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Denny Farrell’s Original Big Band Showcase

January 17th, 2010 · Comments Off

If you like big band music, be sure to tune in for Denny’s show. Meet your host, Denny Farrell – Big Band Hall of Fame inductee, “Chicago’s Very Own” veteran big band broadcaster and host of The Original Big Band Showcase. Check out his web site and join him for the music of the 30′s, 40′s, 50′s and the great big bands of today.

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Bluegrass Cafe

August 30th, 2009 · Comments Off

Tune in to CJAI 92.1FM on Tuesday mornings, 9am to 11am, for a serving of tradtional bluegrass, newgrass, folkgrass, and sometimes even grungegrass, plus an assortment of country and folk music.

Your host, Judy Chui will also serve up a sprinkling of infobites, noteable items from “this date in history”, and other tantilizing tidbits of trivial and not-so-trivial information.

With a focus on music from Canadian artists, musicians are welcome to contact Judy to see about getting their music on the air at CJAI.  Judy can be reached at:

Bluegrass Cafe repeats on Thursday evenings, 8pm to 10pm.

Bluegrass Cafe -- easy listening, Amherst Island style.

Bluegrass Cafe — serving up delectable tunes.

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Tea and Serendipity

November 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off

This show plays each Wednesday at 5pm, Saturday at 11:30am, Monday at 2pm


\Recipes for CJAI  Website    Tea & Serendipity  January 2009

For all the recipes click the BLUE spot below that says [read more>]

Here is the preferred method for using natural dyes:

1. Place the eggs in a single layer in a pan. Add water until the eggs are covered.
2. Add approximately one teaspoon of vinegar.
3. Add the natural dye. Use more dye material for more eggs or for a more intense color.
4. Bring water to a boil.
5. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
6. If you are pleased with the color, remove the eggs from the liquid.
7. If you want more intensely colored eggs, temporarily remove the eggs from the liquid. Strain the dye through a coffee filter (unless you want speckled eggs). Cover the eggs with the filtered dye and let them remain in the refrigerator overnight.

- Small Quantity of Purple Grape Juice
- Violet Blossoms plus 2 tsp Lemon Juice
Violet Blue
- Violet Blossoms
- Small Quantity of Red Onions Skins (boiled)
- Canned Blueberries
- Red Cabbage Leaves (boiled)
- Grape Juice
- Spinach Leaves (boiled)
- Liquid Chlorophyll
Greenish Yellow
- Yellow Delicious Apple Peels (boiled)
- Orange or Lemon Peels (boiled)
- Carrot Tops (boiled)
- Celery Seed (boiled)
- Ground Cumin (boiled)
Golden Yellow
- Ground Turmeric (boiled)
- Strong Coffee
- Instant Coffee
- Black Walnut Shells (boiled)
- Yellow Onion Skins (boiled)
- Beets
- Cranberries or Juice
- Raspberries
- Red Grape Juice
- Juice from Pickled Beets
- Lots of Red Onions Skins (boiled)

“Emergency Chocolate Cake”

You will need:
1 large coffee mug (microwaveable, which almost all mugs are nowadays)
4 tbsp flour)
2 tbsp sugar)    If method 1, mix together in a small ziplock bag
2 tbsp cocoa)

1 egg
3 tbsp milk
3 tbsp oil
small dash of vanilla
(optional) 3 tbsp choc.chips or some nuts

Method 1:  put dry ingred’s into a ziplock bag, put in mug and gift it to someone who needs to have an emergency cake mix, with instructions (below) on how to mix and what to mix in (wet ingred’s)

Method 2:  put all ingred’s into mug, mix THOROUGHLY (scrape spoon around bottom edges of mug, to [...]

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Down Memory Lane

February 20th, 2008 · Comments Off

Join Ross for crooners, swing bands, big bands from the 30′s through the 50′s and 60′s, some old-time-radio shows from the war years, and maybe some vintage silly stuff too. It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing! Mondays from 10 to 1pm, repeated Saturday 6pm to 9pm.

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Bound for Glory

February 20th, 2008 · Comments Off

Amherst Island Public Radio brings you Bound For Glory, the oldest live folk and roots music radio show in NorthPhil in his natural element... at WVBR FM, Ithaca, NY America each Sunday night from 8 to 11pm. From Ithaca NY, we join host Phil Shapiro for the 42nd season of this show, showcasing live musicians playing at Annabel Taylor Hall of Cornell University. Phil always brings us the best music in this genre from around the globe, and that always includes a generous sprinkling of Canadians. CJAI is the only authorized re-broadcaster of this show in the world, so join your local Canadian Public Radio Station in celebrating live Folk, Blues, Bluegrass and Mountain Music of all types each Sunday night!

Find out about upcoming Bound for Glory shows, and about how you can help, by joining the Friends of Bound for Glory. Look up on the Web.

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Down the Rabbit Hole

February 19th, 2008 · Comments Off

Join Michael Rowan every Saturday night from 9 until midnight on a trip back through Time…to the Age of Aquarius…when FM radio was not AM radio all over again & on any given night you could hear music from anywhere in the world…& oftentimes from out of this world as well.
Take a wander Down the Rabbit Hole and you will find the psychedelic 60s in all its glory…the obscure & the strange happily mixed with the familiar… and long generous slices of rare live concerts…in rock…blues… folk…medieval magic swimming in electric colours…the thunder of Third World and the whisper of Conscience…

Michael maintains that once upon a time, this music stopped a war.
Tune in. Turn it on. Maybe the magic still works…


DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE #42    28 November 2009
01 Rick Fines – Half Full Cup (5.40)
Solar Powered (2007)
02 Mississippi Fred MacDowell – You’re Gonna Be Sorry (6.40)
First Recordings (1959)
03 Grateful Dead – Easy Wind (4.55)
Workingman’s Dead (February 1970)
04 King Biscuit Boy – My Love Lies Bleeding (7.30)
Urban Blues Re-Newell (1996)
05 Mason Casey – It Takes A Lotta Love (4.10)
Sofa King Badass (2007)
06 Jorma Kaukonen – Genesis (4.20)
Quah (1974)
07 Bill Dowey – Mean Ol’ Frisco (4.20)
Straight Up Blues (2000)
08 Agent Blue – Five Long Years (6.40)
Declassified (2005)
09 Jimi Hendrix – Once I Had A Woman (7.45)
Record Plant – NYC  23 January 1970
(w Band of Gypsys- Buddy Miles & Billy Cox)
10 Nick Gravenites – Moon Tune (8.50)
My Labors (1969)
11 Rita Chiarelli – The Thrill Is Gone (4.40)
Uptown Goes Downtown (2008)
12 Albert King – I’ll Play the Blues For You (6.35)
Blues At Sunrise – Montreux – 1 July 1973
13 B.B. King – Worry Worry (6.20)
Live At The Regal – Chicago – 21 November 1964
14 Leroy Carr – Hurry Down Sunshine (3.45)
St Louis MO – 20 February 1934
from Leroy Carr-American Blues Legend 1932-1935
15 Robert Johnson – Terraplane Blues (3.00)
San Antonio TX -23 November 1936
from The Complete Recordings 1936-1937
16 Gertrude ‘Ma’ Rainey  – Daddy Goodbye Blues (3.10)
Chicago IL – September 1928
(w Tampa Red and Georgia [...]

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