First broadcast date: 14 May 2018
Monthly show from Kyoto, the Japan’s original capital city, presented by Shuya Okino, music tastemaker and member of Kyoto Jazz Massive. This broadcast showcases the sensibility and energy of Kyoto city with cohost Sara Aiko and DJ Masaki Tamura.
This month the WW Kyoto crew welcome UK dance legend Dego to Jazzy Sport Kyoto.
Shuya Okino is a Japanese DJ, songwriter, author and the producer of the popular music venue The Room in Shibuya, Tokyo.
Dego is a leader of the London club and soul music scene and led a wave of broken beat and new jazz through his own label 2000Black. He remains at the forefront of the recently revived broken beat scene, and still produces multi faceted dance music.
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!.
Yukari BB has spent her years DJing between London and Japan, covering soul to Brazilian to house to boogie. Currently based in Kyoto she intends to focus on cultural activities and expand her musical career globally, after having managed Juno Records Japan for seven years.