October 01, 2009


*CKCU’s annual Funding Drive will take place this year between October 23 and November 8. Please Dial & Donate at 613-520-3920 to keep intelligent jazz programming on the airwaves*.

October 7 Listen Before You Buy: The cream of the crop of recent jazz and blues releases. Includes Sean Bergin, Eddie Campbell, Clear Voyage, Diverse,
Jeff Healey, Dennis Jones, AJ Kluth, Louis Moholo, Mumbo Jumbo Voodoo Combo
and Ricky Sweum.

October 14 Brass Shout: The thrilling sounds of brass instruments, as demonstrated by the Canadian Brass, Etienne Charles, Dave Douglas, Dizzy Gillespie, Andy Martin, Rod McGaha, Chris Pasin, Claudio Roditi and Clark Terry.

October 21 Made In Europe: American jazz artists recorded in Europe;
tenor saxophonist Johnny Griffin, pianist Duke Jordan, tenor saxophonist
Warne Marsh, bassist Red Mitchell and pianist Ralph Sutton.

October 28 *Paramount: Jazz rarities from this ‘Twenties label. Will include such legendary artists as Lovie Austin, Jimmy Blythe, Richard M. Jones, Midway Garden Orchestra, D.C.Nelson, Jimmie O’Bryant, Charles Pierce, Charlie Straight & Clarence Williams.*

November 4 *Listen Before You Buy: Recent jazz and blues releases by Joachim Badenhorst, Joe Beck, Frank Caruso, Ben Dowling, the Forgas Band, Amanda Martinez,
Jim Massoth, Mikkel Ploug, Sissel Vera Pettersen, Ian Shaw, Fred Simon, Ted Sirota,
Laura Theodore and the Watike Seven.*

November 11 Hoagy Carmichael: We celebrate the 110th birthday of this talented composer, pianist and singer with a variety of jazz artists [including Hoagy] performing his songs.

November 18 George Russell: We bid a sad farewell to innovative jazz composer, pianist, theorist, arranger and band leader George Russell, who died on July 27 of this year.

November 25 Gift List – International: Suggestions of seasonal gifts by international jazz and blues performers.

“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 and monthly schedules check: http://www.inamellowtone.com