Jazzatik I Mixtape #07 I Special Guest DJ: Danny Fitzgerald (Liverpool-UK)


Danny Fitzgerald is a Liverpool-based DJ and record collector who specialises in mid-century tropical sounds. He hosts a regular show, Rum Punch on NTS Radio as well as infrequent documentaries on Worldwide FM. Through Soul Jazz Records of London he has released two compilations - Calypso: Musical Poetry in The Caribbean 1955-69 and Nigeria Freedom Sounds: Popular Music and the Birth of Independent Nigeria 1960-63.

This special mix for Jazzatik is a selection of jazz, calypso, samba and highlife from the USA, Puerto Rico, Trinidad, The Bahamas, Panama, Ghana, Cuba and Brazil, 1951-1972.


01. Willie Rosario - Calypso Blues - Musicor 02. La Lupe - Fever - Tico 03. Big Maybelle - New Kind of Mambo - Okeh 04. Bill Trotman - Run Joe - National 05. Blind Blake - The Goombay Rock - Art 06. The Art Blakey Percussion Ensemble - Cubano Chant - Columbia 07. The Cats - Eclypso - Prestige New Jazz 08. E.T. Mensah and his Tempos Band - No Money No Bus - Decca West Africa 09. Bush Y Los Magnificos - Benny's Jala Jala - Taboga 10. Celia Cruz Y La Sonora Matancera - Baila Yemaya - Seeco 11. Lord Kitchener - Old Lady Walk A Mile - Melodisc 12. Rupert Nurse Band - Calypso Rhythm Dance - Melodisc 13. Charlie Rouse - Samba De Orfeu - Blue Note 14. Jackie & Roy - Deus Brasileiro - Capitol 15. Wanda Sa - Agua De Beber - Capitol 16. Michael White - The Blessing Song - Impulse!

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