Category: radio

Internet Radio Is Still In Trouble »

From 2003 to 2010, I maintained an internet radio station on Live365. I did it for one reason: passion. I love the music I listen to and always want to share. Sometime in the middle of that period, organizations with big money started to see internet radio as a threat. Royalty rates were hiked beyond […]

New on ContemporaryJazz.com Radio »

ContemporaryJazz.com Radio plays nu jazz, acid jazz, remixed jazz, jazzy house, dancefloor jazz, and other groove jazz styles. It’s online all the time and is free (with ads) or you can purchase a VIP package for commercial free listening and other benefits. See the embedded spreadsheet below for the most recent adds to the playlist. […]

Contemporary Jazz on Twitter in July »

I’ve posted over 500 tweets of contemporary jazz news, release dates, and site information on Twitter in the last few months. It’s how I communicate quick contemporary jazz items of interest. In today’s quick-moving world, this is how I get most of my information – through brief, one-sentence notifications. Later, I can go back and […]

Thanks, Carol Archer »

Radio & Records, an industry staple, has ceased publishing its smooth jazz chart. It had been published for 15 years. Carol Archer, the only editor for the format for its entire tenure, posted a fond farewell. Carol was one of the first to write about jazz on the web back in the mid-90s. She mentioned […]

MOJALand Is Live! Russ and Michelle Are Back »

The most talked about topic in the last few months here is the end of XM channel 72 – Beyond Jazz. I’m happy to inform you that the duo behind the station, Russ Davis and Michelle Sammartino, are back! The MOJARadio site is now live. The music is coming soon but you can settle in […]

ContemporaryJazz.com Radio Online Until 2010! »

Thanks to a special donation from Carl, ContemporaryJazz.com Radio will be online for another year! I’m excited to be able to continue to play my favorite acid jazz, nu jazz, remixed jazz, jazzy house, and similar styles for you. With the addition of Sean Miller’s Jazz Pulse program on Sunday nights (8 p.m. CST) and […]

ContemporaryJazz.com Radio Fundraiser Update »

Thanks to PayPal donations from Robin and Dan & Gina, and a Live365.com gift certificate from Isaiah, plus a new high in rewards from VIP listeners and savings I’ve been keeping for this, ContemporaryJazz.com Radio now only needs $150 to renew its annual fee to continue! As I posted previously, I pay an annual amount […]

ContemporaryJazz.com Radio Fundraiser »

On March 27, the amount I pay annually to keep ContemporaryJazz.com Radio will come due. My station is on Live365.com who pays the ASCAP, SESAC, and BMI licensing fees. When I play an artist, they get paid. I’ve been saving credit received through VIP memberships. I’ve saved $50 through that – thanks VIP listeners! However, […]

New on ContemporaryJazz.com Radio – January 2009 »

ContemporaryJazz.com Radio plays nu jazz, acid jazz, remixed jazz, jazzy house, dancefloor jazz, and other groove jazz styles. It’s online all the time and is free (with ads) or you can purchase a VIP package for commercial free listening and other benefits. I posted a number of new tracks I downloaded over the holiday. The […]

Holiday Shows on ContemporaryJazz.com Radio! »

In addition to some Christmas music sprinkled in the ContemporaryJazz.com Radio playlist, there are two new shows you’ll want to listen to. Sean Miller’s Jazz Pulse program is back and ContemporaryJazz.com Radio has it! Starting in early 2009, you’ll be able to hear it each week but the Jazz Pulse Christmas music program will be […]