophonist Caleb Wheeler Curtis, bassist Noah Garabedian and drummer Vinnie Sperrazza and they describe their sound as improvisations, compositions, sketches, inside jokes, aspirations, dreams,...


Lena Bloch & Feathery - Live at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in Amherst, MA

On today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live with Linus, check out a brilliant live set by Lena Bloch & Feathery, recorded at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in Amherst, MA. The NYC-based saxophonist and composer is joined by pianist Russ Lossing, bassist Cameron Brown and drummer Billy Mintz. Visit for more information and to purchase their most recent album “Heart Knows”. LENA BLOCH & FEATHERY: Lena Bloch (tenor saxophone) Russ Lossing (piano) Cameron Brown (bass)...


Convergence - Live at Jazztime Ravensburg in Ravensburg, Germany

Tune in to hear a fantastic set by Convergence, a brand new project by Swiss drummer Florian Arbenz, featuring the Cuban brothers Jorge Vistel on trumpet and Maikel Vistel on saxophone, plus Jim Hart on vibes and Heiri Känzig on bass. This brand new cross-continent collaboration performed at Jazztime Ravensburg in Germany in early February and it actually was only their second performance ever in this formation. Get to hear the magic that happened that night on today’s episode of The Jazz...


Harley Card - Live at The Jazz Room in Kitchener, ON, Canada

Today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live with Linus features three live tracks by the Toronto-based guitarist, composer and educator, Harley Card, plus two studio tracks from his latest album “The Greatest Invention”. Harley is joined by some of Canada’s finest jazz musicians: David French on tenor saxophone, Matt Newton on piano, Ethan Ardelli on drums and Dan Fortin on bass (live tracks), as well as Jon Maharaj on bass (album tracks). HARLEY CARD: Harley Card (guitar) David French (tenor...


Q Morrow - Live at Lunàtico in Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn-based guitarist and composer Q Morrow performed a live set at Bar Lunàtico with his band, consisting of Evan Francis on alto saxophone and flute, Sam Bevan on bass and Raj Jayaweera on drums. Check it out on this month’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live with Linus. All of the compositions are written by Q Morrow and most of them are part of his latest album “There Are Stars in Brooklyn”. Visit for more information Q MORROW: Q Morrow (guitar) Evan Francis (alto...


Julian Gerstin Sextet - Live at Wendy Redlinger's House in Guilford, VT

The Julian Gerstin Sextet performed a number of Julian’s original compositions at Wendy Redlinger's House in Guilford, VT on December 16th 2018. Check out the first set on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live with Linus. Many of the tunes are based on traditional or popular rhythms from Martinique, Cuba, Columbia, Bulgaria or Turkey, in musical settings where the band’s jazz-honed improvisational skills can take wing. Featured are Anna Patton (clarinet), Don Anderson (trumpet), Eugene...


Rafał Sarnecki - Live at ShapeShifter Lab in Brooklyn, NY

Today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live features the NY-based guitarist and composer Rafał Sarnecki (originally from Warsaw, Poland) with a live set from ShapeShifter Lab in Brooklyn, NY. In the thirteen years that Rafał spent living in the Big Apple, he has become one of the most sought-after jazz composers of his generation. So far, he has released four albums as a leader, most recently “Climbing Trees” (2018, Outside In Music). Check out live versions of four of Rafał Sarnecki’s original...


The Richard Shulman Group - Live at the White Horse in Black Mountain, NC

Enjoy most of the “Turned Into Lemonade” CD release concert by The Richard Shulman Group on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live with Linus. Pianist and composer Richard Shulman and his band members - Jacob Rodriguez (tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone), Zack Page (bass), Rick Dilling (drums) and special guest Wendy Jones (vocals) - performed live at the White Horse in Black Mountain, NC on April 4th 2018. Visit to find out more THE RICHARD SHULMAN GROUP: Richard...

Nick Fraser New(ish) Quartet - Live at the Tranzac Club in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Check out today’s live set by the Nick Fraser New(ish) Quartet, recorded at the Tranzac Club in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on September 25th 2018. The acclaimed Toronto-based drummer/composer Nick Fraser on drums, with Emily Denison on trumpet, Karen Ng on alto saxophone and Josh Cole on bass. Be sure to buy Nick’s latest album Is Life Long? (Clean Feed Records) on Nick Fraser New(ish) Quartet: Nick Fraser (drums) Emily Denison (trumpet) Karen Ng (alto...


\\livingfossil// - Live at the Burdock Music Hall in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Gordon Hyland’s \\livingfossil// preformed a set at Toronto’s Burdock Music Hall on October 29th 2017, opening for bassist Søren Nissen. The set was captured by videographer Saul Ledermen and you get to hear it on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live with Linus. Next to Gordon Hyland on tenor saxophone, the band is comprised of guitarists Torrie Seager (right) and Neil Whitford (left), electric bassist Andrew Roorda and drummer Mackenzie Longpre. Visit, if you’d like...


Nick Biello - Live at Cornelia Street Cafe in New York, NY

The Nick Biello Quintet celebrated their “Vagabond Soul” CD release at Cornelia Street Cafe in New York, NY on August 15th 2018. Check out three lengthy tracks from it on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live. Nick Biello on alto sax, Josh Lawrence on trumpet, Mark Meadows on piano, Alex Tremblay on bass and Jake Robinson on drums. At the end of the episode, you get to enjoy the actual opener from the studio album. Visit for more information and to purchase...


Philippe Lemm Trio - Live In Europe

Check out the Philippe Lemm Trio on this month’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live with Linus. The NYC-based trio, consisting of Dutch Drummer Philippe Lemm, American pianist Angelo Di Loreto and American bassist Jeff Koch, just released album number two entitled City Birds via Outside In Music. Today’s episode features a live set, mostly recorded at Paradox Tilburg in Tilburg, Netherands on October 16th 2017 (with the exception of one track that was recorded at Vertigo Jazz Club & Restaurant...


The Mitch Perrins Atlantic Quintet - Live at the Jewellery Quarter Jazz Festival in Birmingham, UK

The Jazz Hole Live with Linus, this month featuring a 2016 live set from The Jewellery Quarter Festival Jazz Festival in Birmingham, UK by The Mitch Perrins Atlantic Quintet! Bandleader and composer Mitch Perrins on drums, Nick Dewhurst on trumpet, Tommaso Starace on alto saxophone, Gareth Fowler on guitar and Mike Green on bass. British drummer and composer Mitch Perrins honed his skills in New York City over the course of ten years. His new Survival Suite is an homage to his experiences...


Frank Wagner - Live at Frank Wagner’s Studio

This month on The Jazz Hole Live: NYC-based bassist, composer and educator Frank Wagner recorded a special set for The Jazz Hole, along with his trio, consisting of Marco Di Gennaro on piano and David Meade on drums. A totally unique episode of The Jazz Hole Live, not recorded at a club or festival, but at a NYC musician’s rehearsal space! An amazing and funny behind the scenes look - or listen. Enjoy! Don’t forget to check out the new album Frank Wagner’s Floating Holiday, released on...


Myriad3 - Live in Budapest

The Jazz Hole Live - this month featuring Myriad3, the Toronto-based trio consisting of Chris Donnelly on piano, Daniel Fortin on bass and Ernesto Cervini on drums. On April 11th 2018, they performed at Opus Jazz Club in Budapest, Hungary and today you’ll get to hear a number of their original compositions from that performance. Myriad3 is a true collective, each member acts simultaneously as a leader and as a sideman. They play mostly original music, and have performed together since 2010...


VEIN: CD Release, Live in Basel

This month’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live with Linus features the internationally recognized Swiss trio VEIN, consisting of twin brothers Michael Arbenz (piano) and Florian Arbenz (drums), as well as Thomas Lähns (bass). On September 9th 2017, their CD release concert took place at Vollkshaus in Basel, Switzerland with special guests Andy Sheppard, Martial In-Albon, Nils Fischer, Noah Arnold and René Mosele. Their latest album VEIN plays Ravel (Challenge Records) focuses on the works of...


Lena Bloch & Feathery: Live in Brooklyn

Live tracks by Lena Bloch & Feathery on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live with Linus, recorded at The Drawing Room on February 11th 2018 and at Korzo (Konseptions Series) on October 24th 2017, both located in Brooklyn, NY. Saxophonist, composer and educator Lena Bloch is originally from Moscow, Russia and immigrated to Israel in 1990. She moved to Brooklyn in 2008 and released her debut album Feathery (Thirteenth Note) in 2014. The quartet from that album has evolved into the band of...


Jonathan Saraga: Journey to a New World - CD Release

Today’s episode features trumpeter, composer and Manhattan native Jonathan Saraga with music from his fantastic CD release concert that took place on October 29th at Dazzle in Denver, Colorado. The musicians next to Jonathan Saraga (trumpet, compositions) were John Gunther (tenor saxophone), Alex Heffron (guitar), Peter John Stoltzman (piano), Gonzalo Teppa (upright bass) and Dru Heller (drums). Visit to purchase Jonathan’s latest album “Journey to a New World”....