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Chris Tarry Group

This week on Hot Air, a concert with the Chris Tarry Group. The talented bass player and composer performed for an enthusiastic Hot Air audience this past June and it was one of the highlights of the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival.
Photo by Diana Piruzevska

Hot Air is celebrating the launch of the new CBC bureau in Kamloops on October 16th at the Parkside Lounge. The show will feature hometown favourites, the Anita Eccleston Quintet and The HiFi, a brand new jazz band from Victoria. The show starts at 7:30 pm. Email to get your tickets - it's free! Just put "Hot Air in Kamloops" in the subject line and let us know how many tickets you'd like. See you at the Parkside!

Photo: Ronald Dumont Hulton Archive, Getty Images. Used with permission.
The latest installment of "Jazz Giants" is on line now at This week's audio treasure is Bob Smith's interview with singer Ella Fitzgerald in 1967 when Ella played the legendary Cave in Vancouver.