The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up this on Tuesday...

    Sept 2. Tuesday's Blue has some nocturnal gems in store including another contribution from the recently-deceased Charlie Haden (see BLUE TUNES, below). Linda Buckley's Exploding Stars features Daragh Morgan on Violin; Tasmin Little plays violin for Arvo Part's Spiegel Im Spiegel; jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal (pictured) plays Antonio Carlos Jobim; we'll also feature Jobim himself; John Williams plays guitar; Ry Cooder teams up with India's V.M. Bhatt; Karen Sheridan is the voice behind Slow Skies; Richard Gilewitz visits Clonakilty later this month for Guitar Festival - hear him play tonight; and there'll be lots more; Join Carl for a 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Wednesday 14 August 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    This week - 85 years after his death - we're featuring piano cycles by Czech composer, Leos Janácek; nightly performances by Andras Schiff, Leif Ove Andsnes and Lada Valesova.

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    Charlie Haden: Sept 1st - 7th

    Charlie Haden, a yodelling child in a family hillbilly band, emerged as the bassist of choice for Ornette Coleman during the 1960s. All this week, we'll feature the more lyrical side of Haden. Expect recordings made with Quartet West, Keith Jarrett, Hank Jones, Pat Metheny and Haden's own children.

     

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