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Tales from the far Side 13.08.20 A Tribute to Charlie Haden Part 2 In Trio + Duo Settings

On this edition I continue my 83rd Birthday Anniversary Feature of life and work of Charlie Haden and here in Part 2 I concentrate on his music in a Trio + Duo Setting.

The Hot Box #061 - More Celebrations

It seems that this is a time for memories of the great jazz musicians of yesterday who have “left the building” during the current pandemic (but not necessarily as a direct result of it), and in The Hot Box #061 we celebrate the music of saxophonist Jimmy Heath, singer/pianist Freddy Cole and singer Annie Ross. And we find some new music from Brazilian, New York based guitarist Riccardo Grilli.

Jazz Mine No. 266 Saturday 8th August incl. Humphrey Lyttleton

On this episode of Jazz Mine from Sean Brophy you can hear tracks from Humphrey Lyttleton, Terry Lightfoot, Harry Gold, Six Of The Best, Mia Parsons With The Nigel Mooney Quartet and more..........Saturdays 5PM on dublincityfm.ie

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Tales from the far Side 06.08.20 A Tribute to Charlie Haden Part 1 The Progressive Years

On this edition I pay tribute to the legendary bassist/composer Charlie Haden on what would have been the 83rd Anniversary of his Birthday. And in part 1 I concentrate on his work within the Ornette Coleman Quartet, in the group Old and New Dreams co=led with trumpeter Don Cherry as well his Liberation Music Orchestra.

BAN BAM Commission & Development Award 2020/2021

BAN BAM Commission & Development Award 2020/2021

Supporting women in jazz and creative improvised music

BAN BAM Commission & Development Award 2020/2021 is a new creative commissioning and career development opportunity open to Irish-born or resident female composers on the island of Ireland (North and South) presented by Improvised Music Company (IMC) and Moving on Music (MOM).

Following IMC’s ‘BAN BAM’ activity in 2017/18 promoting women in jazz and improvised music, combined with MOM’s extensive experience with their emerging artists programme, IMC and MOM are pleased to come together with a commission and development opportunity for female and gender-minority artists across the island of Ireland for 2020/2021.

Jazz Mine No. 265 Saturday 1st August 2020 incl. George Duke

On this episode of Jazz Mine from Sean Brophy you can hear tracks from 3rd Man featuring Peter Kienle, Rick Britto, Marcin Wasilewski Trio with Joe Lovano, Grace Black, Josh Muir and more..........Saturdays 5PM on dublincityfm.ie

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Tales from the far Side 30.07.20 The Saxophone Trio in Action-another Jazz fairy-tale

THE SAXOPHONE TRIO IN ACTION ........

giving the pianist a break .....

on this week's edition of TALES FROM THE FAR SIDE

with music by Rudresh Mahanthappa, Joe Henderson, Sonny Rollins, Albert Ayler, Joe Lovano, Kenny Garrett, JD Allen and their trios.