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Re: Smooth Jazz-NAC

Mike Thomas wrote:
>Playing soft AC tracks is standard procedure for nearly all smooth jazz
>stations.  The format targets the same demographics, for the most part,
>as AC stations.  Playing familiar tracks along with the standard smooth
>jazz fare helps attract people to smooth jazz, and keeps them from
>wandering away.

Especially since Smooth Jazz is essentially 60s-style Beautiful Music
reincarnated.  They had to come up with a new name to make it sound fresh &
palatable to a new generation who associated BM with Henry Mancini,
Lawrence Welk, etc.