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The Jonathan Channel” provides an unparalleled showcase for this timeless music, presented by its strongest advocate, Jonathan Schwartz, in his intimate, insightful, and utterly original approach that combines impeccable taste with countless personal tales, colorful anecdotes and encyclopedic knowledge.

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The Jonathan Schwartz Show

A master of the Great American Songbook, Jonathan guides listeners through decades of tunes, drawing from his encyclopedic knowledge of music and friendships with the likes of Frank Sinatra and Stephen Sondheim. 

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Top TV Themes on Song Travels

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Marilyn & Alan Bergman the power couple who penned the themes of TV shows Alice, Good Times, and In the Heat of the Night. Tune in Thursday at 3PM and they'll tell you how it's done.

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Weekends with Jonathan Schwartz

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Each weekend, Jonathan Schwartz spins 8 hours of American songbook gems. If you missed it, we've compiled the playlist & added a Spotify player. It's no Schwartz - but it's all we got. 

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Go See Live Music!

Monday, March 02, 2015

This week's concert calendar is full of great things. We have a Tribute to Betty Carter, Harry Connick Jr. and many more. 

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Interlude from Jamie Cullum

Monday, March 02, 2015

This week, we are featuring a jazz release from the English pop songwriter, Jamie Cullum. Tune in all week long to hear the complete album.

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The Great American Songbook Live

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

We've got your evening plans, right here! Take a look at what's going on around NYC this week and then, go see live music. 

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Jonathan's Weekend Playlists

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Miss Jonathan's Weekend shows? We've listened to the programs and put together all the songs you may have missed.

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How Dylan Interprets Sinatra Better Than You Would Expect

Monday, February 23, 2015

Bob Dylan's 36th studio album, Shadows in the Night, is a collection of Sinatra interpretations. Naturally, we had an opinion. 

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Album of the Week: Ella and Basie!

Monday, February 23, 2015

This week, we again reach into the archives for our album of the week. Tune into The Jonathan Channel all week long to hear the 1963 album, Ella and Basie!  

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LIVE: Champian Fulton and Jonathan Schwartz

Friday, February 20, 2015

Recently, Champian Fulton & her quintet, were joined by Jonathan Schwartz to present a tribute Dinah Washington - live in The Greene Space.  Saturday at 4PM, tune in to hear it again! 

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Dreaming of Spring with Radio Deluxe

Friday, February 20, 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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Aaron Neville on Song Travels

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Thursday at 3PM, host Michael Feinstein sits down with R&B legend Aaron Neville. This episode is packed full of great music talk and in-studio performances.

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Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

This week, we again reach into the archives for our album of the week. Tune into The Jonathan Channel all week long to hear the 1957 album, Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson. 

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Jonathan Schwartz' Piano Favorites

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

This week we asked Jonathan Schwartz for a list of his favorite piano players. Take a look. 

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Jonathan Schwartz Celebrates Love and Harold Arlen

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Last weekend Jonathan celebrated Valentine's Day and the birthday of composer Harold Arlen. Looking for a song you missed? Find it here.

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A (Diva) Blessing for The Lonely

Friday, February 13, 2015

Friday at 11AM, spend time with our favorite diva, Ann Hampton Callaway. Callaway takes over The Jonathan Channel with an hour of her favorite love songs.

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A Tribute to Eartha Kitt

Friday, February 13, 2015

Today at 3PM, join Michael Feinstein and vocalist René Marie for a tribute to the legendary Eartha Kitt.

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Her Middle Name Was Mercedes

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

This week, we are featuring another classic album of the great American songbook. Our album of the week is After Glow from Carmen Mercedes McRae. 

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Jonathan's Weekend Playlists

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Miss Jonathan's Weekend shows? We've listened to the programs and put together all the songs you may have missed.

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Eric Hutchinson on Song Travels

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Thursday at 3PM, vocalist and songwriter Eric Hutchinson chats with host Michael Feinstien about his self-released debut that landed him on the top of the ITunes' album chart. 

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From This Moment On

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

This week, Jonathan Schwartz continues the story of composer/arranger Nelson Riddle. 

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