September 29, 2007



October 3 Listen Before You Buy: The cream of the crop of recent jazz and blues releases including Paul Dunmall, Kelly Eisenhour, Stacey Kent, Johnny Max, John McLaughlin,
Alexa Weber Morales, Jef Neve, Michael Jefry Stevens, Jennifer Scott and Matt Wilson.

October 10 Thelonious Monk on Blue Note: To celebrate the 90th anniversary of the birth of this great composer, pianist and band leader, Ron will feature Monk’s earliest studio recordings, made for the Blue Note label between October 1947 and May 1952 with sidemen Art Blakey, Lou Donaldson, Kenny Dorham, Milt Jackson, Al McKibbon, Gene Ramey, Max Roach, Sahib Shihab, Idrees Sulieman, Lucky Thompson and Shadow Wilson.

October 17 Bing Crosby’s Radio Show: When Bing Crosby had his own radio show, one of his favourite guests was Louis Armstrong. We’ll hear Bing and Louis together in 1949, 1950 and 1951.

October 24 United Nations Day: To celebrate United Nations Day, we bring you jazz from around the world.

October 31 Listen Before You Buy: Ron reviews recent jazz and blues releases including
Andy Biskin, Mason Casey, Eddie Daniels, Kenny Davern, Miles Davis, Sleepy John Estes,
Ken Peplowski, Jim Robinson, Mem Shannon, Turtle Island Quartet, and Carol Wellsman.

November 7 Copenhagen: Using the magic of radio, we fly you all to beautiful Copenhagen to spend the evening listening to Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, Johnny Griffin,
Warne Marsh, Zoot Sims and Teddy Wilson. Book the date now!

November 14 IAJRC: Ron attended the annual convention of the International Association of Jazz Record Collectors in Chicago in August, and bought recordings by Sean Bergin, Barney Bigard, Benoit Delbecq, Tommy Flanagan, Tyree Glenn, Francois Houle, Miff Mole, J. R. Monterose, Hot Lips Page, Evan Parker, Ernst Reijseger and Rex Stewart which he’d like to share with you.

November 21 Listen Before You Buy: Recent jazz and blues releases by Matthew Bourne, Joey Calderazzo, Michael Camacho, Giulio Granati, Manhattan New Music Project,
McNeil Jazz Ensemble, David Occhipinti, Dorian Perotin, Bobby Rush and Mike Westbrook.

November 28 Sax Appeal: The saxophone stylings of Carlo Actis Dato, Jane Fair,
Marsha Heydt, Dave Mullen, P. J. Perry Edward Petersen, David Rogers and Campbell Ryga.

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