Beyond Jazz

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Beyond Jazz
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Broadcast area Off-Air
Slogan It's A Brave Cool World
Frequency XM 72
First air date 2001
Format Modern Jazz
Class Satellite Radio Station
Owner XM Satellite Radio
Website Beyond Jazz Website

Beyond Jazz was the name of XM Satellite Radio's Commercial-Free Modern Jazz music channel, devoted to Modern Jazz, Funk-jazz, Free jazz and Acid jazz music. The program director for Beyond Jazz was Russ Davis. Beyond Jazz was on Channel 72 on XM Radio and on Channel 852 on DirecTV.

The channel was described as "The greats of the Jazz-fusion era, stars of Modern Electric and Acoustic Jazz, The New Jazz Singers, The Jazzy Jambands, Acid jazz and Techno Jazz." Beyond Jazz was removed from XM's lineup on November 12, 2008.

The program director, Russ Davis, along with the host of "Jammin' Jazz", Michelle Sammartino have launched a website which promises to provide programming similar to that which aired on the now defunct channel. The link is

Featured Shows[edit]

  • Words & Music
  • The MOJA Report with Mark Ruffin
  • Live at BJ's
  • Jammin' Jazz
  • Monday with the Masters
  • If it's Friday, This must be Fusion

See also[edit]