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March 2012 Archives

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Texas Swing!

A tribute the swingin' singing jazz cowboy, Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys.
In his heyday, Texas Playboys concerts outsold those of Artie Shaw and Tommy Dorsey.
We recreate the magic with a special performance here in CBC Vancouver. This is an encore broadcast.


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Katie Malloch

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Katie Malloch is the voice of jazz on CBC Radio Two and after 40 years behind the microphone, she's retiring. But before she does, we'll talk to her from Montreal and she'll share some of music recorded in her honour at clubs in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal.
You can find out more about Katie's retirement week and say goodbye to her here.

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Get Lucky!

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This week on Hot Air, get lucky! We mark St. Patrick's Day by celebrating the luck of the Irish and everyone else. From Frank Sinatra to Fraser McPherson, we'll play great jazz about good fortune. You'll find a pot of musical gold on BC's jazz show.

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Studio One with Victor Noriega and Altered Laws Encore

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A special re-broadcast of a CBC Studio One concert recorded during the Vancouver International Jazz Festival. First up is a blistering set by the Victor Noriega Trio with Evan Arntzen and James Danderfer. And we wrap things up with the quartet Altered Laws, featuring four Vancouver jazz legends who swing hard on whatever they play.