Tag Archives: Music

Beyond the Music, Irene Cara’s Career Struggled To The End.

When she began to question the music industry’s ‘standards and practices’, her career struggled to the end. Continue reading

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Re-Vamped Podcast Includes Weekly NFL Football Picks

After a long hiatus, our podcast returns with new, weekly original episodes. This year, we’ve decided to expand our podcast and make our Smooth’s NFL Football Picks broadcast available for subscribers. Weekly episode will air after they premiere on our … Continue reading

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Celebrating 20 Years of Internet Radio Broadcasting

Never in my wildest dreams would I ever thought I’d be doing this for 20 years.  Continue reading

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A “Sneak-Peek” Of My New Book, “HOLLYWOOD HOUSE”

This sneak peek into my book talks about the lead characters and the first experiences in the Parker’s new home. Continue reading

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Kazakhstani Rapper and Artists From Other Countries Shows How Far Rap Music Has Gone Internationally

Upon listening, I was stunned to hear that (Scriptonite) was rappin’ in his native language…Russian! Continue reading

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Smooth Jazz and More Temporarily Shuts Off Stream To Support Blackout Tuesday

On Tuesday between 9am and 10am Eastern time (-4 GMT), our webstream will go silent in support of Blackout Tuesday. Smooth Jazz and More will join thousands of broadcasters, media companies and music artists in their show of support for … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Pandemic Overshadows Beginning of Jazz Appreciation Month

The beginning of April also marks the start of Jazz Appreciation Month, an event we always look forward to each year. However, the deadly coronavirus pandemic has encircled the world, shutting down events that would have commemorated the month-long celebration. … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Pandemic Affecting Concerts and Festivals World-Wide.

It’s unknown just how much money will be lost by the cancellations of concerts and festivals world-wide, but it’s estimated to be in the billions.   Continue reading

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Changes to a New Broadcast Server are in Store at Torontocast this Spring.

The month of March means the end of winter, the beginning of more comfortable weather and of course, “spring cleaning”. We’re getting an early start on Spring at Smooth Jazz and More, as we’re putting the finishing touches on a … Continue reading

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How Big is “Too Big”? UMG Fire Shows the Danger When Corporations Gobble Up Small Labels

Hundreds of artists were affected by a 2008 fire at Universal Music Group’s that destroyed the original masters of music that were recorded from the 1940’s to the 2000’s. Record labels affected included Decca, Chess, Impulse, ABC, MCA, Geffen, Interscope … Continue reading

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