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Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Jazz Festival Artists on Art & Fine Living with Jona

In the spirit of Montreal's International Jazz Festival's 30th anniversary, kicking off on June 30th for 12 days, Art & Fine Living with Jona, which airs on CJRS 1650 AM in Montreal, presents seven artists in an hour-long showcase on June 14th and 16th 2009.

The artists featured on this show represent a mix of local and international talents. These are: John Pizzarelli, Joshua Redman, Nikki Yanofsky, Andre Leroux, Al di Meola, Wynton Marsalis and Sylvain Provost.

This special program will air on June 14th and 16th, on 1650 AM in Montreal, and live stream on the radio's website at

Closed Captioning for the program is provided by: The Orford Summer Festival; I.D. Foods Corporation; Composer Lori Laitman.

Personal promos recorded by: Joshua Redman, Alain Caron, Lorraine Desmarais, Oliver Jones, Ben Heppner.

Music Selections: Al di Meola - Flesh on Flesh (Telarc); Wynton Marsalis - Village Vanguard (Columbia); Sylvain Provost - Desirs Demodes (Effendi Records); Nikki Yanofsky - Ella...(Universal); Joshua Redman - Elastic (Warner Bros); John Pizzarelli - with George Shearing Quintet (Telarc Jazz); Andre Leroux - Corpus Callosum (Effendi Records).

Art & Fine Living with Jona promotes and celebrates art and culture through insightful interviews with renowned and emerging talents in music, dance, theatre, cinema, visual arts and more. The bi-weekly show covers cultural events in Montreal and in Canada through calendar spotlights, feature segments and new musical releases. It is produced and hosted voluntarily by Montrealer Jona Rapoport on a unique, non-profit radio station, and receives global exposure through extensive marketing and publicity efforts.

For more information on the Montreal International Jazz Festival visit

Jona Rapoport is also the manager and publicist of American composer Lori Laitman.

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