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'
One of the most trusted voices in our Jazz community, Tim Tamashiro, hand-picks the best music from the CBC Radio 2 Jazz collection. A continuous mix of cool jazz, soulful singers, and quirky mixes. Hear: Oscar Peterson, Diana Krall, Molly Johnson, Michael Kaeshammer, Don Thompson, Robi Botos
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.
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 place to come when you need to unwind, sooth your mind, and enjoy some exceptionally fine jazz music. Hear: Dave Koz, Esperanza Spalding, Incognito, Carol Welsman, Chris Botti
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 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