Tales from the far Side 01.12.22 Another Big Band Bash

On this edition you can hear another blast of magnificent Big Band Jazz with contributions by the DIVA Jazz Orchestra, Maria Schneider Bib Band, John Beasley's Monk'estra, the Electric Ladyland Orchestra, the WDR Big Band with Fred Hersch and also with Steve Gadd, Eddie Gomez and Ronnie Cuber

Tales from the far Side 17.11.22 Devilish good Jazz

On this week's edition you can hear some devilish good Jazz, Jazz that addresses Lucifer and his "Playlist" of Devil's Music with contributions by Don Ellis, Wayne Escoffery, Ahmad Jamal, Earl Hilnes, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Shorty Rodgers, Art Pepper, John Abercrombie and others

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