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Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia

Monday, March 30, 2015

This Wednesday, we kick off our month-long celebration of Lady Day's centennial anniversary. This week, we begin our celebration featuring her complete Columbia recordings (1933-1944).

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PLAYLIST: MoMA Captures Vintage Sounds of 1930s Harlem

Friday, March 27, 2015

In their upcoming multi-media exhibition, MoMA uses painting, literature and music to capture the radical spirit of The Great Migration. Check out the playlist using our Spotify player. 

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Go See Live Music!

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Each week, we put together a list of shows that we think are top notch. This week, we've chosen shows throughout the country, go on tour with the American Songbook!

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Jonathan's Weekend Mix

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Miss Jonathan's weekend shows? No worries, we've complied his playlists & created the perfect weekend mix. Take a look to see what was played & enjoy the mix using our Spotify player. 

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Stephen Sondheim According to Jonathan Schwartz

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Last week, American composer Stephen Sondheim celebrated his 85th birthday. Schwartz was in the studio, dutifully spinning Sondheim. Join us from noon to 4PM for an encore presentation.

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A Billie Holiday Songbook

Monday, March 23, 2015

The recent release from pianist and Harlem native, Lara Downes, is a tribute to Lady Day. This week, we are featuring her album, A Billie Holiday Songbook - tune in and check it out.

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LIVE: Tour The Songbook

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Each week, we put together a list of shows that we think are top notch. This week, we've chosen shows throughout the country, go on tour with the American Songbook!

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Get to Know Duchess

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The vocal trio Duchess is new to The Jonathan Channel, and we couldn't be more pleased. This week we are featuring their recent self-titled release as our album of the week. 

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Girl Singer, Part II

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Part two of Jonathan Schwartz article investigating the life and music of beloved jazz singer, Beverly Kenney. 

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American Songbook Rarities

Monday, March 16, 2015

Each weekend, Jonathan Schwartz brings us great music -- from the archives. If you missed his show this weekend, check out our playlist & Spotify player to hear what you missed.

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The Jonathan Channel Presents Ana Gasteyer

Friday, March 13, 2015

Tuesday night at 7PM, join comedian/singer Ana Gasteyer and her quintet for an evening of fun-loving renditions of American Songbook standards. 

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This Week in The American Songbook

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

This week's concert calendar is full of great stuff: Dee Dee Bridgewater, The King and I, Steve Kuhn and much more. 

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Girl Singer, Part I

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

At the height of her career, jazz singer Beverly Kenney ended her life. She was 28 years old. In 1992, Jonathan Schwartz wrote an article detailing the tragic life of a beloved musician.

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Listen to Bob Dylan's New Album

Monday, March 09, 2015

Bob Dylan's 36th studio album, Shadows in the Night, is a collection of Sinatra interpretations. Tune into The Jonathan Channel all week long to hear the complete album!

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Ring in Spring with Jonathan Schwartz

Monday, March 09, 2015

Each weekend, Jonathan Schwartz spins 8 hours of American songbook gems. If you missed it, we've compiled the playlist & added a Spotify player. It's no Schwartz - but it's all we got. 

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An Encore Performance: Champian Fulton & Jonathan Schwartz

Friday, March 06, 2015

Recently, Champian Fulton & her quintet, were joined by Jonathan Schwartz to present a tribute Dinah Washington - live in The Greene Space.  Saturday at 4PM, tune in to hear it again! 

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Weekends with Jonathan Schwartz

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Each weekend, Jonathan Schwartz spins 8 hours of American songbook gems. If you missed it, we've compiled the playlist & added a Spotify player. It's no Schwartz - but it's all we got. 

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Go See Live Music!

Monday, March 02, 2015

This week's concert calendar is full of great things. We have a Tribute to Betty Carter, Harry Connick Jr. and many more. 

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Interlude from Jamie Cullum

Monday, March 02, 2015

This week, we are featuring a jazz release from the English pop songwriter, Jamie Cullum. Tune in all week long to hear the complete album.

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The Great American Songbook Live

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

We've got your evening plans, right here! Take a look at what's going on around NYC this week and then, go see live music. 

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