Streams

Daily Playlists | Daily Schedule | Weekly Schedule | Audio Help | Weekend Playlists |

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.

Recently in The Jonathan Channel

Back On Broadway: Billy Porter on Radio Deluxe

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Every week, join world-renowned jazz musicians, John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey in their deluxe Manhattan living room for two hours of conversation and exceptional music.

Comments [1]

Honorable Mention: The Birthday of Ella Fitzgerald

Friday, April 25, 2014

Beginning Friday afternoon at 3PM, The Jonathan Channel celebrates the birthday of Ella Fitzgerald. For over five decades, Ella Fitzgerald dominated the jazz world and tomorrow afternoon, we're having a party. From 3PM to 7PM, WQXR's Terrance McKnight hosts a musical tour through the life of this dynamic performer. 

Comments [1]

Song Travels Presents Brandy Clark

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Country vocalist and songwriter Brandy Clark has written major hits for modern country artists Reba McEntire, Miranda Lambert, and The Band Perry. With her acclaimed debut solo album, 12 Stories, she revitalizes the tradition of storytelling in country music with darkly humorous songs that speak from the experiences of a modern woman. Clark performs a set of her original songs including “Pray to Jesus” and “Take a Little Pill.”

Comment

Jonathan on Woody's Show

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

"Bullets Over Broadway" is an active and hilarious musical based on one of Woody Allen's films. In this essay, Jonathan Schwartz delves into the creation of the show, taking a look at everything from the process of writing a joke to the music selection. 

Comments [4]

DJ's for a Day: Bill Charlap & Renee Rosnes

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

To celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month, The Jonathan Channel is inviting jazz musicians to act as DJ for a day. This week we are joined by the husband and wife jazz pianists Bill Charlap and Renee Rosnes. Tune in tomorrow at 11AM as they team up to spin their favorite jazz records. 

Comment

This Week In Jazz: Staff Music Selections

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Jonathan Channel brings you great music - no matter where you are. Here are our staff picks for the week of April 21-27.

Comment

DJ for A Day: Stacy Sullivan

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Winner of the 2014 Nightlife Award for Outstanding Female Vocalist, Stacy Sullivan, is a favorite of Jonathan Schwartz and can regularly be heard on The Jonathan Channel. April is Jazz Appreciation Month and we continue our celebration with Stacy Sullivan. We recently invited Mrs. Sullivan in to the studio to be a DJ for a day.  Join us tonight at 7PM, for an hour of great jazz hosted by Stacy Sullivan. 

Comment

Jonathan's Favorite Trumpet Players

Monday, April 21, 2014

Every week during jazz appreciation month, Jonathan Schwartz will share his favorite musicians from a jazz quartet — think Stan Getz and Bill Evans. This week we feature trumpet players.

Comments [1]

Contemporary Jazz with Radio Deluxe

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Every week, join world-renowned jazz musicians, John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey in their deluxe Manhattan living room for two hours of conversation and exceptional music.

Comment

Song Travels Presents Cheyenne Jackson

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Actor/singer Cheyenne Jackson is equally at home on stage and in front of the camera. He won a Theatre World Award for his role in All Shook Up, and his television roles include stints on 30 Rock, Glee, and Curb Your Enthusiasm. Jackson joins Feinstein to perform a set of favorite tunes, including selections from the album, The Power of Two.

Comment

This Week in Jazz: Staff Music Selections

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The Jonathan Channel brings you great music - no matter where you are. Here are our staff picks for the week of April 14-20.

Comment

DJ for A Day: Maude Maggart

Monday, April 14, 2014

Vocalist and jazz sensation Maude Maggart is no stranger to the stage, so it only makes sense that we would invite her into the studio to share with us some of her favorite tunes. Tune in tonight at 7PM as vocalist she spins some of her favorite jazz records.

Comments [3]

Spring is in the Air with Radio Deluxe

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Every week, join world-renowned jazz musicians, John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey in their deluxe Manhattan living room for two hours of conversation and exceptional music.

Comment

Song Travels Presents Dee Dee Bridgewater

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater is widely known to the public radio audience as the host of NPR’s JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater. In addition to her Tony award-winning role in The Wiz (1975), she has performed in shows including Sophisticated Ladies, Cabaret, and Lady Day. She’s also worked with jazz legends such as Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, and Horace Silver. This week, Bridgewater shares her renditions of “God Bless the Child” and “Good Morning Heartache.”

Comment

Jonathan Schwartz Favorite Piano Players

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

WNYC

Every week during jazz appreciation month, Jonathan Schwartz will share with us his favorite musicians from a jazz quartet. This week we'll be featuring piano players. See below for his top seven piano players.

Comments [3]

This Week in Jazz: Staff Music Selections

Monday, April 07, 2014

The Jonathan Channel brings you great music - no matter where you are. Here are our staff picks for the week.

Comments [1]

DJ for A Day: Dianne Reeves

Saturday, April 05, 2014

Four-time Grammy award winning vocalist, Dianne Reeves, is clearly no stranger to contemporary jazz. An undeniable talent, Reeves was recently hailed as, "the vocal heir of Sarah Vaughan" by Stephen Holden of The New York Times. Who better than, to help us kick off Jazz Appreciation Month? Saturday afternoon, Dianne Reeves will be in the studio to host an hour of jazz by artists that inspire her. 

Comments [1]

Bossa Nova on Radio Deluxe

Saturday, April 05, 2014

Every week, join world-renowned jazz musicians, John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey in their deluxe Manhattan living room for two hours of conversation and exceptional music.

Comments [4]

Song Travels Presents Jimmy Webb

Thursday, April 03, 2014

One of the most prominent songwriters of his era, Jimmy Webb has written for artists including Glen Campbell, Linda Ronstadt, and the Fifth Dimension. He has earned multiple Grammys, membership in the Nashville Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Songwriters. In this session Webb presents some of his most memorable songs including “Galveston” and “MacArthur Park.”

Comment

The Sound of Surprise: Jonathan Schwartz on Jazz

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Jonathan Schwartz has devoted his life to music. Over fifty years in the music industry, a musician and a disk jockey, has deepened his relationship to music - especially jazz. 

Comments [2]