Music here |  Rest for Claude Saucier

Claude Saucier will leave the popular radio show C'est Yes good At the end of the current season. The host announced this long-considered decision to ICI MUSIQUE listeners on Saturday. “I have the satisfaction of achieving and surpassing my dreams,” he declared in a press release issued by Radio-Canada.


On June 22, Claude Saucier will sign off on his last show after thirteen seasons at the helm of this slot dedicated specifically to the greats of jazz and swing of the 30s, 40s and 50s. This three hour event is very well supported. The aperitif and Saturday evening meal preparation has become the most requested event at ICI MUSIQUE in recent years.

Thanks to Claude Saucier, a generation is reunited with Duke Ellington, Patsy Cline, Louis Armstrong, Doris Day and Nat King Cole. For the younger, they discovered the importance of these pioneers who provided the roots for various forms of popular music.

The show's success extended to the show's production and production of three records that sold over 100,000 copies. So good… dance A big band was presented on tour with the band.

“Claude Saucier's departure brings to an end a formidable career, this exceptional presenter stood out for his versatility and his skills as a communicator, but above all for his warm personality that inevitably touched people's hearts”, said Caroline Jamet. General, Audio and Radio of Radio-Canada.

Photo by EDOUARD PLANTE-FRÉCHETTE, LA Press

Claude Saucier

Claude Saucier made his radio debut in 1970 at the age of 21, at CKCN in Sept-Iles. We find him as a sports journalist in Saint-Jérôme (CKJL), from 1971 to 1975, and then in Montreal (CKAC). A few months later, CKAC entrusted him with the show Le Grand ExpressOn the new Telemedia network, he will host the nightly show in a more personal way.

In 1980, she made the jump to television, becoming the show's lead Telecommunications Presented at Radio-Québec. Then, in 1989, he embarked on an adventure hello hello On Télé́-Métropole it tripled audience ratings.

In 1994, he entered Radio-Canada radio at CJBC (Toronto), where he hosted the morning show for three years. In 1997, he returned to Montreal to host a morning show on Radio-Canada television. Hello home. In September of the same year, he took over the day-to-day charge Real lifeIt was followed in 2000 It's as simple as saying hello.

In 2002, he returned to his first love, radio. He moved on to Radio-Canada's Chaîne Culture, where he hosted the afternoon show. wind blowing. Finally, from 2011, he became a host It is very goodICI MUSIQUE's premier show.

Claude Saucier's retirement from public radio joins other veterans such as Joel Lepicot, Michel Desatels and Michel Lacombe.

Don't miss Monday Pres Interview by Mario Girard with Claude Saucier.

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