Wes George presents the marquee show STREETJAZZ which was started in 1999 when the project became affiliated to parent company AGMAMI.com's client SONY JAZZ UK playing all sub genres of jazz including their own extensive catalogue.
Wes George pictured with his daughter Desirée
Wes grew up in a family of professional jazz musicians and started collecting music when he was 8, he played in several bands and toured in 24 countries around the world as a professional presenter in clubs and on radio for 12 years before embarking on his daytime profession as a marketeer, multimedia and training professional. He has combined both careers since 1980.
Wes started collecting jazz recordings in 1960 and has a considerable collection. He started the JazzNet247 Project in 1994 when the internet was becoming popular to help the jazz genre and the artists to promote their music and has carried it on until the present day.
STREETJAZZ features Smooth Jazz, Great Vocals and Brazilian Flavours as well as some Soul, Inspirational, R'n'B, Latin and NuJazz. It is particularly aimed at supportingthe music of the Indie Artists and Labels.
Wes sleeps, eats and drinks music but has a particular love for Bossa Nova and presents the specialist show on JazzNet247 Radio called 'Dreams Of Rio' and used to write album reviews for Sony Jazz, All About Jazz, The EuroClubdeJazz and The Sounds Of Brazil project for Scott Adams. He has an extensive personal Brazilian music collection of this sub-genre.
JazzNet247 and the STREETJAZZ show have topped the National Reverb Nation Internet Jazz Charts for more than 100 weeks in their host country.
Contact Details : wes@JazzNet247.com
Show 689 - The Presenter's Choice Part Six
(1) Featured Artist - David Sanborn
(2) Now And Then Featured Artist - Mezzoforte
(3) Brazilian Portrait Album - Groove Da Praia
(4) Indie Artist Spotlight - Shakatak
Thanks To Our Voice Over Artist Rocío Guitard
Teach Me Tonight
Victor George Street
Thanks to Bill Cason from Shanachie Records
Chicago Song (1)
Brand New Heavies
Babyface & Gywneth Paltrow
Just My Imagination
Thanks to Cliff and Jason Gorov from Gorov Music Marketing
Garden Party (4)
Billy Preston & Syreeta
With You I'm Born Again
Thanks to Adam Leibovitz from ASL Music Media
Groove Da Praia
Baixo O Sol (3)
A Smoother You
You Put A Move On My Heart
Thanks to Jeff Lunt from Trippin'n'Rhythm Records
Christmas In Rio (2)
Cleve Francis & Patti Austin
We Fell In Love Anyway
Thanks to Casey Silcock from the Universal Music Group
It's You (1)
Let's Do It Together
Thanks to Lisa Sonkin from Sony Music
He Loves You
Thanks to Andrew Read, Lynne Lyons and Fabiana Passoni