VH1 New Visions (1986–1993)

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On sunday nights 2 Hours of New Age/Smooth Jazz/Prog-Synth music Videos. Sort of the flip side to what MTV aired at that time. Some of the videos are unheard of one of a kind and rare. New ... See full summary »

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On sunday nights 2 Hours of New Age/Smooth Jazz/Prog-Synth music Videos. Sort of the flip side to what MTV aired at that time. Some of the videos are unheard of one of a kind and rare. New Visions regular VJ was Frankie Crocker the famous DJ at WBLS in NYC. Celebrity guest hosts could invite fellow artists if they wanted. The guest could play music or just be interviewed by the host. Invited artists that I know of: Makoto Ozone Susan Vega David Van Tieghem Mark Ribot Kazu Makino Music Videos from Artist of: Smooth Jazz, New Age, Synth, Prog, Electronic music. First VJ was Frankie Crocker. He was the full time VJ when there were no guest hosts. Guest Hosts that I know of: Pat Metheny Laurie Anderson Chick Corea Anthony Phillips Micheal Hedges David Torn Mark Egan Bill Evans Wynton Marsalis Ben Sidran Larry Fast Carlos Alomar Gary Burton Bill Bruford Nile Rodgers Written by David Wills

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Sunday nights 2 hours of New Age Smooth Jazz Prog Rock-Synth Music Videos
5 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

On Sunday nights 2 hours of New Age Smooth Jazz Prog Rock-Synth music Videos. Sort of the flip side to what MTV played at that time. Some of the videos are rare one of a kind. New Visions regular VJ was Frankie Crocker the famous DJ at WBLS in NYC. Celebrity guest hosts could invite other artists. Guest Hosts that I know of: Pat Metheny, Laurie Anderson, Chick Corea, Anthony Phillips, Micheal Hedges, David Torn, Mark Egan, Bill Evans, Wynton Marsalis, Larry Fast, Carlos Alomar, Gary Burton, Bill Bruford, Nile Rodgers. Ben Sidran took over as VJ when the format went to all Jazz in 1990. Some of the invited artists: Makoto Ozone, Susan Vega, David Van Tieghem, Mark Ribot, Kazu Makino.

A track list from my VHS rec in 1986. The first video by Jerry Goodman I like to refer to as the 'flying geese' video.

Jerry Goodman - On The future Of Aviation, Chick Corea/Gary Burton - Finale, Jean Michel Jarre - Rendez-Vous4 Houston Live, Paul Winter Consort - River Run, Laurie Anderson 'One on One' interview, George Howard - Dancing In The Sun, Steven Halpern - Greensleeves, Daniel Sofer - The Fourth, Bill Oskay/Micheal O'Domhnaill - The 19A, Philip Glass - Act 3, Pat Metheny Group - Are You Going With Me? Clannad/Bono

  • In A Life Time, Kitaro - Cloud, Patrick O Hearn - Beauty in Darkness,


Jean Luc Ponty - Open Mind, Shadowfax - The Big Song, Michael & Kevin Shrieve - Transfer Station Blue, Paul Speer & David Lanz - Behind the Waterfall, Mike Oldfield - 5 Miles Out, Liz Story - Deeper Reasons, Andreas Vollenwieder - Pace Verde, Tangerine Dream - Tiergarten, Apsaras - Apsaras, Michael Hoppe & Michael Grunstein - Eyes of the Wind, Mike Oldfield - Wonderful Land, David Sanborn - Love & Happieness, Eddie Jobson - Memories of Vienna.


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