The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Dec 20. Tonight, Eamonn links an elegiac melody by Edvard Grieg; part of an American adventure by the Scottish Jazz Orchestra; sarod-player Soumik Datta; original music for the guitar by Benjamin Dwyer; harpist-cum-Queen's University graduate Cliona Doris; cellist-cum-Irish resident Claudia Schwab; jazz singer Cyrille Aimée (pictured); kora-player Roumani Diabaté; an MJQ celebration of sorts from Jim Hart, Barry Green et al;  we listen to new Hilliard Ensemble (see BLUE TUNES, below); and Horslips reflect on that night in Bethlehem. 10:40pm...

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

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    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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    Hilliard Ensemble: December 15th - 21st

    The Hilliard Ensemble has released more than 30 albums on the ECM label including the latest recording "Transeamus".  It hang ups its music stands at year’s end after four remarkable decades. This week Blue recalls some of the Hilliards' masterful performances as well as the new release - a suitable pre-Christmas Blue Tunes recommendation.

     

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