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Tales from the far Side 27.05.21 A short Story of Polish Jazz

On this edition I explore the exciting development of Polish Jazz, from its underground years after the Second World War to its innovations in the 21st Century with music by Tomasz Stanko, Krzysztof Komeda, Krzysztof Popek, Milosc, Leszec Mozdzer, Kuba Wiecek, Marcin Wasilewski and others.

Jazz Mine No. 307 Saturday 22nd May 2021 incl. Edel Meade & Larry Coryell, Kevin Brady & Dave Redmond

On this episode of Jazz Mine from Sean Brophy you can hear tracks from Joe Lovano Trio Tapestry, Llamas with Christine Tobin, Nigel Clark, Edel Meade, Shai Maestro and more..........Saturdays 5PM on dublincityfm.ie

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Tales from the far Side 20.05.21 Women in Jazz - An European Spring

On this edition I feature some of the best female artists at the vibrant and progressive European Jazz Scene, with contributions by Nubya Garcia, Ellen Andrea Wang, Kathrine Windfeld, Monika Herzig and Sheroes, Mette Rasmussen, Kaja Draksler, Susana Santos Silva and Martha Wajdzik. Please drop in, tune in and bring a friend for an hour of exciting Jazz.

Jazz Mine No. 306 Saturday 15th May 2021 incl. Ben Crosland, Ian Shaw & Christine Tobin

On this episode of Jazz Mine from Sean Brophy you can hear tracks from Larry Coryell with Kevin Brady & Dave Redmond, Ben Crosland, Louis Stewart, Stella Bass / Hugh Buckley, Ian Shaw and more..........Saturdays 5PM on dublincityfm.ie

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Tales from the far Side 13.05.21 Ron Carter Special

On this edition I celebrate Ron Carter's 84th Birthday with a SPECIAL FEATURE of his life, career, work and music with a selection from his extraordinary recording output looking back at a very fruitful and colourful career. And long long may that last.

Jazz Mine No. 305 Saturday 8th May 2021 incl. John Coltrane Quartet

On this episode of Jazz Mine from Sean Brophy you can hear tracks from Clark, Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane / Eric Dolphy Quartet, Matt Carmichael, On / Off ( Mark Flynn & Peter Moc ) and more..........Saturdays 5PM on dublincityfm.ie

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Tales from the far Side 06.05.21 The Best in Jazz New Stuff to snuff Jazz New Releases

On this edition I offer you some NEW STUFF TO SNUFF and where I'ld like to introduce to a few new albums I came across over the previous weeks, recordings by Joe Lovano's Trio Tapestry, the Tania Giannouli Trio, Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Sextet, Charles Lloyd+the Marvels, Chris Potter, David Helbrock, the Aki Takase Trio as well as Archie Shepp and Jason Moran. Hope I have you around for an exciting hour of
NEW STUFF TO SNUFF >>>>>
(please check out previous Shows).