NPO Radio 2 Soul & Jazz

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NPO Radio 2 Soul & Jazz
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Broadcast area Netherlands
Frequency Cable, DAB, DVB-T
Format Jazz music, Soul music
Owner Nederlandse Publieke Omroep
NPO Radio 1
NPO Radio 2
NPO Klassiek
NPO Radio 5
First air date
4 September 2006 (as NPO Radio 6)
Former names
NPO Radio 6 (2006–2016)
Webcast Radioplayer

NPO Radio 2 Soul & Jazz is a digital radio station from Netherlands Public Broadcasting (NPO).


It launched as NPO Radio 6 on 4 September 2006, when it took over from the Concertzender (now operating independently), its musical format is mainly soul and jazz, together with such related genres as funk, rhythm and blues, and world music. At night it also broadcasts a number of cultural and informative programmes produced by the following broadcasting associations: KRO-NCRV, MAX, NTR and VPRO. NPO Soul & Jazz is distributed via DAB, cable, and also online.

On 1 January 2016 NPO closed down NPO Radio 6, replacing it with NPO Soul & Jazz. NPO Radio 2 Soul & Jazz broadcast non stop music till 19 hrs. Between 19 and 23 hrs there are presented programmes on NPO Soul & Jazz.


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