Bop City - Internet Radio's
Jazz Center of the World

Imagine that you are back in the era when jazz was expanding beyond its perceived boundaries - when jazz was an American phenomenon.

Imagine that there is a radio station spinning records on the cutting edge of jazz, giving a nod to the origins of jazz and even sneaking in some blues now and then. Bop City is that radio station.


Why Bop City?


We love classic jazz and we enjoy sharing it with other jazz lovers.

With more and more radio stations dropping classic jazz from their formats, we decided to do something about it by creating Bop City, Vintage Jazz Internet Radio.
We present a selection of album oriented jazz that is not easily found and rarely heard on the radio.

Within our playlist, we include entire albums of artists rather than only select cuts. We feel that this gives the listener a better variety of an artists' body of work and results in a playlist with a vibe that ebbs and flows from within. This concept allows our listeners to delve deeper into the world of jazz.

Bop City is Live365's best alternative for classic jazz!
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Friday, January 26, 2007

New Cuts

Bop City has added fresh new cuts to the broadcast from Cripple Clarence Lofton, Jazzical Moods featuring Mingus, Louis Armstrong (with Trixie Smith, Ma Rainey and King Oliver), Monk, Sonny Rollins, Jackie McLean, Billie Holiday, The Quartet, Dizzy Gillespie, Clifford Brown and Max Roach, Ben Webster, Top Brass featuring 5 Trumpets, The Lionel Hampton, Art Tatum, Buddy Rich Trio and Roy Eldridge, in all of their vinyl LP glory - and there are many more cuts on the way.

Thanks to everybody across the world for listening to Bop City.

Saturday, January 13, 2007

Listeners from all over the world and the USA

Check out Bop City's Archive (link is in the right margin) to see from where, all over the world and across the USA, jazz lovers are listening to Bop City's broadcast. We are not even 30 days into broadcasting and already we've gone well over 1000 listener hours. Thanks to everybody for listening.

We're recording some amazing cuts right now that will be added to the broadcast. Some examples: Jo Jones Special, the Quartet, Afro-Dizzy Gillespie, New Soil-Jackie McLean, Study in Brown-Clifford Brown and Max Roach, Hampton Hawes Trio, Jazzical Moods and some choice cuts taken from Louis Armstrong related 78's from the 1920's.

So stay tuned we're working on adding more great jazz to the broadcast everyday.

One more thing - Vist our MySpace page (link is in the right margin). We've gotten a lot of interesting friends including some fabulous painters and jazz artists. Their work is incredible. Be sure to check it out.

Thanks!

PS - Thanks DeWayne...