July 1 Canada Day Special: An All-Canadian program with Duane Andrews,
Kevin Breit, Petr Cancura, Doug Cox, Ensemble SuperMusique, 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, George Gruntz, Roberto Magris, Susie Meissner, Shaynee Rainbolt,
Art Reyes, Michel Sajrawy, Sound for the Organization of Society,
South Nine Ensemble, Rob Thorsen and Matt Ulery.
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 and Bo Stief.
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.
August 5 Listen Before You Buy: The cream of the crop of recent jazz and blues releases. Will be chosen from: Kyle Asche, Lori Bell, Ronnie Earl, Nicole Edwards,
Toninho Horta, Christian Howes, Diane Hubka, Andreas Oberg, Iris Ornig,
Resonance Big Band, Duke Robillard, Cathy Rocco and Claudio Roditi.
August 12 Guelph Jazz Festival: A preview of the artists appearing at the
Guelph Jazz Festival between September 9 and September 13, including Jane Bunnett,
Jean Derome, Lori Freedman, Joelle Leandre & the World Saxophone Quartet.
August 19 British Jazz: From 1972, a spirited jam session including Jeff Clyne, Tubby Hayes, Phil Seamen, John Stevens, Stan Tracey, Trevor Watts and Kenny Wheeler.
From 1984, a concert by the Keith Tippett Septet with Mark Charig, Elton Dean,
Nick Evans, Tony Levin, Paul Rogers and Larry Stabbins.
From 2008, Evan Parker guesting with the French group Marteau Rouge.
August 26 Lester Young: The great tenor saxophonist and clarinetist Lester Young was born on August 27, 1909. We’ll celebrate his distinguished career.
“In A Mellow Tone” is on CKCU every Wednesday from 9:00 to 11:00pm at 93.1FM in Ottawa, and around the world on the Internet at: http://www.ckcufm.com/audio.html
For playlists for each program, check: http://www.inamellowtone.com