IN A MELLOW TONE
DECEMBER 2012 & JANUARY 2013
December 5 Listen Before You Buy: Ron Sweetman plays recent jazz releases,
with an emphasis on piano, trumpet and stringed instruments.
December 12 Listen Before You Buy: Ron Sweetman plays recent jazz releases
with an emphasis on saxophonists.
December 19 Fred Hersch Trio: A rare live performance by the trio of Fred Hersch [piano],
John Hebert [bass] and Eric McPherson [drums] recorded in concert at the
Village Vanguard in February 2012.
December 26 Best of 2012: Ron Sweetman shares with you his favourite acquisitions of 2012.
Are you ready for Ray Anderson, Louis Armstrong, Elton Dean, Duke Ellington, Bill Evans, Tia Fuller,
Joe Harriott, Chris McGregor, Dom Minasi, Wes Montgomery, Mike Osborne, Pharoah Sanders,
Wadada Leo Smith and John Surman?
January 2 Emancipation Proclamation: We invite you to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation with a special composition written by Duke Ellington
in 1963 to celebrate the 100th anniversary. Your host: Ron Sweetman.
January 9 Listen Before You Buy: Ron Sweetman plays recent jazz and blues releases.
January 16 Ivo Perelman: Ron Sweetman samples three recent releases [recorded in
December 2011, June 2012 and July 2012] by this dynamic tenor saxophonist.
January 23 Django Reinhardt: Join Ron Sweetman as we celebrate the hundred and third anniversary of this influential Belgian guitarist/composer's birthday.
January 30 Gil Evans: Alnoor Allidina explores further the recordings of this great Canadian
composer, arranger and band-leader.