Saturday Soul with John Osborne
Saturday Soul with John Osborne is a weekly two hour blend of Classic soul, R&B, Neo and just cool soulful vibes to ease you into a Saturday evening... music from icons like Marvin Gaye, Jean Carn, Donny Hathaway, in amongst new tunes from the likes of Robert Glasper, Eric Roberson, Moonchild, plus R&B classic's from Eric Benet', D'Angela, Chante' Moore.
John Osborne is a true radio pro having presented on national stations including Virgin, Absolute and Gold before Jazz FM and hosting festival stages at V and The Isle of White plus major London venues from The Hippodrome to Wembley Arena. He still loves to play to a live crowd and is a main-line DJ at the famous Caister Jazz/Funk & Soul Weekenders.
Ever since buying a 12” single of Lonnie Liston Smiths ‘Expansions’ as a kid that lead him to explore the likes of John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, Gil Scott Heron, Bobby Womack and many more he’s had a burning desire to play the music he loves, so now on Jazz FM it’s a kind of personal musical dream come true.