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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

120 minutes of entertaining jazz from swing to bop to contemporary - the big names in jazz as well as the not so well known.

Swing Is In The Air

Date Host Highlight On Demand
Aug. 18, 2019 Peter Liu Ben Webster & Oscar Peterson, Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra, Bill Evans & Toots Thielemans, and Michael Bublé.
available
Aug. 11, 2019 Bill Krause 100 years of Art
available
Aug. 4, 2019 Paul Campbell New Orlean's Jazz with Shake Em Up Jazz Band, Haruka Kikuchi and the Shotgun Jazz Band
available
Jul. 28, 2019 Peter Feldman Two great singers with brand-new releases, and a tribute to the late, great João Gilberto. AND...GIVEAWAYS!
available
Jul. 21, 2019 Peter Liu The Essence of Jazz Vocals
available
Jul. 14, 2019 Bill Krause 1959 - The Most Creative Year in Jazz History
available

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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