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Jazz club of WA

Jazz on Radio

Jazz music has a long and storied history on the radio, dating back to the early days of broadcasting. There are many radio stations around the world that specialize in playing jazz music, and listeners can tune in to hear everything from classic standards to the latest cutting-edge jazz fusion.

One of the great things about jazz on the radio is the sheer variety of styles and sub-genres that are played. Some stations focus exclusively on traditional jazz, playing the music of legends like Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and Charlie Parker. Other stations specialize in contemporary jazz, featuring artists like Robert Glasper, Esperanza Spalding, and Kamasi Washington.

No matter what style of jazz you prefer, listening to it on the radio can be a great way to discover new artists and deepen your appreciation for the genre. Many jazz radio shows are hosted by knowledgeable and passionate hosts who offer insights into the music and the musicians who create it.

Of course, with the rise of streaming services and podcasts, there are now many other ways to listen to jazz music besides the radio. However, there's something special about tuning in to a live radio broadcast and experiencing the music as it's being played.


Whether you're driving in your car, cooking in your kitchen, or just relaxing at home, jazz on the radio is a wonderful way to add some soulful, swinging sound to your day.



Saturday 12 noon – 2.00pm

Bags Groove with Len Bagnall

Traditional Jazz

CAPITAL RADIO 101.7 FM / Digital

Saturday 12.00 noon - 3.00pm

Swing shift with Alan Watson

Sunday 12.00 noon – 3.00pm

Easy Sunday Afternoon with Tess Earnshaw

RTR 92.1 FM or RTRFM Digital

Saturday 9.00 – 11.00pm

Saturday Jazz with Bruce Moorman,

Richard Saunders, Bridget Cleary, Austin Salisbury and Gemma Farrell

ABC Jazz Digital Radio

Saturday 4.00 – 5.00pm

Sunday 4.00 - 6.00pm

Jazz Track with Mal Stanley

KCR 102.5 FM

Tuesday 6.00 - 8.00pm

Jazz has got Soul with David Lazaro

Saturday 1.00 - 3.00pm

Swing is in the Air with Peter Meinema

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