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Get Hot, Sweet & Jazzy at your station

Martin Walters, 9th March 2015

Want to tap into an entertaining hour with presenters who happily share their enthusiasm with listeners? Hot, Sweet & Jazzy is a new regular weekly music program from the studios of The Pulse, Geelong. Spinning off from The Pulse’s local program Just Jazz, begun by Dave Parsons in 1988, Hot, Sweet & Jazzy has a rotating line-up of six jazz aficionados playing tunes from across and near the genre.  

Your listeners will hear enthusiastic and well-informed chat about the music in a relaxed, inviting and friendly atmosphere. There’s plenty of music as well, especially jazz for enjoyable listening, including traditional, mainstream, contemporary and everything in-between, from America, Australia, Europe and elsewhere. The team also showcase rare recordings to surprise and entertain even the most knowledgeable jazz listeners.

Your hosts of Hot, Sweet & Jazzy :

  • Peter Milley: trumpeter and leader of the Cairo Club Orchestra; record collector, especially of 78s; supplied period recordings for the soundtrack to the Miss Fisher Murder Mysteries series; guesting on radio for 30 years.
  • Peter Fogarty: music lover; singer in jazz bands; presenter at The Pulse for 14 years and formerly at 3CR.
  • Ian Coots: former professional drummer for over 25 years; record collector; broadcaster at WYN and The Pulse for 6 years.
  • Ken Hirst: Former bass player with Jazz and Blues bands over the last 40 years; founder &  leader of his own Neo Swing Band - Swing It!!; broadcaster at WYN FM for 3 years.
  • Ross Williamson: music lover; presenter at The Pulse since 1987.
  • John Thompson: student of jazz and of its roots; wrote the country blues column for the Victorian Jazz Club for 17 years and has lectured on the subject; record collector; former jazz broadcaster on 3CS and currently on 3CR and The Pulse.

Contact the Hot, Sweet & Jazzy team via at and visit their program page at The Pulse.

For CRN subcribers:

Hot, Sweet & Jazzy (55’50 minutes) broadcasts Sundays from 12:04to 13:00 AEDT/AEST, commencing Sunday 5 April, 2015 and is available for DDN capture. For more information contact Martin Walters at the CBAA office on 02 9310 2999.

Not a CRN subscriber, but want to find out more about getting content like this for your station? Read more here.


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The name of the show seems almost onomatopoeic. From The Pulse in Geelong, Hot, Sweet & Jazzy invites listeners to relax deep into the passenger seat, and shine the headlights towards the people behind the players.


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