This season, The Jonathan Channel is keeping the spirit alive with our special holiday programming.
No one throws a holiday party like Jazz At Lincoln Center! Wynton Marsalis leads an all-star lineup through a Yuletide romp. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is joined by vocalists René Marie and Gregory Porter for a New Orleans style holiday treatment of I'll Be Home for Christmas, Winter Wonderland and We Three Kings. Wendell Pierce hosts.
The Jonathan Channel and WNYC will broadcast Jonathan's 44th annual Christmas Show live from Birdland! It will be an afternoon of songs and stories including performances by John Pizzarelli, Jessica Molaskey , Brian Stokes Mitchell, Tierney Sutton, Loston Harris and many more!
This year, The Jonathan Channel will celebrate the holiday season with our friend, Michael Feinstein. This hour-long celebration of the American holiday songbook features nearly 30 rare and unusual tracks culled from Michael Feinstein’s personal collection of 20,000 recordings, including rare performances by Peggy Lee, Rosemary Clooney, Louis Prima, and Donny Hathaway.
On Christmas Eve, The Jonathan Channel celebrates the birth anniversary of composer Harry Warren. Working primarily in film, Warren composed over 800 songs. In 1933, he provided the soundtrack for the Bubsy Berekley choreographed film, 42 Street.
Jonathan Schwartz will be live in the studio on Christmas Day, providing the perfect soundtrack for your Christmas Day festivities. Tune in to hear a great mix of your holiday favorites and classic American songs.
Set your clocks: Radio Deluxe returns New Year's Eve with favorites from the Great American songbook. Join husband and wife musicians John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey as they ring in 2014 from their "deluxe living room".