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Celebrating Holiday Standards with Michael Feinstein

Monday, December 22, 2014

This holiday celebration features rare tracks from Michael Feinstein’s collection of 20,000 recordings, including performances by Peggy Lee, Rosemary Clooney, and Donny Hathaway.

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Go See Live Music!

Monday, December 22, 2014

Each week we comb through the dense weeds of event calendars and pluck out a few not-to-miss events. 

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Celebrating Holiday Standards with Michael Feinstein

Monday, December 22, 2014

This holiday celebration features rare tracks from Michael Feinstein’s collection of 20,000 recordings, including performances by Peggy Lee, Rosemary Clooney, and Donny Hathaway.

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Renée Fleming on Song Travels

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Today at 3PM, Renée Fleming visits with Michael Feinstein. Tune in to Song Travels for an hour-long conversation about songwriting and performance. 

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Jonathan's Weekend Playlists

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The Holidays are here and Jonathan Schwartz is paying tribute. Last weekend, was a romp through the great American songbook and Christmas classics. 

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Tom Wopat is Home For The Holidays

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The Duke Boys have known each other a long time. Their current project, Home for Christmas, is our album of the week. Stay tuned to The Jonathan Channel to hear the full album! 

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Jonathan's Choice: Tierney Sutton

Saturday, December 13, 2014

It's no secret that we're fans of jazz vocalist, Tierney Sutton. Earlier this year, Sutton performed at NJPAC and Jonathan Schwartz joined her for an evening of music and conversation.

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The Birthday of Frank Sinatra

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Friday, December 12th is the birth anniversary of our favorite crooner Frank Sinatra. We're celebrating and that's not a bad thing. 

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From Hazzard County to The Jonathan Channel

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Tom Wopat has come a long way from Hazzard County. Now, he decks the halls of NYC nightclubs & radio stations with the great America songbook.Thursday at 4PM, he'll be your guest DJ. 

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The American Songbook Live: Staff Picks

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Each week we comb through the dense weeds of event calendars and pluck out a few not-to-miss events. This week we've found: a Basie Tribute, Christian McBride and much more. 

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Jonathan's Weekend Playlist

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Last weekend, we celebrated the holidays with great music & Jonathan's 45th annual Christmas Show. We've put together the playlist for you with a Spotify player as an added bonus. 

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A Michael Feinstein Christmas

Monday, December 08, 2014

This week, we are featuring the holiday stylings of vocalist Michael Feinstein. Stay tuned to The Jonathan Channel to hear the full album! 

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Radio Deluxe with John Pizzarelli

Saturday, December 06, 2014

Saturday morning at 10AM, join John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey for two hours of conversation and music.

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Getting to Know Ann Hampton Callaway

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Today at 3PM, tune in for a conversation with cabaret performer and platinum award-winning songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway. 

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The Jonathan Schwartz Christmas Show

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Missed the Christmas Show? Never fear. We will be reairing it throughout the holiday season: Saturday, December 20th at 4PM and Wednesday December 24th at 7PM.   

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Nelson Riddle Part One

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

In this essay, Jonathan Schwartz readily admits, "I have few idols. Nelson Riddle is two of them.." Here is the origin story of a great love as recalled by our host, Jonathan Schwartz. 

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Stepping Out In Style

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

'Tis the season for nights out! Parties, plays and cocktails - the city comes alive with events. We've chosen a few and added a Spotify playlist which allows you to preview the shows! 

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Holiday Favorites from WNYC

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Last weekend, Jonathan Schwartz turned his attention to the holidays. We've put together a playlist that's as Christmas as fir trees and cinnamon sticks. 

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Christmas in New York with Renée Fleming

Monday, December 01, 2014

The Holidays have arrived are here and with them comes the holiday music. This week we are featuring the latest release from Renée Fleming, Christmas in New York. 

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Songwriting with Sheldon Harnick

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Tune in Thursday at 3PM for Song Travels with Michael Feinstein. This week, Feinstein sits down with songwriter and pulitzer prize-winning lyricist Sheldon Harnick.

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Jonathan's Weekend Mix

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Each week, we compile Jonathan's weekend shows and put together a great American songbook Spotify playlist. It's the closest thing we can get to a Jonathan Schwartz mixtape.

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