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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Click on the link above to visit the Bop City Jazz Store for the best in jazz recordings and reading. Purchasing items from the store helps support Bop City's vintage jazz internet radio broadcast.


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Friday, August 20, 2010

Sonny Rollins Blue Note 1558

We've just added Blue Note's Sonny Rollins Vol. 2 to our playlist.  This LP features Jay Jay Johnson, Horace Silver, Thelonious Monk, Paul Chambers and Art Blakey.  One a personal note, Bop City loves this LP.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

#1 Rated Jazz Station on Live365.com


For stations with over 1,500 listening hours per month, Bop City is the Number One rated jazz station on Live365.  Thanks for all of the positive votes!

We are updating out playlist with eighteen fantastic cuts from Elmo Hope's Blue Note and Pacific releases. These are fabulous recordings that feature Elmo Hope's extraordinary piano work along with notable sidemen such as Percy Heath, Philly Joe Jones, Frank Foster, Freeman Lee, Art Blakey, Harold Land, Stu Williamson, Leroy Vinnegar and Frank Butler.

Thanks again and enjoy the Jazz!