coming up on Tuesday's show...the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' "Sgt Peppers" album, author Michael Winter, one of the guests at this year's Cúirt Festival, an exhibition honouring Francis Ledwidge at the Solstice Arts Centre and the first of Kay Sheehy's reviews of novels on the International Dublin Literary Award shortlist, "The Sympathizer" by Viet Thanh Nguyen
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