[JPL] RE: Kenny G on KKJZ w/content
drjazz at drjazz.com
Tue Apr 5 09:36:14 EDT 2011
The JazzWeek Smooth Jazz Chart panel consists of ONLY 8 stations!
On 4/5/2011 1:49 AM, Doug Crane wrote:
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> Broadcast Architecture lists a whopping 19 Smooth Jazz stations
> utilizing their services on its website. 25% of those are in
> California. My guess is that some of the remaining stations have to
> be looking at programming options other than Smooth Jazz. A number of
> them on that very same list have already tweaked their sound by
> adopting BA's Smooth AC format. That means more vocals and fewer
> I'd be very interested in knowing how many radio stations around the
> country end up carrying the "G" show.
> Does anybody remember David Sanborn's syndicated radio show from the
> late 1980's called "The Jazz Show"? I thought his music mix was
> intelligent, accessible to the masses and with more than enough "real"
> jazz to keep all but the "jazz police" happy. His TV show "Night
> Music" from around the same time was a lot of fun too. If only Kenny
> G's show could evolve into something more like Sanborn's old show, it
> might be worth a listen.
> Doug Crane
> dcrane at comcast.net
> KUVO Denver 89.3FM
> On 4/4/2011 6:30 PM, onthebeach at aol.com wrote:
>> BA's last gasp? most of their major market clients have defected in
>> recent years....
>> -ricky schultz
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