[members-announce] Fwd: IN A MELLOW TONE

Ron Sweetman ronsweetman at canada.com
Tue Mar 2 16:04:09 EST 2004


>Date: Tue, 02 Mar 2004 15:30:25 -0500
>To: JJA at jazzhouse.org
>From: Ron Sweetman <ronsweetman at canada.com>
>Subject: IN A MELLOW TONE
>Cc: whit at transpect.com
>
>Dear Colleague,
>
>Here's an update of what will be playing on IN A MELLOW TONE in March, 
>April and May.
>
>Turn on, tune in and enjoy!
>
>Ron.
>"IN A MELLOW TONE"
>
>
>
>March 3         Listen Before You Buy: Ron Sweetman reviews recent jazz 
>issues and reissues. Will include Alan Broadbent, Paul Dunmall, Marty 
>Ehrlich, Andrew Hill,
>Dom Minasi and Mark Whitecage.
>
>March 10                Women In Jazz: An International Women's Day 
>special on some contemporary female jazz musicians. Listen for Sophie 
>Agnel, Carla Bley, Jane Bunnett, Ingrid Jensen, Marilyn Lerner, Marian 
>McPartland, Myra Melford and Roberta Piket.
>
>March 17                Vocalists: An informal survey of contemporary 
>vocalists including Dorothy Berryman, Richard Bona, Carol Egan, Angela 
>Hagenbach, Abbey Lincoln, Carmen Lundy, Dick Maloney, Manhattan Transfer, 
>Bobbie McFerrin, Karin Plato, Lisa Sokolov and Nancy Wilson.
>
>March 24                Pete Johnson: This great jazz/blues pianist was 
>born March 25, 1904, so let's celebrate his centennial and his career!
>
>March 31                Concept Albums: Concept albums by Bob Barnard, Jim 
>Galloway, Michael Garrick, Geoff Muldaur and the folks at Verge.
>
>April 7                 Listen Before You Buy: The cream of the crop of 
>recent jazz releases, including Dexter Gordon, Marty Grosz, Dave Holland, 
>Bill King,
>John McLaughlin, Phil Nimmons, Sam Rivers, Chris Tarry and Mark Whitecage.
>
>April 14                Bessie Smith: The Empress of the Blues was born 
>April 15,
>1894.   We will play some of her greatest recordings, with accompanists 
>including
>
>Louis Armstrong, Fletcher Henderson, Don Redman and Clarence Williams.
>
>April 21                Dutch Treat: An update on the vibrant Dutch jazz 
>scene, with AROS, Ab Baars, Sean Bergin, Eric Boeren, Tobias Delius, the 
>Henneman String Quartet,
>Wilbert DeJoode, Mary Oliver and Wolter Wierbos.
>
>April 28                Langston Hughes: The first of two programs of 
>musical tributes to the great writer's poems.  With Leonard Feather, Kenny 
>Neal, Taj Mahal, Big Miller, Charles Mingus, Val Gray Ward and Hughes himself.
>
>May 5           Listen Before You Buy: Ron Sweetman reviews recent jazz 
>issues and reissues. Will include Bob Brough, Ken Hatfield, Brian Hurley, 
>Joelle Leandre, Brian Lynch, William Parker, Barre Phillips, Clark Terry 
>and Bennie Wallace.
>
>May 12          Chris McGregor Discoveries: Recently discovered concerts 
>by Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath in Bremen, Germany (1971 & 1973) 
>and Bridgewater, England (1975). Musicians include Harry Beckett, Marc 
>Charig, Elton Dean, Nick Evans, Mongezi Feza, Malcolm Griffiths, Harry 
>Miller, Louis Moholo, Mike Osborne, Evan Parker, Dudu Pukwana, Alan 
>Skidmore and Gary Windo.
>
>May 19          "Fats" Waller: Pianist composer singer bandleader
>  "Fats" Waller was born on May 21, 1904. Join us in celebrating his 
> centennial!
>
>May 26          Norwegian Jazz: In our second program on Norwegian jazz,
>we look in greater depth at the careers of Decoy, Rowland Greenberg,
>Hot Club de Norvege, Hakon Kornstad and Petter Wettre.
>
>
>
>
>Coming up later in 2004: Unique well-researched programs on Fontella Bass,
>the Boswell Sisters, Bill Coleman, Danish Jazz, Anders Gahnold, Stuff 
>Smith and
>Rene Thomas.
>
>
>  "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
>
>
>
>                                                        RAS 2-24-04
>
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