The “Happy” Edition of the JazzE Radio Show


On Saturday 25 April 2015, host of the JazzE Radio Show on Bakgat Radio was feeling a little less than happy, and in an attempt to cheer himself up, he compiled a playlist of feel good jazz songs for the weekly radio show. It went a lot like this:

The Happy Jazz Episode by Jazze on Mixcloud


First Hour:
Robbie Jansen – Alabama
Kevin Davidson – Lakutshon’Ilanga (Carnival with happy toes)
Nicky Schrire – Me, The Mango Picker
Gavin Minter – ‘s Wonderful
Hugh Masekela & Larry Willis – The Windmills Of Your Mind
Hugh Masekela & Larry Willis – Cantaloupe Island
Jason Reolon Trio – Pepper Tree
The Mutant Harmony Trio – Bop Your ‘Zouki
Babu – Drunken Caravan

Second hour:
Carlo Mombelli – Dancing In A Museum
Carlo Mombelli & The Prisoners of Strange – Soi
Marcus Wyatt – Madam Bliss
Language 12 – Show You
Tutu Puoane – That’s All
Estelle Kokot – Sugar Rush
Kyle Shepherd – Bobbejaan/Minstrels Go To Court
Kyle Shepherd – Die Maan Skyn So Helder
Sibongile Khumalo – Thando’s Groove

Third hour:
Ezra Ngcukana – You Think You Know Me #FromTheVault
Chris McGregor’s Brotherhood of Breath – Davashe’s Dream #FromTheVault
Feya Faku – Seventy Five
Watkin Tudor Jones – Shaboom
Mamavox – Besame Mucho
Joe Moreti & Johnny Fourie – Kinders Van Die Wind
Esther Miller – Children Of The Wind
Peter Lotis – Smile
Orna – My Favourite Things
Demarge – It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Aint Got That Swing
Brigitte Mitchell – Doodlin’
Charl Du Plessis – Burning Like The Sun
Zim Ngqawana – Man and Woman (Duality of Life)


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