CiTR -- The Jazz Show
About This Show
CiTR is proud to present one of the best jazz shows in Vancouver. It has been hosted by notable jazz musician Gavin Walker since 1984. He features Jazz music that is respectful of its tradition and influential to the future. Every 11 o clock an album or an artist is featured and explored in depth. Walker's extensive knowledge and hands-on experience as a jazz player has made this show one of the most listened to in its genre.
Most Recent Episode
"The Swinging Guitar of Tal Farlow"
4 days ago
The title really explains it all. This great self-taught guitarist is considered one of the finest players of his instrument in Jazz music. In 1956 Talmadge "Tal" Farlow had several long club gigs in New York with this drumless trio comprising of piano virtuoso Eddie Costa and bassist Vinnie Burke. They took the Farlow Trio into the recording studio on May 31, 1956 and recorded this wonderful uplifting album that featured not only Farlow's unique guitar style but some great interplay between the three musicians. This intimacy could only be really achieved through working together for a long time. They came up with "The Swinging Guitar of Tal Farlow" one of the pivotal Jazz guitar albums. Enjoy!