NRK Jazz

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NRK Jazz
NRK Jazz logo.svg
City Oslo, Norway
Owner Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation
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Transmitter coordinates
59°55′0″N10°44′0″E / 59.91667°N 10.73333°E / 59.91667; 10.73333
NRK Jazz's first logo from 2007 to 2013 NRK Jazz.svg
NRK Jazz's first logo from 2007 to 2013

NRK Jazz is a Norwegian radio station operated by the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) that broadcasts jazz on DAB Digital Radio and the internet.

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