March 2013 Archives

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Jazz for the Easter Weekend!

This Saturday afternoon we'll play some of our favourite jazz by artists like Nat Adderley, Gerry Mulligan, Emilie Claire-Barlow, Jennifer Scott and many more. It's the perfect compliment to a sunny long weekend afternoon. Please join us!

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Craig Scott's Tribute to Ray Brown and Milt Jackson

Craig Scott is a first call drummer and he's also a master of the vibes. He's put together a great quintet for a project at Cory Weed Cellar Jazz that honours two jazz legends - bassist Ray Brown and vibraphonist Milt Jackson. He'll stop by the Hot Air studio to share some of his favourite Jackson and Brown tracks.

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Andrea Superstein

Singer Andrea Superstein has a soft spot for the great American songbook. The talented young singer is about to share her passion with jazz fans all over western Canada when she starts a major spring tour. Just before she hits the road, she'll drop by the Hot Air studio to share some of her favourite tracks - and a few brand new ones of her own that she'll debut on the show.

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Hot Air - The Space Edition!

This week on Hot Air...Space! From "Stella by Starlight" to Duke Ellington's Space Men and the strange musical musings of Sun Ra, jazz musicians have been long been inspired by the mysteries of the universe. We'll feature some of those timeless tracks this Saturday afternoon.
Cfreative Commons photo by Chrisser

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Chris Tarry Live!

One of the highlights from last year's Vancouver International Jazz Festival was a concert we recorded in CBC Studio 40 with bassist Chris Tarry and his New York based band. This Saturday afternoon we'll bring you that concert again.

Here are the stops on the Alex Goodman Chamber Quartet's BC tour:

March 6th, Salmon Arm - St John's Anglican Church 170 Shuswap St. S.E.- 7PM
March 7th, Saltspring Island - ArtSpring Gallery - 7:30 PM - 100 Jackson Ave
March 9th, Victoria - St Georges Church - 7:30 PM -3909 St. George's Lane
March 10th, Qualicum Beach - Old Schoolhouse - 2:30 PM - 122 Fern Road W