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Lee Morgan – ‘The Complete Live At The Lighthouse’

This is the big one, maybe the best box set to come out in years in any genre. A truly gorgeous overall package with extensive liner notes, photos and interviews, this 8-CD set presents the complete four nights of performances by trumpeter Lee Morgan and his quintet...

Billy Harper / Antibes ’75 (2021)

SAM RECORDS, a French label based in Paris that launched in 2011, has put out a previously unreleased Billy Harper live recording! Recorded on Black Saint in July 1975 at the Antibes Jazz Festival, it was carefully remastered from the master tapes. Includes a live version of...

Music Documentaries!

Through the end of this week, local broadcaster Peter Barakan’s curated film festival is on at the Kadokawa Cinema in Yurakucho. It will feature some classic and brand new music documentaries, including the very hard to find Our Latin Thing and The Jazz Loft.

Suga Dairo Trio

Recently I wrote the liner notes for a live recording made at the Shinjuku Pit Inn by the Suga Dairo Trio. Suga is a freestyle pianist influenced by Yamashita Yosuke, and his recent recordings are all wonderful, so I want to introduce this album from two years...

Randy Weston Melba Liston / Volcano Blues

Band leader and pianist Randy Weston was a genius who fused West African traditional music with modern jazz. For several years, his music was arranged and directed by female trombone player Melba Liston. Volcano Blues is a magnificent work with a large any horn section and percussion,...

South African Jazz Reissues!

There’s been a great influx recently of vintage South African jazz albums, from both well known legends, but also long forgotten players in the scene during the 1960s and 70s. Saxophonist Dudu Pukwana was a member of the pioneering SA Jazz group The Blue Notes, but like...

Album Pick – Alkisah By Senyawa

Album Pick: Senyawa – ‘Aliksah’ (Indonesia 2021) This is a brand new release by one of the most interesting bands in the entire world music scene. Duo Rully Shabara (vocals) and Wukir Suryadi (various instruments) sound like no other group I have heard. Rully’s vocals range from...

Album Pick – Alive! By Alive!

Album Pick: Alive! – ‘Alive!’ (US 1979) I’ve been doing some research into women in Jazz music and was recently asked to write the liner notes for a reissue album by the trailblazing 1970’s all-female Jazz group Alive! They were a pioneering band who performed at the...

Welcome to the new K.O.L. Radio website!

Welcome to the new K.O.L. Radio website! You can now listen to all 70 programs we’ve put online to date by using the embedded player, you can also search by DJ name, genre or country, and there’s this new blog too where we will be posting news,...

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前回は、新旧幅広いジャンルからアフロフュージョンのテーマで選曲を披露してくれた金沢のレコードショップ、everyday recordsの店主、堂井裕之さんが今回も新たなミックスを紹介してくれました🎧

堂井さんは金沢21世紀美術館の音楽キュレーションをはじめ地元のアーティストやカルチャーを広める活動をしている北陸シーンに欠かせない方🏠

今回のミックスは、石川県屈指のレゲエ・サウンドシステム、TROPICS をフィーチャーしたイベントのために作られたもので、音響感をテーマに、アフリカを中心とした様々な地域の楽曲をセレクト🔊
ナイジェリア🇳🇬ハイライフ由来のグループ、エンケンガスのUK録音作、エチオピア🇪🇹のキーボーディスト、ハイル・メルギア や、ジンバブエ🇿🇼カリスマ、 トーマス・マプフーモなど、様々なタイプのアフリカンサウンドが楽しめるミックスです!ぜひお聴きください‼️

1. Ekene Dili Chukwu / Nkengas (Nigeria / UK)
2. Sikia Sauce Pt.2 / Orchestre Les Noirs (Zaire)
3. Asa Mpete Special / Nkengas (Nigeria / UK)
4. Nsayi Part.1 / Orchestre Lipua-Lipua (Kenya)
5. Mestirawi Debdabe / Hailu Mergia & The Walias Band (Ethiopia)
6. Adin Gbamzon / Orchestre T.P. Poly-Rhythmo De Cotonou (Benin)
7. Chemera Chaunoda / Thomas Mapfumo (Zimbabwe)
8. Mosese / Lumingu Puati (Congo)
9. Anna / Ernest Ranglin (Jamaica)
10. Brebrebre / Pat Thomas and Kwashibu Area Band (Ghana)
11. Pata Pata / Manu Dibango (Cameroon)
12. Bra No Ano / Super Sweet Talks (Ghana)
13. Yo Se Que Soy / Orchestre Negro Succes (Congo)
14. Kyeremirekuku / African Brothers Band (International) (Ghana)

#kolradio #everydayrecords #kanazawamuseum #kanazawamusic
#recordstore #recordshop #dj #raggaesoundsystem #radio #kanazawaclub #worldmusic #arficanmusic #jamaicanmusic
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New (re-edited) mix up on kol-radio.com from Doi-san at Everyday Records in Kanazawa!
1. Ekene Dili Chukwu / Nkengas (Nigeria / UK)
2. Sikia Sauce Pt.2 / Orchestre Les Noirs (Zaire)
3. Asa Mpete Special / Nkengas (Nigeria / UK)
4. Nsayi Part.1 / Orchestre Lipua-Lipua (Kenya)
5. Mestirawi Debdabe / Hailu Mergia & The Walias Band (Ethiopia)
6. Adin Gbamzon / Orchestre T.P. Poly-Rhythmo De Cotonou (Benin)
7. Chemera Chaunoda / Thomas Mapfumo (Zimbabwe)
8. Mosese / Lumingu Puati (Congo)
9. Anna / Ernest Ranglin (Jamaica)
10. Brebrebre / Pat Thomas and Kwashibu Area Band (Ghana)
11. Pata Pata / Manu Dibango (Cameroon)
12. Bra No Ano / Super Sweet Talks (Ghana)
13. Yo Se Que Soy / Orchestre Negro Succes (Congo)
14. Kyeremirekuku / African Brothers Band (International) (Ghana)
#kolradio #djmix #everydayrecords #vinyl #vinylcollection #worldmusic #africa #africanmusic #congo #ghana #kenya #nigeria #zimbabwe #cameroon
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The Tokyo Jazz Joints Photo Project is in Belfast! Exhibition from Sept 25th - Oct 31st at the Queens Film Theater, UK & Ireland friends, don’t miss it! #tokyojazzjoints #japan #jazz #jazzkissaten #jazzkissa #jazzbar #jazzcafe #ジャズ喫茶 #documentaryphotography #photoproject #vinyl #records #travel #audio #cafe #bar #belfast ...

今回は、ブラジルの🇧🇷Patua Discos @patuadiscos のDJクルー @patuadjs DJ Caio Formiga @caioformiga さんを紹介します。サンパウロのクラブ界で知られているCaioさんは、ヒップホップをルーツとし、現代のブラジルシーンの音楽と過去のレコードコレクションを見事にブレンドさせています🎧

今回のセットでは、彼のブラジルコレクションの中から、ボサノヴァ、ジャズサンバ、Mpb、ブラジリアン・ブギーなどを幅広くミックス‼️

サンパウロを拠点とするシンガーソングライター、Luiza Lianの近年の曲から、1970年リリースのBarbosaのアフロ・サンバまで、多様で楽しいブラジル音楽のスタイルを味わえるミックスです。ぜひお聴きください🎶🎵

01 - Luiza Lian - Sou Yabá
02 - Claudia - Macumba
03 - Anamaria Bom - Queimada
04 - Rubinho & Mauro Assumpção - Os Olhos
05 - O Triângulo - Você que não vem
06 - Pau Brasil - Bela Natureza
07 - Adauto Santos - Confiança
08 - Josyara - Nana
09 - Tania Maria - De Frente
10 - Eva Lupi - Cartas na Mesa
11 - Marcio Diniz - Mulata Dengosa
12 - Amaro José - Obatalá
13 - Ary Lobo - Nego São
14 - Cyro Aguiar - Rei do Maracatú
15 - Renata Lu - Faz Tanto tempo
16 - Neyde Alexandre - Perplexidade
17 - M. Takara - Rei da Cocada
18 - Alma Brasileira - Pra Oxála
19 - Barbosa - Searé de Oxalá
20 - Achados & Perdidos - Eu a Carolina
21 - Edgar e Os Tais - Bambê-Lô
22 - Janjão - Meu Barquinho
23 - Monsueto - Macumpila
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K.O.L. Radio returns to Brazil! @caioformiga from @patuadjs presents an incredible mix of Brazilian deep cuts, samba, MPB, bossa, jazz, boogie and more, featuring the incredible Claudia, Afro samba group Barbosa and LOTS more! Viva Brasil!! #brazil #brasil #saopaulo #patuádiscos #brazilianmusic #djmix #vinyl #vinylcollection #mpb #samba #bossanova #jazz #kolradio #japan ...

A few words on the Lee Morgan ‘Complete Live At The Lighthouse’ box set that just came out. It’s a treasure. 英語と日本語で読める! At kol-radio.com #leemorgan #hermosabeach #lighthouse #jazz #jazzreissue #livemusic ...

@kolradio1 レギュラーコンテンツ @mrokjazztokyo OKJAZZ podcast をUP!

Duke Pearson & Flora Purim のブラジリアンフュージョン、スイス🇨🇭ドラマー、Florian Arbenzや、impulseからメジャーデビューしたBrandee YoungerのNEW RELEASE、コンゴ音楽の父、Joseph Kabasele のバンドナンバーなど新旧様々な世界の音楽をお楽しみください🌏🌍

Duke Pearson & Flora Purim – ‘Stormy’, album Blue Juice Vol. 2 (Brazil/USA)
Ulysses Owens Jr. Big Band – ‘London Town’, album Soul Conversations (USA)
Brandee Younger – ‘Love & Struggle’, album Somewhere Different (USA)
Otis Spann – ‘The Blues Never Die’, album Blues Masters Vol 7: Blues Revival (USA)
Slim Harpo – ‘Baby Scratch My Back’, album Blues Masters Vol 7: Blues Revival (USA)
Nonato Luiz – ‘Choro em Sonata’ (Brazil)
Joseph Kabasele & Africa Jazz- ‘Miwela Miwela’, album Le Grand Kalle: His Life & Music (Congo)
Miki N’Doye – ‘Boray’ , album Joko (Gambia/Norway)
Ilugdin Trio – ‘Tamed Loneliness’, album My Story (Russia)
Florian Arbenz / Jim Hart / Heiri Kanzig – ‘Wooden Lines’, album Conversations 2&3: Oracle / Neologism (Switzerland)
Joji Hirota – ‘Prayer’s Tale’, album Prayer’s Tale: Taiko Drums & Asian Percussion (Japan)
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#Repost @djotsuka with @make_repost
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本日情報解禁‼️
Key of Life+3年ぶりのニューリリースは、DJ大塚広子キャリア初のRemixワーク🎧🪘

RM jazz legacyで抜擢したセネガル出身のジェンベ奏者オマール・ゲンデファル(AfroBegue)と仲間たちとの究極のディープ・アフリカントラックが完成!!!!!

完全限定7inch🍩
11/27発売 #レコードの日 #keyoflifeplus
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@kolradio1 レギュラーコンテンツ @mrokjazztokyo OKJAZZ podcast の最新エピソードをUP‼️
🇯🇲追悼Lee Perry and The Upsettersのナンバー、70sから続くセネガル伝説的バンド、🇸🇳Orchestra Baobab、坂本龍一🇯🇵クラシックス、Vijay Iyer 、Linda May Han Oh 、Tyshawn SoreyのECM最新作までバラエティー溢れるセレクトをお楽しみください🎶

Mouhamadou Bamba - Orchestra Baobab, album Bamba (Senegal)

Lee Perry & The Upsetters - ‘Son Of Thunder’, album Complete UK Upsetter Singles Vol. 2 (Jamaica)

Victor Uwaifo - ‘Joromi/Monkey Yanga’ - album The Best of Victor Uwaifo (Nigeria)

The Rolling Stones - ‘Live With Me’, ‘Little Queenie’, album Get Yer Ya-Ya’s Out (UK)

Alemayehu Eshete - ‘Qondjit’, album Ethiopique Vol. 9 (Ethiopia)

Bruna Mendez - ‘Imagen Em Mim’, , album Corpo Possivel (Brazil)

Ryuichi Sakamoto - ‘Relache’, album Hidari Ude No Yume (Japan)

Yutaka Oyama - track 1, album Obi (Japan)

Heshoo Beshoo Group - ‘Amabutho’, album Heshoo Beshoo Group Armitage Road (South Africa)

Tassos Spiliotopoulos - ‘Across The Line’, album Solitude (Greece/Sweden)

Vijay Iyer/Linda May Oh/Tyshawn Sorey - ‘Configurations’, album Uneasy (USA)

Orchestra Baobab - ‘Gnawoe’, album Specialist In All Styles (Senegal

#kolradio #podcast #okjazzpodcast
#radio #japan #cd #record #vinyl
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