Corby's Orbit

Corby's Orbit
Listening in All the High Places illustration by John Kricfalusi

Saturday, September 21, 2019

I'll be showing paintings of four of my favourite musicians this weekend. Can you tell who they are?



Jessica Stuart in Regent Park


              The late Joe Hall ~ Last Show At The Tranzac


      
     Sue Foley @ Koerner Hall For The Maple Blues Awards 



            Tara Kannangara On The Red Carpet At The Junos

Playlist For Corby's Orbit Show Of 20 September


                                                          Commissioner of Selection: Paul Corby 

( Brought to you by Up & Shine, Rise & At 'em and Against & Again

5-7 p.m. Fridays online http://www.radioregent.com/ and at tunein.com .  

Guests:   James Gordon & Surefire Sweat's Larry Graves


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Canadians in Asterisk’d RED. 


5:00 Sundial Tones


* Paul Horn and R. Carlos Nakai ~ Life Surrounds Me ~ Inside Canyon de Chelly 

The Richie Furay Band ~ Look At The Sun ~ I've Got A Reason (Geffen 1976)

* Gathering Sparks ~ You're My Sister ~ All That's Real NEW DISK ~  @ Hugh's Room Live Thurs Oct 3, 8:30 pm.Get tickets!

Ric Okasek (March 23, 1944 – September 15, 2019) ~ Steal The Night ~ King Of Comedy Sdtrk 

Zamunda ~ Bright As The Day ~ Scrips & Scrolls 

* Shari Ulrich ~ Mars ~ Back To Shore NEW DISK

5:30 Ornate Innovations


* Adrian Miller ~ Mother Earth ~ Mother Earth

* Surefire Sweat ~ Scoffle Strut / Interview with Larry Graves / Sunshine Interference / A Tale Of Two Times ~ Surefire Sweat NEW DISK ~ @ Stakt - 24 Bathurst FREE for Small World Music Festival Sunday 3 p.m.


  • 12:00 – DJ Medicineman – Global Grooves
  • 1:00 – Carla Dias Trio – Brazilian samba, forró and MPB
  • 2:00 – M El M’rabet Trio – Middle Eastern jazz
  • 3:00Surefire Sweat – Jazz horns meet funky drums
  • 3:45 – Collectivo drum ensemble – Latin American
  • 4:00 – DoVira – Balkan beats and Slavic sounds
  • 4:45 – Collectivo drum ensemble
  • 5:00- Wu-Sen & the Fam – Moroccan hip hop – Toronto Debut
  • 5:45 – OBUXUM – Somali-Canadian producer and beatmaker
6:00  Activism Visions

* James Gordon ~You Want To Be Heard ~ The System Isn't  Broken / How? (live)~ The Heritage Hall Sessions NEW DISK  

Randy Newman ~ Burn On ~ Sail Away 

* Bruce Cockburn ~ The Beautiful Creatures ~ Life Short  Call Now  (True North 2006)

6:30 Wild Animus

Luther Vandross ~ The Windows of The World / What The World Needs Now ~ One Amazing Night: A Tribute to Burt Bacharach & Hal David

Toronzo Cannon ~ The Silence Of My Friends ~ The Preacher, The Politician & The Pimp NEW DISK

* Elizabeth Shepherd ~ The Terminal ~ MONtréal ~ @ Hugh's Room Live Monday 

* Joel Miller ~ Pachamama ~ Unstoppable NEW DISK / Toronto Music Listings

Selway ~ George Harrison's Something / Jette-Ives ~ I Want You (She's So Heavy) ~ Beatles Regrooved ~ Abbey Road 50th Anniversary Released26 September 1969 (UK); 1 October 1969 (US)












Saturday, September 14, 2019

Playlist for Show of 13 September


Commissioner of Selection: Paul Corby 

( Brought to you by Facet Food, Gem Sessions and Pro Crystal Nations)

5-7 p.m. Fridays online http://www.radioregent.com/ and at tunein.com .  

Guest: Aviva Chernick


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Canadians in Asterisk’d RED. 


5:00 Safe In Sound

 * Ellen McIlwaine ~ Save The World ~ Mystic Bridge ~@ Women's Blues Review Friday 29 November Roy Thompson Hall


Laura Viers ~ To The Country ~ Salt Breakers








5:10 Scratching A Niche

* Aviva Chernick ~  / La Serena / Interview / A Ti Espana / Laz Tiyas / Min Hameitzar ~ La Serena NEW DISK ~ @ 918 Bathurst Thursday 19 September for La Serena CD launch

5:50 Scintillating Satellites



Morgan Heritage ~ Inna Dem Ting Deh ~ Contemporary Roots Reggae vol. l ~ @ Opera House Sunday

Massive Attack feat. Horace Andy ~ The Man Who Lives Next Door ~ Mezzanine ~ @ Sony Center Tuesday & Wednesday September 17 & 18 for Mezzanine XXl

Michael Jackson ~ 2 Bad (Refugee Camp Remix) ~ Blood On The Dance Floor 

6:10 Mystic Amethyst Empathy

* Chelsea McBride's Socialist Night School ~ River ~ Socialist Night School ~ @ Kensington Jazz Festival tonight 8 p.m.

Robert Palmer & Little Feat ~ Trouble ~ Pressure Drop ~ Dixie Chicken: The Music of Little Feat feat. John Findley @ The Linsmore Tavern tonight



* Wild T & The Spirit ~ High School Confidential ~ Strange Modern ~ @ Grossman's Saturday

* Snotty Nose Rez Kids ~ Warriors ~ Trapline ~ @ Polaris Music Prize Gala at The Carlu Monday 16 September 

The Hombres ~ Let It All Hang Out ~ Goofy Greats

* The Wheat Pool ~ Two Far Apart ~ Hauntario ~ @ The Station on Jasper, Edmonton AB. Saturday 2 November for Hauntario Tenth Anniversary


Los Straitjackets ~ San Diego Shutdown ~ Supersonic Guitars In 3-D ~ @ Horseshoe Tavern Tuesday 17 September

6:30 Sky Hooks 


Gilberto Gil ~ A Dream ~ Parabolic 

Eleni Mandel ~ Salt Truck ~ Miracle Of Five ~ @ The Drake Hotel Sunday

Ray La Montaigne ~ I Still Care For You ~ Gossip In The Grain

Brandon Robertson ~ Mr. Lonious ~ B.O.A.T.S. Based On A True Story NEW DISK

Thompson Egbo Egbo ~ Akou ~ Short Stories ~ @ The Rex Sunday 7 p.m.

King Crimson ~ Indiscipline ~ Discipline ~ @ Budweiser Stage Saturday