- is now the 'Dead Thing' It
will also be streamed from their web-site and be on NTL & Sky boxes
Eddie - Fingerprint Jazz - Get Dabbed, Get a Dusted - does anyone remember the
launch of Jazz FM (Now Smooth FM) and its now forgotten High Ideals.
On 6 April 07 the station has spring into life by giving on line info and
announcements as to what and who is playing and shortly a number of Jazz
Luminaries will have their own show..
We wait to see how much the advertising will intrude on the listening and
continue to despair that it is not available on FM to lighten our day or on
some Freeview channels for that matter. - and within 12 momths --- this>
In what is devastating news for the jazz community
GCap Media has announced it is to close theJazz DAB digital
radio station from the end of March. Fru Hazlitt the new chief executive of GCap,
which is currently fighting a takeover bid, said in a statement: “We plan to
dispose of our interest in Digital One, reflecting our view that DAB is not an
economically viable platform for the company.” 11.02.08
So much for doing for Jazz what they did for Classic
FM - why didn't they latch on to the Freeview listings as a digital station!
Dark days now for jazz exposure. - lets wrest Radio 3 from the minute Classical
fraternity and get 50% of the stations listening time for the creative art of
Jazz at least.
From February 25, Classic
FM will broadcast two hours of jazz music between and , seven days a
week. This programme will be available on FM as well as DAB
and will therefore reach a far wider audience. In addition, these
programmes will be available to listen to any time of the day or night, up to
seven days after broadcast via Classic FM’s listen again service. You will be
able to access this service online at
They will also be adding a rolling jazz music stream to
www.myclassicfm.com ~ which will
be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The service allows users to
rate tracks, giving you control over what you hear.
They are introducing
jazz to the station with a two-hour show, seven days a week. From today
(February 25), Helen Mayhew presents
her programme on weekdays, while Tim Lihoreau
will present at the weekend, each of them on air from midnight to 2am. Another
familiar voice from theJazz joins Classic FM when Margherita Taylor
joins the presenter line-up too, hosting Smooth Classics at Six every evening.
You can also hear
, from theJazz's breakfast show, on Classic FM on weekday afternoons from three