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First broadcast date: 12 November 2018

Monthly show from Kyoto, Japan’s original capital city, presented by Shuya Okino, music tastemaker and member of Kyoto Jazz Massive. He will be joined by DJ KAWASAKI, Masaki Tamura and Sara Aico.

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DJ KAWASAKI

DJ KAWASAKI is a DJ, remixer, producer and composer who debuted in 2005 when he released a 12 inch single from King Street Records. In 2006 his album ‘Beautiful’ was release from the major record label Columbia. The singles released from this album made No.1 by eight consecutive tracks on the iTunes Dance Chart. 

Following this his remix of Roland Appel’s ‘Dark Solider’, the tune was played by Detroit’s DJ 3000, Germany’s DJ Hell. His tune ‘Galactic Love’ from the album ‘Paradise’ gained him his reputation internationally. He recently started his own label “KAWASAKI RECORDS”. His first release from this will be ‘Don’t Put My Heart Down’ feat Maylee Todd” (HMV Records) on November 3.

Masaki Tamura

Masaki Tamura started DJing in 2003 and quickly became known for selecting both traditional and modern jazz music. He has also held various iconic events in Kyoto, including the crossover event Do it JAZZ!.

Sara Aiko

Sara Aiko is the founder and creative director of Curated Kyoto. She shares her love for Kyoto through the internet as well as in-person tours.

Shuya Okino

Shuya Okino is a Japanese DJ, songwriter, author and the producer and one half of the founding member of Kyoto Jazz Massive. He runs the popular music venue The Room in Shibuya, Tokyo.

Tracklist

Shuya Okino //
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers – KYOTO [Blue Note Records]
Takeo Moriyama – East Plants [BBE]
Norio Maeda Trio – Infinite [Columbia]
Kamaal Williams – Nights in Paris [Unknown]
Kyoto Jazz Sextet – Rising(Ron Trent remix) [Local Talk]
Hilton Ruiz Trio/Quintet – Origin [Steeple Chase]

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DJ KAWASAKI //
DJ KAWASAKI – ALONE IN THE DARK [white label]
NAYUTAH – 見知らぬ街 [AT HOME SOUND]
MARSHA HUNT – (OH NOO! NOT) THE BEAST DAY [VERTIGO]
Sweet Music – I Get Lifted [Wand]
Serge Ponsar – Out In The Night [WEA]
Niteflyte – All About Love [Ariola Records America]
Teena Marie – Ozone [Motown]
JOEY NEGRO – Must Be The Music Prove That You’re Feelin Me feat. Diane
Charlemagne [Unknown]
DJ KAWASAKI – DON’T PUT MY HEART DOWN Feat.MAYLEE TODO [KAWASAKI
RECORD]

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Masaki Tamura //
Gil Scott – Heron & Brian Jackson – Angola,Louisiana (DJ K re-edit) [Pantone]
Byron the Aquarius – Mind Body & Soul [Eglo Records]
Fourth Kind – Take Me To Your Sky [Omniverse]
Jeremy Ellis – Bombakiss [Ubiquity]
Daniel Ponce – No Comprendo [Antilles New Directions]
Dowdelin – Jay Pal [Underdog Records]
Harvey Sutherland – Amethyst Ft. Nubya Garcia [CLARITY RECORDINGS]

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