In Celebration of the Monterey Jazz Festival, SmoothJazz.com Co-founder & VP Donna Phillips, talks about the global appeal of JAZZ with Paulette Lynch, host of YourTown.TV. In this interview, Donna, tells the story of how and why the SmoothJazz.com platform was invented to broaden the appeal of Jazz music, artists and lifestyle events worldwide since it's growth from an online ticket outlet for Radio Personality, Sandy Shore's Monterey Peninsula Concerts to the world's most far reachingREAD MORE
AUGUST 30, 2018- Donna Phillips
AUGUST 1, 2018- Sandy Shore
Just as the Monterey Bay is in the center of the iconic California coastline... SMOOTHJAZZ.COM is at the heart of the global Smooth Jazz community; the hub for this lifestyle music genre. Rustic yet cosmopolitan, sophisticated yet relaxed. We entwine the on-line, multimedia music platform with its own unique musical gathering at Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel.
California radio personality and SmoothJazz.com founder, SANDY SHORE has envisioned anREAD MORE
JUNE 6, 2018- Lisa Crawford Watson (Monterey Herald)
Smooth jazz is a chameleon. It is stepping out of a club and into the cool streets of New York City at dawn. It is sitting behind a pair of retro-square sunglasses while sipping a mojito in Majorca. It’s coffee that’s gone cold, sheets that are still warm, rivulets of rain down a window, watching a pretty woman dance. It is not your grandfather’s jazz. But there’s a good chance he’d get the groove.
Sandy Shore got it really early. Raised in Pacific Grove, she was on the radio on Cannery Row at 15 and, ultimately, throughout California and across the country, with a voice like aREAD MORE
OCTOBER 19, 2017- Sandy Shore
SmoothJazz.com stays ahead of the curve once again, by becoming the very first Internet Radio App to become available for download from the NEW Apple TV 4 App Store. Previous Apple TV versions did not have access to outside independent Apps until Apple TV 4. Directly after the release of our newly designed "Smooth Global" Mobile App for iOS & Android phones and tablets, we began development on our new Apple TV version of the App, to allow our Apple TV listeners to upgrade their listening experience to SmoothJazz.READ MORE
JULY 20, 2017- Herbie Hancock
On behalf of UNESCO and the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, please accept my thanks for your contribution in support of the 2017 edition of International Jazz Day. Due in part to your efforts, the worldwide celebration on April 30 was a resounding success.
As you know, the reach of this year's Jazz Day extended well outside the Global Host City of Havana, Cuba. I am pleased to note that programs again took place in over 190 UNESCO member states. Furthermore, more than one millions people around the world enjoyed the spectacular concert from the Gran Teatro de La Habana viaREAD MORE
APRIL 28, 2017- by Sandy Shore
The World's first on-line Jazz radio station, SmoothJazz.com Global, releases a totally unique and updated Smooth Music and Lifestyle App offering two handcrafted radio stations, an exciting travel portal featuring the hottest Jazz Festivals and Music Events around the world, plus a new music Listening Loft, weekly Airplay Charts, and the latest music videos all with convenient click-to-buy buttons for purchasing music, event tickets and booking travel.
Debuting at the European hot spot, the Mallorca Smooth Jazz Festival at the Protur Biomar Gran Hotel & Spa during the annualREAD MORE
APRIL 21, 2017- by RooAnne Joaquin
Within the hometown community of Pacific Grove lives a Smooth Jazz radio pioneer and personality who goes by the name Sandy Shore. Even in her childhood and early adulthood, it was evident that Shore was destined to be a superstar. Her passion has always been rooted in radio, even as young as 8 year old, she wanted to be a radio DJ and would interview people with her microphone. As a teen, she dabbled in music-making and played the guitar and piano. By the age of 15, she was already on the local radio station.
JANUARY 3, 2014- by Mike Ragogna
MIKE RAGONA : It's Official, Smooth Jazz is in the top 5 formats on the internet. You must be pretty excited about it's current status.
SANDY SHORE : We've never given up on the idea that this music mix would be well received globally. At least the way we present it, the format is really the best of the best from Contemporary Jazz, Pop, Funk, Chillout/Lounge, Jazz, Soul, Neo-Soul, World Music and even accented by vocals and therefore crosses the language barriers with ease, which obviously makes it appealing on an international level. And most
MAY 15, 2012- by Ryan Whaley
Listen, Like, Buy New Music in the Listening Loft Store, Discover Festivals, Track Airplay Charts and Connect with Artists all from the palm of your hand.
From Green Door Mediaworks.
APRIL 8, 2008- by Carol Archer
SmoothJazz.com founder Sandy Shore knew she wanted to work in radio by the time she was 8. She began her radio career in 1979 at age 15, which eventually encompassed air work at KTWV (the Wave)/Los Angeles and KKSF/San Francisco, Flash forward to the '90's, when she got wind that Mapleton trip A / Americana hybrid KPIG/Monterey was actually broadcasting in programming on the Internet. The realization of cyberspace's potential as a major media platform was a revelation that struck her like a lightning bolt.READ MORE