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Ambient jazz music on the radio

Ambient Jazz is a subgenre of Jazz that fuses elements of ambient music with traditional jazz. It emphasizes creating a relaxed and atmospheric soundscape with an emphasis on the mood and texture. The genre was pioneered in the late 1980s by artists such as Jan Garbarek, Eberhard Weber, and Terje Rypdal.

One of the most popular artists in the Ambient Jazz genre is Norwegian saxophonist Jan Garbarek, who has released numerous albums since the 1970s. His music is characterized by his use of world music influences and his ability to create a contemplative atmosphere with his playing.

Another notable artist is the German bassist Eberhard Weber, who is known for his work with the band Colours and his solo work. His music features a blend of electronic and acoustic instruments, creating a unique and atmospheric sound.

Some of the popular radio stations that play Ambient Jazz music include SomaFM's Groove Salad, Radio Swiss Jazz, and Jazz FM. These stations play a variety of Jazz subgenres, including Ambient Jazz, and showcase the diversity and range of the Jazz genre.