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2022-12-In-Transition-December-25 Vince Guaraldi, Cannonball Adderly, Oscar Peterson…

It’s that time of year again where I settle into some great Christmas music. To each and every one of you a VERY MERRY Christmas and Happy Holidays!! December 25 20221 Vince Guaraldi My Little Drum A Charlie Brown Christmas2 Vince Guaraldi The Christmas Song A Charlie Brown Christmas3 Vince Guaraldi Christmas Is Coming A …

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2022-12-In-Transition-December-18 Lionel Hampton, Jimmy Raney, Buddy Rich…

The great vibist Lionel Hampton kiks things off with several selections.. Other artists on the show today include Italian trumpet player, Enrico Rava, pianist Phineas Newborn, legendary drummer Max Roach and many others…! December 18 20221 Lionel Hampton April In Paris Jazz Ballads 112 Lionel Hampton I Can’t Get Started Jazz Ballads 113 Lionel Hampton …

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2022-12-In-Transition-December-11 Oliver Jones and Charlie Biddle, Carol Welsman, Holy Hoffman…

A great lineup on today’s episode including pianist Teddy Wilson, Gerry Mulligan one of the greatest baritone sax players in jazz. From Montreal two great purveyors of jazz, pianist Oliver Jones and bassist Charlie Biddle. December 11 20221 Dave Ellis Hi Lo Jazz Showcase – The Retro Fit Vol 12 Teddy Wilson Avalon Word Of …

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2022-12-In-Transition-December 04 Brad Mehldau, Sonny Stitt, Bud Shank…

Canadian band Gypsophilia are featured on several selections as well as sax great Sonny Stitt and pianist Brad Mehldau… 01 Gypsophilia Minor Hope Minor Hope02 Gypsophilia Agricola & Sarah Sa-ba-da-OW!03 Gypsophilia Minor Hope Nicole’s Song04 Gypsophilia Coming Soon Sa-ba-da-OW!05 Gypsophilia Ocelot Minor Hope06 Sonny Stitt Oh Lady Be Good Live At Bubba’s 198207 Sonny Stitt …

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2022-11-In-Transition-November-20 Peter Liu, Ralph Towner, Stan Getz…

Featured on today’s episode, Ottawa singer Peter Liu, sax player Stan Getz, Quebec trumpet player Rachel Therrien…… 1 Weather Report The Pursuit Of The Woman With The Feathered Hat Mr. Gone2 Ron Carter Tail Feathers Patrao3 The Gerald Wilson Orchestra The Feather State Street Sweet4 Stan Getz Feather Merchant The Clef Mogran Studio Sessions5 Peter …

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2022-11-In Transition-November-13 Teddy Wilson, Joe Sealy, Ruby Braff…

The music on this episode is very special because I get to feature the great blues vocalist, Bessie Smith, Teddy Wilson, Ruby Braff, and so many other great artists!!! 01 Bessie Smith Classic Blues Trombone Cholly 03:1402 Betty Carter Droppin’ Things Open The Door 05:2103 Billie Holiday The Billie Holiday Story Laughing At Life 02:5504 …

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2022-11-In-Transition-November-06 LaryCoryell, Joe Sealy, Lenny Breau…

A great set of artists on today’s episode featuring guitarists Larry Coyell, the great Lenny Breau, pianist, Jow Sealy, Anat Cohen and many others… 01 larry coryell the dragon gate spaces revisited02 bob berg summer wind another standard03 the brasserie trio doussika musique mechanique04 charlie haden hello my lovely haunted heart05 count basie oh red …

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2022-10-In-Transition-October-30 Pianists Lorraine Desmarais and Roberto Magris are featured on today’s episode.

Canadian jazz pianist Lorraine Desmarais as well as Italian pianist Roberto Magris are featured on this all piano edition of In Transition. 01 lorraine desmarais xyz… trio02 lorraine desmarais avril trio03 roberto magris papa’s got a brand new rag duo-trio04 roberto magris cherokee duo-trio05 lorraine desmarais mysterioso blues trio06 lorraine desmarais song for spring trio07 …

2022-10-In-Transition-October-30 Pianists Lorraine Desmarais and Roberto Magris are featured on today’s episode. Read More »

2022-10-In-Transition-October-23 Gary Peacock, Lloyd Gregory, Ron Davis…

One of the most interesting bassists in jazz, Gary Peacock kicks things off on this jazz rich edition of In Transition, Guitarist’s Hank Marvin and Lloyd Gregory, as well as Canadian pianist Ron Davis are also featured. 01Gary Peacock December Poem A Northern Tale 06.1302Gary Peacock December Poem Winterlude 06.0203Ted Curson Flip Top Straight Ice …

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2022 10 IHTSB October 16 Teddy Wilson, Bobby Hackett, Roy Eldridge…

IHTSB Oct 16, 2022We listen today to jazz trumpeters in recordings from the 1930s to the 1950s. Today’s show is the third in our series showcasing jazz instrumentalists, following on from shows featuring pianists and jazz clarinetists in recordings from this time period. The trumpet and its cousin the cornet were prominent members of line …

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2022 IHTSB October 09

IHTSB Oct 9, 2022 Following on from last week’s show featuring jazz pianists, on today’s program we showcase jazz clarinetists in recordings from the 1920s to the 1940s. Though the clarinet was to some extent eclipsed in small group sessions in later years by the saxophone, there were some immensely talented and versatile clarinet players …

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2022-10-In-Transition-October-02 Barry Elmes, Barney Kessel, Shorty Rogers…

The subject of boats begins this edition of In Transition Canadian drummer Barry Elmes is also featured as well as Clarinet legend Benny Goodman on one track, stride pianist Dave McKenna and a few others. 1 charlie byrd little boat boat songs2 bix beiderbecke riverboat shuffle the quintessence3 shirley horn there’s a boat leaving soon …

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2022 10 IHTSB October 02

On today’s show we feature a line up of jazz pianists in recordings from the 1930s to the 1950s. These immensely talented and versatile artists were a mainstay of the groups in the studio sessions, as well as playing with larger orchestras and in solo session. We hear them both as part of the performance …

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2022 09 In Transition September 25 Guido Basso, Jim Galloway, Mark Murphy…

Today’s episode features one of the greatest trumpet players to come out of Canada, Guido Basso. Also featured is the great vocalist Mark Murphy on several selections. 01 guido basso cannon fodder dedications02 guido basso i can dream can’t i? a lazy afternoon03 guido basso nowhere to go dedications04 guido basso hip snake dance dedications05 …

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2022 09 IHTSB September 25

Today’s show features recordings from a range of singers and musicians made in the 1930s to the 1960s. Among our singers today, we listen to Ella Fitzgerald, Mildred Bailey and Mel Tormé with some classic songs from the great songwriters. Count Basie and Artie Shaw join us with their big bands and we hear from …

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2022 09 In Transition September 11 Fred Stone, Benny Carter, George Benson…

Music from Canadian trumpet great , Fred Stone along with Jake Langley, Pat Metheny, the legendary Duke Ellington as well as many other… 1 pat metheny and sonny rollins coconut bread dream teams2 pacific salt raw toast jazz canadiana3 maggi olin band morning toast dreams4 andrew cyrille – jeanne lea – jimmy lyons cornbread picnic …

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2022-09-In-Transition-September-04 Illinois Jacquet, David Holland, Count Basie…

01 close e’nuff banter – the love is on sessions02 fraser mcpherson quartet blue prelude jazz vancouver03 david holland spheres emerald tears04 illinois jacquet imagination columbia small group swing sessions05 dinah washingon he’s my guy the complete roulette dinah washington sessions06 count basie flute juice complete clef-verve fifties studio recordings07 thelonious monk round midnight live …

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2022 09 IHTSB September 04 Featured on this episode, Helen Forrest and Dick Haymes.

IHTSB September 4, 2022 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 …

2022 09 IHTSB September 04 Featured on this episode, Helen Forrest and Dick Haymes. Read More »

2022 07 In Transition July 24 Oscar Peterson, Taylor’s Wailers, Nnenna Freelon…

Canadian jazz legend, Oscar Peterson is featured on several selections starting off this edition of In Transition. Vocalist Nnenna Freelon, pianist Martial Solal as well as Taylor’s Wailers are also featured. Artist Year Song Time 01 2.06 Oscar Peterson The Complete Clef-Mercury Studio Recordings Of The Oscar Peterson Trio (1951-53) Lovely To Look At 02 …

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2022 06 In Transition June 26 Booker Little, Carla Bley, Tal Farlow…

Sax player Booker Ervin and trumpet player Booker Little kick things off with several pieces of musical brilliance. Also featured, music from keyboardist and composer Carla Bley who is joined by influential bassist Steve Swallow as well as Andy Sheppard. 01 Booker Little and Booker Ervin Sounds Of Inner City Souchie 5.2002 Booker Little and …

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2022 06 In Transition June 19 Leora Cashe, Eddie Duran, Madeline Eastman…

Songs regarding food start off this edition of In Transition. Also featureed are several selections from vocalist Madeline Eastman.A great tribute recording from Leora Cashe to legendary Canadian singer Joni Mitchell is also featured. Guitatist Eddie Duran closes the show with tracks from his recording Jazz Guitarist. 01 Michael Herring’s Vertigo Featuring David Binney Dark …

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2022 06 In Transition June 12-Al Di Meola, Humble Pie, Carol Welsman…

Today’s selection brings us recordings about farm animals, Black Coffee, Clifford Brown, Milt Jackson and the great Canadian band, Harkness-Herriott duo. 01 woody shaw song of songs the goat and the archer 7.3602 don bradenorganic walkin’ the dog 7.4203 josh white trio mosaic 110 milk cow blues 4.0704 christy baron bingo baa baa black sheep …

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2022 05 In Transition May 22 Dizzy Gillespie, Jesse Stacy, Hubert Laws.

Canadian singer Chantal Chamberland is featured on several tracks with her warm sultry voice. Three spotlights are also on the docket. One dealing with faces, the other, songs that contain the name Karen, and finally songs about chance. Trumpet legend Dizzy Gillespie closes out the show with “Just One More Chance”. 01 charles mcpherson first …

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2022 04 In Transition April 10 George Russell, Chase Sanborn, Oscar Peterson…

The great composer/arranger George Russell kicks off this edition of In Transition with some great music. Also featured is Britain’s one and only, trumpet player Ian Carr and his band Nucleus. Canadian musicians bassist Al Henderson and pianist Oscar Peterson are also featured. 01 george russell the stratus seekers Pan-daddy 4.5802 george russell the stratus …

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2022 04 In Transition April 03 Stan Getz, Gerry Hebert, Jeri Brown…

Music from sax greats Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon, trumpet giants lee morgan and roy hargrove, pianist horace parlan and many others are fetured on todays’ episode. 01 stan getz the brothers five brothers 3.1202 red holloway cookin’ together brother red 3.3103 george benson that’s right song for my brother 4.1604 blue mitchell big 6 brother …

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2022 03 In Transition March 20 Ron Davis, Benny Goodman, Jake Langley…

On todays’ episode, music from Canadian pianist Ron Davis. Also featured are guitarists Jake Langley and Greg Chako, the great bandleader Benny Goodmany and many others. Enjoy! 01 breakwater in the bush yellow weather 4.28 02 tom boras three houses talk about the weather 3.32 03 greg chako integration II fine aussie weathered 6.27 04 …

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2022 03 IHTSB March 20 Sarah Vaughan, Fletcher Henderson, Bobby Hackett…

Today we celebrate the first day of Spring, with songs recorded from the 1930s to the 1960s. We begin with the trumpet of Bobby Hackett and “Spring, Beautiful Spring”. Sarah Vaughan and William Tabbert bring us songs from two musicals,”South Pacific” and “State Fair”, written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. Tommy Dorsey and his …

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2022 02 IHTSB February 13

February 13, 2022 Today on the show we’ll hear recordings from small jazz groups from the 1930s through to the 1950s. There are some very talented musicians in our line up along with some fabulous singers, and even a big band or two. As a special feature, we highlight the work of several wonderful jazz …

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2022 02 In Transition February 06 The music of the great composer-musician, Duke Ellington

The music of one of the greatest composers of popular music and jazz, the great band leader Duke Ellington is featured, kicking off week one of Black History Month. Artist | Year | Song | Time Black History Month Week 1 01 duke ellington complete capitol recordings in a sentimental mood 2.32 02 duke ellington …

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2022 02 IHTSB February 06 Welcome to week one of Black History Month. The great vocalist Ella Fitzgerald is featured in this episode.

This morning on IHTSB we 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 quality of her voice, and her amazing diction and versatility, Ella was at home across a range of …

2022 02 IHTSB February 06 Welcome to week one of Black History Month. The great vocalist Ella Fitzgerald is featured in this episode. Read More »

2022 01 In Transition January 30 Billie Holiday, Elek Bacsik, Count Basie…

On this episode we begin with songs about and relating to ghosts.vocalist Nancy Wilson, guitarist Wes Montgomery and sax player Tony Campise take part in this exciting set of jazz. Hungarian guitarist Elek Bacsik is featured on several tracks. Other musicians featured today include the great pianist Teddy Wilson, and Count Basie among others. Enjoy …

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2022 01 In Transition January 16 Carmen McRae, Wynton Marsalis, Rich Halley…

This episode features the talented and legendary vocalist Carmen McRae saluting the great composer Thelonious Monk, as well as Dave Brubeck. Sax player Rich Halley is featured on some amazing tracks from a recent recording. Other featured musicians include trumpet player Wynton Marsalis, bassist Sam Jones and a few others. Enjoy! One of the great …

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2022 01 In Transition January 09 Charlie Christian, Art Pepper, Herbie Spanier…

january 09 2022jartist album song time01 charlie christian the first master of the electric guitar wholly cats 2.2002 charlie christian the first master of the electric guitar memories of you 3.0103 charlie christian the first master of the electric guitar tea for two 4.4404 charlie christian the first master of the electric guitar stardust 2.3105 …

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2021 12 IHTSB December 26

Our show today celebrates small jazz groups from the 1930s through to the 1950s. Musicians in these groups made many recordings at this time in studio sessions for the independent labels and left us a treasury of wonderful jazz from these immensely talented artists. George Wettling and friends join us with “Bugle Call Rag” and …

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002 Caron Alain – Bassist

Alain Caron Rhythmn’n jazz 1995Artist Album Song TimeAlain Caron Rhythm’n Jazz Fat Cat 05.37Alain Caron Rhythm’n Jazz I.C.U. 06.47Alain Caron Rhythm’n Jazz Donna Lee 04.12Alain Caron Rhythm’n Jazz Cherokee Drive 08.29 Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – François D’Amours*Drums – Dennis ChambersGuitar – Jerry De Villiers Jr.Guitar, Trumpet – Benoît CharestKeyboards, Organ – Guy DubucPercussion – …

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