John Schaefer


John Schaefer appears in the following:

Don Cheadle and Ethan Hawke Bring Jazz to the Big Screen

Friday, April 01, 2016

Jazz legends Miles Davis and Chet Baker spent their careers orbiting one another from separate coasts. Now, their lives are the focus of two new biopics.


Don Cheadle Brings Miles Davis Back to Life

Thursday, March 31, 2016

The actor and director talks about crawling inside the skin of one of the 20th century's greatest artists.


The Reverend Shawn Amos

Monday, March 28, 2016

Music for the spirit, and the dancing shoes, live in the studio. 

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Ethan Hawke Channels Chet Baker in Born to Be Blue

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Ethan Hawke on portraying the drug-addicted jazz musician / heartthrob Chet Baker in the new film “Born to Be Blue.” 


Panoramic Sounds from Great American Canyon Band

Monday, March 21, 2016

Atmospheric Americana from Baltimore-based group, live on Souncheck. 

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Igudesman & Joo: Sonatas and Slapstick

Thursday, March 17, 2016

The duo described as "Mozart-meets-Monty-Python" performs in the Soundcheck studio.


Listen Live: William Tyler, Quindar, Nick Hallett

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

This Thursday, March 17, join us for a live stream of indie sample-rockers Quindar, featuring Wilco's Mikael Jorgensen, with composer Nick Hallett and guitarist William Tyler.


Quilt Visits a Prismatic 'Plaza'

Monday, March 14, 2016

The Boston-born band plays songs off its brand new record on Soundcheck.


The Magic Shop, Where Music and History Were Recorded, Is Closing

Friday, March 11, 2016

The legendary Soho studio where Lou Reed, the Ramones, David Bowie, and many others recorded major albums is closing this month.

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Hey Marseilles Flies a New Flag

Thursday, March 10, 2016

The sweeping Seattle rock band visits the Soundcheck studio to play songs from its self-titled new record.


Song Premiere: Great American Canyon Band Unveils 'Undertow'

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Listen to a new song from the Baltimore-based duo.


Weekly Music Roundup: Tuareg Reggae and Nothing But Love

Monday, March 07, 2016

This week, the unexpected return of Kendrick Lamar, a power trio of female vocalists, and a wussy band out of Cincinnati.
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Live at 8 p.m.: LNZNDRF Rocks The Greene Space

Monday, March 07, 2016

Watch members of The National and Beirut perform an intimate show live in WNYC's street-level studio. 


Jaimeo Brown's Work Songs

Monday, March 07, 2016

Drummer and producer mines the past to comment on the present, live in the Soundcheck studio.

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TEEN Brings the Love

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Top-of-form sister act plays songs from its new album 'Love Yes,' live on Soundcheck.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Magical Realism, Shamanistic Conjuring

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

This week, a world premiere video from Argentina, a Hawaiian one-woman band, and a new wave of British invaders. 
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John Luther Adams Transforms The Music Of The Streets

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

The Pulitzer-winning composer talks with John Schaefer about his latest location-inspired work tied to the opening of the Met Breuer.

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Ezra Furman Connects, Loud and Clear

Monday, February 29, 2016

The genre-busting and gender-bending singer visits the Soundcheck studio.  


Rainy Day Music from M. Ward

Thursday, February 25, 2016

The raspy-voiced indie troubadour returns to the Soundcheck studio to play songs from his new album 'More Rain.'


Weekly Music Roundup: Tunes Brighten a Twilit World

Monday, February 22, 2016

This week, the rise of super-short-form videos; plus a soulful look at the world’s problems, a sci-fi glimpse of the world’s future problems, and a song to make it all better.
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