The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Oct 10. Danilo Pérez, John Patitucci & Brian Blade were the three sidemen who accompanied the famous saxophonist in the Wayne Shorter Quartet. On Saturday's BLUE, we hear a selection from the trio's new release "Children Of The Light". Also coming our way tonight, a chamber version of Pablo Neruda's "Ode To Common Things"; Pete Seeger's "Little Boxes"; Count Basie's "L'il Darlin'", by way of Lambert, Hendricks & Ross; Karol Beffa's "Rainbow Concertante for piano and strings; Ray Charles, singing about one of his backing singers "Mary Ann"; 2 of Schumann's "Three Romances", Op.94; guitarist Brian Farrell, performing the music of Steve Marsh; more from Tigran Hamasyan's latest CD (see BLUE TUNES, below); a nocturne by Polish composer Karol Szymanowski; Jaki Byard recorded with Earl Hines; Danish/Swedish folk trio Habbadam; part of a piano concerto by Baptiste Trotignon; Kildare singer-songwriter Heidi Talbot; and a sample from the latest release by musician and composer Colin Towns (pictured with Eamonn back in 2008). 10pm...

    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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    October 5th - 11th: Tigran Hamasyan

    Renowned Armenian jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan has just released his first ECM recording - a sublime re-imagining of Armenian sacred music from the 5th through to the 20th Century. It features piano improvisations alongside stunning choral performances by the Yerevan State Chamber Choir. "Luys i Luso" (Light from the Light) is in the spotlight this week ahead of their Dublin Christ Church Concert Saturday 17th presented by Walton's World Masters Series

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