The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    April 21. Carl returns on Tuesday but tonight Eamonn introduces a piano sonata by George Enescu; former XTC guitarist Andy Partridge; Pekka Jalkanen's "Speira"; new jazz from Larry Goldings (pictured), Peter Bernstein and Bill Stewart; a symphonic poem by Liszt; Bugge Wesseltoft from his latest, "OK World"; a sneak preview of the new solo CD by pianist Stephen Hough (specifically, a Chopin nocturne); ECM signings, the Colin Vallon Trio; Jack Teagarden with strings; and the first of the week's selections from Cuban pianist Omar Sosa (see Blue Tunes, below).10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Tuesday 18 June 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Bachianas Brasileiras is Heitor Vill-Lobos' most famous work. There's more to this Brazilian and this week on the Blue, we'll spotlight the lesser known too.

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    Omar Sosa: April 21st - 27th

    As an 8-year-old, Omar Sosa studied percussion at his local conservatory. His piano-playing has its roots in Cuban music, with hints of Oscar Peterson, Chick Corea and Chopin. The Grammy-nominee recently recorded a contemplative, neo-classical solo CD while artist-in-residence in New York. Hear selections from the Senses album all this week on BLUE...

     

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