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.
2020 has been a tough year, and we're not over it yet. But we always have music to make things just a little bit better so for today's episode, sit back and enjoy great new releases by Gary Bartz & Maisha, Makaya McCraven, some incredible South African Jazz on a new reissue of Dudu Pukwana & The Spears, some very wild Rock/Gamelan fusion from Indonesia, the start or Mr. OK Jazz' 'Summer of Samba' and lots more.
On today’s mix made specially for K.O.L. Radio, DJ Helena Guedes from Portugal brings us a selection of tunes, many of which are brand new 2020 releases, some of the grooviest new jazz albums of the year. New music from Carlos Garnett, Gary Bartz & Maisha from their Direct to Disc new album, London based producer and saxophone player Tenderlonious, some Brazilian vibes from Sabrina Malheiros and a lot more.
Daisuke Histaome is a Hiroshima based DJ who since the late 1990s has organized events featuring both local and international guest DJs and musicians. A collector of not only Black American Music but also World Music for many years, in today’s mix he shares from his extensive collection of Brazilian 7-inch singles, starting with one from US Virgin Islands born Jon Lucien with 'Come To Rio', then from well known acts like Gal Costa and much rarer singles mostly unavailable outside Brazil.
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!
DJ Arbie Won, DJ and owner of the Treskul Records & Cafe in Quezon City, the Philippines shares classic Pinoy Jazz tunes! The Philippines was once known as the 'Jazz Capital of Asia', and Arbie's mix includes many of the scene's giants, including tunes from Bong Penera, pianist & guitarist who plays a Brazilian influenced Samba & Bossa-Nova Jazz, the groovy Big Band sounds of the Jazz Friends, the funky fusion of Boy Katindig, and even a tune from Filipina...
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!
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!
New jazz from the US, great news for Congolese Rumba fans, Brazilian acoustic guitar, some classic Blues, and an unscheduled cameo by the OK Jazz Dog!
K.O.L. Radio is thrilled to welcome from São Paulo, Brazil, DJ Paulão Brazuca! Owner of the Patua Discos label and record store, he’s been a major DJ in Brazil for more than 20 years, released the multi-volume Brazuca! compilation, and even hosts several radio shows. For today’s mix, made specially for K.O.L., he has gone into his 10,000+ record collection to share some deep Brazilian grooves, from groups like Orchestre Som Livre, the Golden Boys, and Wilson das Neves. Samba, Afro-funk, boogie...