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Throughout April, The Jonathan Channel is celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month with special programming.

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Jonathan's Favorite Jazz Drummers

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Each week during Jazz Appreciation Month, Jonathan Schwartz has shared his favorite musicians from a jazz quartet. We've covered trumpet players, saxophonists and pianists. Last but certainly not least, we turn our focus to jazz drummers.

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DJ for A Day: Champian Fulton

Saturday, April 26, 2014

To celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month, The Jonathan Channel is inviting jazz musicians to act as DJ for a day. We continue our celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month with the jazz pianist/vocalist Champian Fulton. Tomorrow at 4PM, join Champian in the studio as she hosts an hour of the music that has inspired her. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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Jonathan Schwartz Favorite Piano Players

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

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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.

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Jonathan Schwartz Favorite Saxophone Players

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

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 saxophone players. 

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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. 

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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. 

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A Musicial Celebration: Jazz Appreciation Month

Monday, March 31, 2014

April is Jazz Appreciation Month and The Jonathan Channel has put together quite a celebration. This month we turn our focus to—you guessed it—Jazz! Throughout the month Jonathan Schwartz will share his thoughts on jazz; including a few writings, favorites lists and classic jazz recordings. In addition to the music picks of Jonathan Schwartz, guest DJs will drop in to the WNYC studios to share their thoughts on jazz and to play the music that has inspired them. 

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