Tales from the far Side 03.11.22. Memories of Summer as the longer nights draw in

On this edition I play some jazz with the theme of carrying memories of the summer as our longer nights draw in with music by Mildred Bailey, Ben Wendel, Sarah Vaughan, Oscar Peterson, Trevor Watkis, Dizzy Reece and others

Tales from the far Side 20.10.22 Westport Jazz

On this edition you can hear some of the artists who played some gigs initiated by Westport Jazz, a small but brave initiative with the aim to bring high-class Jazz to the West of Ireland, to our domicile the Clew Bay Hotel in Westport Town and you can hear the music of the John Donegan Irish Sextet, Kevin Brady's Electric Quartet, the RBG Trio (Redmond/Brady/Gillard Trio) the Phil Robson/Jed Levy Quartet and a track by the late and very much missed Ger McNally and his Trio

Tales from the far Side 13.10.22 Momen'ts Notice. Reflection on John Coltrane

On this edition I feature some of the greatest composition by John Coltrane interpreted by artists like Keith Jarrett, Chucho Valdes, Joe Pass, Archie Shepp, Dave Liebman, Lakecia Benjamin and of course the master himself