[JPL] Computers and the future of Jazz Radio

Dr. Jazz drjazz at drjazz.com
Fri Dec 21 20:28:44 EST 2007


Who is asking??
-Dr.

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> Computers and the future of Jazz Radio: Email and Electronic Preview.
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> As the year comes to a close its a good time for reflection on our recent
> past, the opportunities in the present and the possibilities of the near
> future. As members of the jazz record community we have a lot to thankful
> for because we get to spend our time working with great people, listening
> to a bunch of talented artists making good music and ideally working with
> products we believe in and enjoy beyond any consideration of their
> "commercial value."
>
> Still we cannot ignore that all of us are ultimately in the "business of
> selling jazz records" and there are many unanswered questions and concerns
> about what the days ahead hold in store for the industry in general, our
> genre in specific, and how a small jazz companies and radio stations can
> best adapt and survive by making better use of the Computer technology and
> Internet information systems available to us in the ever changing world we
> live in.
>
> While there are also many important questions about the marketplace that I
> think need to be asked and answered by all of us as individuals, these are
> the relevant questions about the use of Computers in the future of Jazz
> Radio that I am bringing to this forum of Jazz Programmers specifically:
>
> 1) WITH THE VAST AMOUNT OF UNSOLICITED AND UNEXPECTED PRODUCT ARRIVING AT
> YOUR OFFICE DAILY ARE YOU FINDING YOURSELF BURIED AT YOUR DESK BEHIND A
> PLASTIC REPLICA OF THE MANHATTAN SKYLINE MADE OUT OF CD JEWEL CASES?
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> 2) DO YOU THINK THE JAZZ RADIO COMMUNITY IS SUFFICIENTLY COMPUTER FRIENDLY
> AS A WHOLE TO ACCEPT THE IDEA OF LISTENING TO AN ELECTRONICALLY DOWNLOADED
> PREVIEW OF NEW PRODUCTS AND COMMUNICATING PRIMARILY BY EMAIL?
>
> 3) WILL AN ELECTRONIC PREVIEW OF PRODUCTS WORK FOR YOU PERSONALLY AT YOUR
> JOB?
>
> 4) LASTLY, AS AN INDIVIDUAL MEMBER OF THE COMMUNITY, IS EMAIL A BETTER OR
> PREFERABLE WAY TO WORK WITH YOU RATHER THAN VIA THE TELEPHONE?
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