November 02, 2007



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 your ticket 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, Choro Ensemble, Giulio Granati, Manhattan New Music Project, McNeil Jazz Ensemble, David Occhipinti and Bobby Rush.

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

December 5 Shopping List: Some suggestions that you might consider buying for your best friends [or perhaps yourself]. CDs by Katie Bull, Bill Coon, Giacomo Gates, Elliott Moppa,
Faulkner Evans, Bernie Kenerson, Stacey Kent and Carol McCartney, some books and a calendar.

December 12 Pianoforte: Nine top-rated pianists in a wide diversity of styles and situations. Francois Bourassa, Cyrus Chestnut, Art Hodes, Myra Melford, Bill Mays, McCoy Tyner, Dorian Perotin, Nancy Walker and Mike Westbrook. More gift suggestions here!

December 19 Ben Webster: Ron picks choice items from a boxed set of the great tenor saxophonist recorded in Belgium, Denmark, England, Finland, Germany, Sweden and the United States between 1959 and 1973.

December 26 Best of 2007: Ron plays from some of his favourite jazz CDs of 2007.

“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:

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