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!

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Trudy Pitts (1932-2010)

Here's an excellent post from JazzWax about Trudy and her music.

As an homage to Trudy Pitts we have added to our playlist her recording with Pat Martino, El Hombre.

Monday, December 20, 2010

Playlist Adds

Oh my, some great stuff here...

And we've thrown in a rarity from Billy Strayhorn and Workout from Hank Mobley for good measure.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Scheduler Malfunction

We just realized that there was a broadcast scheduler malfunction.  Our broadcast is back on its proper schedule and playlists.


Sunday, December 12, 2010

Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster

Playlist add - Verve album Gerry Mulligan meets Ben Webster.

From - The swing and bop start right here on this legendary 1959 session between baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan and tenor man Ben Webster.

Saturday, December 11, 2010


Excellent blog - check it out - JazzWax - Marc Myers blogs daily on jazz legends and legendary jazz recordings.

James Moody - Dies At 85

Update 12/12/2010 - JazzWax has an excellent post about James Moody.

Here is an article from the New York Times, and here is an article from NPR, about James Moody and his amazing artistry.

We have added two LPs to the playlist as an homage to James, James Moody And His Modernists and Art Blakey, James Moody, Max Roach - New Sounds.

Tuesday, December 07, 2010