GTA IV - JNR (Jazz Nation Radio 108.5)

Genre: Jazz
DJ: Roy Haynes (voiced by himself)

Grand Theft Auto soundtrack listing for Jazz Nation Radio 108.5:

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers - Moanin'
Charlie Parker - Night And Day
Chet Baker - Let's Get Lost
Count Basie - April In Paris
Dizzy Gillespie - Whisper Not (Big Band)
Duke Ellington - Take The 'A' Train
John Coltrane - Giant Steps
Miles Davis - Move
Roy Haynes - Snap Crackle
Sonny Rollins - St. Thomas

About JNR:

Jazz Nation Radio 108.5 (JNR) is this Grand Theft Auto soundtrack's jazz radio station, playing jazz from the era before it became elevator music.

Roy Haynes, the DJ on JNR, is a jazz drummer and bandleader who has been a professional musician since the 1940s.

Additional track info:

The track "Moanin'" by Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers appears on their 1958 album "Moanin'".

"Night And Day" by Charlie Parker appears on his album "Night And Day" and also on his epic 10 CD box set "Bird: The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve" from 1990.

"Let's Get Lost" by Chet Baker apperas on his 1954 album "My Funny Valentine".

"April In Paris" by Count Basie appears on several of his albums, among them his 1957 album "April In Paris". This song has been recorded by numerous different artists over the years.

"Giants Steps" by John Coltrane was released on his 1960 album with the same name.

"Take The 'A' Train" by Duke Ellington was recorded in 1941. The title of the song refers to the A line of the New York City Subway system. It runs from Queens (Far Rockaway) to Inwoord, Manhattan (207th Street), passing through Brooklyn and Manhattan on the way.

"Giant Steps" by John Coltrane appears on his 1960 album with the same name.

"Move" by Miles Davis appears on his 1957 album "Birth Of The Cool".

Roy Haynes' song "Snap Crackle" appears on this radio station and can be found on his 1962 album "Out Of The Afternoon".

"St. Thomas" by jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins can be found on his 1956 album "Saxophone Colossus".

Similar radio stations:

Double Clef FM (GTA III)
Double Clef FM (GTA: Liberty City Stories)
Fusion FM (GTA IV)

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