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 23 June 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 Carl Corcoran

This week, we feature the recordings of a blues singer, guitarist and harmonica-player who enjoyed much success with Chess Records during the 1950s - the one and only Howlin' Wolf.

On Wednesday...

Carl was joined by the Barnsley Nightingale, Kate Rusby for a Blue Room Session. Accompanied by Damien O'Kane, she sang a few songs from her latest album 'Life in a Paper Boat' and chatted with Carl about her musical life. 

Carl with Kate Rusby and Damien O'Kane

Music Played on the Show


Title: The Goldhearted Miner

Composer: Esbjorn/Berglund/Ostrom

Performer(s): Esbjorn Svenson (Piano), Dan Berglund (Bass), Magnus Ostrom (Drums/ Percussion)

Album: EST: Tuesday Wonderland ACT 9016-2

Duration: 4:51


Title: Happy Thoughts

Composer: Long, Vyvienne

Performer(s): Vyvienne Long (Cello/ Vocals), Raoul Empey (Piano), Niwel Tsumbu (Guitar), Roger Doyle (Electronics), Sokol Koka (Cello), Mary Barnecutt (Cello), Dan Bodwell (Bass)

Album: n/a -- Artists own recording n/a Artists own recording

Duration: 4:39


Title: String Quartet No. 3 (1985) (V) Blood Oath

Composer: Glass, Philip

Performer(s): The Dublin Guitar Quartet

Album: The Dublin Guitar Quartet Performs Philip Glass Orange Mountain Music/Music Network OMM 0092

Duration: 3:32


Title: Andalucia -- Not Available

Composer: Granados, Enrique

Performer(s): Andreja Malir (Harp)

Album: Solo - Andreja Malir Not Available Not Available

Duration: 3:33


Title: Part Vi Conclusion

Composer: Sule, László

Performer(s): László Sule (Piano), Eeva Rysa (Cello), Zoltán Takács (Violin)

Album: Trio Music - László Sule LaszloProducts LSCD2-2009

Duration: 3:43


Title: Concerto For Two Violins, Strings And Continuo In D Minor (2nd Movement) Largo Ma Non Tanto

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Julia Fischer (Violin), Alexander Sitkovetsky (Violin), Academy Of St Martin In The Fields

Album: Julia Fischer - Bach Concertos Decca 4780650

Duration: 6:41


Title: Going Unconscious

Composer: Eno, Brian

Performer(s): Inge Zalaliene (Spoken Voice), Brad Laner (Pulse Loop)

Album: Brian Eno: Another Day on Earth Opal Ltd HNCD1475

Duration: 4:22


Title: Soundscapes Over Landscapes

Composer: Redneck Manifesto

Performer(s): Brian Bolger, Pat Brunnock, Cian O'Hara, Andrew Olwil

Album: Deleted Pieces - Dublin Guitar Quartet ~~ G460810 Greyslate Records GREYCD014

Duration: 3:25


Title: Iswegh Attay

Composer: Alhabib

Performer(s): Tinariwen

Album: Tassili V2/co-op VVR776938

Duration: 5:48


Title: Meditations

Composer: Patitucci, John

Performer(s): John Patitucci (Bass), Joe Lovano (Sax), Brian Blade (Drums), Rogerio Boccato (Percussion)

Album: Remembrance - John Patitucci Trio Concord Jazz 0888072310186

Duration: 5:04


Title: Some People Are Crazy

Performer(s): John Martyn

Album: Sweet Little Mysteries - The Island Anthology

Duration: 4:28


Title: Agadiramadan

Composer: Bensusan, Pierre

Performer(s): Pierre Bensusan (Guitar)

Album: Intuite - Pierre Bensusan Favoured Nation FN2130-2

Duration: 4:59


Title: Trio For Piano, Violin, And Cello (1st Movement)

Composer: Ravel, Maurice

Performer(s): Jean - Jacques Kantorow, Violin, Philippe Muller, Cello, Jacques Rouvier, Piano

Album: Un Coeur en Hiver ( A Heart in Winter ) OST Erato AAD 2292-45920-2

Duration: 9:10


Title: Caoine

Composer: Corcoran, Frank

Performer(s): National Chamber Choir Of Ireland

Album: Choirland - An Anthology of Irish Choral Music Contemporary Music Centre CMC 6001

Duration: 4:28


Title: Dear Mom

Composer: Terence Blanchard

Performer(s): Terence Blanchard (Trmpt), Derrick Hodge (B),Kendrick Scott(D),Zach Harmon (Tabla), Northwest Sinfonia, Brice Winston(Sax), Aaron Parks (P)

Album: A Tale of God's Will (A Requiem for Katrina) (Recordno: Blue Note 0946 3 91532 2 0) Blue Note Blue Note 0946 3 91532 2 0

Duration: 3:39


Title: Audrey

Composer: Brubeck, Dave/Desmond, Paul

Performer(s): Paul Desmond (Alto Sax), Dave Brubeck Quartet

Album: Dave Brubeck - Jazz Moods - Cool Columbia/Legacy COL 516422 2

Duration: 3:33


Title: I'Ll Never Let You Down

Composer: Baker

Performer(s): Eleanor Shanley

Album: Eleanor Shanley Warner Bros 0630-10002-2

Duration: 2:36


Title: Ar Bhóithrín Na Smaointe

Composer: Munnelly

Performer(s): David Munnelly (Accordion), Ryan Molloy(Piano); Richie Buckley (Soprano Sax)

Album: By Heck Fréa Records MWCD 4046

Duration: 3:51


Title: The Nearness Of You

Composer: Carmichael / Washington

Performer(s): Stella Bass

Album: Too Darn Hot MCPS Ireland SB96

Duration: 5:19


Title: My Country Sugar Mama

Composer: Burnett, Chester

Performer(s): Chester "Howlin' Wolf" Burnett (Vocal, Guitar)

Album: The Howlin' Wolf Collection Deja Vu DVCD 2032

Duration: 2:32


Title: Winter Moon

Composer: Carmichael, Hoagy

Performer(s): Art Pepper (Alto Sax), Don Fagerquist (Tpt), Jimmy Rowles (Piano, Celeste)

Album: Hoagy Carmichael Sings Hoagy Carmichael Pacific Jazz 0777 7 46862 2 8

Duration: 4:12


Title: Cantata 'Il Mio Core E Un Mar Di Pianti'

Composer: Carissimi, Giacomo

Performer(s): Agnes Mellon (Soprano), Rene Jacobs (Counter Tenor) Ageet Zweistra (Cello) Yvon Reperant (Clavecin) Konrad Junghanel (Theorbe), Concerto Vocale

Album: A History of Baroque Music - CD1 harmonia mundi HMX2958001

Duration: 5:03


Title: Nocturne No 1 Op 33/1 In E Flat Minor - Lento

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): Charles Owen (Piano)

Album: Faure Complete Nocturnes - Charles Owen Avie Records AV2133

Duration: 7:13


Title: Cancao Do Mar

Composer: De Brito/Trindade

Performer(s): Dulce Pontes (Vocals)

Album: Momentos Galileo GMC038

Duration: 5:38


Title: Cancao Verdes Anos (Song Of The Green Years)

Composer: Paredes, Carlos

Performer(s): Kronos Quartet

Album: Kronos - Caravan Nonesuch 7559794902

Duration: 3:04


Title: A Man Of Constant Sorrow

Composer: Arr Browne/shannon/lunny

Performer(s): Sharon Shannon Feat Jackson Browne

Album: Collaborations (recordno: Indicd1) Indi Entertainment INDICD1

Duration: 3:31


Title: Impromptu -- Not Available

Composer: Burton, G./Swallow, S.

Performer(s): Gary Burton (Vibes, Organ & Marimba), Steve Swallow (Bass, Piano)

Album: Hotel Hello ECM ECM 1055

Duration: 2:29


Title: String Quartet In B Flat Major (2nd Movement) Adagio Ma Non Troppo

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Alban Berg Quartet

Album: Beethoven: Complete String Quartets - Alban Berg Quartet ~~ CDH08941 EMI Classics 5736062

Duration: 6:57


Title: Behold A Wonder Here -- Not Available

Composer: Dowland, John

Performer(s): Michael Slattery (Tenor), La Nef

Album: Dowland in Dublin ~~ Commerical CD ATMA Classique ACD2 2650

Duration: 4:11


Title: I Didn't Know What Time It Was

Composer: Rodgers/Hart

Performer(s): Linley Hamilton (Trumpet, Flugelhorn); Johnny Taylor (Piano), Damian Evans(Bass); Dominic Mullan (Drums): Julien Colarossi (Guitar)

Album: In Transition Lyte Records LR026

Duration: 5:24


Title: Falling Things (Where Does A Girl Begin?)

Composer: Simonds, Clodagh

Performer(s): Clodagh Simonds (Vocals & Piano), Fovea Hex (Band); Brian Eno (Clock Of The Long Now Bells)

Album: Fovea Hex : Here is Where we Used to Sing Janet Records JRDS004A

Duration: 5:15


Title: Clarinet Quintet In A (2nd Movement) Larghetto -- Clarinet Quintet In A K581

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Erik Hoeprich (Bassetclarinet), Lucy Van Dael (Violin), Alda Stuurop (Violin), Wim Ten Have (Viola), Wouter Möller (Cello)

Album: Mozart: Clarinet Concerto, Clarinet Quintet Philips 420242-2

Duration: 5:54


Title: English Rose

Composer: Weller, Paul

Performer(s): Paul Weller (Vocal, Guitar), The Jam

Album: True Acoustic (3-CD) (Recordno: 530 201-2) Spectrum 530 201-2

Duration: 2:49



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Presenter: Carl Corcoran

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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