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In A Mellow Tone
An introduction to the entire history of jazz, from its beginnings to the latest innovations.
Hosted by: Bernard Stepien, Ron Steeds, Jean-Michel Labatut and Jim Reil
Airs: Every Wednesday from 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Coming up at 9:00 PM on January 29th, 2020:
Jim is hosting.

In A Mellow Tone

Date Host Highlight On Demand
9:00 PM  Jan. 22nd, 2020 Jean-Michel Labatut The Best Of CTI
available
9:00 PM  Jan. 15th, 2020 Ron Steeds Long And Vinyl
available
9:00 PM  Jan. 8th, 2020 Ron Steeds Life's A Long Song...
available
9:00 PM  Jan. 8th, 2020 Bernard Stepien the Blues, from Bessie Smith to John Lee Hooker, an eternal story
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9:00 PM  Jan. 1st, 2020 Ron Steeds Looking Back On A Bumper Crop Of Jazz Recordings In 2019
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9:00 PM  Dec. 25th, 2019 Jean-Michel Labatut A cornucopia of joyful music
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9:00 PM  Dec. 18th, 2019 Jim Reil Music from Duke Pearson, Herb Ellis/​Joe Pass, Ellery Eskelin/​Marc Ribot, and Art Pepper/​Joe Farrell
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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Coming up on In A Mellow Tone
Feb. 5th, 2020 9:00 PM
Ron is hosting.
Feb. 12th, 2020 9:00 PM
Bernard is hosting.
Feb. 19th, 2020 9:00 PM
Jean-Michel is hosting.
Feb. 26th, 2020 9:00 PM
Jim is hosting.
Mar. 4th, 2020 9:00 PM
Ron is hosting.
Mar. 11th, 2020 9:00 PM
Bernard is hosting.
Mar. 18th, 2020 9:00 PM
Jean-Michel is hosting.
Mar. 25th, 2020 9:00 PM
Jim is hosting.