Accujazz Internet radio continues its weekly roll-out of new, creatively programmed jazz channels with "Composers: Monk," a radio stream exclusively playing the compositions of incomparable pianist/composer Thelonious Monk. The channel is free to use and available at all times.

Monk's otherworldly mastery of melody and harmony has not gone unrecognized. He has become one of the most recorded composers in jazz along with Duke Ellington, who also has an AccuJazz channel devoted to his music

AccuJazz Internet radio continues its weekly roll-out of creatively programmed jazz channels with the release of its newest customizable radio stream, "Avant-Garde Jazz." The channel is completely free to use and available 24/7.

The channel plays plenty of great free jazz, from Albert Ayler to Han Bennink to David S. Ware, but casts a wide net in its inclusion of different Avant-Garde styles. Listeners will also hear music by daring composer/improvisers like Tim Berne and Ken Vandermark and A

AccuJazz internet radio began its weekly roll-out of new creatively programmed jazz channels today with the release of "Straight Ahead," a customizable radio stream playing nothing but swinging jazz. The channel plays over 1600 songs from Dexter Gordon to Bill Charlap, and doesn't play any free jazz, fusion or ballads. Classic big band swing by Basie and Ellington plays alongside the soulful hard bop of Art Blakey, Clifford Brown and Gene Ammons. The play list also includes modern swingmasters l, the Chicago-based Internet jazz radio station, has just launched a new Web site featuring twenty-four jazz channels catering to widely-varying tastes.

Listeners can choose from specific genres focused on style, instrument, region, composer and decade. Current offerings include "Big Band," "Cutting Edge," "Regions: New Orleans," "Ellington," "50s," and's most popular channel, "Piano Jazz." Channels are further customizable, allowing listeners to "deselect" artist
Leading jazz internet radio station is expanding its online footprint with a new presence on micro-blogging site Twitter ( and popular blogging network Blogspot (

Program director Lucas Gillan will update the two sites with info related to AccuJazz and its parent company, AccuRadio (, as well as his take on noteworthy jazz news. The Twitter feed and blog will also be convenient ways for AccuJazz listeners to
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