OKJ is back, with new music from Italy, South Africa & India, another Congolese classic, spaced out jazz/dub/funk from both Cuba AND Puerto Rico, and more! Charles Mingus – ‘Hora Decubitus’, album Mingus, Mingus, Mingus.. (USA) Francesco Lomagistro & World Expansion – ‘Free’, album World Expansion (Italy) Hank Ballard – ‘You’re So Sexy’, album You Can’t Keep A Good Man Down (USA) Kasai Allstars – ‘Like a Dry Leaf On A Tree’, album Black Ants Always Fly Together, One Bangle...
New music from Jazz legend Gary Bartz, Ethiopian maestro Mulatu Astatke, Che Apalache from Argentina, classic Congolese Rumba, funky LaBelle and lots more!
OKJ is back on Halloween with some creepy classics, new music from Estonia, the US and Brazil, a monster groove from 1970s West Africa, & more! Lana Del Rey – ‘Text Book’, album Blue Banisters (USA) Wayne Shorter – ‘Witch Hunt’, album Speak No Evil (USA) Irreversible Entanglements – ‘Lagrimas Del Mar’, album Open The Gates (USA) Thiago Franca – ‘Hasta La Cumbia’, album A Espetacular Charanga do Franca (Brazil) Super Mama Djombo – ‘Mortos Nega’ (Guinea Bissau)...
New music from Sven Wunder's new album 'Wabi-Sabi', the Saigon Soul Review, a deep Reggae cut from Trojan Records, some spacey Sun Ra and more!
On today's episode, Mr. OK Jazz is very excited about discovering Joropo music from Colombia. There's also music from the wonderful Tony Allen and Hugh Masakela collaboration released in March this year, new jazz from the Majamisty Trio in Serbia, and a monster jam from the great Israel 'Cachao' Lopez. Also one track from the legendary Radio Tarifa's debut album, just reissued this year.
New jazz from Europe & the US, a mini-tour of African deep cuts and classics in Mali, Nigeria, Congo & Angola, DJ Otsuka Remix-Single, funky soul from Los Angeles & more! Rachid Taha – ‘Ya Rayah’, album Rachid Taha (Algeria/France) Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band – ‘The Joker’, album Express Yourself: The Best Of Charles Wright (USA) Mark de Clive Lowe – ‘Thanks Given’, album Midnight Snacks (USA/NZ) World Expansion – ‘Meeting Point’, album World Expansion...
The OK Jazz Podcast returns with a brand new episode, featuring new music from Turkey, Japan, France and Mali, also Reggae legend Toots Hibbert, a deep Marvin Gaye cut, Jazz anniversaries and more!
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.
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.
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.