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

Pascuala Illabaca Y Fauna - 'Son De La Vida', album El Mito de la Pergola (Chile) Fally Ipupa w/ Aya Nakamura - 'Bad Boy', album...

Finger 5 - 'Koino DIal 6700', album New Best (Japan) Stevie Wonder - 'I Wish', album Songs In The Key Of Life (USA) Les Fils Canouche...

Bukka White - 'Shake 'Em On Down', album The Roots Of Led Zeppelin (USA) Howlin' Wolf - 'Killing Floor', album The Roots of Led Zeppelin...

The Singing Principal - 'Women's Liberation', album Brainfreeze Breaks (USA) Ballake Sissoko - 'Handarezo', album Tomora (Mali) Now Vs Now - 'Silkworm Society', album The Buffering...

V/A - 'Track 8',  album Drums Of The Yoruba Of Nigeria Prince Nico Mbarga - 'Aki Special', album Aki Special Yemi Alade - 'Tumbum', album Mama...

Black Sabbath - 'The Wizard', album Black Sabbath (UK) Clara Nunes - 'Ijexe', album O Samba! (Brazil) Now Vs. Now - 'Glimmer', album The Buffering Cocoon...

Sea Level - '(Alan Turing's) Tuning Test', album Dictionary (Handwritten) (Japan) Howlin' Wolf - 'Everybody In The Mood', album My Baby Walked Off (Sun Records...

Carlos Lamartine - album Angola Soundtrack 2: Hypnosis, Distortions & Other Sonic Innovations 1969-78 (Angola) Grant Green - 'Sonnymoon For Two', album Funk In France...

Grant Green - 'I Don't Want Nobody To Give Me Nothing (Open Up The Door, I'll Get It Myself), album Funk In France, From...

PJ Harvey - 'To Bring You My Love', album To Bring You My Love (UK) Rahsaan Roland Kirk - 'No Tonic Pres', album Rip, Rig...

Jean-Luc Ponty - 'Cosmic Messenger', album Cosmic Messenger (France) Herb Alpert - 'Rise', album Rise (USA) Femina - 'Brillando', album Perlas Y Conchas (Argentina) Bira Quininho -...

Sidi Toure - 'Handaraizo', album Toubalbero (Mali) J.P. Bimeni & The Black Belts - ‘Free Me’, album Free Me (UK) Emanative - ‘Spice Route Suite’, album...

Tenderlonious - 'Yussef's Groove', album The Shakedown (UK) Salif Keita - 'Bah Poulo', album Un Autre Blanc (Mali) Moonlight Benjamin - 'Memwan', album Siltane (Haiti/France) Le Grand...

James Creole Thomas - 'Lead By No One', album Omas Sextet (Haiti/USA) Manu Dibango - 'Manga Bongo', album Afro-Soul Machine (Cameroon/France) The Sweet Inspirations - ‘Slipped...

Tenderlonious - 'Expansions', album The Shakedown, featuring the 22archestra (UK) Thabang Tabane - 'Richard', album Matjale (South Africa) Robert Svard - 'Alquimia', album Alquimia (Sweden/Spain) LIRAZ -...

Special episode of the podcast, where I sat down and had a long chat with educator, activist and fellow Brooklynite in Japan, Baye McNeil....

Renaud Garcia-Fons - 'Inanga', album The Enja Heritage Collection (France) Lucibela - 'Chica di Nha Maninha', album Laco Umbilical (Cape Verde) Billy Preston - 'Right Now',...

Tuuletar - 'Alku', album Tules Maas Vedes Taivaal (Finland) Minyo Crusaders - 'Mamurogawa Ondo', album Echoes of Japan (Japan) Lindigo - 'Komsa Gayar', album Komsa Gayar...

James 'Creole' Thomas & The Omas Sextet - 'First Ways', album Omas Sextet (Haiti/USA) Yusuke Shima & Yutaka Oyama - 'Caravan', album Wa Jazz Vol.2...

Emanative - 'Egosystem (Solar Noon)', album Earth (UK) Stevie Wonder - 'Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day' (USA) Kasai Masai - 'Nabala Jeanpa', album Sunshine Music (Congo/UK) Sekouba Bambino - 'Kaba Moussou',...

Woody Shaw - 'The Moontrane', album The Moontrane (USA) Kasai Masai - 'Se Ke Bien', album Sunshine Music (Congo/UK) The Meters - 'Just Kissed My Baby'...

T-Riot - "A Different Truth", album A Different Truth (Italy) Jr. Walker & The All Stars - 'Cleo's Mood' (USA) Hank Ballard - 'With Your Sweet...

Chris Mcgregor's Brotherhood of Breath - 'MRA', album Chris Mcgregor's Brotherhood of Breath (South Africa/UK) Smashing Pumpkins - 'I Am One', album Gish (USA) The Shirelles...

Dave Holland Quartet - 'Four Winds', album Conference Of The Birds (UK/USA) Ike & Tina Turner - 'Proud Mary' (USA) Mister Ott - 'Dragon Majesty', album...

Salif Keita (w/Cesaria Evora) - 'Yamore', album Moffou (Mali/Cape Verde) Chip Wickham - 'Snake Eyes', album Shamal Wind (UK) Stevie Wonder - 'Golden Lady', album Innervisions...

Aretha Franklin - 'You Are My Sunshine', album Aretha Arrives (USA) Lonnie Smith - 'I Feel The Earth Move', album Mama Wailer (USA) Martijn Van Iterson...

T-Riot - 'I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free', album A Different Truth (Italy) Elmore James - 'Madison Blues', album Blues...

Sonny Rollins - 'The Cutting Edge', album The Cutting Edge (USA) Billy Preston -  'i've Got A Feeling', album Encouraging Words (USA) Granmoun Lele - 'La...

Mandrill - 'Ape Is High', album Fencewalk: The Anthology (USA) Tim Maia - 'Do Your Thing, Behave Yourself', album Tim Maia (Brazil) Indra Lesmana Keytar Trio...

Indra Lesmana Keytar Trio - 'Yb0df', album About Jack (Indonesia) Chip Wickham - 'Barrio 71', album Shamal Wind (UK) Takumi Moriya Black Nation - 'Shakey Jake'...

Van Morrison - 'Astral Weeks', album Astral Weeks (N.Ireland/USA) Nadir - 'Ikan Kekek', album Synesthesia (Malaysia) Mark Wade Trio - 'The Quarter', album Moving Day (USA) Jaribu...

Susana Baca - 'De Los Amores', album Eco de Sombras (Peru) The Isley Brothers - 'Listen To The Music', album 3+3 (USA) Weldon Irvine - 'We're...

Albert King - 'Cold Sweat', album Funky London (USA) Takana Miyamoto - 'On My Way', album On My Way (Japan/USA) Jaribu Afrobeat Arkestra - 'This Day'...

Max Roach - 'Absolutions', album Members, Don't Git Weary (USA) Willie Henderson & The Soul Explosions - 'Funky Chicken Part 1', album Funky Chicken (USA) Orlando...

McCoy Tyner - 'Passion Dance', album The Real McCoy (USA) Papa Noel & Papi Oviedo - 'Kin Havane', album Bana Congo (Congo/Cuba) Alemayehu Eshete - 'Betchayen...

Lee Morgan - 'Cornbread', album Cornbread (USA) Nina Miranda - 'Capoeria', album Freedom of Movement (Brazil/UK) Blind Willie Johnson - 'In My Time Of Dying' (USA) Christian...
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Eiji Nakayama - 'Aya's Samba', album J Jazz: Deep Modern Jazz From Japan 1969-1984 (Japan) Stuff - 'My Sweetness', album Stuff (USA) Slim Harpo - 'I'm...
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Anouar Brahem - 'Opening Day', album Blue Maqams (Tunisia) WITCH - 'Janet' (Zambia) Takeshi Ohbayashi - 'Cill My Landlord', album Manhattan (Japan/USA) Takao Uematsu - 'White Fire',...
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Trio de Kali & Kronos Quartet - 'God Shall Wipe All Tears Away', album Ladilikan (Mali & USA) Warsaw Village Band - 'Fly My Voice',...
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Sonny Boy Williamson II - 'Bring It On Home', album Blues Masters Vol. 6 Radiohead - 'Just', album The Bends A Tribe Called Quest - '1nce...