Black History Month Programs:

In A Mellow Tone (Wednesdays 9-11PM)
February 6 – The history of Africville in music
February 21 – A profile of Nina Simone
February 28 – Spotlights on jazz pianists Al Tanner and Hilario Duran

Heavy Friends Saturdays (8-10PM)
Feb 17 – 30 Princes of Reggae: Buster, Jazzbo, Jammy, Far I…

Bedtime Stories alt Tuesdays (10-11PM)
Feb 20 – Dub Poets Mutabaruka from Kingston, JA and Benjamin Zephaniah from Birmingham, UK

Saturday Morning (7-10AM)
Host Teresa Bandrowska features music from Black artists in Canada and beyond.

Roots & Rhythms (Sundays 8-9PM)
February 18 – Part 2 of the music of Ray Charles 1959-1961
February 25 – Part 1 of the music of The Meters

Black & Blues (Sundays 9-11PM)
Feb 18 – Toronto pianist Bobby Dean Blackburn
Feb 25 – Taj Mahal

Inside Jazz (alt Sundays 4-6PM)
February 11 – Sun Ra Arkestra’s SOUND OF JOY and Art Ensemble of Chicago’s PEOPLE IN SORROW
Feb 25 – Gene Ammons and Hank Mobley

Third World Players (Thursdays 6-6:30PM)
Haitian-born Outaouais-based poet and author Yves Antoine

Rabble Without A Cause (Wednesdays 11PM-midnight)
February 14 – Jowee Omicil’s new release “Spiritual Healing”, a free jazz homage to Haiti’s successful 18th-century slave insurrection

Dave Dalle (Thursdays (2-4PM)
Feb 1 – Burkinabé musician Baba Commandant pt. I, 30 for 30 with Doudou N’Diaye Rose”Djabote”
Feb 8 – Symphonies of Florence Price, new music from Mali, African Cup of Nations finalists
Feb 15 – the Symphonies of Florence Price, Burkinabé musician Baba Commandant pt. II
Feb 22 – Symphonies of Florence Price, Burkinabé musician Baba Commandant pt. III

Chance Meeting (Fridays 3-4PM)
Feb 2 – The return of the wayback machine to early hip hop, electro and disco rap
Feb 16 – Psychedelic Rock in 1970s Nigeria

The Rites Of Spring (Tuesdays 7-8AM)
February 6 – Works by William Grant Still, Eleanor Alberga, Corie Rose Soumah, and Jessie Montgomery

Stranger Songs (Tuesdays 3:30–5PM)
February 6 – A Tribute to Odetta
February 13- A Tribute to Jelly Roll Morton on Mardi Gras Day
February 20- Songs of Chuck Berry
February 27- A Tribute to Duke Ellington

Music For A While (Mondays 11AM-12:30PM)
Feb 5 – a feature of African-American contralto Marian Anderson