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Jazz: from swing to bop to contemporary.
Hosted by: Ralph Hopper, Bill Krause and Peter Feldman
Airs: Every Sunday from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Coming up at 4:00 PM on July 23rd, 2017:
He brought to Jazz the impressionism of Ravel and Debussy, a unique introspective style and an exquisite harmonic virtuosity - all influencing generations of jazz pianists and redefining the jazz trio. Today we'll celebrate the life and music of Bill Evans.

Swing Is In The Air

Date Host Highlight On Demand
Jul. 23, 2017 Bill Krause Bill Evans Tribute
Jul. 16, 2017 Ralph Hopper Montreal Hard Bop Five, Milt Jackson with the Ray Brown Big Band, Audrey Ochoa Trio
Jul. 9, 2017 Peter Liu Kellylee Evans - Live in Studio!
Jul. 2, 2017 Bill Krause Kenny Barron
Jun. 25, 2017 Peter Feldman Through the mail-slot. All new Canadian Jazz!
Jun. 18, 2017 Ralph Hopper Alex Goodman, Kenny Clarke/​Francy Boland Big Band, Bob Reynolds
Jun. 11, 2017 Ralph Hopper John Cheesman Jazz Orchestra, Shorty Rogers and his Giants, Jane Fair Quartet

Swing is in the Air, started and hosted by Jacques Emond, has been heard on the Ottawa airwaves for over 30 years.

The show began as a big band swing show and continues to feature the music of the swing era quite frequently. Since 1990, the show's format has expanded to offer the listener a wider spectrum of jazz, including traditional, blues, bop, latin as well as contemporary jazz.

Local musicians often participate in promoting concerts or talking about recent cd releases.

With Jacques Emond's passing in January 2013, the format of the show has stayed the same but we have introduced a rotation of new hosts.

They include:

Ralph Hopper click here to email with requests, comments or suggestions

Bill Krause

Peter Feldman


Each week you can tune in and listen to a different host and still get the same quality of jazz that Jacques Emond established when he first started the show.

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