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.
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.
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.
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.
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.