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Ticket Giveaway: Portrait of Joni

Subscribe to The Jonathan Channel's e-newsletter before Wednesday May 27th, and you'll be entered to win a pair of tickets to Jessica Molaskey's show, Portraits of Joni. Current subscribers are automatically entered to win

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Schwartz' Weekend Playlists

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

If you missed Jonathan's weekend shows, never fear! Each week we compile Jonathan's weekend playlists, accompanied by a Spotify player - so you can hear what you missed. 

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Introducing Peter Oprisko

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

This week we're featuring the new release, Lost in A Kiss, from the Chicago-based vocalist Peter Oprisko. Tune in all week long to hear selections from our album of the week.   

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Jessica Molaskey Sings Joni Mitchell at NJPAC

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

May 30th, singer/actor Jessica Molaskey is joined by Jonathan Schwartz at NJPAC for Portraits of Joni: Jessica Molaskey Sings Joni Mitchell, in an evening of concert and conversation. 

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Saturday Morning Jazz with Radio Deluxe

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Saturday at 10AM, spend the morning with jazz records from the personal collection of hosts John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey.

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Song Travels Presents Kat Edmonson

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Thursday at 10PM, join host Michael Feinstein and vocalist Kat Edmonson in the studio for an hour of music chat and live performances. 

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Singing the Blues with Freddy Cole

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

This week, we are featuring the new album Singing the Blues, from jazz great Freddy Cole.

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Jonathan's Weekend Playlists

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Each weekend, Jonathan Schwartz hijacks the airwaves of WNYC. Then, we take his playlists and post them here. Check them out & hear the music you missed, using our Spotlify player. 

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The Great American Songbook Live

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

This week, there is too much to do in New York City and around the country. We've done the digging and compiled a concert calendar you're sure to love! 

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Irving Berlin: A Sentimental Songwriter

Monday, May 11, 2015

To celebrate what would have been composer/lyricist Irving Berlin's 127th birthday,we're telling his story. Here's a little bit about the sentimental side of this songbook giant. 

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The Versatility of Cyrille Aimée

Friday, May 08, 2015

We were thrilled when French vocalist Cyrille Aimée agreed to perform Sunday afternoon at BAM for, "It's All About Richard Rodgers". Here is a bit of what you can expect to see.

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John Pizzarelli: 5 Must-See Performances

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

This Sunday afternoon, we're bringing Jonathan's weekly radio broadcast to the stage at BAM. Who better to perform than world renowned guitar virtuoso, John Pizzarelli?

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Concert Calendar: Jonathan Schwartz at BAM & more

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

This week, there is too much to do in New York City and around the country. We've done the digging and compiled a concert calendar you're sure to love! 

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A Schwartz Playlist: From Carly Simon to Stephen Sondheim

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Each weekend, Jonathan Schwartz hijacks the airwaves of WNYC. Then, we take his playlists and post them here. Check them out & hear the music you missed, using our Spotlify player. 

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Karrin Allyson's Artistry in Three Performances

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

This Sunday, join Jonathan Schwartz & Karrin Allyson (+ others), on stage at BAM for "It's All About Richard Rodgers."  We're getting ready with our favorite Allyson performances. 

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3 Things You Need to Know About Jazzman Freddy Cole

Monday, May 04, 2015

On Sunday, May 10th jazz musician Freddy Cole will join us for "It's All About Richard Rodgers" - live at BAM. Before you see him live, get to know a few things about our special guest. 

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Cassandra Wilson: Coming Forth By Day

Monday, May 04, 2015

In April, we celebrated Billie Holiday’s 100th birthday. We continue with Cassandra Wilson’s newly released Billie Holiday tribute, “Coming Forth by Day,” as our album of the week.  

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Song Travels Presents Emily King

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Thursday at 10PM, join host Michael Feinstein for an hour of music talk and in-studio performances with Grammy-nominated vocalist, Emily King.

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Morning Jazz with Radio Deluxe

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Saturday at 10AM, spend the morning with jazz from the personal collection of hosts John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey as they play music to help usher in spring.

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The Great American Songbook Live

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Here is your concert calendar for the week! Spring is here - go out and celebrate it! 

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Blue Note & José James Salute Billie Holiday

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

This week, we conclude our month long tribute to Billie Holiday with our album of the week, Yesterday I Had The Blues from Blue Note recording artist, José James. 

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