Radio Station Format Definition: Jazz
These stations play a variety of jazz music such as jazz standards,
bebop, jazz vocals, Latin-jazz, avant-garde, funk, delta-blues, and
old-time jazz. Often these genres are segmented and featured as
special programming on these stations. Commonly these stations also
incorporate blues or world music programming into their schedules as
well. Many jazz stations are publicly owned, and may include content
from National Public Radio. Segments of jazz programming can otherwise
be found on variety, college, and public stations.
Typical artists heard on Jazz stations include:
Wynton Marsalis, Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker,
Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Miles Davis
See also: Public Radio, Smooth Jazz
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