May 29, 2009


June 3 Listen Before You Buy: Recent jazz and blues releases by
Roger Davidson, Emma Lee, Dennis Gonzales, Azar Lawrence, Joelle Leandre,
Kelly Joe Phelps, Quartet San Francisco, Lenore Raphael and Dave Siebels.

June 10 Ottawa International Jazz Festival: Ron introduces some of the amazing talent which will make this year’s Jazz Festival an unforgettable experience.
Will include Toshiko Akiyoshi, Patricia Barber, Brian Blade, Chris Botti,
Michiel Braam, Jane Bunnett, Gary Burton, Benoit Delbecq, Dave Douglas, Al Green, Gypsophilia, Charles Lloyd, Pat Metheny, Amina Claudine Myers, Lenore Raphael, Enrico Rava, Maria Schneider, Wayne Shorter, Esperanza Spalding, John Stetch,
Trio M, Chucho Valdes and Alexander von Schlippenbach.

June 17 Voices: The voices of Emile-Claude Barlow, Alison Burns, Teresa Doyle,
Madeline Eastman, Liane Carroll, Aretha Franklin, Nicole Herzog, Mahalia Jackson,
Shirley Johnson, Nancy Kelly, Diane Marino, Paul Robeson, Lisa Sokolov,
Helen Schneider and Deanna Witkowski.

June 24 Ottawa Bluesfest: Blues expert Steven Neale introduces some of the artists who will be appearing at this year’s Ottawa Bluesfest between July 8 and July 19.
Will include King Sunny Ade, Ornette Coleman, Bob Corritore, Sharon Jones,
Daddy Mack, Louisiana Red, Hubert Sumlin, Toots & Maytals and Joe Louis Walker.

July 1 Canada Day Special: An All-Canadian program with Duane Andrews, Kevin Breit, Doug Cox, Ensemble SuperMusique, Bruce Freedman, Gypsophilia, Vivian Houle,
Ion Zoo, Kobo Town, Matt Newton, NOW Orchestra, Stefan Smulovitz, Jesse Stewart, Richard Whiteman and Jeff Younger.

July 8 Listen Before You Buy: Recent jazz and blues releases by Scotty Barnhart, Bipolar, Dizzy Gillespie, George Gruntz, Roberto Magris, Michel Sajrawy,
South 9 Ensemble and Rob Thorsen.

July 15 Keyboards International: An evening featuring international pianists and organists such as Alberto Braida, Michiel Braam, Dave Brubeck, Joey DeFrancesco, Nico Huijbregts, Hank Jones, Helge Lien, Roberto Magris, Misha Mengelberg and
Frank van Bommel.

July 22 Don Cherry: The historic live recordings made in March 1966 at the
Café Montmartre in Copenhagen by Don Cherry, Gato Barbieri, Karl Berger
& Aldo Romano.

July 29 Reed Masters: Clarinets and saxophones as played by Garvin Bushell,
Benny Carter, Richard Hadlock, Stan Harrison, Red Holloway, Jon Irabagon,
Rozanne Levine, Jason Robinson, Ben Webster, Frank Wess and Phil Woods.

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