Brandi Disterheft, Jodi Proznick, Sharon Minemoto, Amanda Tosoff, Kate Hammett-Vaughan, Ingrid and Christine Jensen, Jennifer Scott, Laila Biali...these are just a few of the BC women who make the jazz scene shine. This Saturday is International Women's Day. So Hot Air is spinning great tracks from great BC jazz musicians who happen to be women.
They say March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. We've got
that kind of dynamic range in musical form! We'll kick off a new month
with some brand new jazz releases. We've got the latest from Seamus
Blake, Jaclyn Guillou, the Arntzens, the prolific Cellar Live label and
This weekend on Hot Air we welcome a special guest and an old friend,
longtime Hot Air producer Neil Ritchie. He's taking us on a sentimental
journey to some of the city's swinging jazz clubs of yesteryear...from
the Cave to the Palomar to the Bayside Room. You'll hear Oscar Peterson,
Ella Fitzgerald, Fraser MacPherson and more...and Neil share some great
memories and music...including a few rare gems.
This week on Hot Air...we'll celebrate Family Day in BC. Musicians with
strong family ties often make wonderful music together - and on Saturday
afternoon we'll share some of our favourite tracks by the Arntzen
family, the Brubeck clan, the Jensen sisters and the Adderley brothers
to name just a few.
This week on Hot Air...Winter fun and games with a jazz twist. The
Winter Olympics are right around the corner. So we're playing gold medal
music that celebrates cold weather adventures. From skiing to skating
to chilling out afterwards...we even have some hockey.
This week on Hot Air...singing and swinging. Drummer Jesse Cahill and
singer Dawn Pemberton guide us on a journey that explores collaborations
between great singers and great bands, from Nancy Wilson and Cannonball
Adderly to Joe Williams with Mel Lewis and Thad Jones...and more.
This Saturday on Hot Air, Mike Allen and Hugh Fraser. Mike Allen is
releasing a new album on January 23rd at the Vancouver East Cultural
Centre. The CD is called "Sing Out" and it features Mike & his Quartet and their special guest, the great Hugh Fraser. Hugh and Mike will drop by the Hot Air studio on Saturday to play a few tracks from "Sing Out".
This week, we celebrate the life and music of Dinah Washington with a
encore concert presentation. CBC staged a tribute to the late great
singer in our Studio One, showcasing the talents of rising star Jaclyn
Guillou. She was backed up by a swingin' band, which included Evan
Arntzen and the gals from Company B. Catch all the music from
that sparkling evening, Saturday at 5:05 (6:05 Mountain).
It's time for our annual "getaway from it all show" - where we play music to help you forget about the bleak mid-winter weather waiting outside your door. All you have to do is cozy up to the radio and bask in our warm and gentle jazz. No borders to cross, no customs lines to wait in.
This week on Hot Air, we'll look back at some of our favourite moments
from Hot Air's 66th year on CBC Radio. We've got plenty to choose from,
hear from up-and-comers including Andrea Superstein and Laila Biali.
And we have legends too...Phil Dwyer, Don Thompson and Phil Nimmons.
This week on Hot Air...'tis the season to be jolly...and jazzy...as we
bring you our annual Christmas show. You'll hear what folks like James
Danderfer, Jen Hodge, Rick Cluff and George Strombolopolous have on
stereo to help jazz up the holidays. So grab a glass of eggnog and cozy
up the radio this Saturday at 5:05 (6:05 Mountain.