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John Coltrane has a church named after him, the Saint John Coltrane Church,where they say that you should listen to Trane every day for spiritual guidance. Tonight, we will listen to over 2 hours of the man. During the first of 3 parts,Gary will trace in chronological order, some of his 50’s recordings, right up […]

Following on from last week Gary plays a set of his favourite male singers.

Not So Easy Listening Music: Gary Hannon knows so much about difficult and challenging music if you cut off the top of his head you’d find Harry Partch and Rachmaninoff duelling with electric cheese-graters atop a pit of vipers as Liszt performs tone arabesques on a bed of nails.

“Non-instrumental Movie Soundtracks”: Gary Hannon knows so much about movie soundtracks if you cut off the top of his head and peered inside you’d see Shirley Bassey playing chess with Whitney Houston as The Bee-Gees put up posters for “Rumble Fish” while whistling “The Never Ending Story”.

Instrumental Movie Soundtracks: Gary Hannon knows so much about instrumental movie soundtracks if you cut off the top of his head and peered in you’d see Ennio Morricone throwing popcorn at Bernard Herrmann as he had a battle of the timpanis with Michael Nyman.

Following on from the previous set of Brazilian music, tonight, Gary plays jazz that has been influenced by Brazil. He plays songs from Miles Davis with Gill Evans, and of course Stan Getz.

Gary plays jazz that has been influenced by Brazil. He plays songs from Miles Davis with Gill Evans, and of course Stan Getz.

Gary’s Late Night Cut’s ‘Nina Simone’: Nina Simone was the “High Priestess of Soul”, a jazz giant, a torch songstress, a ballad singer, a blues singer, a leading figure of the civil rights movement of the 1960’s, and much more. Tonight, Gary explores some aspects of this incredible artist, who defies categorisation.

Indian music has co-evolved independently of western music. Tonight, Gary explores various types of Indian music, from Classical players such as Ravi Shankar, through the influences of the Beatles, up to modern musicians such as drum n’ bass producer Talvin Singh.

Gary Hannon knows so much about hard techno if you cut off his head Juan Atkins would pop out stapling a “Detroit Rules” white label 12” to his own thigh.

Following on from the last few heartbreaking sets, tonight, Gary explores the emotion of happiness and how it is expressed in music. Throughout 20 years of DJing, Gary has learnt what songs get a party crowd dancing. Tonight, Gary plays some obvious songs by James Brown and Stevie Wonder and some more obscure tracks to […]


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