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James Catchpole

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A Brooklyn, New York native, James Catchpole has spent most of the last 20 years living in Japan. He hosts the OK Jazz podcast and runs tokyojazzsite.com. He spends any extra free time trying to convince people of the glories of Congolese rumba and why Nigerian jùjú is more fun to listen to than Afrobeat.

Articles by James Catchpole

3/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Jazz is World Music

Why is there so much snobbery and closed-mindedness about jazz from the ‘world music police’

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