60 Best Jazz Podcasts
Here are 60 Best Jazz Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
New York City, New York, US
The LJS Podcast is the podcast where you get weekly jazz tips, interviews, stories and advice for becoming a better jazz musician.
Play⋅ 28.4K⋅ 1.3K⋅ 5.1K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 35 min ⋅ Mar 2016 Get Email Contact
Two strikingly handsome middle-aged men get together every other week to discuss jazz in depth.
Play⋅ 246⋅ 24 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 85 min ⋅ Dec 2012 Get Email Contact
London, England, UK
Best Smooth Jazz is a refreshingly 'chilled' Smooth Jazz radio show. Host Rod Lucas plays a 'cool' selection of new & familiar Smooth Jazz instrumentals. Easy listening Grooves with a Soul & R&B feel and Latin vibes. Jazz with fun feel. London's New Cool Smooth Jazz.
Play⋅ 3.3K⋅ 9.2K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 149 min Get Email Contact
The OK Jazz Podcast is a weekly show hosted by James Catchpole aka Mr OK Jazz. An eclectic selection of World Music, Jazz, Soul, Funk, Blues and more, ranging from classic tracks to fresh releases plus info on live gigs, cultural events and anything interesting going on in the Tokyo and Yokohama areas.
Play⋅ 1.6K⋅ 2.6K⋅ 1.3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 84 min ⋅ Jan 2015 Get Email Contact
Lakewood, New Jersey, US
The Dr. Jazz Podcast is not for the faint of heart. All kidding aside. This is just me spinning some of my favorite jazz tracks and sharing them with you.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 155 min Get Email Contact
Larry The Radio Guy and the listener discover jazz together.
Play 2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 61 min Get Email Contact
Dallas, Texas, US
A podcast introducing aspiring Jazz Pianists to essential Jazz Piano Skills. Professional Jazz Piano Lessons by Dr. Bob Lawrence, President The Dallas School of Music
Play⋅ 466 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 56 min Get Email Contact
A podcast about listening to, and playing jazz better, from musicians Peter Martin and Adam Maness. Listen for a combo of actionable advice and occasional humor all while sitting at the piano.
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Women in Jazz Media is a place to explore, discuss and collaborate with women who work in Jazz Media. In our 'In Conversation with...' series we invite guests from across the world to discuss their careers, their challenges and inspirations and to explore what actions we can all take to support and encourage a more diverse Jazz Media industry. In our 'On The Bookcase' series, with explore the world of female authors across the world, talking to guests about their careers, processes and more.
Play⋅ 2.1K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 42 min Get Email Contact
10. Jazz Focus
A focused look at some specific moments in recorded jazz history.
Play⋅ 226 ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 61 min Get Email Contact
The Smooth Jazz Weekend is a nationally syndicated radio show that focuses on contemporary jazz featuring indie artists only. The purpose of this show is to promote and introduce to jazz lovers, fans and listeners some of the BEST indie jazz music you will find period. The Smooth Jazz Weekend is NOT your typical Jazz radio show. Our format will include entertainment, information and inspiration. We invite you to spend your weekends with us!
Play⋅ 2.9K⋅ 99 ⋅4 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 60 min Get Email Contact
Baltimore, Maryland, US
SOMETHING came from Baltimore is a Jazz/Blues/R&B Music Interview Podcast. Words and Music from National and Local Musicians featuring Jazz Music and Bmore Attitude!
Play⋅ 433⋅ 75 ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 46 min Get Email Contact
Straight No Chaser is the place for jazz lovers to enjoy podcasts with their favorite music and artists. Host Jeffrey Siegel will take you inside the world of jazz, from the new releases to the best festiva;s to remembrances of jazz legends.
Play⋅ 403 ⋅4 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 33 min ⋅ May 2005 Get Email Contact
14. The Jazz Podcast
London, England, UK
The Jazz Podcast is run by professional musicians based in London. We like life stories and inspirational tales of why other musicians get into the business. We also run a series of album and jazz festival preview shows, which can also be found in amongst the list here. All of our guests are in some way connected to the jazz scene in the U.K.
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Play⋅ 2.4K ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 42 min ⋅ Feb 2017 Get Email Contact
Johnny Valenzuela and Tony Habra have decided to start a podcast. The two of us have been attending Jazz festivals (specifically the Playboy Jazz Festival until recently and now the Sun Valley Jazz Festival) for over 30 years. Now, we are turning our love of Jazz into a weekly podcast. The intent is to look at several versions of the same Jazz standard each week, offer some history on the original, play snippets from each version and talk about what we like, don't like and appreciate.
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Cleveland, Ohio, US
Local artists from BOP STOP! The Bop Stop at The Music Settlement is Cleveland's premier listening room: an intimate, acoustically pristine performance venue with sweeping views of Lake Erie.
Play⋅ 8.1K⋅ 679 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 80 min Get Email Contact
17. Jazz Stew
Jazz: America's Musical Art Form!
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 69 min Get Email Contact
Portland, Oregon, US
A wide variety of Smooth Jazz, Contemporary, Easy Listening, Fusion, Instrumental and Vocal Jazz from around the world featuring both major and indie label artists. Playing 'The Best Smooth Jazz on the Internet'.
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 131 min Get Email Contact
19. Mondo Jazz
Mondo Jazz has dedicated to the proposition that jazz is a language that originated in the US but is now spoken all over the world in various, at times very strong, accents and dialects, which make it a rich resource for rewarding sonic explorations. Needless to say there will be plenty of US jazz on my program, in an attempt to show the continuity that exists between the US and the international jazz scenes.
Play 3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 69 min Get Email Contact
A weekly survey of the top jazz albums of the week, hosted by Marcellus 'The Bassman' Shepard and Kyle LaRue.
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The Jazz Suite is a podcast that is solely focused on jazz, all types of jazz from classic jazz to experimental jazz. If the music can be considered jazz then you could hear it on The Jazz Suite this podcast is especially devoted to Independent and Indie jazz artists. God blessed me to create this podcast and I do my best to follow what God has planned for me.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 60 min Get Email Contact
In 2005 I was blessed to start a podcast that praised GOD through jazz music it has been four years! now i would like to turn a corner and still continue to help jazz artist who use their gift to give GOD praise and let the people who listen and are blessed by the music lift god up and each other! this is the purpose of this group to create a community for those who love GOD and jazz.
Play⋅ 200 ⋅7 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 61 min Get Email Contact
Washington, District of Columbia, US
Swing into the weekend with Hot Jazz Saturday Night on WAMU! Each week, host Rob Bamberger celebrates the great American music of the early twentieth century, playing vintage jazz, swing, and big band recordings from the '20s, '30s, and '40s. Hot Jazz Saturday Night originated on WAMU in 1980. The program was selected for preservation by the Library of Congress in its collection of significant locally-produced radio programming.
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24. Destination Jazz
Detroit, Michigan, US
Ed introduces listeners to new jazz recordings and plays the classics of years gone by.
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Vancouver, British Columbia
CiTR is proud to present one of the best jazz shows in Vancouver. It has been hosted by notable jazz musician Gavin Walker since 1984. He features Jazz music that is respectful of its tradition and influential to the future.
Play⋅ 10.6K ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Jul 2013 Get Email Contact
26. Jazz After Dark
Join jazz aficionado Don Shor as he explores the diverse and fascinating world of jazz. Jazz After Dark spans the gamut, from roots in boogie woogie, blues, and ragtime, through traditional and straight ahead jazz, soul jazz, bossa nova, and more.
Play⋅ 3.6K⋅ 1.2K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 59 min Get Email Contact
Welcome to the 10 Minute Jazz Lesson Podcast! Our goal on the show is to give you a quality, concise jazz improvisation lesson every week. Make sure you get the most out of every lesson. We want all of our listeners to become better improvisers and musicians and we can promise you by listening to the 10 Minute Jazz Lesson Podcast you will do just that.
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Play⋅ 3K⋅ 32⋅ 143 ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 13 min ⋅ Feb 2016 Get Email Contact
London, England, UK
Licensed Jazz Funk Soul and Smooth Jazz Music, discussion and memories with a backdrop of smooth grooves of the past and current.
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Play⋅ 1.2K⋅ 1.3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 109 min Get Email Contact
Sacramento, California, US
Learn jazz piano with direction guidance and support. Jazz piano school removes the guesswork from the learning process. So you are free to make progress.
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30. Jazz Today
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
This program is dedicated to the best of contemporary jazz music, affirming that jazz music is relevant and thriving today. In each episode, expect to hear music from current and recent releases and some classic jazz.
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31. Improv Exchange
New York, US
The Jazz Interview and Commentary Podcast. At the turn of the decade I became acutely aware of the declining prevalence of Jazz music and musicians. As a musician myself, I'm wholly immersed in music, not only as a creator but as a consumer.
Play⋅ 57⋅ 63 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 44 min Get Email Contact
32. Adult Music
Music for the mature mind: Russ and Mike discuss recent classical and jazz releases from their secret mountain lair in Japan. Find something new to listen to each week with complete release information.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 134 min ⋅ Feb 2021 Get Email Contact
Jazz on the Rocks With a Twist of Soul is a unique blend of Jazz cordials with a Soulful chaser. JOTR celebrates the unmistakable bond between soothing Jazz and soulful vocals. A combination created by the musical gods that is guaranteed to Relax, Rejuvenate, and Refresh the passive listener and the passionate aficionado. Pull up a chair, sit back, and take a sip of musical cocktails mixed by your Jazzologist, 30 year radio veteran, Ken James.
Play 1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 118 min Get Email Contact
The vibrant prism of jazz presented by 'The Original Sinbad'
Play⋅ 49 ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 126 min Get Email Contact
35. RIFFIN' on JAZZ
ROJ is a jazz show that explores the genre from all of its many perspectives. Hosted by Howard Robertson and Malvin Massey, Jr., two musicians, jazz aficionados and longtime friends. Hailing from Memphis, TN, ROJ strives to be informative, engaging and downright fun shows on the air and available via podcasts.
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World-renowned jazz pianist Judy Carmichael explores the questions with her guests every week on her public radio show Judy Carmichael's Jazz Inspired. Celebrated artists discuss their creative process and how their passion for jazz has inspired their work.
Play⋅ 643 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 59 min ⋅ Jul 2007 Get Email Contact
37. Bite-Size Jazz
Bite-Size Jazz: A short jazz podcast with a taste of new albums and new artists! Join host Stephanie Steele as she chats with up-and-coming jazz musicians, internationally renowned jazz musicians, and everyone in between about their latest albums.
Play⋅ 123⋅ 52 ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 13 min Get Email Contact
38. All That's Jazz
This is where you'll hear conversations and the backstory about everything that's Jazz. Topics we'll explore include all artist profiles, the next generation, educators, festivals, venues, producers, photographers, painters, broadcasters, writers, even food and recipes from some of your favorite musicians.
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Courtney Pine Global (CPG) is an exciting non-stop music playlist of the best new jazz releases dropping globally. From swing, smooth jazz, and Latin jazz to fusion, rock, and global beats, Courtney picks a cool mix of new and well-known artists for you to work, rest and play too! Easy listening vocals, soulful bop, experimental vibes. Refreshingly new jazz. Funk, World, and Hip-hop lovers will enjoy these grooves too! A Jazz-pod Production
Play⋅ 173 ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 34 min Get Email Contact
40. Jazz Beat
Springfield, Massachusetts, US
A Jazz and Blues podcast from New England Public Media's Tom Reney. Tom has been the host of the Jazz a la Mode radio program for over 30 years. He lectures widely on jazz, and his writing on music has appeared in the Boston Globe, Downbeat, Jazz Times and the jazz blog at NEPM.org.
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Play⋅ 12.9K⋅ 6.8K ⋅4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 45 min ⋅ Oct 2017 Get Email Contact
Watford, England, UK
Chatting about jazz and musical junctions - talking with special guests, listeners and musicians. And don't miss the Watford Jazz Junction festival (held during May in the UK).
Play⋅ 392⋅ 1.7K ⋅16 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 34 min Get Email Contact
Los Angeles, California, US
CoffeeTalk Conversations Radio covers a myriad of insightful personal growth topics interviewing today's powerful thought leaders, influences, entrepreneurs and woman running a variety of companies.
Play⋅ 2.2K⋅ 9.5K ⋅9 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 79 min ⋅ Jul 2010 Get Email Contact
43. JAZZ UNLIMITED
Mr. Anthony is a jazz expert who has done jazz programming on the radio for over 50 years including a recent 5 year stint on the All Jazz Channel for Sirius Satellite Radio.Through the years he has interviewed a host of Jazz luminaries in-cluding Sonny Rollins, Dizzy Gillespie, Charles Mingus, Herbie Hancock, and Mundell Lowe. In more recent times he has talked with Dianne Reeves, Bob James, Ellis Marsalis and all of the Marsalis brothers and John Pizzarelli to name just a few.
Play⋅ 1.2K ⋅3 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 59 min Get Email Contact
44. The Checkout
New York City, New York, US
Music and interviews featuring cutting edge artists from around the world. Including 'Check This Out', which showcases new releases of jazz and related music.
Play⋅ 3.4K⋅ 17.9K ⋅11 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 45 min Get Email Contact
45. Journeys In Jazz
Music for old people, pretentious music for the middle classes, complex music for young intellectuals or something we can all appreciate & enjoy? With the contribution of musicians in and around her community Fliss delves into the jazz genre to discuss why it continues to thrive amongst all generations.
Play⋅ 211 ⋅4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact
Hartford, Connecticut, US
From Jazz masters of past and present to emerging new artists performing modern jazz and fusion.
Play⋅ 524 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 60 min ⋅ May 2009 Get Email Contact
47. Jazz Round Table
The Jazz Talk (and Play) Show
Play⋅ 1.2K ⋅5 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 68 min Get Email Contact
48. Jazz Imposters
In each episode of this podcast, we will attempt to tackle one classic jazz standard, discussing the history, theory, and overall appreciation of the song; and by the end of each episode, we will, for better or worse, perform our take. We'll be talking about our experiences as musicians, the triumphs and challenges we have overcome or continue to face in the world of music. We hope to bring you interviews with experts and feature performances by distinguished guests.
Play⋅ 94 ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 34 min Get Email Contact
49. The Jazz Hole
New York City, New York, US
In 2009 Linus Wyrsch joined the team of DJs at BTR and took over the bi-weekly jazz show,The Jazz Hole. Being a sought-after clarinetist and saxophonist, himself, in the Big Apple, Linus embraces a unique relationship with the jazz genre and its musicians, consequently providing the listeners with a backstage pass to the New York jazz scene. The hour-long show features the music of new talents from inside and outside of the New York circuit, and every once in a while, Linus is able to sneak in a major jazz artist, sometimes accompanied with a short interview.
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Jazz Boulevard is a weekly award-winning 2-hour syndicated radio show produced in jazzy Montreal, Quebec, Canada and syndicated to stations across Canada via the National Campus & Community Radio Association of Canada.
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51. Jazz Gumbo
Jazz Gumbo is a fusion of jazz and related musical styles, including soul, rock, r&b, blues, even a little gospel.
Play Jun 2012 Get Email Contact
52. Jazz United
Newark, New Jersey, US
Jazz United is a wide-ranging conversation show from WBGO, hosted by critic Nate Chinen and broadcaster Greg Bryant. Covering a host of subjects relevant to the musical community, it draws on the shared enthusiasms of its hosts as well as some key differences.
Play⋅ 53.2K⋅ 37.5K ⋅10 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 46 min Get Email Contact
North Las Vegas, NV
Talking Smooth Jazz (TSJ) is an audio blog to share my concert & jazz festival experiences.
Play⋅ 1.6K⋅ 173 ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 60 min ⋅ Jan 2013 Get Email Contact
Dallas, Texas, US
The Smooth Jazz Weekend is an Internet syndicated radio show that focuses on contemporary jazz featuring indie artists only. The purpose of this show is to promote and introduce to jazz lovers, fans and listeners some of the BEST indie jazz music you will find period. The Smooth Jazz Weekend is NOT your typical Jazz radio show. Our format will include entertainment, information and inspiration. We invite you to spend your weekends with us!
Play⋅ 2.9K⋅ 99 ⋅ Sep 2018 Get Email Contact
55. JAZZ in the AM
The podcast talks about Jazz Music.
Play⋅ 7.9K⋅ 410 ⋅8 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 115 min Get Email Contact
New York City, New York, US
Welcome to the Jazz Congress Podcast, showcasing discussions between musical luminaries attending one of the jazz industry's premiere networking events. Jazz Congress is an annual conference designed to bring together artists, media, and industry leaders in the global jazz community to exchange ideas and nurture the jazz community and support the music.
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The Jazz Treasury Podcast is devoted to exhibiting the best of jazz history in the format of an auditory tour of America's rich indigenous music.
Play⋅ 638⋅ 66 ⋅ Nov 2015 Get Email Contact
New York City, New York, US
On this podcast, Lorens Chuno presents conversations with enterprising jazz musicians. Every now and then, an artist of another form stops by. These conversations are free-form in nature and casually explore the work life of these artists; but don't be surprised to hear their 'starting out' stories, their opinions on current issues, and maybe one or two pieces of advice for people interested in their chosen art field. Come here every week for a new episode of the podcast, and find out how these inspiring jazz practitioners do jazz.
Play⋅ 1.1K⋅ 693 ⋅ Mar 2015 Get Email Contact
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Dr. Bob Lawrence||jazzpianoskillspodcast.com||115|
|Peter Martin & Adam Maness||podcasts.apple.com||111|
|The 10 Minute Jazz Lesson Podcast||10minutejazzlesson.com||104|
|Brent Vaartstra: Jazz Musician, Author, and Entrep||learnjazzstandards.com||84|
Jazz Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Jazz Round Table Show||11|
|Women In Jazz||2|