The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on Wednesday...

    Sept 17: Midweek  Blue includes Michael McHale from his RTÉ lyric fm  label release The Irish Piano; John Tavener's Song for Athene; dont know how they'll be voting but we'll include some  performers from Scotland - yes or no Eddi Reader(pictured) sings with Kathy Jordan and we'll hear Dick Gaughan as well as  Paul Buchanan and Blue Nile;  we continue to shine the spotlight on the Dankworth family (see Blue Tunes below); Pergolesi gets a beautiful interpretation from Anja Lechner and friends; more from Italian baroque composerTomaso Vitali;  Noel Kelehan's Quintet represents Irish jazz; Gordon Beck represents British jazz and Polar Bear are genre defying with a new release; these and lots more. Join Carl for a 10pm start...

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

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    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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    The Dankworth Dynasty: Sept 15th - 21st

    .This week, our common thread is an English jazz dynasty: the Dankworth family. Reed-player/bandleader John Dankworth worked in film and TV (he wrote “The Avengers” and the “Tomorrow’s World” themes). His wife, Cleo Laine, often recorded with John. We’ll also hear from their children, Alec and Jacqui between now and Sunday.

     

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