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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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Nelson Riddle: A Master Arranger

Monday, June 01, 2015

Monday afternoon at 4PM, we are celebrating the 94th birthday of composer/arranger Nelson Riddle. We're paying tribute with an afternoon of his music. 

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Weekend: Go See Live Music!

Friday, May 29, 2015

This weekend, 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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Saturday Morning Jazz with Radio Deluxe

Friday, May 29, 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 Madeleine Peyroux

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Thursday evening at 10PM, join host Michael Feinstein and vocalist Madeleine Peyroux for music chat and stunning in-studio performances.

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JD Souther: Man Behind the Music Steps Out Front

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Songwriter JD Souther has written songs for legendary artists including The Eagles, Linda Ronstadt and Bonnie Raitt. Recently, Souther stepped into the spotlight at Café Carlyle. 

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Jonathan Schwartz' Weekend Playlists

Tuesday, May 26, 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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LISTEN: The Lost Jazz Sessions

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

This week, we're featuring an album of newly released material: The Lost Jazz Sessions from vocalist Margaret Whiting & pianist George Shearing. 

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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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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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Broadway to BAM: Jessica Molaskey's Command of The Stage in 3 Performances

Monday, May 11, 2015

On May 10th, Jessica Molaskey & Jonathan Schwartz (and many others) will celebrate the Songbook giant, Richard Rodgers - live at BAM! Get to know the vocal stylings of Jessica Molaskey!

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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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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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