Tribute heavy episode to some departed musical giants, including Lee Perry, Victor Uwaifo, CharlieWatts, Alemayehu Eshete and Barthelemy Attisso, plus new jazz from the US, new music from Japan & more!
Back with plenty new music, kicking off with the incredible LittleSimz, music from Jambinai in South Korea, solo saxophone from Jaleel Shaw, guitarist Tassos Spiliotoupolous' latest EP and lots more!
Joan Armatrading, AmyWinehouse, Etta James, more classic Congolese Rumba, Jamie Branch, epic live Lee Morgan & more!
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!
This is a 60-min special mix of chilled-out grooves from around the world, selected by Soda-san from Out Records in Nagoya City, central Japan.
Ian Martin from Call And Response Records in Tokyo returns to K.O.L. with another mix, this time of Japanese Psychedelic and Experimental tunes!
In today's mix, music industry veteran Ken Hidaka brings us a selection of Japanese Ambient, New Age and Environmental tracks. We’ll hear from Seigen Ono, engineer, producer, composer and founder of Saidera Records, go back to the 90s subculture scene in Japan with music from Yan Tomita and Hiroshi Fujiwara, and to the new wave sounds of the group Anzen Chitai. This is a deep look into a part of the Japanese music scene fairly unknown outside the country, by DJ, producer and writer Ken Hidaka.
Part 1 of our special interview with Ken Hidaka! Ken is a real 'all-rounder' in the Japanese music scene having worked for over two plus decades as a DJ, artist manager, compilation producer, label rep and more.
長年日本と海外の音楽シーンを繋ぐフリーランス・コーディネイター、Ken Hidakaさんが語る、2000年以降の日本の音楽の需要、価値、レコード中古市場とは・・・。A&R、再発監修者、ライター、通訳、DJとしても活躍し、Waxpoetics Japanの立ち上げ、ダンス・レーベルやDJ MIXの作品監修..
The Digest returns after a long break with Episode 4! Mr. OK Jazz and DJ Otsuka introduce selections from five more mixes first shared on K.O.L. in 2020. These songs were introduced on mixes by Daisuke Hisatome, Plainstone, DJ JazzySad in Serbia, John Potter in Okinawa, and Ken Hidaka. This program is presented in English and Japanese. この番組は英語と日本語で提供します。 Daisuke Hisatome Brazilian 7inch Mix – Doris Monteiro “E Isso Ai” Plainstone Hawaiian Mix – Dick Jensen...