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AccuJazz Internet radio continues its weekly roll-out of new creatively programmed jazz channels today with the launch of "Trombone Jazz," a streaming jazz channel highlighting one of the most under-appreciated instruments in jazz, the trombone. The channel is completely free to use and available 24 hours a day.

Some of the greatest musicians in the history of jazz have played trombone. From Tommy Dorsey to J.J. Johnson to Steve Turre, the instrument has attracted talented, creative individua

AccuJazz Internet radio continues its weekly roll-out of new creatively programmed jazz channels today with the launch of "Emerging Voices," a streaming jazz channel playing exclusively jazz by young musicians. The channel is completely free to use and available 24 hours a day.

While the AccuJazz programmers love and treasure the classic jazz recordings of yesterday's jazz greats, it would be a tragedy to turn a blind eye to all of the magnificent young talent making waves today. There are mo

AccuJazz Internet Radio continues its weekly roll-out of new creatively programmed streaming jazz channels with the launch of its newest customizable radio stream, "Decade: '40s." Like all of AccuJazz's channels, it is free to use and available 24 hours a day.

The 1940s was a pivotal decade in the history of jazz. Swing was still king at the beginning of the decade, but its popularity began to wane towards the end of World War II as it became less practical to keep big bands together and pop

AccuJazz Internet radio continues its weekly roll-out of new streaming jazz channels today with "Regions: New York Now," a channel devoted to music made by New York musicians in the last two decades. The channel is completely free to use and available 24 hours a day.

Ever since the big bands of Fletcher Henderson and Duke Ellington made Harlem the swing capitol of the world in the 1920’s, the best musicians in jazz have been drawn to the Big Apple’s uncannily fertile scene. Despite increased

AccuJazz Internet radio continues its weekly roll-out of new streaming jazz channels today with "Organ Jazz," an entire channel devoted to the incomparable sound of the Hammond B3 Organ. The channel is completely free to use and available 24 hours a day.

The organ took some time to become a well-respected jazz instrument, but thanks to the artistry of musicians like Jimmy Smith, Richard "Groove" Holmes, and Larry Young, it has become an essential part of jazz's recorded history. Recor

AccuJazz Internet radio continues its weekly roll-out of new streaming jazz channels today with "Composers: Bird and Diz," a channel devoted entirely to the compositions of bebop masters Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. The channel is free to use and available 24 hours a day.

When Parker and Gillespie (nicknamed "Bird" and "Diz," respectively) burst on to the scene in the 1940's, it was as if an earthquake had struck the jazz world. The new style they created, "Bebop," was a musical revolu

AccuJazz Internet radio continues its weekly roll-out of new streaming jazz channels with "Modern Mainstream," a collection of the best in mainstream jazz from the last three decades. The channel is free to use and available 24 hours a day.

For fans of quality modern jazz, the channel is likely to become a favorite listening destination. The play list includes music by masters like Michael Brecker, Pat Metheny, Chick Corea and Wynton Marsalis as well as hundreds of other talented jazz

Jazz and classical collide in the intriguing fusion that composer Gunther Schuller called "Third Stream." Many of the greatest jazz musicians have made forays into the idiom, and to make that great music available to everyone, AccuJazz.com Internet radio has just released a new channel that plays the best in Third Stream jazz 24 hours a day.

Though Schuller coined the term "Third Stream," in 1957, there were jazz/classical hybrids going on long before that. Charlie Parker was a fan of Russian

Sometimes it can seem like the jazz world is a man's, man's, man's world (as James Brown would say), but there have always been excellent female musicians creating jazz on par with that of their male counterparts. AccuJazz Internet radio celebrates the women of jazz with a new Internet radio channel released today.

The new channel, simply titled "Women of Jazz," is streaming 24 hours a day and is completely free to use. The play list selects from over 700 songs from women-led recording

AccuJazz Internet radio continues its weekly roll-out of new, creatively programmed jazz channels with "Decade: Pre-1940," a radio stream exclusively playing jazz recorded before 1940.

For jazz fans who don't know much about what happened before bebop, the new channel is an essential education. The play list includes a variety of early jazz styles. Freewheeling New Orleans jazz by Jelly Roll Morton, raucous big band swing by Duke Ellington, and French gypsy jazz by Django Reinhardt all have a

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