The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    July 20. Tonight's BLUE should provide the perfect wind-down whether you've been following Rory McIlroy's golfing exploits in The Wirral or not: we'll listen to suites by Jules Massenet and Edvard Grieg; a new solo piano recording by Elan Mehler (pictured - right - courtesy of Chloe Dévis); solo Ferran Savall, a son of Jordi Savall and Montserrat Figueras, and brother of Arianna; birthday boy Carlos Santana; pieces by Janacek and Lutoslavski; Satchmo with the Oscar Peterson Quartet; new jazz from Sean Jones (a former lead trumpeter with the Jazz At Lincoln Centre Orchestra);singer-songwriter Patty Griffin; and our final recordings of the week from guitarist Julian Bream (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 8 February 2014

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    This week, we feature recordings by Grammy-winning jazz musician Stan Getz. Hear selections of his work - bossa nova, big band music, cool jazz, bebop & "third stream" - nightly.

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    Julian Bream: July 14th - 20th

    Guitarist/lutenist Julian Bream is 81 this week. In 2002 he retired after a 55 year  career and a love affair with the guitar that began at the age of 9 on hearing Django Reinhardt. We shine the spotlight on his wide-ranging and varied catalogue; from Elizabethan to Brazilian; Baroque to Spanish; Classical to Contemporary – solo, duo and chamber settings.

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