History and Future

Originally with the call letters KLON (and later renamed KKJZ) the station has been broadcasting jazz since 1981. In December 2004, KKJZ increased transmitting power, going from 6,500 to 30,000 watts as well as an HD Radio digital signal 88.1FM.

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Jazz After Midnight

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Phat Tracks with Gordon Goodwin

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2:59 AM

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Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise

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History and Future

Updated: 10/9/2017 00:00

Originally with the call letters KLON (and later renamed KKJZ) the station has been broadcasting jazz since 1981. In December 2004, KKJZ increased transmitting power, going from 6,500 to 30,000 watts as well as an HD Radio digital signal 88.1FM.

The California State University, Long Beach Foundation has contracted with Global Jazz, Inc. to program and provide supporting services for KKJZ 88.1 FM. KKJZ Fundraising, Inc. conducts fundraising activities on behalf of the California State University, Long Beach Foundation for the benefit of KKJZ 88.1 FM.

"KKJZ 88.1 and Global Jazz are committed to the promotion and preservation of the rich cultural heritages of Jazz and Blues through engaging, inspiring and informative programming that satisfies the most dedicated music aficionados, while attracting newcomers of all ages."

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California State University Long Beach