coming up on Friday's show...cult novel "Fat City" by Leonard Gardner is re-issued, art historian Andrew Graham Dixon talks Caravaggio and reviews of the latest albums from Rhiannon Giddens, Froth and Jidenna
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