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June 2012 Archives

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The Sacred Music of Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington considered his Sacred Concerts to be among his most significant works. We'll bring you a special encore presentation, recorded last November at St Andrew' Wesley Church. Dee Daniels, Marcus Mosely, The Fred Stride Orchestra are part of a wonderful evening of inspired and inspiring music.

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Summer Festivals!

We look ahead to all the fine jazz coming to British Columbia this summer. It's festival season, a time when you can discover great new artists and get re-acquainted with some of your old favourites. From Kaslo and Crawford Bay to Pender Harbour and Pentiction, we'll bring you a audio travel guide that's sure to get you unfolding a map or booting up your GPS.

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If you'd like tickets to the Hot Air 65th Anniversary Concert on June 22 at 5:30 in CBC Studio 40, please RSVP at rsvp.radio@cbc.ca and put Hot Air 65 in the subject line.

If you would like to attend the Chris Tarry Group concert on Saturday night please come down to the CBC at 700 Hamilton Street. This is a first come, first served event. It begins at 5:30 in CBC Studio 40.

You can also find out more on the website for the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival.

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Vancouver International Jazz Festival!

The Vancouver International Jazz Festival kicks off on June 22, with hundreds of musicians from around the world and around the corner playing fabulous concerts all over the city. This Saturday on Hot Air, the festival's John Orsyck will drop by with a preview and some of his top picks ...from the headliners to the hidden gems.

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If you'd like tickets to the Hot Air 65th Anniversary Concert on June 22 at 5:30 in CBC Studio 40, please RSVP at rsvp.radio@cbc.ca and put Hot Air 65 in the subject line.

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Happy 65th Birthday! The Party Continues

We keep the vaults open and share some more rare interviews from the early days of Hot Air. You'll hear Duke Ellington and Cannonball Adderly in conversation with Bob Smith, plus a few surprises.
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If you'd like tickets to the Hot Air 65th Anniversary Concert on June 22 at 5:30 in CBC Studio 40, please RSVP at rsvp.radio@cbc.ca and put Hot Air 65 in the subject line.

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Cory Weeds Tribute to Cannonball Adderley

Cory Weeds honours legendary saxophone player Cannonball Adderley this weekend at his Cellar Jazz club. But first, Cory stops by the Hot Air studio to talk about Adderley's legacy...and tell us what it's like to play with his longtime drummer Roy McCurdy.

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If you'd like tickets to the Hot Air 65th Anniversary Concert on June 22 at 5:30 in CBC Studio 40, please RSVP at rsvp.radio@cbc.ca and put Hot Air 65 in the subject line. If you'd to see the Chris Tarry concert the next night at 5:30, RSVP again and put Chris Tarry in the subject line. We look forward to seeing you!