August 1 Listen Before You Buy: Ron reviews recent jazz and blues releases including Emile-Claude Barlow, Blue Martini Jazz,
Brian Bromberg, Charmaine Clamor, Steve Dyer,
Kate Hammett-Vaughan, Barb Jungr and Suenos Latin.
August 8 Canadian Collectors Congress: Ron wants to share some of the treasures from the ‘twenties, ‘thirties and ‘forties that he picked up at this year’s Canadian Collectors Congress, by
Perry Bradford, Hippolite Christian, Lillian Glinn, Edmond Hall, Richard M. Jones, Lazy Ade Monsbourgh, Frank Newton, Adrian Rollini, Willie Smith and Eddie South.
August 15 Guelph Jazz Festival: A preview of the Guelph Jazz Festival, which runs from September 5 to 9. Announced for the festival are Carla Bley, Anthony Braxton, Mark Dresser, Charlie Haden,
Myra Melford, Damien Nisenson, William Parker, Michael Snow, Marianne Trudel and Matt Wilson.
August 22 Jewels & Binoculars: The compositions of Bob Dylan interpreted by Michael Moore [alto saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet, melodica, bells], Lindsey Horner [bass] and Michael Vatcher [percussion].
August 29 Pushing the Envelope: Recent releases of a more adventurous and exploratory nature by Francois Carrier,
Chicago Underground Trio, Nels Cline, Michel Dubeau,
Kahil El’Zabar, Satoko Fujii, Myra Melford, Zeena Parkins, Tom Rainey and Keith Tippett.
September 5 Listen Before You Buy: The cream of the crop of recent jazz releases by Gustavo Aguilar, Claudia Quintet,
Lafayette Gilchrist, Jerry Manasia, Albrecht Maurer,
Michael McClennan, Pete McGuinness, Kalman Olah, Jaco Pastorious and Erik Truffaz.
September 12 Steve Lacy- Roswell Rudd Quartet:
Previously unreleased recordings from 1962, 1999 and 2002 with sidemen Jean-Jacques Avenel, John Betsch, Dennis Charles and
September 19 Guitars: String along with Alain Caron,
Antonio Forcione, Jean-Marc Hebert, Michel Heroux, Ed Johnson,
John McLaughlin, Steve Parisien and Danny Weis.
September 26 Reeds: Enjoy the clarinet of Andy Biskin,
the sax of Harry Allen, Dan Block, Lol Coxhill, Paul Dunmall,
Andre Larue, Muhledy, David Murray and Joe Temperley,
and the bassoon of Daniel Smith.
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