RTÉ Radio 1 Music Specials

    Music Specials Saturday 22 August 2015

    Jazz on the Bay 22nd August 2015

    Jazz singer Melanie O'Reilly revisits the Cork Jazz Festival of 2014,  listening to stories and music highlights of some of the stellar musicians who performed there in 2014 .-such as pianist/composer Michel Le Grand, and including vocalists Diane Reeves, Carmen Lundy, and Carla Cook, pianists Bruce Barth, and Simon Rowe -Director of the Brubeck Institute. . Melanie also dropped in to hear the Cork Jazz Festival choir while rehearsing, led  by vocalist Lee Gibson, while also receiving a little history from locals about the positive impact of the festival in Cork city and beyond.

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    Coming Up on August 29th at 6pm

    Jazz on the Bay –Michael Feinstein: Feinstein at the Nikko.
    Hosted by Melanie O'Reilly Sat. 29th Aug. @ 6pm

    Jazz singer Melanie O'Reilly drops in to Feinsteins at the Nikko .in San Francisco to meet the club owner, - Singer, pianist, arranger, composer,& music archivist, Michael Feinstein -.“The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook”..who is a multi-platinum-selling, 2 –time Emmy and five-time Grammy-nominated recording artist and has received international recognition for his commitment to celebrating America’s popular song and preserving its legacy for the next generation.

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