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

Swing Is In The Air

Date Host Highlight On Demand
Nov. 19, 2017 Ralph Hopper Carn Davidson 9, Art Farmer/​Benny Golson Jazztet, Kevin Dean/​PJ Perry Quintet
Nov. 12, 2017 Bill Krause New Releases
Nov. 5, 2017 Ralph Hopper Benny Goodman from 1939-1940
Oct. 29, 2017 Bill Krause Swing Funding Drive
Oct. 22, 2017 Peter Feldman It's the annual funding drive combined with great Canadian jazz!
Oct. 15, 2017 Bill Krause Some Ballads and Blues

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

Peter Liu


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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