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Jazz Mine No. 293 Saturday 13th February 2021 with your host Sean Brophy

On this episode of Jazz Mine from Sean Brophy you can hear tracks from Elina Duni / Rob Luft, Snack Cat with Alecski Glick ( Guitar ) & Chantal Mitvalsky ( Vocal ), Ben Somers / Wesley Gibbens / Rob Updegraft, Mike Casey, Scottish National Jazz Orchestra and more..........Saturdays 5PM on dublincityfm.ie

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Tales from the far Side 11.02.21 Going Bassless

On this edition you can hear a handpicked selection of recordings without the String Bass, taking the new bassless albums of Trio Grande and Joe Lovano as an inspiration to dig into some ground-breaking recordings of the past, with contributions by Paul Motian, Benny Goodman, Lester Young, the Jimmy Giuffre 3, Michel Petrucciani's Power of Three, Ron Miles and others.

The Hot Box #066 - The Guitar Files - Part 3

In this edition we once again visit the alphabetical countdown of prominent jazz guitar players, taking a few more filed under the letter B. And we indulge in a little repetition to celebrate Ireland’s guitarist Hugh Buckley.

Included is one piece by the late Chick Corea who died on February 9 2021.

Jazz Mine No. 292 Saturday 6th February 2021 with your host Sean Brophy

On this episode of Jazz Mine from Sean Brophy you can hear tracks from Richard Nelson, Double Standards ( Andy Hague ), Jennifer McMahon, Danny G. & The Major 7ths, Fergus McCreadie Trio and more..........Saturdays 5PM on dublincityfm.ie

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Tales from the far Side 04.02.21 Soul Food and Home Cookin' Jazz Part 2

On this edition I continue my modest excursion into the "SOUL FOOD" of Jazz by playing some food-and home cookin' related tracks by Sonny Stitt, Randy Weston, Wes Montgomery, Hilton Ruiz, Eddie Condon, Fats Waller, Slim Gaillard, Charles Mingus, Dexter Gordon delivering a tasteful soundtrack to you own home cookin' activities during the lockdown.

Jazz Mine No. 291 Saturday 30th. January 2021 with your host Sean Brophy

On this episode of Jazz Mine from Sean Brophy you can hear tracks from Jon Batiste, Gonzalo Del Val, Skinny Pelembe, Reis Demuth Wiltgen Trio, Origin Story, Duo Blanco, Annabelle Chvostek and more..........Saturdays 5PM on dublincityfm.ie

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The Hot Box #065 - New Material

After too long a gap, The Hot Box returns with tracks from recently released albums by Christian McBride, John Beasley, Chick Corea and the Cuban wonder Harold Lopez Nussa amongst others.

There’s an emphasis on big bands, with among others, selections from the “tribute” album “For Jimmy, Wes and Oliver” by Christian McBride.