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In A Mellow Tone
Join your hosts Bruce Walton, Natalie McGrath, and/or Heavy Ben for 2 hours of great jazz. An introduction to the entire history of jazz.
Hosted by: Ben Armstrong, Bruce Walton, Ron Steeds and Natalie McGrath
Airs: Every Wednesday from 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Coming up at 9:00 PM on February 8th, 2023:
Bruce Walton spins tracks from 20 albums released in 2022.

In A Mellow Tone

Date Host Highlight On Demand
Feb. 1, 2023 (Re) Ron Steeds Jazz recorded June 17 between 1929 and 1997
available
Jan. 25, 2023 Heavy Ben Antônio Carlos Jobim and the Brazilian Bossa Nova wave
available
Jan. 18, 2023 Natalie McGrath Esperanza Spalding - A Jazz Force to be Reckoned With!
available
Jan. 11, 2023 Bruce Walton Jazz from A to Z #2
available
Jan. 4, 2023 (Re) Ron Steeds Jazz recorded May 6 between 1954 and 2005
available
Dec. 28, 2022 Heavy Ben Jazz 22
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 Natalie McGrath, Bruce Walton and Heavy Ben. They intend on taking IAMT forward with the high standards of broadcasting that Ron Sweetman established for decades.

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