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.
Here on Sound Journey #3, a mix of both contemporary Jazz from New York and Japan since 2015 with a hip-hop influenced sound, alongside a few older classics.
Check out this special mix of deep and spiritual jazz from guest selector Philip Arneill. Tunes to help keep your mind and soul in synch during some heavy times.
In 1998 in Tokyo the DJ event [SEARCHING] started, inspired by the rare groove collections of worldwide DJ's. The 45's in this mix were chosen as a representation of the 45 DJ culture in Japan that developed since the 1990's.
Prezident Markon, writer, journalist and music critic Mark Sampson is back with a Latin Jazz/Jazz Latin mix of tunes from 1951 up until the present day.
Guest selector Hiroki Igarashi is the owner of the curry shop "GO-MARU-DO in Sapporo city, and a popular DJ at clubs like the world-famous Precious Hall.
Today's guest selector is Mitsutaka Nagira, music writer, DJ and publisher, on this mix he’s presenting some incredible new sounds from around the world, including music from Morocco and North Africa but also all the way from India, some very choice world-jazz vibes from the contemporary scene.
Today’s mix is by Plainstone, 20 plus-year resident of Japan, he runs the One Box Record Fair. A long time collector, he’s traveled the world to visit the most obscure and hidden record stores; today’s special mix comes from his extensive collection of international film and TV soundtrack albums.
DJ DSK is from Okinawa and works as a DJ and event organizer based in Naha-City. In today’s mix he’s sharing a selection of contemporary jazz music from Okinawa, Japan and spots around the world, from musicians including the Shota Watanabe Trio, Tenderlonious and Element Of The Moment.
Guest selector DJ Koichi Shima is a writer, journalist and organizer of the regular DJ event ‘Soul Matters’ where he introduces Latin music from across the Spanish speaking world.