The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on  Wednesday's programme...

    Nov 26; Wednesday's Blue includes Robert Wyatt's version of What a Wonderful World; German jazz pianist Jens Schöwings does a jazz treatment of Bach's Goldberg Variation; Emma Kirkby (pictured) sings Handel; a Haydn String Quartet; cellist Vincent Segal joins kora master Ballake Sissoko; part of Barber's Cello Concerto; American singer songwriter Krista Detor; Miles Davis is in Paris and Blossom Dearie attempts to sing en Francais; Northern Ireland's singer songwriter Katharine Philippa;  and we continue with our look at Teddy Wilson recordings (see Blue Tunes below);  .... Join Carl for the 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Wednesday 8 January 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Though Alexander Scriabin died at the age of 43, he wrote much of the 20th century's finest music for piano. Hear a selection of his preludes and études each night this week.

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    Teddy Wilson; Nov 24th - 30th

    From the 1930s until the 1980s, Teddy Wilson provided accompaniment for Louis Armstrong, Benny Carter, Benny Goodman, Lester Young et al. He was Billie Holiday's musical director and made a number of fine albums under his own name. This polished pianist is featured each night this week on Blue..

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