August 29, 2010


September 1 Listen Before You Buy: Recent jazz and blues releases
by Chris Colangelo, Either/Orchestra, Hilary Kole, Chris Massey, Makoto Ozone,
Dave Peck, Adam Schroeder, Rob Stone, Way Out West, Dave Wilson and Phil Wilson.

September 8 Jacques Emond: The host of “Swing Is In The Air"
[Sundays from 4:00-5:30pm]will present an Homage to Willem Breuker
and play music by alto saxophonists Lou Donaldson, Herb Geller, Jackie McLean, Charlie Parker, Art Pepper & Bobby Watson.

September 15 Europe Calling: Recent releases recorded in Europe by Sevket Akinci,
Michiel Braam, Joost Buis, Mark Charig, Elastic Jargon, Gridmesh, Nico Huijbregts,
I Compani, ICP Orchestra, Alexey Lapin, Roberto Magris, Evan Parker,
Kate Westbrook and Mike Westbrook.

September 22 Mingus in Amsterdam: The April 10, 1964 concert with Johnny Coles [trumpet], Eric Dolphy [alto sax, flute and bass clarinet], Clifford Jordan
[tenor sax], Jaki Byard [piano] and Dannie Richmond [drums].

September 29 Commitment: The 1981-1983 recordings of the pioneering group Commitment with Will Connell Jr. [flutes, alto sax, bass clarinet], Jason Kao Hwang
[violin, viola & bird calls], William Parker [bass] and Zen Matsuura [drums].

October 6 Listen Before You Buy: The cream of the crop of recent jazz and blues releases by Dave Bass, Sylvia Brooks, Greg Burk, Michael Dease,
Livia Devereux, Xu Fengxia, Gunda Gottschalk, Chie Imaizumi, Darrell Katz, Klezwoods, Vicente Lebron,
Greg Lewis and Jacob Melchior.

October 13 Paul Dunmall: The great English tenor, alto and soprano saxophonist and clarinetist in sessions from May 1995, July 2000, February 2004, April 2008 & July 2009.

October 20 Guitarists: Recent releases by jazz and blues guitarists
Luther Allison, Grady Champion, Andy Cohen, Les Copeland, Jimmy Dawkins,
Terry Gillespie,Gordon Grdina, Sean Harkness, Chris James, Tomas Janzon, JW Jones,
Steve Raegele, Stickman & Tim Woods.

October 27 Great Lady Singers: Ron’s nominations for the six greatest lady jazz singers: Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Sheila Jordan, Anita O’Day, Sarah Vaughan
and Dinah Washington.

Funding Drive: This year’s CKCU Funding Drive runs from Friday October 22 to Sunday November 7. You can donate by filling in a pre-pledge form, pledging on-line at or by phoning 613-520-3920 during the Funding Drive. Your support is essential for jazz and blues programming at CKCU.

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