OK Jazz Podcast Archive

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The OK Jazz Podcast is a weekly music show, hosted by James Catchpole aka Mr OK Jazz, playing an eclectic selection of World Music, Jazz, Soul, Funk, Blues and more, ranging from classic tracks to fresh releases. Listen out also for a pick of live music events and gigs going on in the Tokyo and Yokohama areas, with listings posted regularly in the Events section.

PODCASTS

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RM Jazz Legacy - 'Beyond Of The Night', album 2 (Japan) Yutaka Oyama & Yusuke Shima - 'El Sol', album Oyama Yutaka meets Shima Yusuke...
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Roy Ayers Ubiquity - 'He's A Superstar', album He's Coming (USA) Ray Barretto - 'Pastime Paradise', album La Cuna (USA) The World Trio - 'Seven Rings'...
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Gabor Szabo - 'Macho', album Macho (Hungary/USA) The O'Jays - 'Give The People What They Want' (USA) Nitin Sawhney - 'Footsteps', album Philtre (UK) Hallelujah Chicken Run...

A Tribe Called Quest – ‘Stir It Up (Steve Biko)’, album Midnight Marauders (USA) Aaron Choulai/Chantal Mitvalsky/Shun Ishiwaka – ‘Dragon Child’ (Australia/Japan) Abdullah Ibrahim – ‘African...
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Ramsey Lewis Trio - 'Wade In The Water' (USA) The Staple Singers - 'We Got To Get Ourselves Together' (USA) Chip Wickham - 'Sling Shot', album...
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Stevie Wonder - 'Too High', album Innervisions (USA) Foltin - 'Donkey Hot', album Donkey Hot (Macedonia) Yotam Silberstein - 'Milonga Gris', album The Village (Israel/USA) Charles Mingus...
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Yusef Lateef - 'Juba Juba', album The Blue Yusef Lateef (USA) Rotary Connection - 'I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun' (USA) Fruko Y Sus...
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Oscar Peterson w/Clark Terry - 'Mumbles', album Oscar Peterson Trio + 1 (USA) Yutaka Oyama & Yusuke Shima - 'Sweet Esquiva', album Yusuke Oyama meets...
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Theme from the TV Show Barney Miller (USA) The New Cool Collective - 'The Canteen', album Chin-Chin (Holland) Cornell Dupree - 'Freedom Jazz Dance', albums Bop...
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Tito Rodriguez & His Orchestra - 'Descarga Cachao', album Sabroso: The Afro-Latin Groove (USA) Pucho & His Latin Soul Brothers - 'Heat!', album Sabroso: The...

Bobby Hutcherson - 'Aquarian Moon', album Happenings (USA) Bobby Hutcherson - 'Herzog', album Total Eclipse (USA) McCoy Tyner & Bobby Hutcherson - 'African Village', album Time...

Jorge Ben - 'Comanche', album Negro e Lindo (Brazil) Graveola - 'Aurora', album Camaleo Borboleta (Brazil) Bobby Womack - 'It's Gonna Rain', album Womack In Memphis...

Booker T. & The MG's - 'Time Is Tight' Edwin Starr - '25 Miles' Aretha Franklin - 'Dr. Feelgood' Howlin' Wolf - 'Moanin At Midnight' Carl Perkins -...

Cymande - 'Fug', album The Best of Cymande (UK) Baeshi Bang - 'Taeyangei Jeopyon' , album Baeshi Bang (France) Gregory Porter - 'Consequence Of Love', album...

Etta James - 'Something's Got A Hold Of Me', album Etta James Rocks The House (USA) Cecilia Todd - 'Polo Margariteno' (Venezuela) Alcione - 'Nzambi Muadiakime',...

Richard 'Groove' Holmes - 'Groovin With Mr. G', album Blue Break Beats Vol. 1 (USA) Alcione - 'Forca do Amor', album Alcione (Brazil) Hampton Hawes -...

Fela Kuti - 'Fefe Naa Efe', album The Shrine/Afrobeat (Nigeria) Billy Paul - 'Your Song', album 360 Degrees Of Billy Paul (USA) Mark Wade - 'Jump...

Shuggie Otis - 'Oxford Grey', album Here Comes Shuggie Otis (USA) Grant Green - 'Sunday Mornin', album Sunday Mornin' (USA) The Isley Brothers - 'That Lady',...

Prince - 'Alphabet St.', album Lovesexy (USA) Salif Keita - 'Sina', album Soro (Mali) Willie Rosario & His Orchestra - 'Watsui Boogaloo', album Sabroso: The Afro...

Cannonball Adderley Quintet - 'Walk Tall', album Country Preacher (USA) The Highlighters Band - 'The Funky 16 Corners', album The Funky 16 Corners (USA) Sam Mangwana...

Olu Dara - 'Okra', album 'In The World: From Natchez to New York' (USA) Songhai - 'Jarabi', album Songhai (Spain/Mali/UK) A Tribe Called Quest - 'Stir...

The Isley Brothers - 'It's Your Thing', album It's Your Thing: The Isley Brothers Story (USA) Chris Combette - 'Mano', album Les Enfants De Goree...

Curtis Mayfield - 'Little Child, RunningWild', album Superfly (USA) Dhafer Youssef & Wolfgang Muthspiel, album Glow (Tunisia/Austria) Dizzy Gillespie - 'Alligator', album The Real Thing (USA) The...

Cheikh Lo - 'Baissons Les Armes', album Balbalou (Senegal) Fatback Band - 'Fatbackin' (USA) Wolfgang Muthspiel & Dhafer Youssef - 'Etude #3', album Glow (Austria/Tunisia) Cornell Dupree...

Jimmy McGriff - 'The Worm', album The Worm (USA) Gabor Szabo w/Bobby Womack - 'If You Don't Want My Love', album High Contrast (USA) Berardi Jazz...

Bob Dorough - 'Three Is The Magic Number', album Blue Break Beats Vol. 3 (USA) Ernest Ranglin - 'King Tubby Meets The Rockers', album Below...

Earth, Wind & Fire - 'Serpentine Fire' (USA) Skip Easterling - 'I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man', album Voodoo Soul (USA) The Wild Tchoupitoulas - 'Meet De...

Bobby Hutcherson - 'Aquarian Moon', album Happenings (USA) Sam Mangwana & Franco et le T.P. O.K. Jazz - 'Tranberos', album Forever (Congo) Mohammed M. Kooshin -...

Yusef Lateef - 'Blues For The Orient', album Eastern Sounds (USA) Gabor Szabo - 'Mizrab', album The Sorcerer (USA/Hungary) Matt Geraghty Project - 'In The Temple'...

David Bowie - 'Speed Of Life', album Low (UK) Radio Tarifa - 'Osu', album Cruzando El Rio (Spain) Gabor Szabo - 'Fingers', album High Contrast (USA/Hungary) Graveola...

Gabor Szabo - 'Bacchanal', album Bacchanal (USA/Hungary) Gabor Szabo - 'The Beat Goes On', album The Sorcerer (USA/Hungary) The Main Ingredient - 'Everybody Plays The Fool'...

John Lee Hooker - 'Teaching The Blues', album The Ultimate Collection 1948-1990 (USA) Blick Bassy - 'Lon', album Ako (Cameroon) Cacapa  - 'Coco Rajao 4', album...

Grant Green - 'Blues For Willarene', album Grant's First Stand (USA) Anyango - 'Kariobangi', album Savanna (Japan) Burhan Ocal & Istanbul Oriental Ensemble - 'Kapali Carsi...

Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas - 'Zydeco Cha Cha', album Hang It High, Hang It Low (USA) Lee Dorsey - 'Everything I Do Gohn...

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - 'Three For The Festival', album We Free Kings (USA) Mory Kante - 'Mama', album Sabou (Guinea) Mamy Kanoute - 'Bah Poulho', album...

  Wayne Shorter - 'Witch Hunt', album Speak No Evil (USA) Vince Guaraldi Trio - 'Linus & Lucy' (USA) Dayme Arocena - 'Drama', album Nueva Era (Cuba) Jonathan...

Swinging soul-jazz, Don Pullen live tracks, Congolese rumba classics, Aboriginal folk & more!

Back from a long delay! New & old jazz, African rock, Stevie Wonder & more.

Tenor Sax Titans, Colombian Classics, Chicago Blues & more.

Hot summer grooves, Sukiyaki Meets The World Festival preview, Miles Davis, soundtrack songs and more!

Featuring tracks from Bobby Womack, Eric Agyeman, Ahmad Jamal, Cheikh Lo, Miriam Makeba, Cuatro Minimal, John Coltrane, and Ballake Sissoko & Vincent Segal.

Featuring tracks from Cheikh Lo, Ze Da Guiomar, Mark Giuliana Jazz Quartet, Miyakawa Jun, Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba, Teta, Kikuchi Masabumi & Watanabe Sadao, Milimani Park Orchestra, Ibrahim Maalouf, Woody Guthrie, and Ray Charles.

Featuring tracks from Miles Davis, Mbongwana Star, Cheikh Lo, Milimani Park Orchestra, Xalam, D’Gary, Nicholas Payton and Jun Miyakawa.

Featuring tracks from The Jazz Crusaders, Donny Hathaway, The Commodores, Prince Nico Mbarga, Ruben Gonzalez, Cheikh Lo, Charles Mingus, Mbongwana Star and Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes.

Featuring tracks from Ornette Coleman & Prime Time, Cheikh Lo, Radio Tarifa, Bobby Hutcherson, Manu Katche, Fatoumata Diawara, Manu Dibango, Q.A.S.B., and Jaribu Afrobeat Arkestra.

Featuring tracks from Cheikh Lo, B.B. King, Derrick Hodge, Songhoy Blues, Pepe Kalle & Empire Bakuba, Vijay Iyer Trio, Brook Benton and Eric Dolphy.

Groovy guitar, Senegalese Pop, spaced out world-jazz and a Cuban-Congolese collaboration, all on episode 8 of OK Jazz!

Featuring tracks from Cheikh Lo, Buddy Guy, Mahsa Vahdat, Djessou Mory Kante, Foumoudou Don Moye, Ibrahim Maalouf, Sun Ra, Miles Davis & John Coltrane, Abdullah Ibrahim and Van Morrision.

Classic Miles, new blues from Mali, three tracks from Eric Harland's Voyager, Memphis Soul..Episode 6 is here!

Classic funk/rock, new music from Vijay Iyer, Maninka guitar and more.

Australian Funk, Nigerian DIsco, Norwegian Space-Jazz, Solo Charles Lloyd & more!

Episode 3 goes to Brazil, Thailand, Congo, Angola & the US!

Episode 2 - guitar heaven!

Found the once lost episode 1!