December 3 Shopping List – Instrumentals: Some instrumental jazz gift suggestions. Will be chosen from Leonardo Cioglia, Anat Cohen, Carlo Actis Dato, Hank Jones, Ron Kalina, Roger Kellaway, James Moody, Organissimo, Ovale Trio,
Dave Pietro, Steve Ramsdell, Matana Roberts, Paul Seaforth, Jim Self, Tim Warfield
& Pete Zimmer.
December 10 Shopping List – Vocals: Some vocal jazz and blues gift suggestions. Will be chosen from Matt Belsante, Rory Block, Charmaine Clamor, Denise Donatelli, Cynthia Felton, Julia Fordham, Cynthia Hilts, Sheila Jordan, Kristin Korb,
Ava Logan, Elaine Lucia, Robin McKelle, Terre Roche, Joe Louis Walker
& Xenia Zampieri.
December 17 Canadian Shopping List: Some gift suggestions of CDS by Canadian instrumentalists and singers including Francois Carrier, Chantal Chamberland,
Morgan Childs, Ron Davis, Marie Josee Houle, Bruno Hubert, Peggy Lee, Mike Martell, Les Poules, Danielle Roger, Paula Shear, John Stetch, Don Thompson and Al Wood.
December 24 Dance Party: Danceable jazz, blues & rhythm ‘n’ blues.
December 31 Best of 2008: Ron’s favourite jazz and blues recordings issued/reissued in 2008: Will include Bik Bent Braam, Don Cherry, Art Farmer, Francois Houle, Chris McGregor’s Blue Notes, Roscoe Mitchell, Sandy Mosse,
Sonny Rollins, George Russell, Cy Touff, Little Walter and Way Out West.
January 7 Listen Before You Buy: Ron reviews recent releases by
Michael Boggioni, Lea DeLaria, Free World, Marcus Goldharber, Danny Green,
Francisco Mela, MOPDTK, Paul Reddick, McCoy Tyner, Mort Weiss & Holly Yarbrough.
January 14 Meet the Cohens: Guest host Alnoor Allidina presents the music of three innovative Israeli composers & musicians: trumpeter Avishai Cohen, bassist Avishai Cohen, and saxophonist Anat Cohen.
January 21 Ray Charles: Guest host Ian Willson plays early works by the great Ray Charles.
January 28 Delmark @ 55: We celebrate fifty-five years of great jazz and blues on the Delmark label. Will include Eric Alexander, John Bennett, King Curtis,
Sleepy John Estes, Francine Griffin, Kalaparush, Sun Ra, Ted Sirota
and Malachi Thompson.
“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: http://www.ckcufm.com/audio.html
For playlists for each program, check: http://www.inamellowtone.com