Forget all the lost summer music events and spend an hour with this special HOT Summer Mix from Mr. OK Jazz! Soul, Funk, Jazz, Samba, MPB, Rai, Cumbia, Minyo, Soukous & Reggae, great tunes from around the globe, perfect for a hot summer's night!
Feeling lethargic while locked down during the quarantine? These are some of Mr. OK Jazz' favourites to get the energy up. Play it LOUD!
Having trouble sleeping during these stressful times? Pour out a drink, close your eyes and listen to this selection of Mr. OK Jazz's favourite late night tunes.
The first in a new series called '101' , where Mr. OK Jazz will share some playlists that introduce genres, artists, cities, labels & more. Here Mr. OK Jazz introduces several of his favorite Blues tracks that should be in any beginners Blues collection.
On today's 101 Mix, travel around the world with some of Mr. OK Jazz' best 'world music' selections from the last 6 years of the OK Jazz Podcast, with a special focus on female musicians. Contemporary music from Brazil, Peru, USA, UK, Malaysia, China, Lebanon, Nigeria and more!
The 101 Mix series is back, today going to Brazil! Obviously it’s impossible to introduce all the musical styles of Brazil in one short mix, so in this 101 we’re going to hear just a handful of famous musicians from this musical powerhouse. Some Carioca funk from Rio, music from Salvador in Bahia in northeast Brazil, MPB, current Rap and Pop, Forro music from the countryside, Jazz, Rock and of course plenty of Samba.
Today’s mix is 18 tracks of 100% authentic New York hip-hop, selected by Chyll Will including some worldwide legends like Nas and De La Soul, but also lesser known acts like Mic Handzs and SoSoon. Chyll is a writer, actor, comic strip creator, blogger, graphic artist, and occasional curator and collage-maker of beats with the collective Cut-Up City. He is also an active member of the Black TV & Film Collective based in Brooklyn.
Today's 101 Mix introduces the music of Abdullah Ibrahim. Born in 1934 in Cape Town, and influenced by both Duke Ellington and Thelonious Monk, Ibrahim was a founding member of the Jazz Epistles in 1958, the legendary South African jazz band including Hugh Masakela. Later in exile from the Apartheid regime and then after returning to South Africa in 1990, he has recorded often as a soloist and also as the leader of the group Ekaya (meaning 'Home' in the Xhosa language.) A pianist and composer...
Based in Austin, Texas, core members Joshua Thomson on saxophone and Josh Peters on the oud and latva play a unique world jazz mixture incorporating Middle Eastern, Latin American, and Indian music traditions in their group Atlas Maior. In 2019 they released their 5th album called Riptide, as featured on the OK Jazz Podcast. We’re happy to share this mix of tunes featuring not only a few tracks by Atlas Maior but also musicians and groups they have collaborated with over the years, including...
Today’s guest selectors come from New York City, writer/archivist, and founder of the award winning NY Yankees blog Bronx Banter, Alex Belth, and audio engineer programmer & editor Ill Chemist. Entitled ‘Soup To Nuts’, it’s a mainly 1990s Hip-Hop mix that, in the creators words, has “a lo-fi, late-night radio kind of vibe, featuring dozens of movie and TV samples, creating a unique audio collage” This is a dense, perfectly put together mix that is best listened to on headphones to get the...