Welcome to the future of jazz radio! AccuJazz has over two dozen personalizable channels of great jazz, with a new channel added every week. With channels ranging from classic to modern and straight-ahead to avant-garde, AccuJazz has more options than anyone else.

 

Just click on any of the channel names below to start listening
Jazz by style
  • Big Band
    The glorious sounds of big bands from every era. Basie, Ellington, Kenton, Thad Jones, Maria Schneider, and more.
  • Cutting Edge
    Creative modern jazz: not quite avant-garde and definitely not straight-ahead.  The Bad Plus, Jason Moran and more.
  • Groove Jazz
    Jazz artists get down!  Funky music from Herbie Hancock and Miles Davis as well as modern-day groove masters.
  • New School
    There is jazz after bop! Hear the many styles of modern jazz, from avant-garde to neo-bop and the latest innovations.
  • Everybody's Boppin'
    Everything bop, from bebop to hard bop.  Bird and Diz, Max and Clifford, Blakey, Cannonball, and much more.
  • Jazz Fusion
    A remarkable fusion of jazz styles -- groove jazz, jazz-rock, world fusion, and more.  From Bitches Brew to MMW.
  • Latin Jazz
    From "Manteca" to Michel Camilo, all the best Afro-Cuban and Brazilian Jazz is here.
  • Old School
    Swing, Dixieland and mainstream jazz, including Jelly Roll Morton, Coleman Hawkins, and Oscar Peterson.
  • Cool Jazz
    Music from cool pioneer Miles Davis and golden state legends like Art Pepper and Chico Hamilton.

    ...More channels coming soon!
Jazz by instruments
  • Piano Jazz
    Great music from legends like Oscar Peterson and Bill Evans as well modern masters like Chick Corea and Brad Mehldau.
  • Vocal Jazz
    From Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday to Lambert, Hendricks & Ross and the New York Voices. The best of vocal jazz!
  • Saxophone Jazz
    Great music from artists including John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Coleman Hawkins, and Michael Brecker.
  • Trumpet Jazz
    All the trumpet masters are here, from Freddie Hubbard and Lee Morgan to Roy Hargrove and Dave Douglas.
  • Give the Drummers Some
    Music that shifts the spotlight to the much-ignored time-keepers. Jazz from drummer-led sessions and tunes with drum solos.
  • Guitar Jazz
    From Grant Green to Bill Frisell, from acoustic to electric, hear the best of jazz guitar.
  • Covering All the Bassists
    Bassists step out of the shadows! Hear them fronting bands and shining in solo spots.

    ...More channels coming soon!



Jazz by region
  • New Orleans
    The Crescent City may be the birthplace of jazz, but it's also home to musical innovation and progress. It's all here, from King Oliver to Stanton Moore

    ...More channels coming soon!

Jazz by composer
  • Ellington
    Nothing but music written by the Duke, perhaps the greatest jazz composer of all time (plus music by his longtime collaborator Billy Strayhorn).

    ...More channels coming soon!


Jazz by decade
  • 50's
    Considered by many to be the jazz's finest hour. Hear classic bebop, hard bop, cool jazz, and early post-bop.
  • 60's
    A time of extreme change and innovation. Post-bop, free jazz, early fusion and absolutely everything in between.

    ...More channels coming soon!

Other channels
  • Broadway Jazz
    Jazz artists from every style and era perform the timeless music of Broadway legends like Cole Porter, the Gershwins and Rodgers and Hammerstein.
  • Live Jazz
    Jazz greats from every era performing in their most natural habitat: Live, on stage, thriving off the crowd's energy.
  • New Releases
    Nothing but the best jazz from the last year, with a special emphasis on more recent chart-topping releases.

    ...More channels coming soon!
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This Week's NEW Channel
The 1940s was a pivotal decade in the history of jazz. Swing was still America’s popular music, as bands led by Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, and Count Basie were household names in America. In the mid-40s, however, everything changed. Swing music waned in popularity as it became harder and harder to keep big bands together. Small jazz groups became more prevalent. New York-based musicians Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie developed a completely new style of jazz known as “Bebop,” and the rest is history. “Decade: ‘40s” has the best in 1940s jazz, from swing to bop.


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