Host Kerilie McDowall began broadcasting the jazz program Rhythmaning at CFUV in Victoria, BC, Canada. Kerilie has been on the airwaves at CHLY in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island in BC, Canada for over 11 years bringing you the best and the latest from the CHLY music library. An exploration of new and the innovative the show ranges from bebop, vocal, post bop,creative,Latin,eclectic,experimental and avant. Join Rhythmaning live on Mondays at 5-7 pm at CHLY 101.7 FM on the west coast of BC and upper Washington USA.Tune in live online at www.chly.ca
Check out and subscribe to over 62 free Rhythmaning podcasts including interviews and show updates and news on the new website www.rhythmaning.ca. Past interview highlights include JUNO winners Fond of Tigers, Vancouver guitarist and oud player Gord Grdina and order of Canada recipient Don Thompson and much more. New episodes every week-transcendental jazz and beyond.
This podcast spotlights the popular sounds of 1930s vocalist Dolly Dawn as featured by George Hall and his Taft Hotel Orchestra. Later vocalist/composer Dolly Dawn broke out her own and led her own band. Enjoy Dolly Dawn's sassy interpretations and carefree upbeat lyrics, brought to you thanks to assistance from producer and record collector Gord Theedom, host of CHLY's 'Music from the Past'. The Dolly Dawn tracks are from the mid 1930s and are wonderfully joyous all around.
Later hear more vocals from other Americans like Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald and Canada's Norma Locke, Phyllis Marshall and Kay Foster. Top it off with a bit of Nina Simone and Carmen McRae. Then hear from a listener's favorite request with a track from saxophonist Art Pepper.
Closing off the show with the latest from Vancouver's Cellar Live record label from the Mike Ledonne Trio and the Dave Robbins Electric Band. These are some great releases that are impressive and feature some fantastic musicians so be sure to check in and hear the latest coming from Cellar Live.
To wrap up dig in and listen to the Canadian JUNO winning album from Ontario's Cornerstone Records called 'Test of Time' featuring leader Mike Murley, legendary guitarist Ed Bickert and powerhouse bassist Steve Wallace. The JUNO winning album's producer and recording engineer, Barry Elmes will be on the show next Monday May 27th at 5 pm PST and 8 pm EST. Elmes is the president of Cornerstone Records and is an exceptionally gifted jazz composer and drummer. He has recorded over 70 albums with top North American musicians. Tune in to hear the story behind the JUNO and to catch up with drummer Elmes' news and projects. We will listen to some compositions from Barry Elmes from some of his past albums and a few tracks off the JUNO winning album so do not miss it. Catch this upcoming show next week on the livestream at www.chly.ca at 5 pm Monday May 27th, 2013 from Nanaimo, BC, Canada.
This podcast episode moves in retrograde starting with most recent releases moving to jazz tracks from my collection from the 1950's 1940s, 1930s and even a blues from the 1920's. A special gift from CHLY's producer and host Gordon Theedom is heard with some early recordings of Ina Ray Hutton and the Melodears from the 1930s and 1940s originally released on red vinyl from the Franklin Mint. Hear the charming track appropriate for spring, 'Robins and Roses', from one of the past's great 1930s entertainers-Dolly Dawn. Thanks to Music from the Past's Gord Theedom for music production assistance in the second hour of the show. Gord's radio show on CHLY plays music going from the 1950s back to the 1920s and 30s be sure to catch it on Mondays at 11 am it's a great show. It is possible that Gord Theedom may be one of the oldest radio hosts and producers in Canada currently on the air at age 86 and is one of CHLY's treasured radio hosts.
Sample tracks from recent Vancouver JUNO winners Pugs and Crows and Toronto's JUNO winners Murley, Bickert and Wallace in this podcast episode. Hear the winning album 'Fantastic Pictures' from Pugs and Crows wonderful debut album led by guitarist Cole Schmidt.
'Test of Time' is from some of Toronto's no nonsense best: Murley, Bickert and Wallace. Toronto's Ed Bickert is of legendary status amongst jazz fans and guitarists and is in top form on the album along with Murley and Wallace, two other highly gifted Toronto musicians.
Later we hear from Ontario's Cornerstone record label president and well known Canadian jazz drummer and composer-Barry Elmes. Hear a track of Elmes' album Redshift with some of Toronto's best musicians. Elmes is the producer and recording engineer of the recent 2013 JUNO winning 'Test of Time'. You can sample some of the tracks in this episode. Visit www.cornerstonerecordsinc.com for more information on their most recent releases.
Hot off the presses the latest Colin Stetson and Darcy James Argue and later more on the topic of spring from Don Thompson, with 'Spring is Here' on solo piano. Then Montreal jazz guitarist Sonny Greenwich from Live at Sweet Basil and Miles Davis from Miles Smiles.
Track back to earlier years with some relaxing sounds from Billie Holiday, all female jazz orchestra The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, Ina Ray Hutton and the Melodears ( all female orchestra), Dolly Dawn, Clora Bryant and Mary Lou Williams-North America's great early jazzwomen who continue to inspire listeners with their talent.
Jump in and enjoy this backwards dance to the 1920's starting with the latest coming in the CHLY library from 2013 and latest releases winding back in a lazy retrograde to an early 1921 recording on this springtime episode of Rhythmaning brought to you by CHLY 101.7 FM in Nanaimo, BC, Canada.
Host Kerilie McDowall began broadcasting the jazz program Rhythmaning in the late 80's at CFUV Victoria. Kerilie has been on the air at CHLY for over 11 years bringing you the best and the latest from the CHLY music library. An exploration of new and innovative jazz the show ranges from bebop, vocal, post bop, Latin, eclectic and avant.
Join Rhythmaning live on Mondays at 6pm. Check out podcasts including interviews at www.chly.ca or email rhythmaning(dot) chly (at) gmail.com
Join Rhythmaning host/producer Kerilie McDowall for an up close interview with Vancouver Island jazz bassist Ken Lister. Qualicum's Lister is one of British Columbia's busiest jazz bassists. Ken picked up a JUNO award last year for his performance on the Phil Dwyer Orchestra violin concerto album Changing Seasons. Multi JUNO award winner Lister also won a JUNO award with the Hugh Fraser Quintet on the album In the Mean Time.
Hear some nicely melodic tracks and some sizzling up tempo performances by Ken on some fantastic JUNO winning albums and many more top Canadian recordings from Canada's west coast. Artists include Christine Duncan, Chris Sigerson, Veji,Ian McDougall 12tet, Ross Taggart Trio, Joe Coughlin, Hugh Fraser, Phil Dwyer Orchestra and Pat Coleman. Lister has recorded over 50 albums with some of North America's greatest jazz artists and has performed with with Don Thompson, Ingrid Jensen, Phil Dwyer, Kenny Wheeler, Joshua Redman and Terrell Stafford to name a few.
In this Rhythmaning jazz podcast episode catch up with Ken and hear his thoughts on the acoustic bass, improvisation, on great Canadian musicians, musical interplay and communication. Be sure to visit kenlister.com for a selected list of recordings and for the latest information on upcoming gigs around BC and New York this spring, summer and fall. Brought to you by Vancouver Island's CHLY 101.7 FM in Nanaimo, BC, Canada.
The show kicks off with guitarist Tony Wilson's trio Longhand. Then sounds from back east from drummer Barry Elmes' album Different Voices leading into some improvisatory soundscapes from the Peggy Lee Band and later Robin Holcomb with Talking Pictures and Wayne Horvitz. Later some Keith Jarrett and Barry Romberg's Random Access Part 12 and the latest from Toronto guitarist Reg Schwager. Moving on we hear Rez Abbasi performing with Kiran Ahluwalia do not miss their upcoming concert this Friday at the Port Theatre.
Part Two features the newest from Pi Recordings with Steve Coleman and Five Elements' latest album Functional Arrhythmias. Visit pirecordings.com for more information. To close the show female saxophonists Monik Nordine with her older album Not Just To But Over the Moon and Tia Fuller's latest Angelic Warrior.
Here is hoping you get a chance to snap some photos of the cherry blossoms and flowering trees this weekend. Enjoy the spring weather and make a pledge or donation to CHLY Spring fundrive at 250-716-3410 or toll free at 1-855-740-1017.
Do not miss bassist Ken Lister on the show next Monday. Busy Vancouver Island bassist Lister has recorded over 50 albums and picked up a JUNO award last year for his performance on Phil Dwyer's Changing Seasons album. This is not Lister's first JUNO, he also won with the Hugh Fraser Quintet for the album in the Mean Time. Listen to Ken Lister perform on some truly great Canadian recordings for a live in studio interview next week Monday April 29th at 5 pm Pacific Standard Time. Listen to the livestream at www.chly.ca.