Twenty-three years of Juno Blues Album winners. Hear Harrison Kennedy, Fathead, Sue Foley, Julian Fauth and more.
The top jazz ensembles from across Canada and across the years. Listen to the best trios, quartets, quintets, and more, who have shaped the Canadian jazz landscape over the past 4 decades. Hear: Metalwood, Hilario Duran Trio, Phil Dwyer Orchestra, and Allison Au Quartet.
Christmas standards that are anything but. Scat along with your favourites and let the swingle-bells ring out. Hear: Tim Tamashiro 'You're A Mean One Mr. Grinch', Oscar Peterson 'Santa Claus Is Coming To Town', Ella Fitzgerald 'Frosty The Snowman', Vince Guaraldi 'Boy Named Charlie Brown', Louis Armstrong 'Zat You Santa Claus'
1920s, a time of G-men, communists and booze running. CBC Music celebrates the top jazz artists of the 20s in honour of Frankie Drake, Toronto's only female detective....on CBC television. Hear: Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton, Fats Waller
Fans of Saturday Night Jazz no longer have to wait for the weekend. Hand-picked jazz hits from the CBC Music collection including soulful singers and instumental masters. Hear: Oscar Peterson, Diana Krall, Molly Johnson, Michael Kaeshammer, Don Thompson, Robi Botos
The Great American Songbook, performed by the legendary voices of jazz alongside the contemporary greats of today. Hear: Ella Fitzgerald, Diana Krall, Michael Buble, Frank Sinatra, Jamie Cullum, Emilie-Claire Barlow
The jazz greats at their best. The premier names, the electrifying performances from the jazz world over the last century. Hear: Oscar Peterson, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday
The blues music that started it all. Robert Johnson, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Bessie Smith and Memphis Minnie. The original recordings, re-mastered for you.
The top Canadian blues artists gathered in celebration of Canada's 150th anniversary. Hear Colin James, Shakura S'Aida, Jeff Healey, MonkeyJunk
The top of the class in new, Canadian Jazz. Arresting vocalists, exceptional instrumentalists, and innovative songwriters from the vanguard of the Canadian jazz scene. Hear: Barbra Lica, Nikki Yanofsky, Bria Skonberg, Larnell Lewis, BadBadNotGood
Legendary Canadian Jazz saxophonist Phil Dwyer digs through his extensive collection of Canadian jazz recordings to bring you the ultimate Canadian Jazz music experience. A recipient of the Order of Canada and winner of several Junos, Phil has personally played on over 200 recordings alongside Canada's most beloved jazz artists. Hear: Phil Dwyer, Diana Krall, Oscar Peterson, P.J. Perry, Guido Basso, Molly Johnson
Pop standards in a jazz world. Experience all your favourite pop-radio hits as they are interpreted by some of the best players in the jazz scene. Hear: Count Basie 'Hard Day's Night'; Diana Krall 'California Dreamin''; and Emilie-Claire Barlow 'Under Pressure'
Explore the best in contemporary and urban blues with Canada's premier bluesman, Colin James, as your guide. A journey from the Delta to Southside Chicago with stops in Canada along the way. Hear: Bog Sugar, Bonnie Raitt, Jim Byrnes, Sue Foley, John Hammond, Susan Tedeschi
Swing and sway, jump and jive, head back to the 30's and 40's for the best of the Big Band Jazz era. Hear: Glenn Miller, Lionel Hampton, Artie Shaw, Duke Ellington, Woody Herman, Count Basie, Benny Goodman.