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' and more.
Having the blues at this time of year shouldn't be anything but pleasant, musically speaking. So if your not doing alright, with your Christmas of white, join us for the ultimate blue, blue, blue Christmas.
Hear: B.B. King, Bessie Smith, Shakura S'Aida, Matt Anderson, Sharon Jones, Elvis and more.
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 and more
The place to come when you need to unwind, soothe your mind, and enjoy some exceptionally fine jazz music. Hear: Dave Koz, Esperanza Spalding, Incognito, Carol Welsman, Chris Botti and more
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 instrumental masters. Hear: Oscar Peterson, Diana Krall, Molly Johnson, Michael Kaeshammer, Don Thompson, Robi Botos and more.
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 and more
The blues music that started it all. Robert Johnson, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Bessie Smith and Memphis Minnie. The original recordings, re-mastered for you.
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 and more
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 and more
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 and more