[JPL] Jazz on Philly radio......and other places

Bob Stockton drbob at modernjazzclassics.com
Fri Aug 11 16:27:29 EDT 2006


There is no question that for the most part FM radio has been focused on a 
very malleable age demographic and I think designed for the car receiver. 
Remembering what FM terrestrial used to be demonstrates just how much the 
purchasing power of this age demographic has.
The overriding question is what can be done about it?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ron Gill" <ron_gill at verizon.net>
To: "Jazz Programmers Mailing List" <jazzproglist at jazzweek.com>
Sent: Friday, August 11, 2006 3:19 PM
Subject: Re: Re: [JPL] Jazz on Philly radio......and other places


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> From: Tom Mallison <tomthejazzman at earthlink.net>
> Date: 2006/08/10 Thu PM 10:53:27 CDT
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> I have always been of the opinion that Clear Channel is just a business; 
> not interested in any kind of music, just how much money they can make. 
> So, when I see their name pop up it just makes me realize they are just 
> going after the bucks, no matter where it is.
> It should be all about getting rid of THEM and preventing THEM from 
> gathering up radio stations, controlling what and how they play the music, 
> and preventing them from keeping REAL music out of the ears of young 
> people who have no choice but to listen to what they hear.
> When radio stations played all kinds of music on their playlists that is 
> how we all made the choice to listen to jazz because we heard it everyday. 
> Now all these young people hear is junk music and wouldn't know something 
> good when or if they heard it.
> Ron Gill
> Jazz Gallery
> WGBH 89.7 FM
> Boston, MA
>
> It is interesting how Clear Channel came on the scene setting up so many
> SMOOTH Stations and now is pulling the plug on them.  I guess this
> really shows that they never intended to be a positive force with this
> music.  Philly is just the latest city to catch this action from Clear
> Channel.  ALOHA  Tom
>
> Bobby Jackson wrote:
>
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>> Peeps,
>>
>> As much as I respect the panel members chosen to talk about the state
>> of jazz radio I can't help but be miffed that they didn't speak with
>> an upper level management person at a station that actually programs
>> this music as a full time station or a split format station.  I would
>> have loved to have heard from BEZ's Ron Jones juxtaposed with DUQ's
>> Scott Hanley or BGO's Cephas Bowles.  It would have also been
>> interesting to hear from a jazz programmer who is in the trenches and
>> trying to deal with the problem of increasing cume, AQH and TSL.  Who
>> has greater insights to the problems we face that us?  I wished the
>> panel had been stronger.
>>
>> Bobby Jackson
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jim Wilke" <jwilke123 at comcast.net>
>> To: "Jazz Programmers Mailing List" <jazzproglist at jazzweek.com>
>> Sent: Thursday, August 10, 2006 8:35 PM
>> Subject: Re: [JPL] Jazz on Philly radio......and other places
>>
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>>> Bobby, et al -
>>>
>>> I've been trying to gain access to this story for the last hour and
>>> can't get either print or audio. Pasting it to my address window
>>> just  gets me the paragraph below.  Clicking on listen does nothing.
>>> Can  someone explain how to read or hear it? What am I missing
>>> here?   and  why is  npr trying to kill off what's left of jazz
>>> radio?  It seems  they're doing everything they can to discourage
>>> it.  someone up there  must hate us.
>>>
>>> Jim Wilke
>>>
>>>
>>> On Aug 10, 2006, at 2:25 PM, Jackson, Bobby wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Peeps,
>>>>
>>>> Have you heard this conversation today on News and Notes with Ed
>>>> Gordon????  What are your thoughts?
>>>>
>>>> Bobby Jackson
>>>> WCPN-FM/Cleveland, OH
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Analysis
>>>> Roundtable: The Future of Jazz Radio
>>>>
>>>> News & Notes with Ed Gordon, August 10, 2006 * Some experts say the
>>>> jazz
>>>> radio format is in crisis. Some of the few stations devoted to jazz
>>>> may
>>>> soon change format. Guests: Suzan Jenkins, president of Jazz Alliance
>>>> International, an industry group; Tom Thomas, president of the public
>>>> radio research firm Station Resource Group; and Don Heckman, jazz
>>>> critic
>>>> for the Los Angeles Times.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Just paste this below into your address window
>>>>
>>>> http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5633331
>>>>
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>> The tenor saxophonist and composer's strongest release to date ... at
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>>
>> Featuring
>>       Anton Schwartz  (tenor sax)
>>       Peter Bernstein  (guitar)
>>       Taylor Eigsti  (piano)
>>       John Shifflett  (bass)
>>       Tim Bulkley  (drums)
>>
>> ''Sharp arrangements and crisp straight ahead playing that seems to hit
>> all the right notes.''
>>                     -- Tad Hendrickson, JazzWeek
>>
>> ''Vibrant jazz... dreamy interplay...  relaxed and warm... a welcome
>> addition.''
>>                     -- George Harris, All About Jazz: Los Angeles
>>
>> ''This is the kind of young jazz the majors keep saying they are
>> looking for
>> but not delivering.''
>>                     -- Chris Spector, Midwest Record Recap
>>
>> Radio Contact: GROOV Marketing
>> Mark Rini - (877) 476-6832 x1 - mark at groovmarketing.com  -or-
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> This week's sponsor: Anton Schwartz ''RADIANT BLUE''
>
> -------------------------------------------
>
> Anton Schwartz ''RADIANT BLUE''
>
> The tenor saxophonist and composer's strongest release to date ... at 
> radio now.
>
> Featuring
>       Anton Schwartz  (tenor sax)
>       Peter Bernstein  (guitar)
>       Taylor Eigsti  (piano)
>       John Shifflett  (bass)
>       Tim Bulkley  (drums)
>
> ''Sharp arrangements and crisp straight ahead playing that seems to hit
> all the right notes.''
>                     -- Tad Hendrickson, JazzWeek
>
> ''Vibrant jazz... dreamy interplay...  relaxed and warm... a welcome 
> addition.''
>                     -- George Harris, All About Jazz: Los Angeles
>
> ''This is the kind of young jazz the majors keep saying they are looking 
> for
> but not delivering.''
>                     -- Chris Spector, Midwest Record Recap
>
> Radio Contact: GROOV Marketing
> Mark Rini - (877) 476-6832 x1 - mark at groovmarketing.com  -or-
> Josh Ellman - (877) 476-6832 x2 - josh at groovmarketing.com
>
> Interviews and Station IDs available upon request.
>
> visit http://antonjazz.com
>
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> Ron Gill
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> -------------------------------------------
>
> Anton Schwartz ''RADIANT BLUE''
>
> The tenor saxophonist and composer's strongest release to date ... at 
> radio now.
>
> Featuring
>       Anton Schwartz  (tenor sax)
>       Peter Bernstein  (guitar)
>       Taylor Eigsti  (piano)
>       John Shifflett  (bass)
>       Tim Bulkley  (drums)
>
> ''Sharp arrangements and crisp straight ahead playing that seems to hit
> all the right notes.''
>                     -- Tad Hendrickson, JazzWeek
>
> ''Vibrant jazz... dreamy interplay...  relaxed and warm... a welcome 
> addition.''
>                     -- George Harris, All About Jazz: Los Angeles
>
> ''This is the kind of young jazz the majors keep saying they are looking 
> for
> but not delivering.''
>                     -- Chris Spector, Midwest Record Recap
>
> Radio Contact: GROOV Marketing
> Mark Rini - (877) 476-6832 x1 - mark at groovmarketing.com  -or-
> Josh Ellman - (877) 476-6832 x2 - josh at groovmarketing.com
>
> Interviews and Station IDs available upon request.
>
> visit http://antonjazz.com
>
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