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An introduction to the entire history of jazz, from its beginnings to the latest innovations.
Hosted by: Bernard Stepien, Ron Steeds, Mark Keill, Allan Wigney, Jean-Michel Labatut and Aidian Thomas
Airs: Every Wednesday from 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Coming up at 9:00 PM on December 13th, 2017:
Bernard Stepien hosts In A Mellow Tone this week.

In A Mellow Tone

Date Host Highlight On Demand
Dec. 6, 2017 Ron Steeds Live jazz recorded December 6 between 1963 and 1999.
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Nov. 29, 2017 Jean-Michel Labatut Zoot Sims on Pablo /​ Russ Freeman and Chet Baker
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Nov. 22, 2017 Ron Steeds Jazz recorded November 22 between 1924 and 1988, and an interview with drummer, composer and bandleader Ernesto Cervini who has just released his new album REV with his band TURBOPROP
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Nov. 15, 2017 Jim Reil Grachan Moncur III on Blue Note
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Nov. 8, 2017 Jean-Michel Labatut Arthur Blythe (2)
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Nov. 1, 2017 Jim & Ron Funding Drive #2
available

IN A MELLOW TONE INTRODUCES LISTENERS TO THE ENTIRE HISTORY OF JAZZ, FROM ITS BEGINNINGS TO THE LATEST INNOVATIONS. THE HOSTS DRAW ON THEIR LARGE PERSONAL CD AND LP COLLECTIONS TO SUPPLEMENT CKCU'S EXTENSIVE RESOURCES.

IN A MELLOW TONE was created and hosted by Ron Sweetman until he retired from radio in Septermber 2015. The program has been a weekly fixture on CKCU-FM 93.1 since May 1976. He was a founder member of L’Atelier de Musique Experimentale (1972), Jazz Ottawa (1976), and Music Now (1997). He has written for CODA magazine since 1970, and has been a member of the Down Beat International Critics Poll since 1982.

IN A MELLOW TONE is now hosted by a rotating collective of jazz zealots including Ron Steeds, Jim Reil, Aidian Thomas, Jean-Michel Labatut, Allan Wigney and Mark Keil. They intend on taking IAMT forward with the high standards of broadcasting that Ron Sweetman established for decades.

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