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At Jazz90.1, we believe that jazz is a living music. That’s why half our broadcast hours are focused on current artists who are committed to moving the music forward. Jazz90.1 plays more new music than any radio station in the U.S. On the flip side, we also play a heaping portion of the classics, names like Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Wayne Shorter, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Billie Holiday, and many more. When you listen to Jazz90.1, you get the best new jazz, and the best jazz of all time.

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Please join us tonight for great standards, Sinatra, avant-garde and more here on Jazz90.1. Dick Robinson, Otto Bruno and Matt Shackelford keep you entertained all evening long with the best music found anywhere. Listen on air, online and on mobile.

From JazzTimes: Eddie Palmieri to Release Second Album of 2018
Mi Luz Mayor, a tribute to the pianist’s late wife, is slated for Dec. 7. https://t.co/VOIdgiKXIz

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