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Album of the Week: "Waiting In Vain" from Gabrielle Stravelli

Sunday, August 31, 2014

This week, we're featuring the new album "Waiting in Vain" from classically trained vocalist Gabrielle Stravelli. Check out the new album with the free download, "Runnin' Back For More."

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Labor Day Edition of Radio Deluxe

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Saturday morning at 10AM, join John Pizzarelli as he flys solo on this episode of Radio Deluxe. Pizzarelli will spend 2 hours profiling the artists of upcoming jazz festivals. 

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London By Day

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

In mid-September of 1962, Jonathan Schwartz had the honor of recording at Abbey Road Studios in London. In this essay, he gives us the inside scoop.

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The Music of Brazil with Miloš Karadaglić

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Thursday at 3PM, Michael Feinstien is joined in-studio by Yugoslavian guitarist Miloš Karadaglić. In this episode, Karadaglić explores the work of Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos. 

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Staff Picks: The American Songbook Live

Monday, August 25, 2014

Each week, we compile a concert calendar for the most selective music fan. If you can't make it out, we've added a playlist to the page! Here are our picks for August 25-31.

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Jonathan's Weekend Playlists

Monday, August 25, 2014

Miss Jonathan's weekend shows? Just in case, we've put together Jonathan's weekend playlists. Follow us on Spotify & listen to what you may have missed!

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The Jazz Beat

Monday, August 25, 2014

Tuesday at 7PM, Michael Feinstein explores how the uniquely American art form of jazz inspired composers since the 1920s.

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New Artist to Watch: Audra Mariel

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Audra Mariel is a jazz vocalist, an actor, and occasionally, a painter. This week, we've chosen her new self-titled album as our Album of The Week. Download the track, "Because of You."

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John Turturro Loves Jazz—and Jonathan Schwartz

Friday, August 22, 2014

Actor/director John Turturro stopped in to chat about his love of jazz, NYC & his latest film, "Fading Gigolo." And, as it turns out he's a pretty big Jonathan Schwartz fan, too. 

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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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When Basie Was Jazz' Greatest Dance Master

Thursday, August 21, 2014

For Count Basie's 110th birthday, we're revisiting his work with saxophonist Lester Young. Jazz writer Will Friedwald explores the artistry of two jazz greats. 

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Modernizing Standards with Kate Davis

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Today at 3PM, Michael Feinstein discusses contemporary interpretation of the American Songbook with multi-intrumentalist Kate Davis. 

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Paris, Part Two

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Last week, Jonathan Schwartz began the retelling of his experience as a working musician in Paris. As promised, this week he's written the second installment.

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Jonathan's Weekend Playlists

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Miss Jonathan's weekend shows? Just in case, we've put together Jonathan's weekend playlists. Follow us on Spotify & listen to what you may have missed! 

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Pops Goes Dancing

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Tonight at 7PM, tune in for Ballet music and more as the pops orchestra dances along with music by Previn, Gershwin & others.

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Staff Picks: The American Songbook Live

Monday, August 18, 2014

Each week, we compile a concert calendar for the most selective music fan. If you can't make it out, we've added a playlist to the page! Here are our picks for August 18-24. 

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Album of the Week: "It's a Good Day" from Cyrille Aimée

Monday, August 18, 2014

This week, we are featuring the new album "It's a Good Day", from French-Dominican jazz vocalist Cyrille Aimée.  The album is a blend of gypsy jazz & well interpreted American standards.

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Saturday Morning Mixtape

Saturday, August 16, 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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Curtis Stigers & Michael Feinstein Talk Rodgers & Hart

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Today at 3PM, tune in for Song Travels with Michael Feinstein.  Vocalist and songwriter Curtis Stigers joins host Michael Feinstein to discuss his journey to become a songwriter and offers his interpretation of a Rodgers and Hart song, “You Are Too Beautiful.”

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Paris, Part One

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Last week, Jonathan Schwartz wrote an essay about his almost-successful career as a singer. This week, he tells the first part of his experience as a working musician in Paris.

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