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Swing Is In The Air
Jazz: from swing to bop to contemporary.
Hosted by: Ralph Hopper, Bill Krause, Peter Feldman, Peter Liu and Paul Campbell
Airs: Every Sunday from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Coming up at 4:00 PM on January 26th, 2020:
The year, 2020, marks the 100th Anniversary of the legend, Charlie Parker. We'll feature tributes from Vincent Herring, Bobby Watson & Gary Bartz; Roy Hargrove, and Frank Morgan.

Swing Is In The Air

Date Host Highlight On Demand
Jan. 26, 2020 Bill Krause The Charlie Parker Centenary - Tributes to Charlie
Jan. 19, 2020 Peter Feldman Neill Peart's tribute to the Buddy Rich Big Band and iconic jazz musicians we lost last year.
Jan. 12, 2020 Bill Krause The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions
Jan. 5, 2020 Paul Campbell New Year, New Music with Naomi, Joshua and Jonathan
Dec. 29, 2019 Peter Feldman We ring out the year with a brand-new album by Diane Nalini, and we cherry-pick JAZZIZ magazine's "Best Songs of 2019" list!
Dec. 22, 2019 Bill Krause Holiday Blend
Dec. 15, 2019 Peter Liu Jazz for the holidays!

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:

Bill Krause

Peter Feldman

Peter Liu

Paul Campbell

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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