The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

Fri-Sun 10pm - 1am

blue.lyricfm@rte.ie Text '51554'

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Sunday 12th January

Eamonn talks to Ahmad Jamal

Ahmad Jamal makes his first appearance in Dublin since 2002 at Vicar Street on January 24th. In advance of this visit by his 4-piece “small ensemble”, the 83-year-old pianist/composer chatted to Eamonn Lenihan about making music, Miles Davis, the current state of jazz and... the weather.

Sunday 15th December

Eamonn talks to Laurence Hobgood

Dave Brubeck described Grammy-winner Laurence Hobgood as 'one of the most incredible pianists”. Best-known for his 20 years as Kurt Elling’s pianist/arranger, Laurence has also enjoyed a solo career. And he’s just released a Christmas album. All of the above were mentioned when Laurence popped into our Limerick studios during his most recent visit to these shores.

Sunday 6th October

Eamonn talks to Daryl Runswick

Daryl Runswick is a classically trained composer, arranger, musician, producer and educationalist. He has worked with the London Sinfonietta, The King's Singers, John Cage and Ornette Coleman. He played bass and piano for 12 years with John Dankworth and Cleo Laine and was the Head of Music Composition at Trinity College of Music in London.

Friday 31st May

Johnny Fean (archive interview)

Eamonn talks to Johnny Fean who recalls listening to Motown and early rock classics in the late 1950s in Shannon, Co. Clare, Phil Lynott and playing with The Horslips.

Friday 24th May

Wynton Marsalis (archive interview)

Eamonn talks to trumpeter, composer, teacher and music educator Wynton Marsalis.

Saturday 23rd February

Joe Boyd interview

Eamonn availed of an opportunity to speak with Joe Boyd, the legendary record-producer who worked with Sandy Denny (during her Fairport Convention days), as well Nick Drake, The Incredible String Band and Eric Clapton. Joe is also the author of 'White Bicycles', one of the finest books written about music-making during the 1960s. Eamonn availed of an opportunity to speak with Joe Boyd, the legendary record-producer who worked with Sandy Denny (during her Fairport Convention days), as well Nick Drake, The Incredible String Band and Eric Clapton. Joe is also the author of 'White Bicycles', one of the finest books written about music-making during the 1960s.

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Presenters: Eamonn Lenihan (Fri-Sun)

Producer: Ian McGlynn

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