OK Jazz Episode #135 – 2021 Year End Special!

Irreversible Entanglements – ‘Keys To Creation’, album Open The Gates (USA)

Sons of Kemet – ‘Throughout The Madness, Stay Strong’, album Black To The Future (UK)

Joe Chambers – ‘Circles’, album Samba de Maracatu (USA)

dal:um – ‘TAL’, album similar & different (Korea)

Boubacar Badian Diabate – ‘Bayani’, album Mande Guitar African Guitar Series Volume 1 (Mali)

Jupiter & Okwess – ‘Telejayi’, album Na Kozonga (Congo)

Jay Diggs – ‘Something Bout The Night’, album Jams (USA)

Little Simz – ‘Standing Ovation’, album Sometimes I Might Be Introvert (UK)

Bruna Mendez – ‘Dancei’, album Corpo Possivel (Brazil)

Brandee Younger – ‘Spirit U Will’ – Somewhere Different (USA)

Kuunatic – ‘Desert Empress 2’, album Gate of Kluna (Japan)

Senyawa – ‘Alkisah II’, album Alkisah (Indonesia)

Bonny Light Horseman – ‘The Roving’, album Bonny Light Horseman (USA)

Andrew Cyrille Quartet – ‘Leaving East Of Java’, album The News (USA)

Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita – ‘Kharit’, album Suba (Cuba/Senegal)

Vijay Iyer / Linda May Han Oh / Tyshawn Sorey – ‘Uneasy’, album Uneasy (USA)

Joji Hirota – ‘Serenity Of Breeze’, album Prayer’s Tale: Taiko Drums & Asian Percussion (Japan)

Sibusile Xaba & Naftali, Falasile Nkosi & Ashk – ‘Umdali’, album Indaba Is (South Africa)

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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*