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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

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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

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

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