December 2012 Archives
Thursday December 27, 2012
Thursday December 27, 2012
This week on the Performance Hour 2 time Juno Award winning pianist and composer David Braid. Hailed by McLeans Magazine as "A Jazz Genius to call our own" Braid's music is lyrical, his playing impeccable and his inventive approach to the instrument inspiring.
Recently awarded Jazz Pianist of the Year in Canada, Braid is also a recipient of SOCAN Composer of the Year, recognizing his output of over eighty works including compositions for solo piano, jazz ensembles, chamber ensembles, and symphony orchestras. He has released nine recordings, garnering six Juno nominations and two Juno awards; he is also a multi-National Jazz Award Winner and a recipient of the Canada Council for the Arts' "JazzID Award.
David Braid was recorded at the D.F Cook Recital Hall in St. John's on a stop during his international touring schedule.
Monday December 17, 2012
Newfoundland's folk/roots trio "The Once" celebrate the yuletide spirit with their fourth annual Christmas concert at the historic Gower Street United Church in St. John's. The show is a graceful weave of traditional and contemporary folk music with seasonal classics beautifully arranged to feature their spectacular vocals and harmonies. Recently voted Vocal Group of The Year at The Canadian Folk Music Awards, the Once, Andrew Dale, Geraldine Hollett and Phil Churchill, are joined by special guests Matthew Byrne and Greg Walsh.
Photo Credit Renita Fillatre
Wednesday December 12, 2012
Guest host Jamie Fitzpatrick presents Christmas in the Archives:
From the CBC Newfoundland and Labrador Archives, a sampling of seasonal broadcasts from years past. We'll hear season's greetings from Newfoundland to the British Empire in 1943, a ride aboard the Newfoundland Railway on Christmas Day 1959, a 1973 program on the declining outport tradition of mummering, and much more.
Wednesday December 5, 2012
If you're still pondering what to get that certain someone for Christmas you might want to consider the gift of music. This week on The Performance Hour I'll chat with a group of colleagues who have close ties to the music industry including Tom Power, Chris O'Neill-Yates, Christine Davis and Gord O'Brien. They'll share their picks from this year's crop of releases and conjure up a few classics from Christmas past. The gift of music, this week on The Performance Hour.
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- Tue., 29 – The Sparks Literary Festival, Part Two
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- Tue., 29 – Joanna Barker and the Songs of "February"
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- Tue., 27 – Patrick Boyle's Ode to Confederation
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- Mon., 12 – Remembering "What a Time" It Was
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- Tue., 15 – Superpickers! and the Peter Narvaez Legacy
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- Thu., 28 – Canadian Jazz: The Next Generation
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- Wed., 16 – Tom Petty in Leather Pants?
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- Tue., 11 – Early Favourites and Life-Changing Music
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- Tue., 30 – Night Music for Weekend Shut-Ins
- October 2010
- Mon., 25 – Chris Kirby and the Marquee