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WW Kyoto: Shuya Okino with Dego, Masaki Tamura, Yukari BB, and Sara Aiko from Jazzy Sport Kyoto

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.

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Shuya Okino

Shuya Okino is a Japanese DJ, songwriter, author and the producer of the popular music venue The Room in Shibuya, Tokyo.

Dego

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

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.

YUKARI BB

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.

 

Tracklist

Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers – KYOTO [Blue Note Records]
笠井紀美子 – カメレオン[CBS SONY]
The Soul Searchers – Ashley’s Roachclip [BBE]
Kelenkye Band – Jungle Music [Comet]
SOUL MEDIA – PAINTED PARADISE [Columbia]
Roy Ayers Ubiquity – We Live In Brooklyn, Baby [Verve Records]
MM Black feat. Roy Ayers – 2000 Black [2000 Black]

Dego //

The Procussions – Virginia Wolf [The Procussions]
Karriem Riggins – Tandoor Heat [Stones Throw Records]
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Paradise – Success [Fierce!]
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Gusztáv Csík – Ritmusváltások [HUNGAROTON]

Yukari BB //

Rio Edits – The Keys Of Love [Rio Edits Volume 1]
2000 Black – Mononymous Persons [2000 Black]
Moodymann – Pitch Black City Reunion [KDJ Records]

Shuya Okino //

Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big Band – Kogun [RCA]
Teruhiko Kataoka – Whirl Wind [Whynot]
Kyoto Jazz Sextet Feat. Navasha Daya – We Are One [Blue Note]

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