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    Coming up on Friday's programme…

    Jodie Landau (pictured) is a 23-year-old vocalist-composer-percussionist (he plays vibraphone and marimba). His own compositions fuse elements of rock, jazz, electronica, film and chamber music. During the summer of 2014, Landau visited Iceland to work on a live concert/studio recording project with Graduale Nobili, the choir that had teamed up with Bjork for her “Biophillia” album. On tonight’s programme, we’ll hear a selection from Landau’s forthcoming release “You of All Things”, the result of his trip to Reykjavík.

    Also on Friday’s BLUE, a choral work by Transylvania-born Hungarian  composer Gyorgy Orbán; Steve Cooney’s jam of “Well Below The Valley”; Chick Corea, interpreting Bill Evans material; Peter Gabriel’s “Sledgehammer”, transcribed for an orchestra of ukuleles; Alfred Brendel, performing Beethoven’s “Emperor” concerto; blues artist Kris Dollimore (who’ll be appearing in Monaghan tomorrow night); an original piece by guitarist Juan Martín; symphonic Shostakovich; the incomparable Stan Getz; and more from Memphis Slim (see BLUE TUNES, below). 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 13 April 2014

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Aaron Thibeaux Walker aka T-Bone was one of the most influential musicians to rise up from the fertile Texas blues scene; he's our Blue Tunes feature this week.

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    August 31st - September 6th: Memphis Slim

    Peter "Memphis Slim" Chatman was a blues pianist and singer who wrote enduring standards like “Everyday I Have The Blues”. He lived in France for the last 25 years of his life. In the week of the centenary of his birth, we’ll hear recordings made before and after he emigrated to Europe in 1963.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 22:04
      Title: Eleanor Plunkett --
      Performer(s): John Byrne (Flute), Kevin Byrne (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Byrne (Flute), Kevin Byrne (Guitar)
      Duration: 2:48
    • 22:14
      Title: (I Wonder) Where Our Love Has Gone
      Performer(s): Zoot Sims (Tenor Sax), Jimmy Rowles (Piano)
      Performer(s): Zoot Sims (Tenor Sax), Jimmy Rowles (Piano)
      Duration: 5:09
    • 22:18
      Title: Taraf --
      Performer(s): Jon Balke (Keyboards)
      Performer(s): Jon Balke (Keyboards)
      Duration: 6:33
    • 22:26
      Title: Elegiac
      Composer: Hopkins
      Performer(s): Jon Hopkins
      Performer(s): Jon Hopkins
      Album: Opalescent, Just Music, TAO006
      Duration: 6:27
    • 22:43
      Title: Ad-Lib Blues
      Performer(s): Lester Young (Tenor Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Lester Young (Tenor Saxophone)
      Duration: 3:37
    • 22:47
      Title: The Bridge
      Performer(s): Scott Walker (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Scott Walker (Vocals)
      Duration: 3:05
    • 22:50
      Title: Burning Man
      Performer(s): Richard Thompson (Vocal, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Richard Thompson (Vocal, Guitar)
      Duration: 4:38
    • 23:05
      Title: Une Barque Sur L'Océan
      Performer(s): Gerard Mcchrystal (Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Gerard Mcchrystal (Saxophone)
      Duration: 8:26
    • 23:13
      Title: Reverie --
      Performer(s): Anne Queffélec (Piano)
      Performer(s): Anne Queffélec (Piano)
      Duration: 4:30
    • 23:17
      Title: Gnossiennes (3rd Movement)
      Duration: 2:35
    • 23:21
      Title: Down The Wagon Way/Sweet Jane/The North Downs Way
      Performer(s): Chris Wood
      Performer(s): Chris Wood
      Duration: 11:48
    • 23:33
      Title: Coming Down
      Performer(s): Anais Mitchell (Vocals, Guitar)
      Performer(s): Anais Mitchell (Vocals, Guitar)
      Duration: 3:21
    • 23:38
      Title: Everybody Cryin' Mercy
      Performer(s): Mose Allison (Vocals, Piano)
      Performer(s): Mose Allison (Vocals, Piano)
      Duration: 2:58
    • 23:42
      Title: Ricercare A 6 (The Musical Offering)
      Performer(s): Maria Mosconi (Alto), Arnaud Thorette (Violin)
      Performer(s): Maria Mosconi (Alto), Arnaud Thorette (Violin)
      Duration: 6:58
    • 23:57
      Title: Once I Loved (O Amor N Paz)
      Performer(s): Antonio Carlos Jobim (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Antonio Carlos Jobim (Guitar)
      Duration: 3:50
    • 00:02
      Title: Love -- Not Available
      Performer(s): Shivkumar Sharma (Santoor)
      Performer(s): Shivkumar Sharma (Santoor)
      Duration: 6:14
    • 00:08
      Title: The West Coast Of Clare
      Performer(s): Andy Irvine (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Andy Irvine (Vocals)
      Duration: 5:49
    • 00:14
      Title: Cherry Coloured Funk (Seefeel Remix)
      Performer(s): Cocteau Twins
      Performer(s): Cocteau Twins
      Duration: 5:52
    • 00:20
      Title: My One And Only Love
      Performer(s): Linda Sharrock (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Linda Sharrock (Vocals)
      Duration: 4:47
    • 00:25
      Title: Un Sueno En La Floresta
      Performer(s): Johannes Moller (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Johannes Moller (Guitar)
      Duration: 8:00
    • 00:36
      Title: Head & Heart
      Performer(s): Vashti Bunyan
      Performer(s): Vashti Bunyan
      Album: Johnny Boy Would Love This... A Tribute to John Martyn
      Duration: 4:54
    • 00:41
      Title: Go Down Easy -- Not Available
      Performer(s): Beth Orton (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Beth Orton (Vocal)
      Duration: 3:24
    • 00:44
      Title: Bless The Weather
      Performer(s): John Martyn
      Performer(s): John Martyn
      Album: Bless the Weather, Island, IMCD135
      Duration: 4:25
    • 00:51
      Title: San Antonio
      Performer(s): Arne Jansen (Guitars), Andreas Edelmann (Bass), Eric Schaefer (Drums)
      Performer(s): Arne Jansen (Guitars), Andreas Edelmann (Bass), Eric Schaefer (Drums)
      Duration: 3:16
    • 00:54
      Title: Man In A Shed
      Composer: Drake
      Performer(s): Nick Drake
      Performer(s): Nick Drake
      Album: Five Leaves Left (Remastered), Island, IMCD8
      Duration: 4:04

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