Jazz Jazz Radio Stations and Networks

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List of radio stations playing a primarily jazz format, including call letters and numbers when available. This guide answers the question, "Which radio stations play jazz?" and will be helpful in finding the national channels and local networks playing jazz content. This list may include both traditional terrestrial broadcast radio stations as well as satellite radio channels. If you'd like more information on these jazz stations, click on the name of the station for an overview and some location and historical information. It will assist in answering questions like "What are America's best jazz channels?" and "Where can I listen to jazz on the radio in my area?" List items include WFSS, WBFO and many additional items as well. (89 items)

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SubLime FM is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
SubLime FM Jazz Sublime FM is a Dutch commercial radio station, dedicated to mainly jazz music, but also plays soul, latin and lounge, and is owned by Exceed Jazz BV, which is a subsidiary of Exceed Holding. It ...more

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BBC Radio 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
Classical music, Jazz BBC Radio 3 is a British radio network operated by the BBC. Its output centres on classical music and opera, but jazz, world music, drama, culture and the arts also feature. The station is the ...more

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CHLX-FM is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
Adult contemporary music, Classical music, Jazz CHLX-FM is a Canadian radio station, which broadcasts at 97.1 FM in Gatineau, Quebec. A francophone station owned by RNC Media, CHLX airs a mixed format of adult contemporary and jazz, branded ...more

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Radio New Zealand Concert is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
Classical music, Jazz Radio New Zealand Concert is a publicly funded non-commercial New Zealand FM fine music radio network owned and operated by Radio New Zealand from its Wellington headquarters. The network's ...more

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Jazz Radio 94.1FM is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
Jazz Radio 94.1FM Jazz 94.1FM Gold Coast for the mature audience still living life to the max". The radio station is run primarily by volunteers and supported by sponsors and government grants. The station has ...more

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KALA is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KALA Jazz, Variety KALA is a 10,000 watt public format, non-profit radio station in Davenport, Iowa, one of the Quad Cities. The station licensee, St. Ambrose University is authorized by the Federal Communications ...more

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KBCU is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KBCU Jazz KBCU is a 24-hour non-commercial, not-for-profit radio station broadcasting a jazz and College Radio format from the campus of Bethel College in North Newton, Kansas, and serving the Newton ...more

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KBEM-FM is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KBEM-FM Jazz KBEM-FM is a Minneapolis, Minnesota public radio station broadcasting a jazz format. The station is operated by Minneapolis public school system and has also been known since the mid-1990s as a ...more

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KBJZ-LP is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KBJZ-LP Jazz KBJZ-LP is a low power FM radio station serving downtown Juneau, Alaska and parts of the adjacent Douglas Island. The station broadcasts multiple musical genres, ranging from jazz, as its call ...more

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KINF is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KINF Jazz, Talk radio KNFL is a radio station in Boise, Idaho broadcasting a sports talk format. The station is currently owned by Impact Radio Group. KNFL was originally KBSU, a jazz format station. However, in ...more

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KBSU-FM is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KBSU-FM Classical music, Jazz, Talk radio KBSU-FM is a radio station licensed to Boise, Idaho. The station is owned by Boise State University, and is the flagship affiliate of Boise State Public Radio's "Music" network. The ...more

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KCCK-FM is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KCCK-FM Jazz KCCK-FM is a public radio station licensed to Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids-Iowa City, Iowa. KCCK is Iowa's only jazz radio station.

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KCND is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
Classical music, Public broadcasting, Jazz KCND is a public radio station licensed to Bismarck. It signed on the air in 1981 as Prairie Public Radio, which later became part of the statewide North Dakota Public Radio network, the ...more

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KCSM is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KCSM Jazz KCSM is a radio station in San Mateo, California, broadcasting locally on 91.1 MHz. The station broadcasts jazz music, 24 hours a day, commercial-free. The radio station is not-for-profit, and ...more

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KEWU-FM is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KEWU-FM Jazz KEWU-FM, also known as Jazz 89.5, is a non-commercial jazz outlet serving the Spokane, Washington area. The station, which is run by Eastern Washington University, went on the air on April 7, ...more

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KKFI is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KKFI Rock music, World music, Jazz KKFI is an independent, non-commercial, non-profit, 501, volunteer-based, community radio station located in Kansas City, Missouri. Formed in 1988, it broadcasts at 100,000 watts on 90.1 FM. Its ...more

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KKJZ is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KKJZ Jazz KKJZ is a non-commercial public radio station in Southern California broadcasting from the Long Beach State campus. The station is one of several public radio stations in Southern California ...more

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KMHD is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KMHD Alternative rock, Jazz KMHD is a listener-supported, non-profit FM broadcast radio station located in the Portland, Oregon area. For the first twenty-five years of its operation, the station's studio was located on ...more

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KNTU is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KNTU Jazz KNTU is the campus radio station of the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. The signal of the station covers much of the Dallas and Fort Worth Metroplex of North Texas with a format of ...more

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KPBX-FM is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
Classical music, Jazz KPBX-FM is a public radio station serving Spokane, Washington. It broadcasts at 91.1 MHz with an ERP of 56,000 watts and is one of three stations operated by Spokane Public Radio. KSFC and KPBZ ...more

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KPLU-FM is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KPLU-FM Jazz KPLU-FM is a news & jazz format National Public Radio member station in Tacoma, Washington, USA, owned by Pacific Lutheran University. It is one of three full NPR members in the Seattle ...more

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KRIM-LP is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
Adult album alternative, Classical music, Jazz KRIM-LP is a radio station licensed to serve Payson, Arizona. The community-oriented station is owned by Payson Council For The Musical Arts Inc. It airs a hits from the 50s thru the 90s. The ...more

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KRML is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KRML Jazz KRML is an American radio station licensed to serve Carmel, California. The station, established in 1958 as KTEE, is currently owned and operated by Scot McKay. The station's broadcast license ...more

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KGOU is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KGOU Jazz KGOU is an NPR News/Talk/Jazz music/Blues music radio station serving the Oklahoma City area and is owned by the University of Oklahoma. It is operated by OU's College of Continuing Education. ...more

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KRTU-FM is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KRTU-FM Jazz KRTU-FM is a radio station broadcasting a mainstream Jazz format. Licensed in San Antonio, Texas, USA, the station serves the San Antonio area. The station is owned by Trinity University. ...more

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KSBR is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KSBR Jazz KSBR is a non-commercial radio station in Mission Viejo, California, broadcasting to the Orange County, California, area on 88.5 FM. KSBR airs a jazz music and smooth jazz format branded as ...more

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KSBS-FM is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KSBS-FM Jazz KSBS-FM is Samoa's first commercial FM radio station broadcasting a variety format including local Polynesian, oldies, easy listening music. KSBS-FM broadcasts religious programming on Sunday ...more

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KSDS is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KSDS Jazz KSDS is a full-time mainstream/traditional Jazz radio station, licensed to the San Diego Community College District, broadcasting 24 hours a day from the campus of San Diego City College. The ...more

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KTSU is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KTSU Campus radio, Jazz KTSU, known as "The Choice", is a college radio jazz-formatted radio station based out of the campus of Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas. It was founded on June 23, 1972.

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KUAR is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KUAR Public broadcasting, Jazz, Talk radio KUAR is a National Public Radio affiliate in Little Rock, Arkansas. It broadcasts at 89.1 FM and is licensed to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. During the day, KUAR airs NPR news and ...more

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KUNR is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
Classical music, Jazz, Talk radio KUNR is the flagship National Public Radio station in Reno, Nevada. Owned by the University of Nevada, Reno, it is a typical full-service public radio outlet airing classical music, jazz, and ...more

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KUNV is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KUNV Jazz KUNV is a non-commercial, jazz-oriented campus radio station in Paradise, Nevada, broadcasting on 91.5 FM.

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KUVO is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KUVO Public broadcasting, Jazz KUVO is an American radio station broadcasting mainly jazz music in a public radio format. Licensed to Denver, Colorado, KUVO began operations on August 29, 1985. The station's local programming ...more

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KYZK is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
KYZK Jazz KYZK is a radio station broadcasting a Smooth Jazz format. Licensed to Sun Valley, Idaho, USA, the station is currently owned by Rich Broadcasting, LLC, through licensee RP Broadcasting LS, LLC, ...more

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Planet Jazz is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
Planet Jazz Jazz Planet Jazz was a Modern Jazz radio station programmed by Teresa Kincaid on Sirius Satellite Radio channel 70 and DISH Network channel 6070. Planet Jazz was retired on September 7, 2007 to make ...more

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Pure Jazz is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
Pure Jazz Jazz Pure Jazz was a Jazz radio station on Sirius Satellite Radio channel 72 and DISH Network channel 6072. As a result of the Sirius-XM merger, it has been replaced by Real Jazz.

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Radio Sausalito is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
Radio Sausalito Community radio, Jazz Radio Sausalito is an "Part 15" radio station broadcasting a Big Band Jazz format on 1610 AM. The station is noncommercial and serves the Southern Marin County, California area. The ...more

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Real Jazz is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
Real Jazz Jazz Real Jazz is a Sirius XM Satellite Radio station devoted to classic and contemporary jazz and bebop music. It can be heard on XM channel 67, Sirius channel 67 and Dish Network channel 6072. ...more

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DWRW is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
Hip hop music, Adult contemporary music, Pop music DWRW, branded as RW 95.1 FM, is a music FM radio station owned by RadioWorld Broadcasting Corporation in the Philippines in the Philippines. The station's studio and transmitter is located at ...more

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DYDW is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
DYDW Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Classical music DYDW, currently broadcasting as Power 89.1, is a music FM radio station owned by Word Broadcasting Corporation. The station's studio and transmitter is located at, University of San Carlos, P. ...more

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Sveriges Radio P2 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
Classical music, Jazz P2 is one of the four main radio channels operated by Sweden's national publicly funded radio broadcasting organization Sveriges Radio. It broadcasts music and also carries educational ...more

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theJazz is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
theJazz Jazz theJazz was a British commercial jazz digital radio station. The station was run by GCap Media and launched on Christmas Day 2006, originally as a non-stop jazz station on the Digital One DAB ...more

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WJZI is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
WJZI Jazz WJZI is a daytime-only radio station broadcasting a Jazz format. Licensed to Decatur, Indiana, USA. The station is currently owned by Lewis Broadcasting, LLC. In December 2011, WADM dropped its ...more

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WAER is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
WAER News, Jazz WAER is a radio station in Syracuse, New York. It is located on the campus of Syracuse University, and is an auxiliary service of the school. The station features a jazz music and National ...more

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WBFO is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
WBFO Public broadcasting, Jazz WBFO is the NPR member station for Buffalo, New York, carrying an almost entirely public news/talk format. It broadcasts from studios in the Lower Terrace section of downtown Buffalo which it ...more

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WBGO is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
WBGO Jazz WBGO is a public radio station broadcasting from Newark, New Jersey with its transmission system located on top of 4 Times Square in New York City, New York. The station primarily plays jazz ...more

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WBRH is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
WBRH Jazz WBRH is a student-run jazz high school radio station in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The station, at Baton Rouge Magnet High School, broadcasts with an effective radiated power of 21 kW. It is owned ...more

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WBRU is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
Hip hop music, Alternative rock, Jazz WBRU is a commercial radio station in Providence, Rhode Island that broadcasts on 95.5 FM. Its transmitter is located in Providence and its studios are located near the Brown University campus.

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WCLK is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
WCLK Jazz WCLK FM 91.9 is a radio station licensed to Atlanta, Georgia, USA, and serves the core area of metro Atlanta. It is owned and operated as a public radio station by Clark Atlanta University. WCLK ...more

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WCMU-FM is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Jazz Radio Stations and Networks
WCMU-FM Classical music, Jazz, Talk radio WCMU-FM is a radio station in the United States, broadcasting at FM 89.5 in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. The station, owned by Central Michigan University, is a National Public Radio member ...more