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Jazz radio since 1988 with your host, Randy McElligott.

2024-04-In-Transition-April-07 Some of the music on todays episode include vibist Johnny Lytle, vocalist Karen Blixt as well as pianist Randy Weston.

04.10 Avery Sharpe Thoughts Of My Ancestors Uncle From Ghana04.24 Richie Cole Back On Top Uncle Freddie06.16 Sebastian Whittaker and The Creators One For Bu!! Uncle Soonie05.07 Jim Hall with Mike Stern Dialogues Uncle Ed05.02 Randy Weston Mosaic Select Uncle Nemo04.57 Earl Hines and Jonah Jones Back On The Street Back On The Street04.30 Sprit […]

2024-04-In-Transition-April-07 Some of the music on todays episode include vibist Johnny Lytle, vocalist Karen Blixt as well as pianist Randy Weston. Read More »

2024-03-IHTSB-April-07 Fantastic music on this episode including Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey as well as the great band leader and drummer Chick Webb…

This morning’s show features recordings made from the 1930s to the 1950s, showcasing musicians and singers from the US and the UK active during that time. We’ll listen to a short feature on the topic of “dreams”, with three recordings highlighting the approach of songwriters to this theme. Other highlights include Tommy Dorsey and his

2024-03-IHTSB-April-07 Fantastic music on this episode including Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey as well as the great band leader and drummer Chick Webb… Read More »

2024-03-In-Transition-March-31 Music from trumpet player Paul Smoker, drummer Elvin Jones, as well as pianist Ahmad Jamal among others…

March 31 2024Artist Album Song Time1 Expressens Elitorkester 1952 Svensk Jazzhistoria Vol. 7 Laura 03:092 Dexter Gordon Sophisticated Giant Laura 07:403 Woody Herman Complete Columbia Recordings Laura 03:214 Dave Brubeck Live In Concert Laura 03:115 Elvin Jones Live At The Village Vanguard Laura 11:576 Eric Dolphy Complete Prestige Recordings Laura 13:127 Sidney Bechet Blue Horizon

2024-03-In-Transition-March-31 Music from trumpet player Paul Smoker, drummer Elvin Jones, as well as pianist Ahmad Jamal among others… Read More »

2024-03-IHTSB-March-31 music from vocalists Ella Fitzgerald, and Doris Day, as well as trumpet player Jonah Jones…

IHTSB Mar 31, 2024 On today’s show we listen to recordings from the 1940s and 1950s, featuring some of the fine singers who graced the silver screen, stage and the recording studio during that time. We listen to their unique contribution to jazz and popular music of the day and enjoy their lovely interpretations of

2024-03-IHTSB-March-31 music from vocalists Ella Fitzgerald, and Doris Day, as well as trumpet player Jonah Jones… Read More »

2024-03-In-Transition March-17 Music from sax legend Roland Kirk, trombonist Jimmy Knepper as well as Canadian trumpet player Kenny Wheeler among others…

01 Roland Kirk The Limelight-Verve Albums Serenade To A Cuckoo 04.3502 Jimmy Knepper Cunningbird Languid 05.3403 The L.A. Four The L.A. Four Rondo Espressivo 04.4404 Hubert Laws Say It With Silence The Baron 05.5205 Charles McPherson Free Bop Chuck-A-Luck 04.4706 Kenny Wheeler with Dave Holland What Now? For Tracy 06.1907 Guillermo Bazzola Lost And Found

2024-03-In-Transition March-17 Music from sax legend Roland Kirk, trombonist Jimmy Knepper as well as Canadian trumpet player Kenny Wheeler among others… Read More »

2024-03-IHTSB-March-17 Some of the featured musicians include The Bobcats, vocalist Margaret Whiting as well as Eddie Condon.

IHTSB Mar 17, 2024 Today we listen to a selection of small jazz groups and fine voices in recordings from 1931 through to 1956. The Bobcats, a group carved out of the fine Bob Crosby orchestra start us off with “Washington and Lee Swing”, and we hear as well the brilliant combination of Sidney Bechet

2024-03-IHTSB-March-17 Some of the featured musicians include The Bobcats, vocalist Margaret Whiting as well as Eddie Condon. Read More »

2024-03-IHTSB-March-10 This episode features a host of great musicians from the golden age of popular music. Vocalist Buddy Clark, drummer Chick Webb, and bandleader Artie Shaw are some of the featured artists.

IHTSB Mar 10, 2024 One of the most popular themes for songwriters features songs about dreams and dreaming, and each year we celebrate recordings of some of these songs in a special show. Our recordings today are from the mid 1930s to the late 1950s and bring us a range of interpretations of these delightful

2024-03-IHTSB-March-10 This episode features a host of great musicians from the golden age of popular music. Vocalist Buddy Clark, drummer Chick Webb, and bandleader Artie Shaw are some of the featured artists. Read More »

2024-03-In-Transition-March-03 Several trios are featured on todays episode including sax player Brian Barley, drummer Ginger Baker and pianist Horace Silver.

01 anke helfrich trio i mean you better times ahead02 anke helfrich trio ask me now better times ahead03 benjamin schaefer trio waltz for richie shapes and colours04 benjamin schaefer trio timanfaya shapes and colours05 bob alberti trio the gentle rain nice & easy06 bob alberti trio emily nice & easy07 bobo stenson trio golden

2024-03-In-Transition-March-03 Several trios are featured on todays episode including sax player Brian Barley, drummer Ginger Baker and pianist Horace Silver. Read More »

2024-03-IHTSB-March-03 This episode features some of the greatest musicians from the early 20th century. The great vocalists Bing Crosby, Mildred Bailey, as well as Benny Goodman in a trio setting …

IHTSB Mar 3, 2024 This morning we listen to a selection of original recordings from 1932 through to 1966. Highlights of this morning’s show include tributes to the work of songwriter, pianist and entertainer Fats Waller, paid by the Casa Loma orchestra, Bunny Berigan and pianist Johnny Guarnieri. Among our lovely singers today we hear

2024-03-IHTSB-March-03 This episode features some of the greatest musicians from the early 20th century. The great vocalists Bing Crosby, Mildred Bailey, as well as Benny Goodman in a trio setting … Read More »

2024-02-In-Transition-February-25 Some of the featured artists include vocalists Anna Williams and Jeri Brown as well as pianist Oscar Peterson.

11.18 Oscar Peterson Big 6 At The Montreux Jazz FestivalAu Privave05.17 Oscar Peterson Walking The LineOnce Upon A Summertime07.30 Oscar Peterson Very TallOn Green Dolphin Street02.47 Oscar Peterson Complete Clef_Mercury Studio RecordingsRough Ridin’05.29 Joe Sealy and Paul Novotny Dual VisionBlues Walk06.44 Joe Sealy and Paul Novotny Double EntendreDistant Shores08.38 Joe Sealy and Paul Novotny Dual

2024-02-In-Transition-February-25 Some of the featured artists include vocalists Anna Williams and Jeri Brown as well as pianist Oscar Peterson. Read More »

2024-02-IHTSB-February-25 Week four of Black History Month featuring the great Ella Fitzgerald with Louis Armstrong, pianist Fats Waller, as well as vocalist Helen Humes among others.

IHTSB Feb 25, 2024 Some great singers are featured in recordings from the 1930s to the 1960s on today’s show, and we’ll start out with the legendary tones of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong. Nat King Cole and his trio join us as well, and among our other voices we’ll hear Dinah Washington, and lovely

2024-02-IHTSB-February-25 Week four of Black History Month featuring the great Ella Fitzgerald with Louis Armstrong, pianist Fats Waller, as well as vocalist Helen Humes among others. Read More »

2024-02-IHTSB-February-18 Week three of Black History Month features trumpet player Henry Red Allan, pianist and bandleader Count Basie as well as bandleader Erskine Hawkins are part of this episode.

IHTSB Feb 18, 2024 On today’s show we listen to some of the fabulous bands that were around in the years from the 1920s to the 1940s. Our opening and closing numbers are brought to us by the wonderful band led by Count Basie. Joining us as well are jazz bands from almost one hundred

2024-02-IHTSB-February-18 Week three of Black History Month features trumpet player Henry Red Allan, pianist and bandleader Count Basie as well as bandleader Erskine Hawkins are part of this episode. Read More »

2024-02-IHTSB-February-11Some of the featured artists include sax great Benny Carter, another great sax and clarinet great Sidney Bechet, and finally two trumpet players of great renown, Roy Eldridge and Dizzy Gillespie.

IHTSB Feb 11. 2024 Our show today celebrates some of the small group jazz recordings made in the 1930s to the 1950s. Our selection today includes classic pieces, such as “Monnglow”, “There’ll Be Some Changes Made” and “Weary Blues”. We listen to some brilliant musicians in a variety of line ups, including Sidney Bechet, Teddy

2024-02-IHTSB-February-11Some of the featured artists include sax great Benny Carter, another great sax and clarinet great Sidney Bechet, and finally two trumpet players of great renown, Roy Eldridge and Dizzy Gillespie. Read More »

2024-02-IHTSB-February-04 Music from the great vocalists Ella Fitzgerald and Bing Crosby kick off week one of Black History Month.

This morning on IHTSB we are going to pay tribute to one of the major figures in popular music and jazz, Ella Fitzgerald. Ella Fitzgerald had one of the loveliest voices in popular music and jazz. With the rich, warm rich quality of her voice, and her amazing diction and versatility, Ella was at home

2024-02-IHTSB-February-04 Music from the great vocalists Ella Fitzgerald and Bing Crosby kick off week one of Black History Month. Read More »

2024-01-IHTSB-January-28 Some of the featured artists include vocalist Peggy Lee, bandleader Duke Ellington, as well as pianist Fats Waller.

IHTSB Jan 28, 2024 Today’s show features some lovely female vocalists, among whom we’ll hear from Dinah Shore, Helen Humes and June Christy. We’ll also listen to a fine duet from Billy Eckstine and Sarah Vaughan from their 1957 album “Passing Strangers”, showcasing the work of Irving Berlin. Bobby Hackett brings us some fine trumpet

2024-01-IHTSB-January-28 Some of the featured artists include vocalist Peggy Lee, bandleader Duke Ellington, as well as pianist Fats Waller. Read More »

2024-01-In-Transition-January-21 Some of the featured musicians include guitarist Bobby Broom, trumpet great Miles Davis, as well as bassist Charlie Biddle.

january 21 2024 01 Miles Davis Quiet Nights Wait T’ll You See Her 04:0902 Fred Stone The Music of Fred Stone Tamara 05:3103 Miles Davis Blue Moods Easy Living 05:0604 Miles Davis In Person Friday Night Bye Bye Blackbird 09:4905 Ted Nash Rhyme And Reason Spirit Dance 8:4906 Bobby Broom Song and Dance Can’t Buy

2024-01-In-Transition-January-21 Some of the featured musicians include guitarist Bobby Broom, trumpet great Miles Davis, as well as bassist Charlie Biddle. Read More »

2024-01-IHTSB-January-21 Some of the great musicians featured today include vocalists Frank Sinatra, Helen Forest as well as Vic Damone.

Today we listen to a selection of jazz and popular tunes written by the great songwriters during the first half of the twentieth century. We hear the lovely melodies from the pens of the composers and the delightful words from the lyricists of the time. Our recordings are taken from the 1940s to the 1960s,

2024-01-IHTSB-January-21 Some of the great musicians featured today include vocalists Frank Sinatra, Helen Forest as well as Vic Damone. Read More »

2024-01-In-Trandition-January-14 Music from vocalist Carol Welsman, pianist Ron Davis and guitarist Barney Kessel are some of the musicians featured today.

January 14 2023 playlist01 lester young lester young collates polka dots and moonbeams 4.1302 dave young tale of the fingers lost in the stars 6.3303 yellowjackets live wires downtown 4.5104 vijay iyer memorophilia stars over mars 9.5105 coleman hawkins in the 50’s body and soul revisited it’s no sin 3.0006 don byas don byas in

2024-01-In-Trandition-January-14 Music from vocalist Carol Welsman, pianist Ron Davis and guitarist Barney Kessel are some of the musicians featured today. Read More »

2024-01-In-Transition-January-07 Some of the featured artists include the great singer Sarah Vaughan, sax player Lucky Thompson as well as trumpet player Donald Byrd.

01 sarah vaughan vaughan and violins please be kind 3.1502 various artists jazz in paris jazz and cinema volume 03 the connection-wigglin’ 3.3603 don byas jazz in paris bebop prelude to nicole 3.2304 toots thielemans blues pour flirter try a little tenderness 4.0505 lucky thompson modern jazz group souscription 4.3606 rene thomas the real cat

2024-01-In-Transition-January-07 Some of the featured artists include the great singer Sarah Vaughan, sax player Lucky Thompson as well as trumpet player Donald Byrd. Read More »

2024-01-IHTSB-January-07 Some of the featured musicians include vocalists Beryl Davis and Mel Torme, as well as sax great Benny Carter.

IHTSB Jan 7, 2024 On today’s show, the first for 2024, we listen to recordings from the 1920s through to the 1950s, featuring singers, big bands and jazz groups. Our singers today include Mel Tormé, Helen Ward, Bing Crosby and Nat King Cole. Artie Shaw, Billy Butterfield and Woody Herman join us with their orchestras,

2024-01-IHTSB-January-07 Some of the featured musicians include vocalists Beryl Davis and Mel Torme, as well as sax great Benny Carter. Read More »

2023-12-In-Transition-December-31 Annual celebration of the Bennett Archives featuring Gordon Bennett.

december 31 2023 playlist 01 wild bill davison the bennett archives rose room 3.0102 the capital city jazz band the bennett archives alice strut 4.1903 wild bill davison the bennett archives singing the blues 3.2304 hot five jazz makers the bennett archives the memphis blues 4.5605 wild bill davison the bennett archives memories of you

2023-12-In-Transition-December-31 Annual celebration of the Bennett Archives featuring Gordon Bennett. Read More »

2023-12-In-Transition-December-24 Christmas music is featured throughout this episode.

december-24-2023-playlist 01 booker ervin exultation! black and blue 6.2302 shirley horn jazz for joy christmas song 4.3803 oscar peterson an oscar peterson christmas god rest ye merry gentlemen 3.2804 dizzy gillespie jazz in paris- cognac blues blue and sentimental 2.4405 beegie adair christmas jazz santa claus is coming to town 2.2506 helen merrill christmas song

2023-12-In-Transition-December-24 Christmas music is featured throughout this episode. Read More »

2023-12-In-Transition-December-17 Some of the featured artists include bassist Simon Fisk, the group The L.A.4, as well as pianist Junior Mance.

december-17-2023-playlist 01 ernie henry last chorus cleo’s chant 8.3002 simon fisk trainwrecks i fall in love too easily 9.4903 the l.a. 4 scores allemande and fox 4.4104 junior mance deep 920 3.2405 brew moore the brew moore quartet and quintet rose 4.3706 fraser macpherson quintet why am i blue? in the tradition 6.1907 free trade

2023-12-In-Transition-December-17 Some of the featured artists include bassist Simon Fisk, the group The L.A.4, as well as pianist Junior Mance. Read More »

2023-12-IHTSB-December-17 Songs about winter weather featured on today’s episode. Some of the musicians include vocalists Ethel Waters, Peggy Lee and Buddy Clark.

IHTSB Dec 17, 2023 As we get into the holiday season this year, we’ll be celebrating the arrival of winter with songs about the season, the weather and the time of year. Enjoy wonderful seasonal favourites in recordings from the 1920s through to the 1950s, brought to us by some fine singers and musicians, as

2023-12-IHTSB-December-17 Songs about winter weather featured on today’s episode. Some of the musicians include vocalists Ethel Waters, Peggy Lee and Buddy Clark. Read More »

2023-12-In-Transition-December-10 Some of the featured musicians include music from pianist Phineas Newborn, guitarist John Abercrombie, as well as drummer jeff Hamilton.

december-10-2023-playlist 01 bill king moment’s notice night sounds 7.5302 phineas newborn atlantic jazz celia 3.0603 john abercrombie current events clint 6.0204 victor feldman the arrival of victor feldman waltz 5.2905 freddie green mr. rhythm guitar down for double 04.00 06 ricky ford shorter ideas yes or no 5.3807 jake langley here and now l-train 6.4408

2023-12-In-Transition-December-10 Some of the featured musicians include music from pianist Phineas Newborn, guitarist John Abercrombie, as well as drummer jeff Hamilton. Read More »

2023-12-IHTSB-December-10 A birthday celebration of a true legend, the great vocalist Frank Sinatra.

IHTSB Dec 10, 2023 Today we’ll be having a birthday celebration of a very successful entertainer in the popular music field, and that’s Frank Sinatra, who was born on December 12, 1915. During his time Frank Sinatra was one of the most important and enduring popular music figures of the 20th century. His career spanned

2023-12-IHTSB-December-10 A birthday celebration of a true legend, the great vocalist Frank Sinatra. Read More »

2023-12-In-Transition-December-03 Music from local musician Dean Pallen, guitarist Ronnie Jordan, as well as Sai Ghose.

december-03-2023-playlist 01 dean pallen strathcona park strathcona park 3.3102 ronny jordan april 2000 two worlds 5.5203 denny christianson big band the doomsday machine simian strut 5.2204 sai ghose trio india looking west softly as in a morning sunrise 6.3905 leora cashe another side now – the songs of joni mitchell woodstock 5.01 06 sam jones

2023-12-In-Transition-December-03 Music from local musician Dean Pallen, guitarist Ronnie Jordan, as well as Sai Ghose. Read More »

2023-12-IHTSB-December-03 Some of the featured musicians include vocalist Doris Day, bandleader Artie Shaw as well as trumpet great Billy Butterfield.

IHTSB Dec 3, 2023 Today we are joined by singers, musicians and big bands from the US and the UK in recordings from the 1930s through to the 1950s. Enjoy amongst others the gorgeous voices of Bing Crosby and Ella Fitzgerald, big bands led by Billy Butterfield, Woody Herman and Artie Shaw and a small

2023-12-IHTSB-December-03 Some of the featured musicians include vocalist Doris Day, bandleader Artie Shaw as well as trumpet great Billy Butterfield. Read More »

2023-11-In-Transition-November-26 bassist red mitchell, vocalist tony bennett, as well as sax player scott hamilton are only some of the musicians featured on today’s episode.

november-26-2023-playlist01 red mitchell presenting red mitchell -1957 i thought of you 5.1902 billy cobham powerplay 1986 a light shines in your eyes 6.0003 al henderson regeneration sierra nevada 6.4404 herbie hancock the new standard norwegian wood 8.0705 oscar peterson and milt jackson 1962 very tall work song 7.2806 billy cobham powerplay zanzibar breeze 4.5307 oscar

2023-11-In-Transition-November-26 bassist red mitchell, vocalist tony bennett, as well as sax player scott hamilton are only some of the musicians featured on today’s episode. Read More »

2023-11-IHTSB-November-26 Vocalist Doris Day with pianist Andre Previn, bandleader Bob Crosby and bass saxist Adrian Rollini are some of the featured musicians.

IHTSB Nov 26, 2023 Today we listen to a range of singers, musicians and big bands in recordings from the 1930s through to the 1960s. Doris Day joins us in a lovely duet with Andre Previn, and we hear too from Billie Holiday and Beryl Davis. Big Bands, including those led by Artie Shaw, Duke

2023-11-IHTSB-November-26 Vocalist Doris Day with pianist Andre Previn, bandleader Bob Crosby and bass saxist Adrian Rollini are some of the featured musicians. Read More »

2023-11-In-Transition-November-19 some of the featured artists on today’s episode include trumpet great donald byrd, canadian christine fagan as well as pianist joe sealy.

november-19-2023-playlist01 a/b trio out west my romance 5.2802 donald byrd and gigi gryce modern jazz perspective early bird 6.27 sep 3 1957 in nyc03 peter leitch from another perspective ruby my dear 6.5104 donald byrd and gigi gryce modern jazz perspective social call 4.44 aug 30 1957 nyc05 rebecca parris a passionate fling crazy world

2023-11-In-Transition-November-19 some of the featured artists on today’s episode include trumpet great donald byrd, canadian christine fagan as well as pianist joe sealy. Read More »

2023-11-IHTSB-November-19 Some of the featured artists include trumpet players Roy Eldridge and Miles Davis as well as pianist Teddy Wilson.

IHTSB Nov 19, 2023 Today we listen to several small jazz groups in recordings from the 1950s. Among the artists featured are some of the great trumpeters of the time: Miles Davis, Roy Eldridge, Bobby Hackett and Clyde Hurley, who is playing in two numbers with the Rampart Street Paraders. We hear too from the

2023-11-IHTSB-November-19 Some of the featured artists include trumpet players Roy Eldridge and Miles Davis as well as pianist Teddy Wilson. Read More »

2023-11-In-Transition-November-12 trumpet great kenny wheeler and bassist david holland are featured on todays episode.

november-12-2023-playlist 01 kenny wheeler what now? what now? 7.4702 david holland emerald tears combintation 5.2203 kenny wheeler what now? for tracy 6.1904 david holland ones all god bless the child 4.3405 david holland life cycle morning song 2.02 06 kenny wheeler what now? march mist 6.2007 kenny wheeler what now? verona 9.3508 david holland jumpin’

2023-11-In-Transition-November-12 trumpet great kenny wheeler and bassist david holland are featured on todays episode. Read More »

2023-11-IHTSB-November-12 Vocalist Alice Faye plus band leaders Count Basie and Artie Shaw are some of the musicians featured on today’s episode.

IHTSB Nov 12, 2023 On today’s show we have a selection of recordings from the 1930a through to the 1950s. We hear from big bands led by Count Basie and Benny Goodman, trumpeters Bobby Hackett and Roy Eldridge, and a duet from Johnny Mercer and Jo Stafford. Benny Carter joins us from 1933, also featuring

2023-11-IHTSB-November-12 Vocalist Alice Faye plus band leaders Count Basie and Artie Shaw are some of the musicians featured on today’s episode. Read More »

2023-11-In-Transition-November-05 quebec violinist aline homzy, trumpet player roy eldridge as well as guitarist barney kessel are some of the featured musicians on today’s episode.

november-05-2023-playlist01 aline homzy aline’s etoile magique eclipse caraway 4.3302 miles davis bitches brew miles runs the voodoo down 14.0403 aline homzy aline’s etoile magique eclipse aliens are pieces of wind 4.0704 roy eldridge the complete verve roy eldridge studio sessions where’s art? 4.0605 aline homzy aline’s etoile magique eclipse cosmos 5.1006 lars jansson trio witnessing

2023-11-In-Transition-November-05 quebec violinist aline homzy, trumpet player roy eldridge as well as guitarist barney kessel are some of the featured musicians on today’s episode. Read More »

2023-11-IHTSB-November-05 Some of the artists featured on today’s episode include vocalists Billie Holiday, Mel Torme, as well as Mildred Bailey.

IHTSB Nov 5, 2023 Look forward on today’s show to some fabulous voices! We start out in 1949 with Billie Holiday from her days with Decca. We’ll hear Vic Damone with “O Sole Mio”, from 1958. We’re joined by Helen Forrest on Corn Silk with Benny Goodman as well as by Bing Crosby and Ella

2023-11-IHTSB-November-05 Some of the artists featured on today’s episode include vocalists Billie Holiday, Mel Torme, as well as Mildred Bailey. Read More »

2023-10-In-Transition-October-29 Some of today’s featured musicians include vocalist carol welsman, guitarist joe pass, as well as sax player hank mobley.

october-29-2023-playlist 01 carol welsman jazziz women why don’t you do right? 2.4602 clifford brown mosaic 104 minor mood 4.3403 carol welsman inclined new day 6.4104 tal farlow the complete verve tal farlow sessions like someone in love 6.4105 carol welsman swing ladies swing! never let me go 5.55 06 alexander mccabe the round jugo 4.0907

2023-10-In-Transition-October-29 Some of today’s featured musicians include vocalist carol welsman, guitarist joe pass, as well as sax player hank mobley. Read More »

2023-10-IHTSB-October-29 drummer Cozy Cole, tenor sax great Bud Freeman and clarinetist Benny Goodman are some of the musicians on today’s show.

IHTSB Oct 29, 2023 Today’s show features small jazz groups from the 1920s to the 1950s. Made up of some of the greatest of the jazz musicians of the time, recordings by these groups are a tiny selection of a huge treasury of jazz as it was developing over the period. We hear a variety

2023-10-IHTSB-October-29 drummer Cozy Cole, tenor sax great Bud Freeman and clarinetist Benny Goodman are some of the musicians on today’s show. Read More »

2023-10-In-Transition-October-22 Some of the featured musicians include Canadian guitarist Greg Lowe, drummer Elvin Jones, as well as sax player Gene Ammons.

october-22-2023-playlist01 greg lowe greg lowe samba for floyd 4.3102 gregg august late august eulogy 3.0103 elvin jones and oregon together driven omens 3.2304 greg lowe greg lowe mystery groove 5.4405 greg chako two’s company, three’s a crowd you’re my everything 4.2806 greg lowe greg lowe if you only knew 4.5707 gerry wiggins relax and enjoy

2023-10-In-Transition-October-22 Some of the featured musicians include Canadian guitarist Greg Lowe, drummer Elvin Jones, as well as sax player Gene Ammons. Read More »

2023-10-IHTSB-October-22 Trumpet player Bobby Hackett, and vocalists Bing Crosby and Vic Damone are some of the musicians featured on today’s episode.

IHTSB Oct 22, 2023 On today’s show we’ll be listening to six songs, not once but twice or three times. We’ll hear different artists, both singers and musicians, bring us their interpretations of these wonderful songs from the pens of the day. This gives us the opportunity to enjoy the varied approaches the artists took

2023-10-IHTSB-October-22 Trumpet player Bobby Hackett, and vocalists Bing Crosby and Vic Damone are some of the musicians featured on today’s episode. Read More »

2023-10-In-Transition-October-15 Some of todays featured musicians include Quebec vocalist Chantal Chamberland, the group Spyro Gyra, as well as vibist Milt Jackson.

october-15-2023-playlist01 chantal chamberland serendipity street since i fell for you 4.4002 spyro gyra alternating currents binky dream no6 4.1703 chantal chamberland serendipity street romance me 3.1404 mccoy tyner atlantis in a sentimental mood 5.3805 chantal chamberland serendipity street god bless the child 3.3406 teddy wilson giants of jazz my heart stood still 2.3807 chantal chamberland

2023-10-In-Transition-October-15 Some of todays featured musicians include Quebec vocalist Chantal Chamberland, the group Spyro Gyra, as well as vibist Milt Jackson. Read More »

2023-10-IHTSB-October-15 Sine of the featured musicians include the great singer Billie Holiday, Bob Crosby, as well as bandleader Benny Goodman.

IHTSB Oct 15, 2023 Today we listen to a mixed selection of recordings from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, featuring singers and musicians of the time. We’ll hear from big bands led by Woody Herman, Bob Crosby and Glenn Miller. Our singers bring us several recordings, including a young Billie Holiday and a duet from

2023-10-IHTSB-October-15 Sine of the featured musicians include the great singer Billie Holiday, Bob Crosby, as well as bandleader Benny Goodman. Read More »

2023-10-In-Transition-October-08 A very special episode featuring the legendary band Weather Report as well as the great bass player from Quebec, Alain Caron.

0october-08-2023-playlist01 weather report tale spinnin’ man in the green shirt 6.2902 alain caron septentrion simple pleasure 5.1003 weather report heavy weather a remark you made 6.5404 alain caron rhythm ‘n jazz flight of the bebop bee 7.0505 weather report black market three clowns 3.1806 alain caron le band freedom jazz dance 3.3807 weather report domino

2023-10-In-Transition-October-08 A very special episode featuring the legendary band Weather Report as well as the great bass player from Quebec, Alain Caron. Read More »

2023-10-IHTSB-October-08 On today’s show we’ll be listening to big bands in recordings from the Swing Era. Artie Shaw, Chick Webb, and Benny Goodman are some of the featured musicians.

IHTSB Oct 8, 2023 On today’s show we’ll be listening to big bands in recordings from the Swing Era. Also known as the Big Bands era, this period spanned the years from the mid 1930s through to the late 1940s. Many of the jazz artists from earlier days got together in large orchestras, performing in

2023-10-IHTSB-October-08 On today’s show we’ll be listening to big bands in recordings from the Swing Era. Artie Shaw, Chick Webb, and Benny Goodman are some of the featured musicians. Read More »

2023-10-In-Transition-October-01 Some of the featured musicians include trombonist Al Grey, sax player Art Pepper, as well as pianist Billy Taylor.

01 al jareau tomorrow today in my music 4.0502 andre woodvine voyager the pailing song 4.2403 al grey live at the floating jazz fest pizza on the park 4.3604 ana caram bossa nova the duck 3.2305 art pepper the complete galaxy recordings darn that dream 4.1906 billy taylor it’s a matter of pride it’s a

2023-10-In-Transition-October-01 Some of the featured musicians include trombonist Al Grey, sax player Art Pepper, as well as pianist Billy Taylor. Read More »

2023-10-IHTSB-October-01 Some of the featured musicians include vocalist Billie Holiday, jazz legend Sidney Bechet as well as the great Fats Waller.

Today we go back in time and listen to recordings made in the 1920s to the mid 1930s, from the US and the UK. We hear the first recording made by Sidney Bechet in 1923, still as lively as it was 100 years ago. Billie Holiday joins us with her first recording made one decade

2023-10-IHTSB-October-01 Some of the featured musicians include vocalist Billie Holiday, jazz legend Sidney Bechet as well as the great Fats Waller. Read More »

2023-09-In-Transition-September-24 Some of the musicians featured today include guitarist Jake Langley, pianist Darrell Grant as well as trumpet player Red Rodney.

september 24 202301 kathleen gorman i can see clearly now lover man 3.3302 dave valentin red sun little sunflower 6.2403 dave mckenna solo piano sweet and lovely 4.4104 jake langley here and now the ropers 6.5405 jane bunnett and hilario duran cuban rhapsody longina 5.0606 darrell grant smokin java spring skylight 5.1307 dado moroni trio

2023-09-In-Transition-September-24 Some of the musicians featured today include guitarist Jake Langley, pianist Darrell Grant as well as trumpet player Red Rodney. Read More »

2023-09-IHTSB-September-24 Songs that deal with Autumn are featured on this episode. Some of the musicians include vocalists Nat King Cole, Anita O’Day and trumpet player Bobby Hackett.

On this week’s show we celebrate the beginning of autumn, which this year began yesterday, September 23. Our recordings include songs about the season, fall weather, the leaves and the month of September. We’ll listen to Frank Sinatra with September Song from 1946 and Chet Baker, with his 1954 recording of “Lullaby Of The Leaves”.

2023-09-IHTSB-September-24 Songs that deal with Autumn are featured on this episode. Some of the musicians include vocalists Nat King Cole, Anita O’Day and trumpet player Bobby Hackett. Read More »

2023-09-In-Transition-September-17 Some of the featured musicians include guitarist John Scofield, vocalist Johnny Hartman as well as trumpet player Johnny Coles.

01 john scofield what we do big sky 6.0702 johnny hartman tokyo albums the nearness of you 6.5503 johnny coles warm sound where 7.5004 johnny hodges the complete verve johnny hodges small group sessions big shoe 1956-1961 5.3705 john stein hustle up! elizabeth 5.5106 john scott easy living i got it bad and that ain’t

2023-09-In-Transition-September-17 Some of the featured musicians include guitarist John Scofield, vocalist Johnny Hartman as well as trumpet player Johnny Coles. Read More »

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IHTSB Sep 17, 2023 Today we celebrate voices, in recordings from the 1930s through to the 1950s. Among our gentlemen we’re joined by Vic Damone, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. Our ladies include Helen Ward and Helen Forrest, as well as Jo Stafford, Anita O’Day and Doris Day. All these beautiful voices

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2023-09-In-Transition-September-10 Some of todays featured musicians include sax player Virginia Mayhew, vocalist Abbey Lincoln, as well as bassist Charlie Haden with pianist Hampton Hawes.

01 virginia mayhew sandan shuffle spring is not here 6.3902 vidar holm and friends in a sentimental mood sophisticated lady 4.4603 vic juris a second look dizzy, trane and you 4.1404 abbey lincoln and hank jones when there is love time after time 4.3405 afro cuban all-stars a toda cuba le gusta fiesta de la

2023-09-In-Transition-September-10 Some of todays featured musicians include sax player Virginia Mayhew, vocalist Abbey Lincoln, as well as bassist Charlie Haden with pianist Hampton Hawes. Read More »

2023-09-IHTSB-September-10 Some of today’s featured musicians include pianist Ralph Sutton as well as clarinetists Bob Wilber and Sidney Bechet.

IHTSB Sep 10, 2023 On this morning’s show we listen to recordings from the 1930s to the 1950s, made by small jazz groups. They feature several line ups of some of the very talented musicians of the time, and among them we highlight the contribution made to this classic example of the jazz art made

2023-09-IHTSB-September-10 Some of today’s featured musicians include pianist Ralph Sutton as well as clarinetists Bob Wilber and Sidney Bechet. Read More »

2023-09-In-Transition-September-03 Some of the featured musicians include baritone sax great Pepper Adams, trumpet legend Enrico Rava as well as guitarist George Benson.

01 bennie wallace twilight time is it true what they say about dixie? 3.2502 bennie wallace sweeping through the city refrain 5.0303 chase sanborn good to the last bop i wish i knew 5.2704 chase sanborn sweet & low sweet & low 6.3605 moe koffman music for the night everything alright 3.2106 moe koffman 1967

2023-09-In-Transition-September-03 Some of the featured musicians include baritone sax great Pepper Adams, trumpet legend Enrico Rava as well as guitarist George Benson. Read More »

2023-09-IHTSB-September-03 Music from one of the greatest vocalists of the big band era, Helen Forest.

Today we’ll be listening to recordings by one of the finest vocalists from our time period, Helen Forrest. She is remembered particularly for the warmth of her voice, for her interpretative skills and for her talent in matching lyrics to the music of the big bands during the Swing Era and beyond. She started out

2023-09-IHTSB-September-03 Music from one of the greatest vocalists of the big band era, Helen Forest. Read More »

2023-08-In-Transition-August-27 Some of the featured musicians include sax great Eric Dolphy and Johnny Griffin as well as vocalist Denise King.

01 ron carter well you needn’t mr bow-tie 6.4302 jamie cullum well you needn’t pointless nostalgia 3.2103 johnny costa on green dolphin street flying fingers 5.0904 denise king on green dolphin street fever 4.3505 jo jones thou swell vamp ’til ready 2 on 1 3.3306 buck clayton thou swell columbia small group swing sessions 4.1007

2023-08-In-Transition-August-27 Some of the featured musicians include sax great Eric Dolphy and Johnny Griffin as well as vocalist Denise King. Read More »

2023-08-In-Transition-August-20 Music from sax player chu berry, pianist oscar peterson, bassist charles mingus as well as the group weather report.

01 chu berry classic chu berry columbia and victor sessions pluckin the bass 2.4602 chu berry classic chu berry columbia and victor sessions hot air 2.5803 chu berry classic chu berry columbia and victor sessions hot mallets 2.1904 chu berry classic chu berry columbia and victor sessions give baby give 2.3805 chu berry classic chu

2023-08-In-Transition-August-20 Music from sax player chu berry, pianist oscar peterson, bassist charles mingus as well as the group weather report. Read More »

2023-08-IHTSB-August-20 Some of the music featured include the great bandleader Benny Goodman, vocalist Vic Damone, as well as Bing Crosby.

Today we conclude our annual tour of the summer sky at night in song. After our shows celebrating stars and the moon, we listen today to songs about the night. This was a very popular theme with songwriters, particularly when coupled with romance, and many songs resulted over the years. We listen today to a

2023-08-IHTSB-August-20 Some of the music featured include the great bandleader Benny Goodman, vocalist Vic Damone, as well as Bing Crosby. Read More »

2023-08-In-Transition-August-13 some of the featured musicians include vocalist carol welsman, pianist art hodes, as well as sax great ben webster.

01 Adelaide Hall with Fats Waller A Woman’s Place Is In The Groove That Old Feeling 3:0902 Ahmad Jamal Columbia Jazz Piano Moods Sessions Rica Pulpa (1951) 2:3403 Al Di Meola Di Meola Plays Piazzola Cafe 1930 6:1604 Art Hodes The Bennett Archives I Can’t Give You None Of That Jelly Roll +Train at Track

2023-08-In-Transition-August-13 some of the featured musicians include vocalist carol welsman, pianist art hodes, as well as sax great ben webster. Read More »

2023-08-IHTSB August 13 Some of the featured musicians include vocalists Doris Day, Ella Fitzgerald with Louis Armstrong as well as bandleader Artie Shaw.

IHTSB Aug 13, 2023 Today we continue our annual tour of the summer sky at night in song. After last week’s show with songs about the moon, this week we are joined by some lovely singers and musicians bringing us classic songs about the stars. This was a favourite theme with songwriters, who produced many

2023-08-IHTSB August 13 Some of the featured musicians include vocalists Doris Day, Ella Fitzgerald with Louis Armstrong as well as bandleader Artie Shaw. Read More »

2023-08-In-Transition-August-06 some of the featured musicians include vocalist carmen mcrae, pianist ramsey lewis, as well as vibist milt jackson.

01 carmen mcrae take five take five 2.2102 carmen mcrae carmen sings monk round midnight 6.3203 carmen mcrae sarah dedicated to you black coffee 6.0704 carmen mcrae sings the great american songbook my funny valentine 4.2205 carmen mcrae carmen sings monk dear ruby 6.0106 ramsey lewis the in crowd the in crowd 5.4407 ramsey lewis

2023-08-In-Transition-August-06 some of the featured musicians include vocalist carmen mcrae, pianist ramsey lewis, as well as vibist milt jackson. Read More »

2023-08-IHTSB August 06 Some of the featured artists include music from Mildred Bailey, the great Frank Sinatra, as well as keyboardist Fats Waller…

IHTSB Aug 6, 2023 Today we begin our annual tour of the summer sky at night in song. This was a favorite theme with songwriters, who produced many songs about the moon, stars and the night in general. We start off this year’s tour of the night sky with songs about the moon, brought to

2023-08-IHTSB August 06 Some of the featured artists include music from Mildred Bailey, the great Frank Sinatra, as well as keyboardist Fats Waller… Read More »

2023-07-In-Transition-July-30 A special tribute to the late great singer, Tony Bennett.

1 Tony Bennett Perfectly Frank A Foggy Day 2:112 Tony Bennett Perfectly Frank A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square 3:203 Tony Bennett On Holiday All Of Me 1:444 Tony Bennett Steppin’ Out All Of You 3:465 Tony Bennett Perfectly Frank Angel Eyes 2:436 Tony Bennett Unplugged Autumn Leaves/Indian Summer 5:497 Tony Bennett Bennett plays Ellington

2023-07-In-Transition-July-30 A special tribute to the late great singer, Tony Bennett. Read More »

2023-07-IHTSB-July-30 Some of today’s featured musicians include vocalists Jimmy Rushing and Bille Holiday as well as bandleader Benny Goodman.

IHTSB Jul 30, 2023 On today’s show we listen to some early jazz and popular music. In recordings from the 1920s and 1930s we feature singers, small groups and big bands as they were starting out on what would prove for most of them to be long careers performing in the music field. We hear

2023-07-IHTSB-July-30 Some of today’s featured musicians include vocalists Jimmy Rushing and Bille Holiday as well as bandleader Benny Goodman. Read More »

2023-07-In-Transition-July-23 Some of the music on today’s episode includes vocalist Carol Sloan, trumpet player Clark Terry, as well as pianist Chick Corea.

01 tony campise once in a blue moon a flower is a lovesome thing 4.4302 the canadian brass swingtime! artistry in rhythm 5.1103 carol sloan and clark terry the songs ella and louis sang tenderly 11.3504 john hardee the complete blue note forties recordings of ike quebec and john hardee hardee’s party 3.1405 cal tjader

2023-07-In-Transition-July-23 Some of the music on today’s episode includes vocalist Carol Sloan, trumpet player Clark Terry, as well as pianist Chick Corea. Read More »

2023-07-IHTSB-July-23 some of the featured musicians include the great bandleader, Benny Goodman, vocalist Eddie Fisher, as well as vocalist Lena Horne.

IHTSB July 23, 2023 On this morning’s show we listen to recordings from the early 1930s through to the late 1950s made by big bands, singers and small groups. We hear their interpretations of some of the classic songs written by the great songwriters. Among those joining us today are Ella Fitzgerald with Chick Webb

2023-07-IHTSB-July-23 some of the featured musicians include the great bandleader, Benny Goodman, vocalist Eddie Fisher, as well as vocalist Lena Horne. Read More »

2023-07-In-Transition-July-16 Some of todays featured musicians include sax player Joe Henderson, bassist Alain Caron, as well as guitarist Charlie Byrd.

01 john abercrombie arcade neptune 7.4002 alain caron rhythm ‘n jazz flight of the bebop bee 7.2603 alex dean in transition archives theme for bert 5.0404 NHOP ambiance to a brother 8.0605 jeri brown fresh start come come and play with me 8.0706 charlie byrd the washington guitar quintet tears 4.0107 chico hamilton my panamanian

2023-07-In-Transition-July-16 Some of todays featured musicians include sax player Joe Henderson, bassist Alain Caron, as well as guitarist Charlie Byrd. Read More »

2023-07-IHTSB-July-16 some of the featured musicians include clarinet great barney bigard, drummer george wettling as well as clarinetist irving fazola.

IHTSB Jul 16, 2023 Today we listen to recordings from the 1930s and 1940s, made by small jazz groups in the studios of several independent jazz labels in New York. These labels, among them the Commodore and Keynote labels, were home to many of the fine musicians around at the time. This treasury comprises recordings,

2023-07-IHTSB-July-16 some of the featured musicians include clarinet great barney bigard, drummer george wettling as well as clarinetist irving fazola. Read More »

2023-07-In-Transition-July-09 Some of todays featured musicians include bandleader Count Basie, pianist Dollar Brand, as well as bassist Avery Sharpe.

01 count basie mosaic 149 cherry red 2.5302 ray brown live at starbucks up there 3.5103 django reinhardt 1935-1936 georgia on my mind 3.1804 doc cheatham black beauty old fashioned love 4.3205 dollar brand african marketplace brand african marketplace 7.2706 avery sharpe extended family past present tense 5.1907 eric dolphy musical prophet alone together 13.3908

2023-07-In-Transition-July-09 Some of todays featured musicians include bandleader Count Basie, pianist Dollar Brand, as well as bassist Avery Sharpe. Read More »

2023-07-IHTSB-July 09 This episode celebrates the great music from France celebrating Bastille Day. Some of the featured artists include Charles Trenet, Andre Claveau as well as the great Edith Piaf.

IHTSB Jul 9, 2023 Today we are celebrating la Fête Nationale de la France, which takes place on Friday. It’s the French national holiday, also known as le quatorze juillet, which is celebrated on 14 July each year. This is an opportunity for us to reflect on the huge contribution made to popular music culture

2023-07-IHTSB-July 09 This episode celebrates the great music from France celebrating Bastille Day. Some of the featured artists include Charles Trenet, Andre Claveau as well as the great Edith Piaf. Read More »

2023-07-In-Transition-July-02 Canada Day celebration! Some of the musicians featured today include sax player Jane Bunnett, guitarist Ed Bickert, as well as vocalist Carol Welsman.

01 hugh fraser in the mean time fairy tales 13.1902 carol welsman swing lady swing never let me go 14.5603 hugh fraser in the mean time salsa nova 11.3004 kathryn moses kathryn moses oleo 4.3705 dave young two by two i’m all smiles 12.2206 diana kral gentle rain 10.5207 dave mcmurdo venus butterfly 9.4108 karen

2023-07-In-Transition-July-02 Canada Day celebration! Some of the musicians featured today include sax player Jane Bunnett, guitarist Ed Bickert, as well as vocalist Carol Welsman. Read More »

2023-07-IHTSB-July-02 A very special Canada Day edition of IHTSB. Some of the featured artists include pianist Oscar Peterson, bandleaders Ellis Maclintoch, as well as Robert Farnon.

IHTSB July 2, 2023 On today’s show we celebrate the Canada Day weekend with wonderful recordings from the 1940s and 1950s by Canadian musicians, singers and songwriters. We start off with the legendary pianist Oscar Peterson accompanying jazz singer Anita O’Day, and follow them with recordings taken from live performances by three excellent Canadian big

2023-07-IHTSB-July-02 A very special Canada Day edition of IHTSB. Some of the featured artists include pianist Oscar Peterson, bandleaders Ellis Maclintoch, as well as Robert Farnon. Read More »

2023-06-In-Transition-June-25 Some of the featured musicians include sax player Lou Donaldson, trumpet great Louis Armstrong, as well as pianist McCoy Tyner.

01 Lionel Hampton You Better Know It! Vibraphone Blues 4.5202 Libby York Blue Gardenia Almost Like Being In Love 3.3203 Lorne Lofsky Bill Please TTT 4.5104 Lou Donaldson Sunny Side Up It’s You Or No One 4.4005 Louis Armstrong Lazy Bones 3.0506 McCoy Tyner Prelude In E Minor OP 28 NO 4 7.0407 Illinois Jacquet

2023-06-In-Transition-June-25 Some of the featured musicians include sax player Lou Donaldson, trumpet great Louis Armstrong, as well as pianist McCoy Tyner. Read More »

2023-06-IHTSB-June-25 Some of the featured artists on today’s episode include the great Nat King Cole Trio, the one and only Billie Holiday as well as vocalist Vic Damone.

IHTSB Jun 25, 2023 Our show today features recordings from the 1940s and 1950s from some of the loveliest voices around at this time. Some of the singers we’ll hear today began their careers in the 1930s, and some in the 1940s, and all went on to make many wonderful renditions of the work of

2023-06-IHTSB-June-25 Some of the featured artists on today’s episode include the great Nat King Cole Trio, the one and only Billie Holiday as well as vocalist Vic Damone. Read More »

2023-06-In-Transition-June-18 Some of todays featured musicians include Canadian violinist Lenny Solomon, the band Jazz Track as well as guitar great Barney Kessel.

01 Lenny Solomon Jazz Toronto Old Man River 03.4502 L’Orchestre Sympathique Live At The Montreal International Jazz Festival Le Citron Urbain 08.4103 L’Orchestre Sympathique Live At The Montreal International Jazz Festival Nuit Inuit 04.2804 Jazz Track Listen Kiffel 07.3305 Benny Carter 3-4-5 The Verve Small Group Sessions This Love Of Mine 03.0106 Barney Kessel Feeling

2023-06-In-Transition-June-18 Some of todays featured musicians include Canadian violinist Lenny Solomon, the band Jazz Track as well as guitar great Barney Kessel. Read More »

2023-06-IHTSB-June-18 This episode is all about places. Some of todays featured musicians include vocalist Frank Sinatra, the great singer Ella Fitzgerald, as well as The Bob Crosby Orchestra.

IHTSB Jun 18, 2023 One of the most popular themes with songwriters has always been about places — both far away and closer to home. That’s what we’ll be celebrating on today’s show. Our singers and musicians bring us recordings from the 1940s and 1950s in a selection of songs, beginning in 1948 with “Far

2023-06-IHTSB-June-18 This episode is all about places. Some of todays featured musicians include vocalist Frank Sinatra, the great singer Ella Fitzgerald, as well as The Bob Crosby Orchestra. Read More »

2023-06-In-Transition-June-11 Some of todays featured musicians include music from sax player Paul Desmond, guitarist Boogaloo Joe Jones, as well as Jan Lundgren, and The group Weather Report.

01 Paul Desmond Live Nancy 09.4202 Paul Desmond Live Manha De Carnival 09.2203 Paul Desmond Live Wendy 07.1304 Boogaloo Joe Jones Introducing The Psychedelic Soul Jazz Guitar Of Joe Jones Games 04.2005 Boogaloo Joe Jones Introducing The Psychedelic Soul Jazz Guitar Of Joe Jones Sticks and Stones 05.0006 Boogaloo Joe Jones Introducing The Psychedelic Soul

2023-06-In-Transition-June-11 Some of todays featured musicians include music from sax player Paul Desmond, guitarist Boogaloo Joe Jones, as well as Jan Lundgren, and The group Weather Report. Read More »

2023-06-IHTSB-June-11 A very special episode featuring musicians who occasionally sang. Pianists Nat King Cole and Fats Waller, along with trumpet player Billy Butterfield are a few of the featured musicians.

IHTSB Jun 11, 2023 On today’s show we feature recordings from the 1920s through to the late 1950s. We listen to some fabulous singers and musicians, as ever, but this time with a slightly different focus. We’ll hear from musicians who sang as well as played in the band or groups. Some of our featured

2023-06-IHTSB-June-11 A very special episode featuring musicians who occasionally sang. Pianists Nat King Cole and Fats Waller, along with trumpet player Billy Butterfield are a few of the featured musicians. Read More »

2023-06-IHTSB-June-04 Some of the Featured musicians on today’s episode include pianist Fats Waller, bandleader Harry James, as well as the great vocalist Ella Fitzgerald.

IHTSB Jun 4, 2023Today’s show features recordings from 1938 to 1962, with a spotlight on singers, including some who were also major musicians of their day, such as Fats Waller and Chet Baker. Dean Martin joins us again with a delightful rendition of “It’s Easy to Remember”, and we also hear Tony Bennett with “Stranger

2023-06-IHTSB-June-04 Some of the Featured musicians on today’s episode include pianist Fats Waller, bandleader Harry James, as well as the great vocalist Ella Fitzgerald. Read More »

2023-05-In-Transition-May-28 Some of the musicians featured today include Canadian bassist Alain Caron, guitarist Grant Green, as well as bassist Sam Jones.

01 Jamie Craig Mirage – Illumination 5.0102 A/B Trio tbd featuring mike murley – out west 9.44 cancon03 Alain Caron Devil Shuffle – Le Band 6.05 cancon04 Rick Braun Indians – Night Walk 5.0305 CYN Jazz Orchestra All Things Considered – Then, Now and Again 6.0506 Grant Green Dracula – Green Is Beautiful 6.0507 Clifford

2023-05-In-Transition-May-28 Some of the musicians featured today include Canadian bassist Alain Caron, guitarist Grant Green, as well as bassist Sam Jones. Read More »

2023-05-IHTSB-May-28 Some of the featured musicians include bandleader Bob Crosby, vocalist Margaret Whiting, as well as entertainer Sammy Davis Jr.

On today’s show we listen to a mixture of singers, big bands and small jazz groups in recordings taken from the 1930s to the 1950s. Among our ladies we hear delightful pieces from Doris Day and Dolores Gray, and our gentlemen include Sammy Davis Jr and Mel Tormé. We listen to the wonderful big bands

2023-05-IHTSB-May-28 Some of the featured musicians include bandleader Bob Crosby, vocalist Margaret Whiting, as well as entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. Read More »

2023-05-In-Transition-May-21 Some featured artists include guitarist Django Reinhardt, pianist McCoy Tyner, as well as sax player Art Pepper.

01 Bill King The Wake – Soul Jazz Vol. 1 There It Is! 5.4202 Django Reinhardt Viper’s Dream – Djangologie 1928-1950 3.1503 Chris Stephens and Glenn Wilson Adams Park (For Pepper} – Sadness And Soul 6.4104 Charles Bubeck Said Sunday – Without Measure 5.0405 Charles Fambrough Our Father Who Art Blakey – The Prober Angle

2023-05-In-Transition-May-21 Some featured artists include guitarist Django Reinhardt, pianist McCoy Tyner, as well as sax player Art Pepper. Read More »

2023-05-IHTSB-May-21Some of the musicians celebrating Victoria Day include bandleaders Jack Hilton and Brian Lawrence as well as The Jack Parnell Jazzmen.

This is the weekend that Canadians traditionally mark as Victoria Day, and for us it’s an opportunity to reflect on the contribution made to popular culture by those with ties to Britain. On today’s show we celebrate the British influence in the jazz and popular music culture during our time period. We listen to recordings

2023-05-IHTSB-May-21Some of the musicians celebrating Victoria Day include bandleaders Jack Hilton and Brian Lawrence as well as The Jack Parnell Jazzmen. Read More »

2023-05-In-Transition-May-14 Some of todays featured musicians include Canadians trumpet player Lina Alemano, and vocalist Kathleen Gorman, as well as vibist Terry Gibbs.

01 kathleen gorman both sides now – i can see clearly now 3.42 cancon02 Terry Gibbs yardbird suite – 92 years young 3.2403 Daniel Gassin Naima – Change of Heart 5.55 cancon04 Dan Balmer greasy kid stuff – thanksgiving 5.2305 count basie why not – fun time 3.2906 hank jones and james moody woody n

2023-05-In-Transition-May-14 Some of todays featured musicians include Canadians trumpet player Lina Alemano, and vocalist Kathleen Gorman, as well as vibist Terry Gibbs. Read More »

2023-05-IHTSB-May-14 Some of the featured artists on today’s episode include vocalists Helen Forest, Buddy Clark, as well as the great Ella Fitzgerald.

IHTSB May 14, 2023 On today’s show we’ll be listening to six songs, not once but twice or three times. We’ll hear different artists, both singers and musicians, bring us their interpretations of these wonderful songs from the pens of the day. This gives us the opportunity to enjoy the varied approaches the artists took

2023-05-IHTSB-May-14 Some of the featured artists on today’s episode include vocalists Helen Forest, Buddy Clark, as well as the great Ella Fitzgerald. Read More »

2023-10-In-Transition-October-16 Some of the featured musicians on todays episode include drummer Jack Dejohnette, trumpet player Chet Baker as well as vibist Terry Gibbs.

OCTOBER-16-202201 Larry Coryell Spaces Revisited The Dragon Gate 06.3002 Johnny Costa Classic Costa Stumbling 02.5403 Johnny Costa Flying Fingers Fine And Dandy 03.1204 Hank Crawford and Jimmy McGriff Crunch Time Bow Legs 06.3505 Hank Crawford and Jimmy McGriff Crunch Time Without A Song 04.1606 Lyle Murphy The Contemporary Records Story Blue Moon 03.0207Chet Baker Chet

2023-10-In-Transition-October-16 Some of the featured musicians on todays episode include drummer Jack Dejohnette, trumpet player Chet Baker as well as vibist Terry Gibbs. Read More »

2023-05-In-Transition-May-07 Some of todays featured musicians include trumpet player Joe Newman, vocalist Ron Gil, as well as guitarist Barney Kessel.

01 joe newman i feel like a newman 3.0702 jan neimans shivers 2.2403 gunnar neilson summertime 4.4304 lenny neihaus day by day 4.0505 nanette natal nice work if you can get it 5.3606 Von Nark Cutting Through 3.0307 shorty rogers everybody loves a lover 4.0708 jan garbarek the creek 4.0109 ron gil lotus blossom 3.3810

2023-05-In-Transition-May-07 Some of todays featured musicians include trumpet player Joe Newman, vocalist Ron Gil, as well as guitarist Barney Kessel. Read More »

2023-05-IHTSB-May-07 A celebration of the great vocalist Bing Crosby is on tap for todays episode.

Today is the first Sunday in May and it’s also the day in the year that we celebrate the birthday of a particular performer, one of the most successful, influential and loved in the popular music field, and that is of course, Bing Crosby. Bing was born May 3, 1903, and once again, we’re going

2023-05-IHTSB-May-07 A celebration of the great vocalist Bing Crosby is on tap for todays episode. Read More »

2023-04-In-Transition-April-30 Some of the featured musicians include pianist Tete Montoliu, Canadian pianist Oscar Peterson, as well as guitarist John Abercrombie.

01 artie traum hot lunch – acoustic jazz guitar 4.5202 steve rochinski go little boat – a bird in the hand 5.2503 tete montoliu blues before lunch – lunch in l.a. 7.0004 zawinul syndicate in the same boat – black water 4.4005 lee wiley down to steamboat tennessee – the complete commodore recordings 4.2906 jeanette

2023-04-In-Transition-April-30 Some of the featured musicians include pianist Tete Montoliu, Canadian pianist Oscar Peterson, as well as guitarist John Abercrombie. Read More »

2023-04-IHTSB-April-30 Some of the featured musicians include clarinetist Artie Shaw, trumpet great Jonah Jones as well as vocalist Doris Day.

IHTSB April 30, 2023 Today’s show features recordings from the 1930s through to the 1950s, in a selection of songs from the pens of the great songwriters of the time. Among our ladies we’ll hear from Mildred Bailey, Doris Day, Helen Humes, Ivie Anderson and Helen Ward. We listen as well to some of the

2023-04-IHTSB-April-30 Some of the featured musicians include clarinetist Artie Shaw, trumpet great Jonah Jones as well as vocalist Doris Day. Read More »

2023-04-In-Transition-April-23 Some of the featured musicians include keyboardist Jan Hammer, African trumpet player Hugh Masakela, as well as drummer Billy Cobham.

01 Jan Hammer Oh Yeah! Red And Orange 6.4302 Teddy Wilson Giants Of Jazz Ida, Sweet As Apple Cider 3.4603 Hugh Masakela The African Connection The Big Apple 7.5304 Takehisa Takatsuki Samba Orange Road Samba Orange Road 4.0005 Beegie Adair Great American Songbook Collection They Can’t Take That Away From Me 4.0306 Billy Cobham Spectrum

2023-04-In-Transition-April-23 Some of the featured musicians include keyboardist Jan Hammer, African trumpet player Hugh Masakela, as well as drummer Billy Cobham. Read More »

2023-04-IHTSB-April-23 Some of the featured musicians include vocalists Dean Martin, Billie Holiday, as well as guitarist Al Casey.

On our show today we listen to recordings made between 1930 and 1955. We hear the delightful voices of Dean Martin and Rosemary Clooney along with the lovely tones of Sarah Vaughan and Sammy Davis Jr. In the lineup are several small jazz groups, and we celebrate today the art of George Wettling, one of

2023-04-IHTSB-April-23 Some of the featured musicians include vocalists Dean Martin, Billie Holiday, as well as guitarist Al Casey. Read More »

2009-07-In-Transition-July-12 The voice of the late Montreal broadcaster Len (Lennie) Dobin introducing the great Montreal guitarist Nelson Symonds. Charlie Biddle introduces Nelson at Biddle’s club in Montreal. Canadian guitarist Jake Langley is also featured on this episode.

2009-07-In-Transition-July-12 The voice of the late Montreal broadcaster Len (Lennie) Dobin introducing the great Montreal guitarist Nelson Symonds. Charlie Biddle introduces Nelson at Biddle’s club in Montreal. Canadian guitarist Jake Langley is also featured on this episode. Read More »

2011-01-In-Transition-January-09 On this episode I will be featuring two universal words. Hello and Goodbye. Some of the musicians featured include vibist Bobby Hutcherson, sax player Bob Mover from Montreal as well as sax great Art Pepper.

2011-01-In-Transition-January-09 On this episode I will be featuring two universal words. Hello and Goodbye. Some of the musicians featured include vibist Bobby Hutcherson, sax player Bob Mover from Montreal as well as sax great Art Pepper. Read More »

2010-12-In-Transition-December-26 Some of the featured musicians include drummer Baby Dodds, The Magnolia Jazz Band from Ottawa as well as The Grand Dominion Jazz Band from San Francisco as we celebrate the memory of CHUO broadcaster Gordon Bennett.

2010-12-In-Transition-December-26 Some of the featured musicians include drummer Baby Dodds, The Magnolia Jazz Band from Ottawa as well as The Grand Dominion Jazz Band from San Francisco as we celebrate the memory of CHUO broadcaster Gordon Bennett. Read More »

2010-12-In-Transition-December-12 Some of the featured musicians include Canadian duo pianist Joe Sealy and bassist Paul Novotny, another duo featuring Bill Evans on piano and Jim Hall on guitar. Also featured is Quebec bassist Alain Caron.

2010-12-In-Transition-December-12 Some of the featured musicians include Canadian duo pianist Joe Sealy and bassist Paul Novotny, another duo featuring Bill Evans on piano and Jim Hall on guitar. Also featured is Quebec bassist Alain Caron. Read More »

2023-04-In-Transition-April-16 Some of todays featured musicians include bandleader Anthony Brown, tenor sax great Dexter Gordon, as well as pianist Dave Brubeck.

01 Anthony Brown’s Orchestra Rhapsodies Bread and Bowie 06:2302 Dexter Gordon Complete Prestige Recordings Gingerbread Boy 12:5003 Adam Rafferty Three Souls Different Bread 07:3504 Dave Brubeck Unknown album Shortnin’ Bread 02:2905 Sandy Brown with The Brian Lemmon Trio Ensemble In The Evening Oxford George 05:0706 Sandy Brown with The Brian Lemmon Trio Ensemble In The

2023-04-In-Transition-April-16 Some of todays featured musicians include bandleader Anthony Brown, tenor sax great Dexter Gordon, as well as pianist Dave Brubeck. Read More »

2010-08-In-Transition-August-08 A very special edition of the show as we feature different versions of the standard, Just Friends. Some of the featured musicians include vocalists Russ Columbo and Frank Sinatra as well as alto sax great Phil Woods.

2010-08-In-Transition-August-08 A very special edition of the show as we feature different versions of the standard, Just Friends. Some of the featured musicians include vocalists Russ Columbo and Frank Sinatra as well as alto sax great Phil Woods. Read More »

2023-04-IHTSB-April-16 Some of todays featured musicians include bandleader Artie Shaw, sax player Benny Carter, and vocalist Buddy Clark…

Our show today features singers, orchestras and small jazz groups in recordings from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Among our jazz groups we’ll hear from the Quintette of the Hot club of France, Billy Kyle and his Big Eight as well as groups led by Bob Wilber and Mel Powell. Ambrose and his orchestra join

2023-04-IHTSB-April-16 Some of todays featured musicians include bandleader Artie Shaw, sax player Benny Carter, and vocalist Buddy Clark… Read More »

2023-04-In-Transition-April-09 Lenny Solomon, Benny Carter, Jazz Track…

01 Roy Hargrove Public Eye Lada 04.4702 Tim Garland-Northern Synfonia-Chick Corea The Mystery Monk’s Mood 05.2803 Terry Gibbs 92 Years Young Blues For Hamp 06.2704 Fabian Zone Trio Keys In Ascension Roger’s Heart 04.4805 David Boswell Bridge Of Art Bridge Of Art 06.3606 Lenny Solomon Jazz Toronto Old Man River 03.4507 L’Orchestre Sympathique Live At

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2023-04-IHTSB-April-09

IHTSB Apr 9, 2023 Our selection today features musicians and singers in recordings between 1929 and 1962. Fats Waller starts us off in his inimitable style with “You Had An Evening To Spare” from 1938. Among the lovely voices in our line up we’ll hear from Helen Forrest, Doris Day, Ethel Waters and Bobby Darin.

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