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Anita Dixon - Jazz, Jam Session Preserving KC Musical History Through Technology

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Find out all of the ins and outs of establishing an FM station.

Thanks to Anita Dixon,  Kansas City-style jazz music will be broadcasting from a new radio station! 

The Mutual Musicians Foundation in the 18th and Vine jazz district was granted a construction permit for a noncommercial, low-power FM radio station.

The foundation is hoping the KC jazz station, at 104.7 FM, will be on the air by the time we air this interview or soon there after.

The foundation expects to hire a full-time general manager but rely on volunteers for other jobs, including announcer

KOJH’s programming will also be streamed online, Dixon says. The Mutual Musicians Foundation continues the jam sessions that were a mainstay of Local 627, which would be 100 years old in 2017

“I’ve never had anything more exciting happen,” Dixon says. “One minute you’re dreaming and the next minute it’s there.”

Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article9405002.html#storylink=cpy