The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 5 May 2014

This week on Blue ...

Belfast blues guitarist Ronnie Greer's new CD, The Jazz Project, highlights another facet of his distinctive playing, and features some of Ireland's leading jazz musicians, including Richie Buckley, Dominic Mullan and Scott Flanigan. While the album celebrates the classic style of 50's and 60's Blue Note inspired recordings, there's also a very strong blues element throughout, aligned with some serious swinging grooves. Impressive guest vocals from Grainne Duffy and Ken Haddock. Hear it on Blue all this week.

The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

Scots fiddler Alasdair Fraser, Californian cellist Natalie Haas and Donegal native Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh are on an Irish tour this month and on the radio all this week on Blue


Music Played on the Show


Title: Mclaughlin's Strathspey

Composer: Fraser, Alasdair

Performer(s): Alasdair Fraser (Fiddle) & Natalie Haas (Cello)

Album: Highlander's Farewell: Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas Culburnie Records CUL CD123D

Duration: 4:16


Title: My Boat

Composer: Laveaux, Melissa

Performer(s): Melissa Laveaux (Guitar/ Vocals), Rob Reid (Tabla), Martin Gamet (Bass)

Album: Melissa: Laveaux: Camphor and Copper No Format 5312680

Duration: 4:19


Title: St Paul's Suite (3rd Movement) Intermezzo

Composer: Holst, Gustav

Performer(s): Simon Mayor (Mandolin), Hilary James (Bass)

Album: The English Mandolin - Simon Mayor Cdacs 025

Duration: 3:42


Title: The M1 Reel

Composer: Power

Performer(s): Brendan Power (Harmonica), Andy Irvine (Mandolin); Rens Van Der Zalm (Mandolin)

Album: Tradish Tethink 109

Duration: 3:04


Title: It'll Happen

Composer: Punch Brothers

Performer(s): Chris Thile (Mandolin, Vocals), Punch Brothers (Band)

Album: Punch Nonesuch 7559-79982-8

Duration: 3:06


Title: Paul - A Little Talk With Paul

Composer: Arnold, David.

Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available

Album: Paul - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Recordno: Not Available) Universal 5333009

Duration: 1:21


Title: Blues My Naughtie Sweetie Gives To Me

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Zoot Sims (Vocals, Tenor Sax), Bob Brookmeyer (Valve Trombone), Hank Jones (Celeste) Et Al

Album: Tonite's Music Today Poll Winners Records PWR 27233

Duration: 5:49


Title: Gone With The Wind

Composer: Wrubel / Magidson

Performer(s): Billie Holiday (Vocals), Harry "Sweets" Edison (Trumpet), Benny Carter (Alto Sax), Jimmy Rowles (Piano), Barney Kessel (Guitar), John Simmons (Bass), Larry Bunker (Drums)

Album: Music For Torching / Velvet Mood Poll Winners Records PWR 27317

Duration: 3:25


Title: Passing Away

Composer: Harper, Colin

Performer(s): Colin Harper (Guitars), Alan Mcclure (Violin), Una Donnelly (2nd Violin), Kerry Bryson (Cello)

Album: Titanium Flag Volume One - The Ice Museum Suite (Recordno: Independent

Duration: 3:42


Title: All Alright

Composer: Sigur Ros

Performer(s): Jónsi Birgisson (Vocal), Sigur Rós

Album: With A Buzz In Our Ears We Play Endlessly - Sigur Ros EMI Records 5099922872821

Duration: 6:21


Title: Five Impromptus - Movement Iii - Elegiaco

Composer: Bennett, Richard Rodney

Performer(s): Graham Anthony Devine (Guitar)

Album: British Guitar Music - Graham Anthony Devine Naxos 8.557040

Duration: 2:04


Title: World Weary

Composer: Coward, Noel

Performer(s): Richard Rodney Bennett (Vocals, Piano)

Album: Gourmet Jazz ~~ PD CC Linn records AKD 268

Duration: 3:07


Title: Branchings

Composer: Parks, Aaron

Performer(s): Aaron Parks (Piano)

Album: Arborescence (Recordno: ECM 2338 374 4401) ECM Records ECM 2338 374 4401

Duration: 5:11


Title: Widow's Grove

Composer: Waits/Brennan

Performer(s): Tom Waits (Vocal)

Album: Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards ANTI- 6844-2

Duration: 4:58


Title: Magnetized

Composer: Veirs, Laura

Performer(s): Laura Veirs (Vocal, Guitar, Keyboards), Steve Moore (Keyboards), Karl Blau (Bass, Guitar, Keyboards), Tucker Martine (Drums)

Album: Year of Meteors Nonesuch 7559-79893-2

Duration: 2:37


Title: The Winner Takes It All

Composer: Ulvaues / Anderson

Performer(s): Solveig Slettahjell (Vocals), Morten Qvenild (Piano, Various Instruments)

Album: Antologie - Solveig Slettahjell Jazzland 602527785349

Duration: 4:40


Title: Five Pieces In Folk Style - Ii. In F Major

Composer: Schumann, Robert

Performer(s): Anne Gastinel (Cello), Claire Désert (Piano), Orchestre Philharmonique De Liege

Album: Schumann - Anne Gastinel Naive V 4897

Duration: 3:57


Title: Lord Bateman -- Not Available

Composer: Trad Arr Wood

Performer(s): Chris Wood (Vocal, Guitar)

Album: The Lark Descending Ruf Rufcd10

Duration: 8:00


Title: The Flower Of Magherally

Composer: Trad Arr Altan

Performer(s): Altan, Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh (Vocals); Marie Askin (Piano)

Album: Her Infinite Variety Celtic Women In Music & Song Vol. 1 Green Linnet GLCD1109

Duration: 4:29


Title: Return To Saturn

Composer: Fripp / Travis

Performer(s): Theo Travis (Reeds), Robert Fripp (Electric Guitar, Frippertronics)

Album: Follow - Travis & Fripp Panegyric GYRSP1

Duration: 6:49


Title: Sea Dream

Composer: Tanikawa, Koko

Performer(s): Kazumi Watanabe (Electric Guitar, Guitar Synth), Janek Gwizdala (Bass)

Album: Tricoroll - Kazumi Watanabe (Recordno: CR212) Cristal Records CR212

Duration: 4:42


Title: I Just Don´T Know What To Do With Myself

Composer: Bacharach / David

Performer(s): Rigmor Gustafsson (Vocal), Radio String Quartet Vienna, Bernie Mallinger (Violin), Johannes Dickbauer (Violin), Cynthia Liao (Viola)

Album: Calling You - Rigmor Gustafsson ACT Records 9722-2

Duration: 3:57


Title: Painted From Memory

Composer: Bacharach / Costello

Performer(s): Cassandra Wilson (Vocals), Bill Frisell (Guitars)

Album: The Sweetest Punch Decca 559 865-2

Duration: 4:10


Title: Here Comes The Sun

Composer: Harrison, George

Performer(s): Goran Sollscher (Guitar)

Album: Guitar Moods - The Ultimate Collection Deutsche Grammophon 479 1281

Duration: 2:00



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Presenter: Carl Corcoran

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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