The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Friday's programme...

    Dec 19. Tonight, we'll hear "Jingle Bells" played on the banjo; the music of Ravel, performed on piano by Louis Lortie; 2 x Larry Goldings (including a seasonal recording with Brad Mehldau); Iva Bittova, singing a "Magnificat"; Joni Mitchell material realised by jazzers John Scofield and Pablo Held; movie music by Pascal Gaigne; a high-spirited number from New Orleans boys Donald Harrison and Dr. John; Peadar Ó Riada with Martin Hayes and Caoimhín O Raghallaigh; new Hilliard Ensemble (see BLUE TUNES, below); Clint's son, Kyle Eastwood (pictured); Carducci String Quartet; and a Northumbrian exchange. 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 9 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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