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"West Coast Jazz" is a loaded phrase. It likely conjures up the mellow sounds of cool jazz luminaries Gerry Mulligan and Chico Hamilton and images of dog-eared LP covers portraying icons like Shelly Manne, Bud Shank and Art Pepper. But that's not all there is to jazz on the west coast. Today's west coast musicians are creating jazz of every type, from Hard Bop to Avant-Garde, from Latin to Fusion. To celebrate the diverse music coming from the Golden State and its neighbors to North, AccuJazz In …
Ever since Brazilian composer Antonio Carlos Jobim fused American jazz with Brazilian samba in the 1950s to form the new style known as Bossa Nova, countless musicians have been inspired to create music marrying the two traditions. Brazilian harmonies and rhythms have pervaded modern jazz in the past 50 years, influencing artists from Stan Getz to Maria Schneider. To celebrate Brazilian Jazz, AccuJazz Internet radio has just launched a new streaming channel devoted to the style. It is free to us …
29.01.2011

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It's the time of year for giving gifts, spending time with family, and, of course, making year-end top-10 lists. Dozens of jazz critics and bloggers have taken it upon themselves to publish their opinions about the jazz of the last 12 months, and AccuJazz.com has been keeping tabs. The Internet jazz radio site has launched a free, streaming channel called "Best of 2009," playing music from the albums most frequently cited by critics as being among the best of the year.

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To celebrate the long tradition of jazz musicians performing the music of the Beatles, AccuJazz.com has launched a streaming jazz radio channel exclusively playing jazz covers of Beatles songs. The channel, called "Composers: Beatles," is free to use and available 24 hours a day at AccuJazz.com.

The Beatles' place in the history of rock and roll is indisputable: many consider them to be the best band ever, and their influence in the music of the last 40 years is immeasurable. With the recent

AccuJazz Internet radio continues its periodic roll-out of decade-based jazz channels with the launch of "Decade: '90s," a free, easy-to-use streaming jazz channel playing the best jazz from the 1990s.

The '90s were a time of incredible diversity in the jazz world. It's impossible to tether the decade's jazz activity to any single style, concept, or trend. The one sure thing about jazz in the 20th Century's last decade is that the artists passionately continued to create meaningful music in w

To celebrate the softer side of jazz, AccuJazz Internet radio has introduced a new channel called "Mellow Jazz."  Playing over 1,000 recordings of ballads by great jazz musicians, the channel is completely free to use and available 24 hours a day at AccuJazz.com.

Throughout its history, jazz has first and foremost been a music of explosive, infectious rhythms.  It was the syncopated, "hot" rhythms of the first New Orleans jazz bands that heralded a revolutionary new style, not any new

AccuJazz Internet Radio continues its weekly roll-out of creatively programmed jazz channels today with the launch of "Nothin' But the Blues," a streaming channel playing hundreds of jazz versions of the classic 12-bar blues. The channel is completely free to use and available 24 hours a day.

As cutting edge jazz pianist Jason Moran noted with the title of his 2005 album "Same Mother," jazz and blues are two branches on the same family tree. Never ones to deny their roots, jazz musicians have

AccuJazz Internet Radio continues its weekly roll-out of creatively programmed jazz channels today with the launch of "Decade: '80s," a streaming channel playing hundreds of songs from jazz albums recorded in the 1980s. The channel is completely free to use and available 24 hours a day.

While many consider the '50s and '60s to be the golden age of modern jazz, it is no mystery that musicians have continued creating worthwhile jazz into the 21st Century. The '80s was as interesting tim

AccuJazz Internet Radio continues its weekly roll-out of creatively programmed jazz channels today with the launch of "Regions: Chicago," a streaming channel playing over 1,000 songs by artists who have called the Windy City home. The channel is completely free to use and available 24 hours a day.

Countless jazz legends have called Chicago home, and the city has incubated some of the music's most important movements, from the blossoming of expatriate New Orleanians like Louis Armstrong and Je

29.01.2011

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AccuJazz Internet radio continues its weekly roll-out of new creatively programmed jazz channels today with the launch of "A Great Day in Harlem," a streaming jazz channel playing music performed by jazz musicians present in the historic 1958 photograph known by the same name. The channel is completely free to use and available 24 hours a day.

In 1958, a young photographer named Art Kane was assigned by Esquire Magazine to produce a photo to open an article about jazz. He attempted to

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