How Japan Copied American Culture and Made it Better

Article in the Smithsonian magazine by journalist Tom Downey, with a good section on Jazz in Japan (and a brief quote from Mr. OK Jazz).

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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*