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 Welcome to WNUA - Digital Broadcasting! "Deep Jazz" Around the Globe! 


WNUA 95.5 Smooth Jazz Chicago was one of the pioneering stations in the United States to broadcast the smooth jazz genre from 1987 to 2009. Ramsey Lewis, Karen Williams, Rick O'Dell, Loni Taylor, Danae Alexander, and Bill Cochran were among the station's notable on-air hosts in 1999. Presently, WNUA-DB (Digital Broadcasting) continues to pay tribute to the jazz genre with various jazz music. The smooth jazz genre has its roots in jazz-funk, which blended African and Latin American rhythms with traditional jazz instruments in the 1970s. Jazz fusion paved the way for artists like Chick Corea, John McLaughlin, and Al Di Meola. The term "smooth jazz" was coined by marketing executives in the late 80s, but the genre's roots can be traced back to jazz-rock and jazz-funk of the mid-1970s. WNUA-DB is honored to be a part of the WDHR Radio Broadcasting Digital Network and aims to produce a unique sound that fuses various musical styles while remaining true to the essence of jazz. If you have any questions or comments about our programming, we are here to assist you and will respond promptly. You can also access our player page to enjoy personalized on-demand content. Simply click the play button and make song requests to enhance your listening experience.

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