On this edition I am exploring "JAZZ JAMAICA" and like to introduce you to a couple of artists who are inspired by the rhythms of traditional Jamaican music and integrated them into the largely improvisational nature of Jazz. You can hear musicians like Monty Alexander, Ernest Ranglin, Vic Bennett, Harold McNair, Joe Harriott, the Jazz Warriors, Gary Crosby and the Jazz Jamaica All Stars as well as Courtney Pine. Please come on in for some lively sunshinemusic to fight those dull, dark and rainy November days.
TALES FROM THE FAR SIDE is live on air on CRC102.9fm and on www.crcfm.ie every Thursday 8-9 pm with a repeat on Saturday 9-10 pm. And there is a podcast of the show available on the web site all through the week. The show has established itself over the years with a small but devoted listenership (even beyond Jazz-fans) and since the introduction on internet the listenership extended nationally and internationally.