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

WNUA-DB: A Legacy of Jazz Excellence

WNUA 95.5, a trailblazing radio station in the United States, broadcast smooth jazz from 1987 to 2009. In 1999, notable on-air personalities included Ramsey Lewis, Karen Williams, Rick O'Dell, Loni Taylor, Danae Alexander, and Bill Cochran. Although WNUA is no longer on the air, WNUA-DB (Digital Broadcasting) proudly continues its jazz legacy, showcasing various forms of jazz.

The Roots of Smooth Jazz

The smooth jazz genre originated from jazz-funk, which blended African and Latin American rhythms with traditional jazz instruments in the 1970s. Jazz fusion, led by artists like Chick Corea, John McLaughlin, and Al Di Meola, paved the way for the genre's development. Although "smooth jazz" was coined in the late 1980s, its roots can be traced back to jazz-rock and jazz-funk of the mid-1970s.


Our Mission

As part of the WDHR Radio Broadcasting Digital Network, WNUA-DB strives to create a unique sound that fuses various musical styles while remaining true to jazz's essence. We welcome your feedback and questions about our programming and promise prompt responses. You can access our player page for personalized on-demand content and make song requests to enhance your listening experience.

Join us in celebrating the rich legacy of jazz!

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