Anthony "Aja" Allsop

Anthony "Aja"’s Contributions

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03/04/14    Albums

New album release from The Abigoba Quintet

This is the 5th Album release from Lyon (France) Based outfit lead by Jean - Luc Briacon Features very special guest Erik Truffaz (Blue Note Records) & Amanda Zamoto amongst others.

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05/28/13    Albums

Nicola Conte Presents Viagem 5

Far out Recordings come up with another classic.

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05/28/13    Community Articles

Elizabeth Fields & The Collective

Wolverhampton (UK) artist "Elizabeth Fields" launches her long awaited EP with a couple of live sessions previewing unreleased singles. ......"Heralds the arrival of an astounding new talent, which supports the fabulous vocal effortlessly"...... ​...

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01/30/13    Albums

Mirrors -Kenny Wheeler,Norma Winstone, & London Vocal Project

A collision of a stunning choir a who's who of the London Jazz scene and the legendary vocalist Norma Winston and a band lead by Kenny Wheeler you are going to be hoping and expecting something very special and guess what it is !

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12/03/12    Albums

re -jazz

The latest album project from the German based band,released on Infracom. Featuring Alex Reinemer from Jazzanova. need i say anymore.

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07/18/12    Albums

Gabriele Pose 'Roots Of Soul' - INFRA Com

I would describe the album as a mix of Jazz, Latin & Afro with guest vocals from Onsunlade, Naliah Porter & Tanya Michelle, on the whole it works well with "You Dont Love Me" Ft Osunlade as one of the stand out vocal tracks which was originally covered...

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07/18/12    Albums

Jerker Kluge's Deep Jazz - ' The Meeting '

This is the second album release from band leader and bassist Jerker Kluge from Munich Germany.Jerker Kluge appeared on the European Jazz Scene in 2009 with his first release ' Heaven And Earth ' which was released through Perfect Toy Records, all of the...

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07/01/12    Albums

Abigoba - Mixed Up

Mixed Up from the studio of Nuage 7 (Lyon.France) released via Feverdog Music / Nuage 7

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05/26/12    Albums

Papik - Music Inside

2012 release from Italy's Composer & Producer "Papik" Papik is the creation of Nerio Poggi, a musician, arranger, composer and producer from Rome, Italy. They are a part of the nujazz/lounge genre mixing various jazz styles with pop sensibilities. In...

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04/23/12    Albums

Paul Jordanous Ensemble

This is one heavy debut release from London based trumpeter Paul Jordanous.

04/22/12    Community Articles

Jazz In The 21st Century

This is my thoughts on the current state of the Jazz industry worldwide.

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02/07/12    Albums

Phil Robson - The Immeasurable Code

An album featuring the remarkable guitar talents of Phil Robson.

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09/15/11    Albums

The Baker Brothers New Release From Italy's premier record label Record Kicks

This is the new album release by the UK based "The Baker Brothers-Time To Testify" out on Record Kicks (Italy). It's totally and unashamedly in the retro Soul/Jazz groove a sound that is very much the sound that has been dominating the upmarket dance floors...

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06/22/11    Albums

Nick Pride And The Pimptones

The pride of Newcastle meets the cool of Milano !

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01/17/11    Albums

Fragments Of Human Words & Voices a review

A release from the Jazz/Nu-jazz movement of France

10/13/10    Community Articles

Ketch A Vibe: Diversifying a Career

A summary from James McLaren @ BBC Wales 10:18 UK time, Wednesday, 13 October 2010

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About Anthony "Aja" Allsop

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History :
Aja : Radio Presenter, DJ, Musical Architect, Promotions.
Was a founder of The Jazz Syndicate in the early 80's, a group of young dj's exploring Jazz Music and playing venues in and around London, introducing Jazz to a growing audience. Aja along with his brother Mark took to internet radio, broadcasting on Jazz Syndicate Radio, voted one of the top internet stations in the world.

Though Aja has an extensive knowledge of Jazz, from traditional to the more left field conceptual styles, his passion has lead him on to push the boundaries of Jazz music in all it's forms, supporting new and unsigned artists/bands on his independent show 'Ketch A Vibe' which broadcasts on various radio stations around the world. Aja combines great playlists with his own unique presenting style, and is proud to have a well established listening base and wonderful support for all the new music that he introduces to a world wide audience.
Aja has developed a solid relationship with many record labels across the world, and is on the promotions list of the major Jazz Music Labels receiving brand new music weekly.
To add to this, Aja also regularly writes reviews and is a Critique. for various magazines world wide.

Radio stations Aja has had shows on:
Real Love Radio (UK),
Georgejazz FM (NZ),
Starpoint Radio (UK),
UkJazzradio (UK)

And currently presents "Ketch A Vibe shows" & Mixes with Claire Simone on:
Blues Jazz radio (USA)
The Coast Radio (USA)
Digest Music Radio (Montenegro ME)
Electric Lion Radio (London UK)
Samurai FM (Japan)
Spitfire Radio (Birmingham UK)
Play FM (Austria)
Canora Radio (Madrid Spain)
XRP Radio (UK)
Cruise FM (London)

And has guested on Dave Brown's (Solar Radio) show & Mike Ashleys "Soul Freedom Shows on Radio Cardiff FM,Pulse FM (UK) & Rhythm & Soul Radio (USA).

Check us out on our Facebook page @ https://www.facebook.com/groups/Ketchavibe/

To listen or download the shows go to http://aja.podomatic.com

i-Tune Link http://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/ajas-podcast/id422065845

Anthony "Aja" Allsop joined the JazzTimes community on Aug 17, 2010