Arena Tuesday 4 February 2014

coming up on Friday's show.....films for review include the "The Magnificent Seven" protecting the underdog, a childhood friendship put in danger by irritating adults in "Little Men" and Irish troops battling mercenaries in the Congo during "The Siege of Jadotville" and the latest albums from David Bowie's back catalogue, Billy Bragg and Warpaint

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

Tell Me It's Not True

Tell Me It's Not True

Rebecca Storm

2:00

Bouncing With Bud

Bouncing With Bud

Bud Powell

2:59

Straight No Chaser

Straight No Chaser

Thelonious Monk

1:00

It's You Or No One

It's You Or No One

Dexter Gordon

1:30

The Sidewinder

The Sidewinder

Lee Morgan

1:30

Downtime

Downtime

Robert Glasper

2:00

Don't Cry For Me Argentina

Don't Cry For Me Argentina

Lloyd Webber A/Rice

5:43

Easy Terms

Easy Terms

Rebecca Storm

1:00

Tell Me On A Sunday

Tell Me On A Sunday

Rebecca Storm

0:30

I Dreamed A Dream

I Dreamed A Dream

Rebecca Storm

1:00

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