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During the 1980s and 1990s a contemporary urban sound came on the seen driven in part by the early work of Inner City Broadcasting. This was The Quiet Storm, a smooth, electric, funky crossover of jazz, soul, and fusion that would dominate the "jazz" airwaves for a couple decades. Although it was definitely commercial in its endeavor, there were some artistic achievements that happened along the way. This format has long since been relegated to the HD-2 channels of FM broadcasting and streaming media, so in this hour we will explore the sounds of the The Quiet Storm.
|Sunwind||Happy Tune||The Sun Below|
|Michael Brecker||Sea Glass||Michael Brecker|
|Us3||Make Tracks||Hand on the Torch|
|Herbie Hancock||Fat Mama||Fat Albert Rotunda|
|Dan Fogelberg & Tim Weisberg||Lahaina Luna||Twin Sons of Different Mothers|
|Dale Jacobs||Patch Bay||Dale Jacobs & Cobra|
|Spyro Gyra||Morning Dance||Access All Areas|
|Patti Austin||Body Language||Body Language|
|Al Jarreau||Agua de Beber||Glow|
|Rodney Franklin||Felix Leo||You'll Never Know|