Jazz's Aussie and Kiwi contingents venture into everything from dark and haunting chamber-jazz to future-soul to classic acoustic quartets. It's a family of sounds as rich and expansive as the countries themselves, offering beauty and forward-looking invention in equal measure. Our editors regularly refresh this playlist. If you like a song, add it to your library.
Things Ain’t (Arrangement inspired by the Aboriginal chant ‘Barrabul-la’ (Wollawarree Bennelong – Wangul clan, 1793, with permission from the Sydney Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council) and ‘Things Ain’t What They Used to Be’ (Mercer Ellington, 1942))