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kol radio online music channel tokyo japan dj mix show program podcast playlist mixcloud Episode 85

OK Jazz Episode #118

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.

kol radio online music channel tokyo japan dj mix show program podcast playlist mixcloud Episode 73

Brazil 101 Mix by Mr. OK Jazz

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.

kol radio online music channel tokyo japan dj mix show program podcast playlist mixcloud Episode 68

Abdullah Ibrahim 101 Mix by Mr. OK Jazz

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...

kol radio online music channel tokyo japan dj mix show program podcast playlist mixcloud Episode 42

OK Jazz Episode #122 – Best of 2020’s New Releases

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!

kol radio online music channel tokyo japan dj mix show program podcast playlist mixcloud Episode 28

OK Jazz Episode #135

2021 Year In Review episode, 18 of Mr. OK Jazz’ picks from the year’s best new releases. Music from the USA, UK, Korea, Japan, Congo, Mali, South Africa, Indonesia, Brazil, Cuba & Senegal! Irreversible Entanglements – ‘Keys To Creation’, album Open The Gates (USA) Sons of Kemet – ‘Throughout The Madness, Stay Strong’, album Black To The Future (UK) Joe Chambers – ‘Circles’, album Samba de Maracatu (USA) dal:um – ‘TAL’, album similar & different...

kol radio online music channel tokyo japan dj mix show program podcast playlist mixcloud Episode 27

OK Jazz Episode #136

OK Jazz is back in 2022 with new music from Brazil, Russia and France, a soul classic from OtisRedding, a legend from Okinawa & more! Pointer Sisters – ‘Yes We Can Can’ (USA) Juçara Marçal – ‘Sem Cais’, album Delta Estácio Blues (Brazil) Franco & Le T.P. O.K, Jazz – ‘Liberte’, album 20e Anniversaire 1956-1976 (Congo) Stuff – (Do You) Want Some Of This, album Stuff (USA) Baeshi Bang – ‘Goodbye’, album Baeshi Bang (France/Korea) Otis Redding – ‘I’ve Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop...

kol radio online music channel tokyo japan dj mix show program podcast playlist mixcloud Episode 26

OK Jazz Episode #137

New music from Argentina and Congo, two jazz masterpieces, SarahVaughn getting funky & more!             Jimi Hendrix – ‘Stone Free’, album Are You Experienced? (USA/UK) Juanita Euka – ‘Nalingi Mobali Te’, album Mabanzo  (Congo/UK/Argentina)  Sofia Rei – ‘Un Mismo Cielo’, album Umbral (Argentina) Cuatro Minimal – ‘ Meia Da Shonta’, album La Cola del Dragon   (Japan, Korea, Mexico) Elza Soares – ‘Artimanha’, album Elza Negra, Negra Elza ...

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