September 29, 2011


October 5 Listen Before You Buy: Co-Host Anna Williams will play recent jazz piano releases by Frank Carlberg, Duke Ellington, Satoko Fujii, Jesse Gelber, Sir Roland Hanna, Silvano Monasterios, Keith Tippett, Nancy Walker, Kenny Wayne and Skip Wilkins.

October 12 October 12: Co-Host Ron Steeds surveys jazz and blues recorded on October 12 between 1927 and 1996. You’ll hear Red Nichols, Cab Calloway, John Kirby, Art Hodes’ Hot Five, Gene Ammons, Sonny Criss, Zoot Sims, Willie Dixon, Houston Person, Tony Scott, Eric Watson & John Lindberg, Keith Jarrett Standards Trio, Odean Pope, Guido Mansuardi, among others.

October 19 An Indo-Jazz Update: Co-Host Jim Reil will explore some recent fruits of a particularly fertile tree — jazz influenced by the music of India.

October 26 Funding Drive Program: Details to be announced.

November 2 Funding Drive Program: Details to be announced.

November 9 Favourite Singers: Co-Host Anna Williams plays recordings by favourite jazz singers born in November.

November 16 TBA: Details to be announced.

November 23 November 23: Co-Host Ron Steeds provides us with a chronological survey of jazz and blues recordings recorded on November 23.

November 30 TBA: Details to be announced.

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