The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Sept 20. Saturday's BLUE includes a harmonica quartet from Finland named Svang; Icelandic singer-songwriter Emiliana Torrini; relatively low-key, instrumental Wagner; the melodic electronica of an English duo called Digitonal; Lightnin' Hopkins, Brownie McGhee and Big Joe Williams (together!); "Nimrod", the choice of The National Self-Portrait Collection of Ireland exhibitor Maeve McCarthy; a recent recording by jazz superstar David Sanborn (pictured), in advance of his appearance in Limerick next Saturday; an English male choir that trades under the name Cambrige Chord Company; and 2 more selections from the Dankworth family (see BLUE TUNES, below).

    Note: a 10:10pm start-time tonight...

    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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    The Dankworths: Sept  15th - 21st

    This week, our common thread is an English jazz dynasty: the Dankworth family. Reed-player-cum-bandleader John Dankworth worked in film and TV (he wrote “The Avengers” and the “Tomorrow’s World” themes). Wife, Cleo Laine, often recorded with him. All this week, we’ll also hear from their children, Alec and Jacqui Dankworth.

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