Supporting Jazz and The 4 Land's Region of Central Europe

 
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In this section we have some feedback, signposting, interviews & media for you to learn more about our project and our ethos.  
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If you would like to contact our project with regards submitting music,comments, joining the team or music suggestions you can do so anytime @ info@jazznet247.net

Some Of Your Feedback

' No other station I have listened to offers so many artists and songs on the playlists, your musical knowledge is amazing. I have been buying so many tracks from Amazon that I am now broke '
Paul - London, UK

' We don't have this quality of programming here in Poland and it is available anytime without adverts or long voice overs - perfect '
Arek - Poznan, Poland

' I listen to JazzNet247 daily as it doesn't have long periods with talk only, as I do not understand English so well it is perfect for me, no other station offers this option '
Bernt - Vienna, Austria

' It is wonderful, our local radio does not give me this kind of jazz, I love Brazilian Bossa jazz and your shows have many new artists and songs for me to enjoy, it has just fabulous programming '
Simone - San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago

' Since I discovered JazzNet247 Radio I listen to it all day, every day when I am working in my graphic design business, it is a great companion as I work on my own '
Lykke - Oslo, Norway

Some News and Info

The Bossa Nova Story

We are delighted to signpost you to our Bossa Nova Story which has commenced at The JazzNet247 Project highlighting wher ethe music originated and the artists who were involved in its development. Also you'll learn about others who were prominent in its promotion and marketing. - Learn More

The Parissienne Café Culture

When we finish The Bossa Nova Story we will have a new serialization called 'The Parisienne Cafe Culturé' which will reveal how the 'City Of Romance' featured in the popularity of 'al frecso' dining and especially to the sound of musette tuned French accordion music,

The 4 Land's Region

Explore our own 4 Land's Region of Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Liechtenstein and learn more about the Key Areas that we can recommend to you. Also view our Photographs in the accompanying Galleries. - Learn More

Did You Know !

Our Project is one of the oldest - We started this project during the early days of the internet in 1994 when it had circa 5 million users, we are one of the oldest jazz internet stations with listeners now in 115 countries.

Our Shows take 30 hours to create each week - Being a community station with no funding means the 30 hours per week it takes from planning to marketing our show to help today's jazz artists is a real 'labour of love', it also costs circa $250 p.m. for licensing, hosting, website, domain, jingles production etc etc

Selected For The LIVE365 World Audio Day - We were delighted to be the only 'non American radio station' to be chosen by our host broadcaster for their first World Audio Day 2020.

A Featured LIVE365 Station - We were the first station in the LIVE365 Network of tens of thousands to be chosen for their Featured Spotlight Station - see opposite column.

The No.1 Jazz Station On Their Website - We were delighted to be chosen by our host broadcaster LIVE365 as their top station in the Jazz Section on their new website.

You may also listen to Up Close & Personal on our LIVE365 and Associated Streams playing The Legends Of Jazz from the past 8 decades, This is a hugely popular show with our Daily Listeners from 115 countries around the world who tune in for up to 16 hours per day according to our Analytic Reports from LIVE365.

Discover New Artists And Songs TODAY


Please Pass On Our Project Links
- Help Us Help Jazz


Working without sponsors or a commercial aspect we rely on 'World Of Mouth' to help spread the word about our Radio Station and Our Website Project.

If you enjoy our jazz project and you would like to try and help the jazz genre and today's jazz artists please pass on our links to your like minded jazz friends.

Thank you for your help, the links are below :-

Our STREETJAZZ SHOWCASE
( Playing The Latest and Greatest Releases )
@ LIVE365
@ The STREETJAZZ Player

Would YOU like to join our Project ?
We are always on the look out for like minded jazz fans who would like to help our project with marketing, PR, music reviews etc etc as we always say ' The Sum of the Whole is better than those of the Individual Parts '

If you have some time and would like to get involved in our project, please contact us by email @ info@jazznet247.net

We'll get back to you by return to chat about your enquiry.

Best wishes from Wes

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Media & Press Centre - Interview with LIVE365

Our host and producer Wes George talked to Michelle Ruoff of LIVE365 who choose JAZZNET247 RADIO EUROPE as their first FEATURED SPOTLIGHT RADIO STATION

Live365
's "Featured Spotlight Station" this week is JazzNet247 Radio Europe! We spoke with Wes George about the station's setup, what listeners can expect to hear, and the station's favorite songs. Check out the interview below!

What brought you to Live365?
We were a previous Live365 customer with the old company for 11 years.

What's your studio like?
We have a fully equipped multimedia studio with 6 computers and screens, a radio microphone, mixing desk, and digital mixing desk software with professionally made jingles and hundreds of artist liners.

What can listeners expect when they tune in to your station?
We offer the latest smooth, vocal, and Brazilian jazz releases and chart climbers on the Billboard Smooth Jazz Chart and The Groove Jazz Chart. We report to these two platforms weekly and have done so for more than 27 years. We also feature requests, dedications, and sneak peeks to the next show. Our show has minimal presenter interactions, but the songs are separated with add ons, liners, and jingles. The programming ensures that the predominantly instrumental smooth jazz format has vocal tracks to delineate them and also that two similar instruments do not follow one another to confuse the listener.

Listeners have the opportunity to contact us with requests, comments, and suggestions through a wide variety of platforms. In particular, listeners can contact us daily through our 4 pages on Facebook where we currently have 24,500+ guests. - View Our Current Page

What has been your favorite moment as a DJ / Station Manager so far?
Just recently, we featured a Russian saxophonist on the show and had 564 session starts on Live365 that week. We also contact all the artists that we can each week to tell them that they are featured on our show. In this case, he obviously advertised the show to his followers. This marketing "Pull and Push" effect was the most instant feedback that a marketer and producer like me could have ;>)

As a music presenter for more than 50 years now, it is my pleasure to try and share the mammoth library of music that I have gathered over the years. As the webmaster for major label Sony Jazz for 6 years, I was given thousands of albums from their catalogue to add to their new website, which I designed and maintained.

This was the greatest jazz catalogue known to man since the beginning of the genre in the 1900s. I was told that I could keep all of the albums for my personal use thereafter. I already had a massive collection as I received thousands of albums and records as a professional DJ and radio presenter over the years, so my current JazzNet247 Radio Europe project is my way of giving something back to the jazz genre and introducing old and new tracks. It actually costs me money to host it, but it is very rewarding to try and pass on some of my knowledge to those who want to listen. You can learn more at our interviews.

What is the best concert you've ever attended, and why?
Al Jarreau in London at Wembley in 1985 - Al was the consumate performer and his concert gave us an insight into his current album at the time, Breakin' Away, and his previous better known hits. He did an improvised solo scat version of "Take 5" as someone in the audience called out "Sing 'Take 5' Al" Originally from Dave Brubeck, and although it wasn't on his show itinerary, he performed it and brought the house down.

I saw Al several times after that in Germany, but this concert stands out for me as he had 10,000 people on their feet clapping after the "Take 5" performance ;>) Sadly, Al is no longer with us.

What artist (dead or alive) would you love to see live, but haven't had the chance to see?
Chet Baker. He was my favourite jazz musician, his sincerity and dedication was outstanding and I have written many jazz articles in major magazines and online websites about this man. Through his troubles of alcohol and drug addiction, he still managed to perform with 100% honesty and dedication to his artform. At 58 years of age, he left us all too soon in 1988. - View His Biography

He is sadly missed by true jazz fans, but I play his music at every opportunity and try to keep his legacy moving forward to a new generation. I never got a chance to see him live, but I have all of his DVDs and most of his CDs.

We asked for some of the station's favorite songs. Here's what they had to say!

* Also see :- The History Of Jazz
* Also see :- The Bossa Nova Story
* Also see :- Music Recommendations
* Also see :- Music Reviews
* Also see :- Our 4 Land's Gallery
* Also see :- Our Featured Artists
* Also see :- Visit Our Blog Page
* Also see :- Our Showcase Artist
* Also see :- About Our STREETJAZZ Channel

 
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