Smooth jazz

  1. Jazz FM Apologizes and Launches Internal Investigation Following Gay Porn Blunder

    February 22, 2012 10:25 AM EST U.K. digital radio station Jazz FM has issued an unreserved apology and promised to launch an internal investigation after accidently broadcasting explicit audio exerts from what appeared to be a gay porn film during one of its shows. The incident ...

  2. CBS Launches AMP Radio Detroit

    October 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Taking on the top-rated station in Detroit, CBS Radio Monday at 8 a.m. debuted AMP Radio, which employs a top-40 format, on WVMV-FM. With the change, WVMV's smooth jazz programming, a format that has been disappearing from major markets acros ...

  3. A Bittersweet Adios For WNUA

    May 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT After several days of rumors, change has indeed come to Clear Channel's WNUA/Chicago, which dropped smooth jazz after 22 years and flipped to what is being billed as "Spanish Hot AC" as "Mega 95.5." The news broke late Thu ...

  4. Fourplay Picks Up 'Energy' For Heads Up Debut

    July 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Jazz quartet Fourplay will make its Heads Up International debut Sept. 23 with "Energy." Special guest on the album is labemate and critically acclaimed upright bassist/vocalist Esperanza Spalding, who joins the foursome on the track &qu ...

  5. Greater Media, Emmis Unveil HD2 Strategies

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST Markets include N.Y, L.A., Chicago, Philly, more. Greater Media, a founding member of the HD Digital Radio Alliance, has announced the details of its digital multicast channels for the Boston and Philadelphia markets. The eight new channels are mo ...

  6. Infinity Picks VP For Jack Format

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dallas programmer gets national role. Infinity continues to step up its commitment to the Jack format. On June 3, it flipped longtime oldies signals WCBS New York and WJMK Chicago. Today it named Kurt Johnson VP of programming for its Jack station ...

  7. Koz Plans Eighth Smooth Jazz Christmas

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Saxophonist Dave Koz will reprise his annual Smooth Jazz Christmas tour for the eighth consecutive year, beginning Nov. 26 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Saxophonist Dave Koz will reprise his annual Smooth J ...