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 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...
DJ Tatsuro presents a mix of old and new music, from jazz legend Fumio Yara, to folk song master Tetsu Daiku, up to contemporary band Element of the Moment. Just some of the wonderful sounds coming from Okinawa, an island where music is everywhere.
On this year-end episode Mr. OK Jazz shares some of his favourite new releases of 2020. Including modern 'Taraab' music from Zanzibar, hard and funky sounds from Little Simz in the UK, Brazilian superstars Criolo & Milton Nascimento in a duet together, brilliant new Jazz from Joel Ross in the USA and an album that shows the deep unity between Chinese and Japanese musical traditions. All that and much more!