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Tales from the far Side 12.12.19 Tribute to Harold Mabern

On this edition I pay tribute to the late great pianist Harold Mabern who sadly died in September but whose music will stay alive as one of the most powerful Hard-Bop contributions in Jazz and beyond as a strong and in demand sideman and as a leader of his own groups.

Jazz Mine No. 237 Saturday 7th December 2019 with guest vocalist Jennifer McMahon

On this episode of Jazz Mine you can hear tracks from Lee Morgan, Astrud Gilberto, Amy Winehouse, Gregory Porter, Jennifer McMahon and more..........Saturdays 5PM on dublincityfm.ie

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Tales from the far Side 05.12.19 Jazz Dreams

On this edition I get lost in some Jazz Dreams and I picked a selection of tracks to inspire you to dream along to some wonderful music by Lucian Gray, Billie Holiday, Spike Robinson, George Masso, Ben Riley, Wayne Escoffery, Woody Shaw, Shirley Horn and Tigran.

Jazz Mine No. 236 Saturday 30th November 2019 incl. Nils Petter Molvaer

On this episode of Jazz Mine you can hear tracks from Tom O'Hare & Gunther Fischer featuring James Williams, Traditional Band from Tura featuring Tibor Szenasi, Nils Petter Molvaer, Suzanne Savage, Kris DeFoort Trio and more..........Saturdays 5PM on dublincityfm.ie

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Tales from the far Side 28.11.19 A Big Band Bash

On this edition I give space to a few of the leading Big Bands of modern contemporary Jazz demonstrating that this form of music is going from strength to strength in the 21st Century. Contributions by the DIVA Jazz Orchestra, the Maria Schneider Orchestra, John Beasley's Monk'estra, the WDR Big Band and the Electric Lady Big Band.

Jazz Mine No. 235 Saturday 23rd November 2019 incl. Chet Baker & Billie Holiday

On this episode of Jazz Mine you can hear tracks from Joe Pass ( Guitar ), John Pisano, Tom Ranier & Jim Hughart, Bjorn Klakegg, Howard Roberts, Chet Baker, Lonnie Smith and more..........Saturdays 5PM on dublincityfm.ie

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Tales from the far Side 21.11.19 Female Jazz Trumpeters

On this edition I try to explore the exciting development and sound of young female trumpeters in Jazz coming on strongly in the new century and breaking down gender boundaries. I also dig into the history books on the search for the first female pioneers on this male dominated instrument. You can hear music by Valaida Snow, Clora Bryant, Ingrid Jensen, Laura Jurd, Yazz Ahmed, Airelle Besson and Barbara Donald.