February 2012 Archives

The Modern Grass on All the Best

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Modern Grass 10.jpgThe final installment of our 'East Coast Sessions' features the eclectic band 'The Modern Grass'.  This band blends bluegrass, jazz, blues, country and celtic and the result is fresh and captivating.  The members are Tom Terrell, Andrew Sneddon, Donald MacLellan, Adam Pye and Dan MacCormack.  Video from this session can be viewed on CBC's Download online at http://www.cbc.ca/download/

Tune into All the Best with host Shauntay Grant on Sunday, February 26th at 4 p.m. to hear the whole show. 

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The Modern Grass - Waiting On The Sun

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The Modern Grass - Take It Out and Swing It

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The Modern Grass - Reuben's Train

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The Modern Grass - The River

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The Modern Grass - Twin Bhute

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Jimmy Rankin featured on East Coast Session

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Rankin 04.jpgMulti award winner Jimmy Rankin is featured on All the Best this week.  It's another in our East Coast Sessions recorded in CBC's Studio H.  Recently Jimmy was nominated for 8 East Coast Music Awards and a Juno nomination for Best Country Album as well.  When you hear this performance you'll understand why.  Jimmy is joined by guitar player Jamie Robinson and they perform several tunes from Jimmy's recent cd and a few Rankin Family tunes for good measure.  Part of this concert can be viewed online at http://www.cbc.ca/download/

Tune into All the Best on CBC Radio One, Sunday afternoons at 4 p.m.

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Jimmy Rankin - Colorado Dave

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Jimmy Rankin - I'm Just Saying

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Jimmy Rankin - What I Wouldn't Give

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Jimmy Rankin - Moving On

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Jimmy Rankin - Here In My Heart

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Geordie Haley Trio - Too Happy

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Geordie Haley Trio - Wedding Song

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Shauntay Grant - wordrhythm

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Shauntay Grant - The Poets' Tree

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hermitofthewoods - Rap City

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hermitofthewoods - The Woods Are Burning

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Verena Rizg - Breathe

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Verena Rizg - What About the Roses

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Verena Rizg - Change

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Desiree Adams - Love Herself

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Desiree Adams - Straight Jacket

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Desiree Adams - Home

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Three East Coast Sessions on All the Best

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CBC presented three East Coast Sessions in Studio H in Halifax and All the Best will feature them over the next several weeks... starting with Rhymes and Riffs.  We brought spoken word artists (from left to right) hermitofthewoodsVerena Rizg and Desiree Adams together with Shauntay Grant and the Geordie Haley Trio.  The entire evening rocked with poetry and music collaborations. Tune into All the Best, Sunday at 4 p.m. on CBC Radio One in the Maritimes.

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What's better than a work by Mozart on All the Best ?

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Two works by Mozart!

And that's just what we have this Sunday.  Join Shauntay Grant as she features Symphony Nova Scotia with guest conductor James Sommerville.  James also picks up the french horn as soloist for Mozarts' Concerto for Horn and Orchestra and then round outs the show with Mozarts' Prague Symphony. 

That's All the Best in the Maritimes on CBC Radio One, Sunday afternoons at 4 p.m.