Jonathan Schwartz


Jonathan Schwartz appears in the following:

The 44th Annual Salute to Baseball

Sunday, February 02, 2014

Join us this Sunday, for The Jonathan Schwartz 44th Annual Salute to the greatest game ever invented - Baseball.

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A Tribute to Jerome Kern

Monday, January 27, 2014

On Monday, The Jonathan Channel celebrates the 129th birthday of the father of American Popular Song - Jerome Kern. The hero of Irving Berlin and George Gershwin (plus countless others), Kern's innovative compositions changed the face of American music forever with the invention of The Great American Songbook. 


Jimmy Van Heusen Celebration

Sunday, January 26, 2014

This Sunday, The Jonathan Channel and WNYC celebrate the 101st birthday of composer Jimmy Van Heusen.


Ol' Man River

Saturday, January 25, 2014

The 1927 Broadway musical, Show Boat, was a smash success. Advertising music by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein, the musical was based on a novel of the same name, written by Pulitzer Prize winning author, Edna Ferber. The stand out song from the show is unarguably, the timeless Ol' Man River.

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Rosemary Clooney's House

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Rosemary Clooney lived in George Gershwin's house, next to Ira Gershwin's house, on North Roxbury Drive in Beverly Hills. I spent a good deal of time in that house, playing George's piano, eating pasta with Rosie, drinking whiskey with Rosie, and talking with her until late at night.

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A Letter From Jonathan Schwartz: Adam and Casey

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

My son will be 27 in a week or so. He lives in the West with a girl named Kerri. Adam is reasonable, socially comfortable, generous, and wickedly funny. He was 12 when he told me, as I drove him downtown, that he wanted to be a comedian when he grew up. At that moment, an immaculate Rolls Royce stopped next to us at a red light. "And I want that car!" He continued, peering into its plush insides. Then quietly he said, "I guess nobody is THAT funny."

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The Jonathan Schwartz Christmas Show

Thursday, December 19, 2013

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!



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Christmas Day on The Jonathan Channel

Monday, December 16, 2013

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.


Spend Your Day With Sinatra!

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

This Thursday, The Jonathan Channel celebrates the birth anniversary of Frank Sinatra. We will pay tribute to Ol' Blue Eyes with a day-long celebration of his music.

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