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Arena Tuesday 4 February 2014

coming up on Friday's show.....Grammy winner and long-time Leonard Cohen collaborator, Sharon Robinson, "To Hell In A Handbag", a little-known background story to Wilde's comedy classic The Importance of Being Earnest and the latest albums from Britney Spears, De La Soul and Frank Ocean

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.

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Blue Note Jazz

Blue Note Jazz

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

Gerry Godley reports.

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Robert Graves Poetry

Robert Graves Poetry

“Selected Poems”  A new edition of the Poetry of Robert Graves edited by Michael Longley has just been published. Michael Longley reads selected poems and talks about Graves' life.

Rebecca Storm

Rebecca Storm

The performer Rebecca Storm has been a familiar part of the Irish musical theatre world for many years now.

And on Sunday 16th February she takes to the stage in Dublin one more time for a special one off concert in the Bord Gais Energy Theatre.

Evelyn O’Rourke met up with Rebecca to talk about her life and times on stage...

Music Played on the Show

00:00

Title: Tell Me It's Not True

Composer: Willy Russell

Performer(s): Rebecca Storm

Album: Blood Brothers N/A

Duration: 2:00

00:00

Title: Bouncing With Bud

Composer: Powell

Performer(s): Bud Powell

Album: The Complete 1946-1949 Roost, Blue Note, Verve & Swing Masters Blue Note Records 5321362

Duration: 2:59

00:00

Title: Straight No Chaser

Composer: THELONIOUS MONK

Performer(s): Thelonious Monk

Album: Thelonious Monk: Live At the 1964 Monterey Jazz Festival Blue Note

Duration: 1:00

00:00

Title: It's You Or No One

Composer: Dexter Gordon

Performer(s): Dexter Gordon

Album: Homecoming - Live At the Village Vanguard Blue Note

Duration: 1:30

00:00

Title: The Sidewinder

Composer: Lee Morgan

Performer(s): Lee Morgan

Album: The Best of Lee Morgan Blue Note

Duration: 1:30

00:00

Title: Downtime

Composer: Robert Glasper

Performer(s): Robert Glasper

Album: Double Booked Blue Note

Duration: 2:00

00:00

Title: Don't Cry For Me Argentina

Composer: Webber, Andrew Lloyd

Performer(s): Lloyd Webber A/Rice

Duration: 5:43

00:00

Title: Easy Terms

Composer: Willy Russell

Performer(s): Rebecca Storm

Duration: 1:00

00:00

Title: Tell Me On A Sunday

Composer: Webber, Andrew Lloyd

Performer(s): Rebecca Storm

Duration: 0:30

00:00

Title: I Dreamed A Dream

Composer: Webber, Andrew Lloyd

Performer(s): Rebecca Storm

Duration: 1:00

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