coming up on Wednesday's show.....in "The Zoo Of The New: Poems To Read Now", Nick Laird offers readers a choice spanning five centuries of verse,live music from French cellist Emmanuelle Bertrand and a charismatic Captain and lost souls looking for a leader link the short stories in "Once We Sang Like Other Men" by John MacKenna
Arena Tuesday 4th February 2014
On tonight's programme Gerry Godley celebrates 75 years of Blue Note jazz; Michael Longley reads some of his poetry and we have an interview with Rebecca Storm as she prepares for her concert in the Bord Gais Energy Theatre on Sunday 16th February.
As a label Blue Note records is synonymous with the very best of jazz and this year it celebrates its seventy fifth birthday.
Blue Note Records is an American jazz record label, established in 1939 by Alfred Lion and Max Margulis. Francis Wolff became involved shortly afterwards. It derives its name from the characteristic "blue notes" of jazz and the blues