The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Nov 28. Cameroonian Blick Bassy recorded a session in homage to Skip James that was never intended for commercial release. By chance, the studio he booked was located directly below the No Format! offices. Its label head Laurent Bizot happened to hear the results, and urged Bassy to record enough material for an entire album. We'll listen to a sample from "Ako" this tonight. Also coming our way this Saturday night, part of Leos Janacek's orchestral suite "The Cunning Little Vixen"; Rory Gallagher with Juan Martin; singer-songwriter Joanna Newsom (pictured); English folk artist Lisa Knapp; Richard Galliano, performing a Bach sonata; part of C.P.E. Bach's D Major concerto for flute and strings; vintage jazz by Kenny Dorham; more from the debut by Felip Carbonell (see BLUE TUNES, below); and Cuneiform recording artists Le Rex. 10:40pm (approx)...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 2 March 2014


    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Richard Strauss - not his operas but his songs and sonatas - in the Blue Tunes spotlight all this week including his Four Last Songs

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    Nov 23rd - 29th: Felip Carbonell

    Guitarist Felip Carbonell has worked as an arts officer, production company head and band manager. After organising Mallorcan dates for Dervish in the 1990s, he moved to Sligo. He contributes greatly to the vibrant music scene in Sligo and is an integral part of the band No Crows. Recently, Felip released his first solo project, "The Colours Of Time" - a collection of recordings that represent Felip's musical experiences in Ireland and in his native Mallorca - recorded in both locations. We air selections from the double CD all this week.

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