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Jessica Molaskey

Co-Host, Radio Deluxe on The Jonathan Channel

Jessica Molaskey is a critically-acclaimed actress and vocalist, whose singing voice has been compared to Peggy Lee, Chris Connor, k.d. Lang, and even Chet Baker. 

Jessica Molaskey is a critically-acclaimed actress and vocalist, whose singing voice has been compared to Peggy Lee, Chris Connor, k.d. Lang, and even Chet Baker. Ms. Molaskey has sung in concert from Lincoln Center to Carnegie Hall to the Montreal Jazz festival. She performed regularly at Feinstein’s at Loews Regency with her husband John Pizzarelli and, in 2005, made her sold-out solo debut at the Oak Room at New York’s Algonquin Hotel. For the past seven years, the husband-and-wife team have headlined a yearly, two-month, sold-out engagement at the New York’s famous Café Carlyle.

Her latest CD is the 2012 Arbors release, Live from the Algonquin, featuring her performances with the great singer-songwriter Dave Frishberg at the fabled Oak Room. Jessica has five previous solo CDs: A Kiss to Build a Dream On, Sitting in Limbo, Make Believe, A Good Day, and her debut CD, Pentimento. All received both critical and popular acclaim.

Jessica is a veteran of a dozen Broadway shows, including the recent revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Sunday in the Park With George, which was nominated for nine Tony Awards.

She has premiered music written by Ricky Ian Gordon (Dream True, Sycamore Trees), Adam Guettel (Myths and Hymns), Jason Robert Brown (Songs for a New World, Parade), Michael John LaChiusa, and Stephen Sondheim (Wise Guys). She has written songs for a dozen recordings, including the critically-acclaimed “Greed,” part of a commission for Audra McDonald’s Seven Deadly Sins at Carnegie Hall. Ms. McDonald performed “Cradle and All,” written by Ms. Molaskey and Ricky Ian Gordon, for the Lincoln Center Songbook series and she recorded it for Nonesuch CD release Build a Bridge.

 Jessica grew up in Wolcott, Connecticut. She lives in Manhattan with her husband, John Pizzarelli, and their 14-year-old daughter, Madeleine.

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Jessica Molaskey appears in the following:

Saturday Morning Jazz with Radio Deluxe

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Saturday morning at 10AM, join John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey as they share their favorite jazz selections - new and old. 

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It's Nothing but Jazz, Jazz, Jazz

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Saturday morning at 10AM, join John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey for two-hours of their favorite jazz recordings. 

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New Music, Old Music & Blue Music

Friday, August 22, 2014

Saturday morning at 10AM ET, join world-renowned musicians, John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey as they spin their favorite classic and contemporary records.

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Music Akimbo with Radio Deluxe

Saturday, August 02, 2014

Saturday morning at 10AM ET, join world-renowned musicians, John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey as they spin their favorite records from all over the globe. 

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Radio Deluxe: The Enduring Presence of Richard Rodgers

Saturday, June 28, 2014

This morning at 10AM ET, join world-renowned musicians, John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey in their deluxe Manhattan living room for two hours of conversation and exceptional music. In this episode, the couple pays tribute to Richard Rodgers with a look into his life and music.

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Great Getting Up Music

Saturday, June 07, 2014

This morning at 10AM ET, join world-renowned musicians, John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey in their deluxe Manhattan living room for two hours of conversation and exceptional music. You'll hear music from The Benny Goodman Sextet, Shirley Horn and many others.

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New Sounds with Radio Deluxe

Friday, May 30, 2014

This afternoon at 3PM, join John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey as they sift through their favorite new offerings in contemporary jazz. Today's playlist ranges from Elaine Elias and Eldar Jangerov to Joshua Redman.

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Radio Deluxe: Barbara Cook on the Art of Singing

Friday, May 23, 2014

This morning at 10AM, join hosts John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey as they talk music with Tony Award winning singer/actress, Barbara Cook. A favorite singer of host Jessica Molaskey, the couple chat with Cook about what she calls, "the art of singing".

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Radio Deluxe: An Evening of Classic Jazz

Monday, May 12, 2014

This evening at 7PM ET, join world-renowned jazz musicians, John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey in their deluxe Manhattan living room for two hours of conversation and exceptional music. You'll hear music from The Benny Goodman Sextet, Shirley Horn and many others.  

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Classic Jazz with Radio Deluxe

Saturday, May 03, 2014

Every week, join world-renowned jazz musicians, John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey in their deluxe Manhattan living room for two hours of conversation and exceptional music.

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Back On Broadway: Billy Porter on Radio Deluxe

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Every week, join world-renowned jazz musicians, John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey in their deluxe Manhattan living room for two hours of conversation and exceptional music.

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Contemporary Jazz with Radio Deluxe

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Every week, join world-renowned jazz musicians, John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey in their deluxe Manhattan living room for two hours of conversation and exceptional music.

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Spring is in the Air with Radio Deluxe

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Every week, join world-renowned jazz musicians, John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey in their deluxe Manhattan living room for two hours of conversation and exceptional music.

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Bossa Nova on Radio Deluxe

Saturday, April 05, 2014

Every week, join world-renowned jazz musicians, John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey in their deluxe Manhattan living room for two hours of conversation and exceptional music.

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Classic Jazz with Radio Deluxe

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Every week, join world-renowned jazz musicians, John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey in their deluxe Manhattan living room for two hours of conversation and exceptional music.

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A Look at Broadway with Radio Deluxe

Monday, March 24, 2014

Heralded as “a leading member of a new generation of composers" by The New York Times, Tony award winning composer/lyricist Jason Robert Brown, is a master of melody. This week, he stops by The Deluxe Apartment to talk with John and Jessica about his current project, The Bridges of Madison County

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New York Blues

Monday, March 17, 2014

Every week, join world-renowned jazz musicians, John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey in their deluxe Manhattan living room for two hours of conversation and exceptional music.

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Radio Deluxe with John Pizzarelli

Monday, March 10, 2014

In this episode, Radio Deluxe brings you jazz for your Saturday morning. Streaming from the New York's most deluxe living room, John and Jessica play a big of Melanie Gardot, Catherine Russell, and many more. 

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New Music with Radio Deluxe

Saturday, March 01, 2014

In this episode, John and Jessica showcase their favorite new female singers, Catherine Russell and Kate McGary. Plus, a bit of Oscar Peterson and stories galore!

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Radio Deluxe Goes Hollywood

Saturday, February 22, 2014

This week on Radio Deluxe, it's a music tribute to The Silver Screen, as John and Jessica salute Academy Award winners, losers and nominees. 

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