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Tales from the far Side 21.01.21 Live @ the Village Vanguard a hand-picked selection

On this edition you can hear some Jazz recordings captured live at the famous Village Vanguard Jazz Club in New York over the past decades. And you can hear music by Paul Motian, Brad Mehldau, Frank Morgan, Julian Cannonball Adderley, the Thad Jones / Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra, Cecile McLorin Salvant and the Bill Evans Trio.

Jazz Mine No. 289 Saturday 16th. January 2021 with your host Sean Brophy

On this episode of Jazz Mine from Sean Brophy you can hear tracks from Grant Green, Archie Shepp, Jamie Toomey, Duo Blanca, Ben Somers, Josephine Davies, Phil Robson & Christine Tobin and more..........Saturdays 5PM on dublincityfm.ie

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Tales from the far Side 14.01.21 Remembering Kenny Wheeler

On this edition I pay tribute to life and work of trumpeter / flugelhornist / composer / arranger / bandleader and educator Kenny Wheeler and I celebrate his music with a selection of handpicked tracks from his colourful back catalogue.

Jazz Mine No. 288 Saturday 9th. January 2021 with your host Sean Brophy

On this episode of Jazz Mine from Sean Brophy you can hear tracks from Phil Robson ( Guitar ), Josephine Davies ( Tenor Sax ), Ben Somers ( Double Bass ) & Christine Tobin ( Vocals ), Tina May, Norah Jones ( Featuring Sarah Oda ), Mile Casey featuring pianist Benito Gonzales, Kurt Leege and more..........Saturdays 5PM on dublincityfm.ie

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Liv Monaghan Trio Presents New project Chez Serge

Liv Monaghan, vocalist and songwriter is about to release a taste of the Parisian Jazz scene with her latest project, recorded in Serge Merlaud’s apartment in central Paris - Chez Serge.

Accompanied by Sava Medan on upright bass and Serge Merlaud on guitar for an intimate recording of three songs, one new composition, Foolish Woman, written by Monaghan and two covers, with each mother tongue of the trio represented in the set list.

The group have played together over the past five years in various cafes and clubs on the Paris jazz scene. Some of the Trio’s influences include Bill Evans, João Gilberto, Gretchen Parlato and Norah Jones.

Jazz Mine No. 287 Saturday 2nd. January 2021 with your host Sean Brophy

On this episode of Jazz Mine from Sean Brophy you can hear tracks from A Flock Of Seagulls, Cleo Laine, Phil Ware Trio, Chet Baker, Jacopo Ferrazza Trio, Organics, Eight O' Five Jive, Origin Story, Ray Charles, Gregory Porter and more..........Saturdays 5PM on dublincityfm.ie

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Jazz Mine No. 286 Saturday 26th. December 2020 incl. Jack Palance

On this episode of Jazz Mine from Sean Brophy you can hear tracks from Tina May with James Pearson Trio, Norah Jones, Judy Nazemetz, Harvey Mason, Laurie Z with Jack Palance and more..........Saturdays 5PM on dublincityfm.ie

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