The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Tuesday 18 June 2013

This Week on Blue....

In the run up to New Music Dublin Festival this weekend, Carl will be focusing on the best Irish contemporary music - both performers and composers. We'll share some of the vibrant talent in the contemporary music scene - from Deane to Doyle, Buckley to Barry and more - and on Wednesday night pianist/composer Izumi Kimura joins Carl for a Blue Room Session - tunes, choices and a little chat.

The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

Bachianas Brasileiras is Heitor Vill-Lobos' most famous work. There's more to this Brazilian and this week on the Blue, we'll spotlight the lesser known too.

LOUIS REMEMBERED

It's been a sad year for the music world with the loss of many iconic figures. One of our own legends, jazz guitarist Louis Stewart left us earlier this year. Louis' musical legacy is recognised and lauded in the international jazz world. At home in Ireland, where he chose to base himself even at the peak of his international fame, he became a friend and mentor to many in a burgeoning jazz community. His loss is immense. In March 2014, Louis was the featured artist on The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran. This special programme features many of Louis' wonderful performances and his chat with Carl, recalling his early days and the highlights of his international career.

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Presenter: Carl Corcoran

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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