coming up on Thursday's show.....Transformers: The Last Night, Twice Shy and Hampstead are the films for review, Lisa Harding delves into the hidden world of Ireland's sex trade in her debut novel "Harvesting" and the latest albums from Beth Ditto, Fleet Foxes and Nathan Carter
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