Playing tracks by
Willie Rosario, La Lupe, Big Maybelle, Bill Trotman, Blind Blake and more.
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.