Dedicated to the proposition that variety is the spice of life, Jazz Safari strives to foster a new appreciation of jazz, while also exploring its musical cousins of the African diaspora. Host Kari Njiiri serves up a tasty jazz mix every Saturday evening from 8:00 to 11:00. If you like what you hear, or want to tell us what you'd like to hear, let us know by sending e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org now!
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Listen to the most recent show:
Jazz Safari Special Segment:
Kari's interview with Ken Braun on the late Tabu Ley Rochereau. Ken compiled and produced a two volume CD retrospective on Rochereau called "The Voice of Lightness" (Sterns). Braun's latest project is a 2-CD set on Rochereau's mentor Joseph Kabasele called "Le Grand Kallé: His Life, His Music" (Sterns). Click here to go to the full blog article.