Sunday with Schwartz - January 5, 2014

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Sunday, January 05, 2014

Close friend of Jonathan Schwartz and former editor of The Boston Herald and New York Newsday, Donald Forst, passed away last Saturday.  In this episode, Jonathan pays tribute to his friend, recalling their first few moments of friendship. 


Nat King Cole – Mona Lisa –The Unforgettable Nat King Cole

Nat King Cole Trio – Bring Another Drink - The Complete Capitol Nat King Cole Trio

Nat King Cole Trio/Johnny Mercer – My Baby Likes To Be-Bop - The Complete Capitol Nat King Cole Trio

Nat King Cole Trio – You’re The Cream In My Coffee - The Complete Capitol Nat King Cole Trio

Carole King – You’ve Got A Friend – Tapestry

Bing Crosby - A Gal In Calico – Dancing In The Dark: The Songs Of Arthur Schwartz

Miles Davis – A Gal In Calico – The Musings Of Miles

Jessica Molaskey – Red Red Robin – Pentimento

Bessie Smith – A Good Man Is Hard To Find – The Essential Bessie Smith

Matt Dennis – I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues – Play Melancholy Baby

Diahann Carroll – Where Are You – The Magic Of Diahann Carroll

Mark Murphy - These Foolish Things – The Complete Nat King Cole Song Book

Lee Wiley – A Woman’s Intuition - Night In Manhattan

Billie Holiday – Always - First Issue: The Great American Songbook

Frank Sinatra – I’m A Fool To Want You – Where Are You

Frank Sinatra – Michael And Peter – Watertown

Frank Sinatra – Guess I’ll Hang My Tears Out To Dry – Only The Lonely

Frank Siantra – It’s All Right With Me – Can-Can

Frank Sinatra – How Deep Is The Ocean – Nice ‘n’ Easy

Frank Sinatra – I’ve Got The World On A String – The Capitol Years

Frank Sinatra – I Concentrate On You – Sinatra’s Swingin’ Session

Frank Sinatra – Night And Day – A Swingin’ Affair

Frank Sinatra – Moonlight In Vermont – Come Fly With Me

Frank Sinatra – In The Still Of The Night – Ring A Ding Ding

Don Sebesky – Sweeney Todd Suite – Symphonic Sondheim

Barbra Streisand – Goodbye For Now - The Movie Album

Mandy Patinkin/Michael Grody – Poems – Oscar & Steve

Peggy Lee – Where Can I Go Without You?– Mink Jazz

Johnny Hartman – I See Your Face Before Me – Songs From The Heart

Johnny Hartman – I’ll Remember April – Songs From The Heart

Anita O’Day – Don’t Be That Way – Pick Yourself Up

Grateful Dead – Uncle John’s Band – Skeletons From The Closet

Carmen McRae – All My Life - After Glow

Kate McGarry – The Heather On The Hill – The Target

Mel Torme – Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off – Mel Torme Sings Fred Astaire

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

Champian Fulton – I Cover The Waterfront – Champian Sings And Swings

Champian Fulton – I’d Give A Dollar For A Dime – Champian Sings And Swings

Joe Williams – I’d Give A Dollar For A Dime – Here And Now

Bob Dylan -Simple Twist Of Fate – Blood On The Tracks

Count Basie – C.B. Express – Warm Breeze

Tierney Sutton/Al Jarreau – Be Cool – After Blue

Lee Musiker – Fascinatin’ Rhythm – At The Jazz Cafe

Dianne Reeves – Fascinatin’ Rhythm – The Calling

Paula Cole – Lonelytown – Courage

Frank Sinatra – Lonely Town – Where Are You

Diana Panton – You Hit The Spot – Yesterday Perhaps

Loston Harris – I’m Old Fashioned – Swingfully Yours

Ella Fitzgerald - Gotta Be This Or That – Ella Swings Lightly

Tony Bennett – I’m Just A Lucky So And So – A Tribute To Duke

Nancy LaMott – I’ll Be Here From You – Listen To My Heart


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Comments [13]

Joseph the barber from NYC

Love the music, and of course Frank Sinatra , thank you Jonathan, for that. We envoy it whole day with our customers in our Barbershop.

Jan. 07 2014 03:57 PM
Don from Gramercy Park

Jonathan played a marvelous version of "Blues in the Night" roughly 45 minutes into the show by a male singer. I got distracted with a phone call and couldn't hear the singer's name. Can anyone identify the singer?

Jan. 07 2014 12:42 AM
sylvia from New York, NY

Jonathan: Oh, how I've missed you. I can't wait to find you on WNYC-FM and get back to listening to your music, which is my music too.

Jan. 06 2014 07:51 PM
mark from fairfield, ct

Great show as usual but could not locate today's playlist and there is a particular song which is haunting me

Jan. 06 2014 07:44 AM
Stewart from Tulsa

@Luis, It's Jessica Molaskey, from her album Pentimento.

Jan. 05 2014 10:23 PM
Richard Unice from Tinton Falls

Where can I find your play list forthe show today?

Jan. 05 2014 03:53 PM

Why no Joe Williams? Great show today!

Jan. 05 2014 02:36 PM
Gary Ekman from Turtle Bay/Manhattan/NYC

Who is this incredible singer Kate McGarry and why have I never head of her before today? Another fantastic musical relevation courtesy of Jonathan. Thank you!

Also I've been frantically Googling "Mandy Patinkin brother in law" and "Mandy Patinkin Michael Brody" and I can't find anything. What????

Jan. 05 2014 02:34 PM

You've got me dancing around my kitchen today! I'm a 21 year old girl at college in snow New Brunswick. Thanks for the music and the smiles.

Jan. 05 2014 02:31 PM

I am so glad that I have found Johnathan again. I don't know how I managed all these years without the knowledge of the singers, music, writers,etc. I am so relaxed when I listen to him and the music that I love.

Jan. 05 2014 02:29 PM
luis from E. Village

Wife & i Luv your show!
Unable to see today's playlist …"When the Red Red Robin comes…"…around 12:30pm…Jessica who sang that sweeeeet rendition???

Jan. 05 2014 02:05 PM
Nancy Campbell from Saugerties, NY

Love the Sinatra you're playing todY, with the exception of porter's In the Still of the Night"-sometimes he just jazzed up great songs like that to no good end. To me, the orchesstration and arrangement in that version just didn't do the song justice.

Jan. 05 2014 01:39 PM
KREITNER from Paris

marvelous ! Felicitations Jonathan .
Bests regards . Danielle and Henry

Jan. 05 2014 12:57 PM

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