Anouar Brahem – ‘Blue Maqams’

I had not heard of Anouar Brahem until just a few weeks ago, but thankfully someone on Twitter posted about his latest album ‘Blue Maqams’. Sublimely beautiful! Read about it here and be sure to pick a copy right away. I’m eager to explore his earlier work as soon as possible.

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Mr. OK Jazz is a 20+ year resident of Japan and spends all his free time wandering the Kanto area looking for jazz cafes, bars, clubs and record stores. For two years he hosted the OK Jazz radio show on InterFM Radio, currently the OK Jazz podcast. You can reach him at *protected email*