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 The Sonic Cafe 
 On The Jazz Side: Welcome To JAZZ CLUB!
 Weekly Program
 Scott Clark
 Scott Clark  
 For non-profit use only.
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Yes welcome… to the jazz club just down the stairs, in the basement, here at the Sonic Café. I’m your host Scott Clark inviting you to join us for another hour of intelligent, eclectic music, comedy and pop culture here at the Sonic Café. For those of you keeping track, this is episode one hundred and seven. So ahhh yeah, let’s head downstairs to check in on Louie Balfour, our resident jazz head. Louie’s always hanging out here, and just like the Sonic Cafe, Louie’s got Jazz Club, his very own delusional little radio program too. Listen as Louie takes us into the smoky world of be bop and the beat generation. We’ll get into the groove with tunes from St. Germain, James Moody, Bill Frisell, Chico Hamilton, John Coltrane, Chaka Khan and more. We’ll stay in that groove with some choice beat poetry from Dennis Hopper, and we’ll also hear from Jack Kerouac, one of the defining voices of the beat generation. Listen as Jack checks out the club and gives us a window into the world of all the hipsters and cool cats hanging out to hear the jazz go down… man. So join us as the Sonic Café turns Louie Balfour loose, broadcasting from the Jazz Club, here in the basement of that little café on the big blue pacific coast… that’s always laying down the tastiest grooves. We’re the Sonic Café.
Song 1: B52
Artist: Taran
LP: The Future Sound Of Jazz
Yr: 1997
Song 2: Rose Rouge
Artist: St. Germain
LP: Tourist
Yr: 2000
Song 3: Gold In The Cane
Artist: Joe Sample & NDR Big Band
LP: Children Of The Sun
Yr: 2015
Song 4: Trouble In De Lowlands
Artist: James Moody
LP: Priceless Jazz
Yr: 1961
Song 5: Blues Dream
Artist: Bill Frisell
LP: Blues Dream
Yr: 2001
Song 6: Boop
Artist: Ursula 1000
LP: Here Comes Tomorrow
Yr: 2005
Song 7: Spacewater (Menu B's Parish Remix)
Artist: dZihan & Kamien
LP: Refreaked
Yr: 2001
Song 8: The Dry Cleaner From Des Moines
Artist: Joni Mitchell
LP: Mingus
Yr: 1979
Song 9: One Last Night On Earth
Artist: Jack Kerouac
Yr: 1960
Song 10: For Mods Only
Artist: Chico Hamilton
LP: Sounds From The Verve Hi-Fi
Yr: 2002
Song 11: Beat Poetry-Scream Of Protest
Artist: Dennis Hopper
LP: Petticoat Junction
Yr: 1964
Song 12: Countdown
Artist: John Coltrane
LP: Giant Steps
Yr: 1960
Song 13: I Mean You
Artist: Chaka Khan
LP: Echoes Of An Era
Yr: 2003
Song 14: Jazz From Hell
Artist: Frank Zappa
LP: Jazz From Hell
Yr: 1986
Song 15: Just A Moment
Artist: Joshua Redman Elastic Band
LP: Momentum
Yr: 2005

The Sonic Cafe features an intelligent, eclectic mix of music, comedy and pop culture showcasing 30 to 60 years of content within each episode.

The show is set in an imaginary cafe overlooking the Pacific Ocean on the Central Oregon Coast. The cafe serves music, comedy and pop culture rather than breakfast, lunch and dinner. All announcer voiceovers are presented over the background noise of a busy cafe with references made to the café environment to create a theatre of the mind experience for listeners.

The program actually does originate from KYAQ radio located on the Oregon coast in the Pacific Northwest, so the imagery is not a huge stretch.

Each program is 58:00 minutes in length leaving room for station ID, promos and PSAs. Each episode is .mp3 encoded at a constant rate of 256kbps and ready for broadcast.

All episodes are evergreen; never focusing on time of year, weather, month, holidays, events etc. so each show is timeless. All music is presented in a no repeat format. Once a song airs in an episode it never airs again. Episodes may be downloaded and grouped together to quickly create program blocks of two, three, four or more hours in length.

Original syndication date was 7/22/2016. At that time 31 shows had already been produced (over six months of content) with new episodes produced weekly. A new episode is released each week. You can confidently add The Sonic Cafe to your schedule knowing that a backlog of shows is already produced awaiting weekly release.

The Sonic Cafe has a Facebook page ( where complete show notes and playlists are presented for each episode. The Sonic Café can also be streamed from MixCloud (

Listeners can also reach the show producers via email (

Pre-recorded Sonic Cafe promos are available to promote the show on your station. Each is roughly :24 seconds in length with time left to tag local broadcast day and time. We are also happy to produce custom promos, station IDs, etc. Contact us via email to request promo files. Also please let us know if you pick-up the program on your station so we can announce it on our Facebook page.

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