The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on Wednesday...

    Sept 18: On Thursday's Blue Irish pianist Hugh Tinney with a Gerald Barry piece; Fretwork play The Art of the Fugue; new release from Caoimhin O Raghallaigh (pictured) and Dan Trueman - two hardinger fiddlers; new also from Irish reedman Sean MacErlaine; Irish singer songwriter Dylan Tighe; Dvorak String Quartet; Brazilian music from Heitor Villa-Lobos; Brazil is also represented by Brooklyn resident Vinicius Cantuaria with Bill Frisell; Swedish singer songwriter Sofia Talvik; Bedalamenti's  music from Twin Peaks and something from Kila;  These and lots more. Join Carl for a 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 14 November 2013

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    .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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