Day by Day - December 21, 2013

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Saturday, December 21, 2013

Star of stage and screen, Mandy Patinkin documents the Jewish-American experience through song in his third solo album on Nonesuch records. Mamaloshen (mother tongue) is an exploration of Yiddish Song, and an album which Jonathan Schwartz holds in high regard. 


Originally aired on December 15, 2012.




Nancy LaMott – I’ll Be Home For Christmas – Just In Time For Christmas

Kenny Rankin – I’ll Be Home For Christmas – A Christmas Album

Carly Simon – I’ll Be Home For Christmas – Christmas Is Almost Here

Steven Pasquale – On The Street Where You Live - Somethin’ Like Love 

Rebecca Kilgore - That Old Gang Of Mine – I Wish You Love

Mandy Patinkin – American Tune – Mamaloshen

Christiane Noll – I Don’t Remember Christmas – A Broadway Love Story

Joni Mitchell – Free Man In Paris – Court And Spark

Doug Munro – Sleigh Ride – A Very Gypsy Christmas

Tierney Sutton – Silent Night – Spirit Of The Carols

Frank Sinatra/Bing Crosby – You Never Had It So Good – America I Hear You Singing

Kristin Chenoweth/John Pizzarelli – Sleigh Ride/It’s A Marshallow World - A Lovely Way To Spend Christmas

Nancy LaMott – Some Children See Him – Just In Time For Christmas

Frank Sinatra – The Christmas Song – The Sinatra Christmas Album

Frank Sinatra – Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – The Christmas Collection

Frank Sinatra – Too Marvelous For Words – Songs For Swingin’ Lovers

Frank Sinatra – Ring A Ding Ding – Ring A Ding Ding

Frank Sinatra – I Won’t Dance- A Swingin’ Affair

Frank Sinatra – When You’re Smiling – Sinatra’s Swingin’ Session

Frank Sinatra – I’m Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter – Swing Easy

Frank Sinatra – I’m Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter – Sinatra-Basie

Frank Sinatra – Blues In The Night – Only The Lonely

Frank Sinatra – I’ll Be Around – In The Wee Small Hours

Frank Sinatra – Whatever Happened To Christmas – The Christmas Collection

Frank Sinatra – Where Or When – Only The Lonely

Count Basie – After The Rain – Warm Breeze

Sarah Vaughan – You Turned The Tables On Me – Count Basie/Sarah Vaughan

Christian Jacob Trio – Too Close For Comfort – Live In Japan

The Singers Unlimited – Silent Night – Christmas

Nancy LaMott – Just In Time For Christmas – Just In Time For Christmas

Sandy Stewart – A Ghost Of A Chance – Something To Remember

Travelin’ Light – Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer – Christmas With Travelin’ Light

Cyrille Aimee - Santa Claus Is Coming To Town - A Very Gypsy Christmas

The McGarrigle Sisters – Seven Joys Of Mary - The McGarrigle Christmas Hour

Dick Noel – The Girl Next Door – A Time For Love

Cary Grant – Here’s To You –from 45 rpm

Bob Florence – Auld Lang Syne – State Of The Art

Fiona Apple – Extraordinary Machine – Extraordinary Machine

Tommy Cecil – Not While I’m Around – Side By Side

Diana Krall – Let It Snow – Christmas Songs

Julie Wilson – I Never Do Anything Twice – The Stephen Sondheim Songbook

Katherine Greene – The Way You Look Tonight – Jerome Kern String Quartets

Judith Owen – The Christmas Song – Christmas In July

Tony DeSare - Gee Baby, Ain’t I Good To You – First Last Kiss

Stacy Sullivan – Cheek To Cheek – It’s A Good Day

Frank Sinatra – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas – The Sinatra Christmas Album

Cyrille Aimee – Christmas Time Is Here - A Very Gypsy Christmas

Bill Charlap – Darn That Dream – I’m Old Fashioned

Joe Williams – What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? – That Holiday Feeling

Nancy LaMott - My Simple Christmas Wish – Demonstration Record

Nancy LaMott - Moondance – Ask Me Again

Manhattan Jazz Septet – Nutcracker Suite – Nutcracker Suite





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Comments [9]


Does anybody remember the name of the singer who's beautiful version of The Girl Next Door" Jonathan played on Saturday night, December 21, 2013. He was accompanied by a fine pianist only. The show was an "encore presentation" of the show that first aired on December 15, 2012 ..I think. Thanks.

Dec. 23 2013 12:34 PM


It was the group Travelin' Light from the CD "Christmas with Travelin' Light."

Dec. 22 2013 03:47 PM
Gary from Fair Lawn

Looking for the name of the group that played a great tuba-lead version of "Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer" yesterday, Sat, Dec 21, at about 9:45 pm.

Dec. 22 2013 11:42 AM
Matthew Clark from Commack, NY

Dying to know the name of that rad Pat Metheny-esque version of SILENT NIGHT that Jonathan played on WNYC Saturday 12/21 around 8:45pm. Please advise.

Dec. 22 2013 04:06 AM
Tommy from NC

Janet - it could have been from "A Very Gypsy Christmas" by Doung Munro and La Pompe Attack. I think it was.

Dec. 21 2013 10:16 PM
Janet Savage from Staten Island NY

Searching for tonight's playlist and can't find it. Dying to know who did that great swing version of Sleighride, played @ 8:40

Dec. 21 2013 08:50 PM

Ruth from NYC,

According to Jonathan, the show is not open to the public. You'll have to listen to it with the rest of us on or WNYC-FM.

Dec. 21 2013 05:03 PM
Ruth from NYC

Is it impossible at this point to get tickets for the Xmas show being broadcast tomorrow live, I understand, from Birdland?


Dec. 21 2013 02:59 PM
Norm Wagy from Homosassa, FL

Is there a problem with the song lists or is it on my end?

I have not been able to see them for the last three days.

Love the Jonathan Channel!

I intend to become a supporter in the next few minutes.

Dec. 21 2013 02:59 PM

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