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

Dr. Jazz drjazz at drjazz.com
Wed Apr 20 22:10:02 EDT 2011


BTW, I wouldn't boast of the strength of smooth jazz when it is 
relegated to a HD sub-channel.  According to a report done last year, it 
is estimated that the penetration of HD receivers is around 2%.
-Dr.

On 4/20/2011 9:34 PM, Dr. Jazz wrote:
>
> Alan, who?
> -Dr.
>
> On 4/20/2011 7:57 PM, onthebeach at aol.com wrote:
>> this strikes me as incredible--or do i mean unbelievable (what a 
>> shock, coming from alan kepler)
>>
>>
>> i mean really, 700,000 listeners?  why no less a resource than the 
>> venerable US Census Bureau
>>
>>
>> states: In 2010, the city had a population of 713,777 and ranked as 
>> the 18th most populous city in the United States.
>>
>>
>> in my wildest dreams i had NO IDEA smooth jazz could be so widely 
>> appealing!!!!
>>
>>
>> this is positively historic!  all radioheads take note, THEY ARE 
>> TALKING A 98% MARKET SHARE!
>>
>>
>> having personally given up on the Smooth Jazz format around  2001, i 
>> can see the error of my ways!
>>
>>
>> yikes a 98% market share.  can they EVER TOP this?!  my uess is they 
>> are just ONE guest DJ away from
>>
>>
>> TOTAL world domination (or at least total Detroit domination!).  i 
>> hope for the sake of the rest of the Detroit
>>
>>
>> radio community who will have to fight like dogs to split up the 
>> remaining 2% market share, that we do not see
>>
>>
>> despair, and gasp! far worse!  let's hope the advertisers and 
>> agencies dont discount the variety of listeners they still could reach
>>
>>
>> by including stations catering to the remaining 2% share of market!
>>
>>
>> Have Mercy!
>>
>>
>> ricky schultz
>> jazzconsultant.com
>> "What can we do for You?"
>> &  former broadcaster ( Very Thankful he never had a 98% Market Share 
>> competitor! )
>>
>>
>> PS: Lois, thanks for sharing this!
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> -----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!
>>
>>
>>
>> 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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