Ok Jazz Episode 56

Keeley Bumford – ‘Theme From Ever After High’ (USA)

The Upsetters – ‘Return of Django’, album Complete UK Upsetter Singles Vol. 1 (Jamaica)

Gabor Szabo – ‘Breezin”, album High Contrast (USA/Hungary)

Airto Moreira – ‘O Galho da Roseira’, album Seeds On The Ground (Brazil)

Charlie Palomares Y su Yuboney – ‘Vives Boogaoo’, album Gozalo! (Peru)

Somos 21 – Somos La Fuerza Latina (Puerto Rico)

Franco & Le Tout Puissant O.K. Jazz – ‘Baninga Tokola Balingaka Ngai Te’, album 2oth Anniversary Vol.2 (Congo)

Shawn Lee’s Ping Pong Orchestra – ‘Ethio’, album Beyond Addis: Contemporary Jazz & Funk Inspired By Ethiopian Sounds From The 70s

Kush McAnuff – ‘Black To I Roots’, album Inna De Yard (Jamaica)

Tinariwen – ‘Sastanaqqqam’, album Elwan (the Sahara)

Black String – ‘Mask Dance’ (Korea)

RM Jazz Legacy – ‘Scrabble’, album 2 (Japan)

Grant Green – ‘It Ain’t Necessarily So’, album The Complete Quartets with Sonny Clark (USA)

Bihzhu – ‘The Heart Way’, album Nightingale Tales (Malaysia)

Pham Thi Hue – ‘Chu Nhan’ (Vietnam)

Ballake Sissoko & Vincent Segal – ‘Diabaro’, album Musique du Nuit (Mali/France)

Djivan Gasparyan – ‘I Have Planted An Orchard In Yerevan’, album Apricots From Eden (Armenia)

Abdullah Ibrahim – ‘Anthem For The New Nations’, album Anthem For The New Nations (South Africa)

Jimmy McGriff – ‘Funky Junk’, album Electric Funk (USA)

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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*