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was a Canadian
Television in Canada officially began with the opening of the nation's first television stations in Montreal and Toronto in 1952. As with most media in Canada, the television industry, and the television programming available in that country, are strongly influenced by the American media, perhaps...
music television series which aired on CBC Television
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The series host was Trump Davidson
James Douglas "Trump" Davidson was a Canadian jazz bandleader and cornetist.Davidson formed one of Canada's earliest jazz bands in 1925, under the name The Melody Five...
, a cornet
The cornet is a brass instrument very similar to the trumpet, distinguished by its conical bore, compact shape, and mellower tone quality. The most common cornet is a transposing instrument in B. It is not related to the renaissance and early baroque cornett or cornetto.-History:The cornet was...
player. He also hosted a radio music series on CBC's Trans-Canada Network
The Trans-Canada Network was the name assigned to the main English-language radio network of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation to distinguish it from the CBC's second network, the Dominion Network. Today, it is known as CBC Radio One...
This half-hour series was broadcast at various days and times from 21 April 1954 to 6 September 1954.