[JPL] Dr. Jazz and Linda Y I know you've been waiting for this!

Dr. Jazz drjazz at drjazz.com
Wed Apr 20 21:34:45 EDT 2011


Alan, who?
-Dr.

On 4/20/2011 7:57 PM, onthebeach at aol.com wrote:
> This week's sponsor: Terrence Brewer, Setting The Standard: Volume One
>
> Award Winning Jazz Guitarist Terrence Brewer returns with his fifth studio recording as a leader, Setting The Standard: Volume One (April 21st - Strong Brew Music).  Setting The Standard: Volume One is a classic straight-ahead jazz record covering a spectrum of song styles penned by a who's-who of legendary composers including Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Rogers&  Hart, and many more.
>
> Setting The Standard follows Terrence Brewer's critically acclaimed 2009 release, Groovin' Wes, a Wes Montgomery tribute project that peaked at #9 on the JazzWeek National Jazz Radio charts and QuintEssential (2008, Strong Brew Music), which spent 12 weeks on the JazzWeek charts peaking at #17.
>
> www.TerrenceBrewer.com
> www.StrongBrewMusic.com
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> this strikes me as incredible--or do i mean unbelievable (what a shock, coming from alan kepler)
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> i mean really, 700,000 listeners?  why no less a resource than the venerable US Census Bureau
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> states: In 2010, the city had a population of 713,777 and ranked as the 18th most populous city in the United States.
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> in my wildest dreams i had NO IDEA smooth jazz could be so widely appealing!!!!
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> this is positively historic!  all radioheads take note, THEY ARE TALKING A 98% MARKET SHARE!
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> having personally given up on the Smooth Jazz format around  2001, i can see the error of my ways!
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> yikes a 98% market share.  can they EVER TOP this?!  my uess is they are just ONE guest DJ away from
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> TOTAL world domination (or at least total Detroit domination!).  i hope for the sake of the rest of the Detroit
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> radio community who will have to fight like dogs to split up the remaining 2% market share, that we do not see
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> despair, and gasp! far worse!  let's hope the advertisers and agencies dont discount the variety of listeners they still could reach
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> by including stations catering to the remaining 2% share of market!
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> Have Mercy!
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> ricky schultz
> jazzconsultant.com
> "What can we do for You?"
> &  former broadcaster ( Very Thankful he never had a 98% Market Share competitor! )
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> PS: Lois, thanks for sharing this!
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lois Gilbert<jazz at jazzcorner.com>
> To: jazzproglist<jazzproglist at jazzweek.com>
> Sent: Wed, Apr 20, 2011 4:21 pm
> Subject: [JPL] Dr. Jazz and Linda Y I know you've been waiting for this!
>
>
> This week's sponsor: Terrence Brewer, Setting The Standard: Volume One
>
> Award Winning Jazz Guitarist Terrence Brewer returns with his fifth studio
> recording as a leader, Setting The Standard: Volume One (April 21st - Strong
> Brew Music).  Setting The Standard: Volume One is a classic straight-ahead jazz
> record covering a spectrum of song styles penned by a who's-who of legendary
> composers including Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Rogers&  Hart, and many more.
>
> Setting The Standard follows Terrence Brewer's critically acclaimed 2009
> release, Groovin' Wes, a Wes Montgomery tribute project that peaked at #9 on the
> JazzWeek National Jazz Radio charts and QuintEssential (2008, Strong Brew
> Music), which spent 12 weeks on the JazzWeek charts peaking at #17.
>
> www.TerrenceBrewer.com
> www.StrongBrewMusic.com
>
> ----
>
> A new SMOOTH JAZZ
> NETWORK<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=smooth+jazz+network&m=n> affiliateradio<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=radio&m=n>  station,"SMOOTH
> JAZZ 104.7" (THE OASIS<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=the+oasis&m=n>),
> just signed on a translator
> inDETROIT<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=detroit&m=n>.
> The station simulcasts on 107.5WGPR
> HD<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=wgpr+hd&m=n>
> -2.
>
> "The tide is turning for this truly unique
> radio<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=radio&m=n>format
> and we’re thrilled to be working withTIM
> MARTZ<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=tim+martz&m=n>
> , DREW SCOTT<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=drew+scott&m=n>  and the team
> at MARTZ COMMUNICATIONS
> GROUP<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=martz+communications+group&m=n>
> ,"BROADCAST ARCHITECTURE<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=broadcast+architecture&m=n>
> Owner/Pres. ALLEN
> KEPLER<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=allen+kepler&m=n>  said.
> "The vision of MARTZ to offer a format to the many passionate fans in
> DETROIT<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=detroit&m=n>  is nothing short of
> genius. Literally hundreds of thousands of people have been missing Smooth
> Jazz in DETROIT<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=detroit&m=n>. It’s such a
> great fit too, with DETROIT<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=detroit&m=n>
> radio<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=radio&m=n>  and smooth jazz
> veteran SANDY
> KOVACH<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=sandy+kovach&m=n>  co-hosting the
> morning show along with music<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=music&m=n>
>   icon KENNY G<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=kenny+g&m=n>; plus
> saxophonist DAVE KOZ<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=dave+koz&m=n>  in PM
> drive, who was a long-time, successful afternoon host in
> DETROIT<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=detroit&m=n>
> ."
>
> "Over 700,000 listeners have been
> search<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=search&m=n>ing
> for Smooth Jazz on DETROIT<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=detroit&m=n>
> radio<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=radio&m=n>  since V98.7 changed
> format over a year ago," TIM
> MARTZ<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=tim+martz&m=n>  said.
> "We’re pleased to partner with independent and locally-owned WGPR to bring
> Smooth Jazz back to southeast
> MICHIGAN<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=michigan&m=n>  and
> to join the SMOOTH JAZZ
> NETWORK<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=smooth+jazz+network&m=n>
>   family."
>
> "We believe that our smooth jazz
> music<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=music&m=n>  mix
> will bring southeast
> MICHIGAN<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=michigan&m=n>  smooth
> jazz lovers back to FM from the Internet and other
> media<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=media&m=n>,
> where they were forced to go after the format was abandoned by V98.7," DREW
> SCOTT<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=drew+scott&m=n>  said. "We are
> excited to bring Smooth Jazz back to
> DETROIT<http://www.allaccess.com/search?q=detroit&m=n>
> ."
>
> http://www.allaccess.com/net-news/archive/story/90397/allen-kepler-brings-smooth-jazz-back-to-detroit
>
> Lois Gilbert
>
> jazzcorner.com
>
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