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!

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Louis Smith

We continue to add cuts to our expanded playlist. Recently we added cuts from Sonny Rollins and Charlie Parker from some 10" EPs.

And, today we added Here Comes Louis Smith. This is one sweet LP. It was recorded in 1957 in NYC. The personnel on the recording are: Louis Smith, trumpet, Cannonball Adderly, alto sax, Duke Jordan and Tommy Flanagan, piano, Doug Watkins, bass and Art Taylor, drums.

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