Jazz After Hours is the longest continuously running jazz program on the radio. In 2014, broadcaster and digital media artist Jeff Hanley began hosting the program, following an award winning 30 year run by the show's creator, Jim Wilke. The four hour show celebrates and nurtures the constantly evolving music that is jazz. The music doesn't sit still and neither does Jazz After Hours. Check out our Stations listing to find the program on your local public radio station or listen online with our streaming player.
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NJPAC Adds Jazz Shows
to 2021 Line-Up

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) welcomes live, in-person jazz back to its stage throughout 2021. Celebrating its 10th anniversary is the annual TD James Moody Jazz Festival showcasing an all-star lineup of the country’s best musicians, held Nov 5-21, including the award-winning Maria Schneider Orchestra, and the New Jersey premiere of Christian McBride’s The Movement Revisited. For a complete schedule and information about the programs, visit NJPAC.org/jazz

Your music on Jazz After Hours

Are you a jazz musician with a new record you want the world to hear? Jazz After Hours accepts submissions of new jazz for airplay. No record promoter is required to have your music considered. The only requirements: quality, musicianship and originality. Our mission is to support and encourage the creation of fresh new jazz. Your new music could be broadcast and streamed worldwide on the PRX network.

We do not accept physical copies. In the interest of everyone’s health, your budget, and the environment, only digital submissions are accepted. We accept studio quality recordings, in .wav, .mp3, .mp4, or .aiff file formats, delivered by download. Files must be properly named and accompanied by a one-sheet of information about you and your music. Questions? Contact us through the contact form at the bottom of this page.

We look forward to hearing your new music.

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Short and sweet

Every week, Jeff Hanley’s Jazz Happening Now on the PRX network distills the best new jazz music into an easy to digest 60 minutes. Swing by to hear this week’s show, explore the archive of every show since the launch in 2015, and find a station that airs Jazz Happening Now near you.

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