November 01, 2012


Dear Jazz Fans,

Firstly I would like to thank all of you who donated to the CKCU
Funding Drive in the last two weeks;
your support of jazz programming is greatly appreciated. For those of
you who have not donated yet,
there's still time to do so, as the Funding Drive continues until
Sunday at 5:30pm. If you live in the NCR,
just dial 613-520-3920. If you live outside the NCR, you can call
toll-free at 1-877-530-3920.
And wherever you live you can donate with your computer at

Here is the NOVEMBER/DECEMBER schedule for IN A MELLOW TONE:

November 7      Listen Before You Buy: Ron Sweetman plays recent jazz
releases by saxophonists Coat Cooke, Tia Fuller, Jessica Jones, Donny McCaslin, Kirk McDonald,
Jimmy Mulidore, Eric Person, Shuffle Demons, Paul Von Kemenade, singers Laila Biali,
Ranee Lee, Loren Halie, Kat Parra, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Carol Suboya,
Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet, and arrangers Mark Masters & Drew Paralic.

November 14     Listen Before You Buy: Ron Sweetman reviews recent jazz
releases by cornetists Josh Berman, Lomberg-Holme, trumpeters Kevin Dean, Marquis Hill,
Wadada Leo Smith, clarinetists Anat Cohen, Francois Houle, and pianists Brian Dickinson,
Satoko Fujii, Grill/Boudreau/Barrett, Roberto Magris, RJ & Assignment, and organist Greg Lewis.

November 21     Listen Before You Buy: Ron Sweetman plays recent jazz
releases by guitarists Tim Bedner, Jonathan Butler, Teriver Cheung, Graham Dechter,
Wes Montgomery, harpist Carol Robbins, drummer Lewis Nash, groups Cactus Truck,
Chilcano, Hexen Trio, Hot Club of Detroit, New World Beat, Saint Dirt School, Story City and
the Element Choir.

November 28     Frank Paul Schubert: We’ll sample four recent recordings featuring
German saxophonist Frank Paul Schubert – the Willi Kellers Trio,
Frank Paul Schubert & Matthias Muller, Jorg Fischer, Olaf Rupp & Frank
Paul Schubert and Frank Paul Schubert & Uwe Oberg.

December 5              Listen Before You Buy: Recent jazz and blues releases.

December 12             Listen Before You Buy: Recent jazz and blues releases.

December 19             Fred Hersch Trio:  The trio of Fred Hersch [piano], John
Hebert [bass] and Eric McPherson [drums] recorded live at the Village Vanguard in February 2012.

December 26             Best of 2012: Ron Sweetman shares with you his favourite
acquisitions of 2012.

I think that this schedule is self-explanatory.

I hope that you will be able to tune in and enjoy all of these programs.