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Eamonn Lenihan is a freelance broadcaster and producer.

Recently, he made a brief return to radio, after taking time out to complete his second novel. Mixcloud listenbacks of two pilot shows made for The Jazz UK are available below.

 

Note that regular weekly programmes have been scheduled for 2019.

 

In the first Euphonic Favourites, Eamonn chats to Scottish jazz musician/composer Tommy Smith and the Northern Irish drummer/bandleader David Lyttle. The programme includes a selection of jazz recordings by these and other UK artists. First broadcast on The Jazz UK on April 2nd 2018.

 

 

The second show finds Eamonn in the company of Welsh-born jazz musician/composer Gwilym Simcock (currently touring with Pat Metheny) and the English big band arranger-cum-soundtrack composer Colin Towns (“Doc Martin”, "Foyle’s War”, etc). Includes a selection of jazz recordings by both these artists. First broadcast on The Jazz UK on May 7th 2018.

 

 

Duologue is also available on Mixcloud: the full interviews with jazz performers.

 

 

 

Eamonn presented "The Blue Of The Night" for three nights every weekend on RTÉ lyric fm, Ireland's state-run arts and classical music station.
Eamonn with Carl Corcoran

Individual podcasts of interviews with record producer Joe Boyd, Horslips member Johnny Fean, jazz musican/composer/bandleader Ahmad Jamal, Grammy-winning pianist/composer Laurence Hobgood, jazz musician/educator Wynton Marsalis and composer/performer Daryl Runswick are available by clicking on the highlighted text above.
The RTÉ lyric fm webpage links have been repaired: Eamonn's "Blue of The Night" programmes are again available via listen back - over 2,000 hours of music, going as far back as October 2011.

 

To stream a specific programme, go here and click on any highlighted date within the Programme Archive section (on the right side of the page). Note that Saturday night programmes often began late, depending on the duration of particular "Opera Night" broadcasts, especially those from New York's Met, so you may need to toggle forward a little...

 

Showreel samples are available to broadcasting media staff on request.
Direct your query through the FEEDBACK page to obtain online access.

 

Aer Lingus Playlist


Below, details of the most recent bespoke "in flight" programme Eamonn made for the Irish airline (referenced in the February/March 2015 edition of Cara magazine). Click on the PDF to view titles, links to individual websites and shortcuts to iTunes... Open here...