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WATCH: Celebrating John Schaefer

Thursday, December 15, 2011

WNYC celebrated John Schaefer’s inimitable contributions to the musical life of New York City with “JS 30: Three Decades of John Schaefer,” an evening of live music and heartfelt memories in The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space. Watch video from the event.

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John's On-Air Anniversary

Thursday, December 15, 2011

John Schaefer joined WNYC fresh out of college in December 1981. Thirty years later, the host of Soundcheck and New Sounds is still going strong -- and still wearing t-shirts and jeans. WNYC celebrated John's anniversary with live music and a roast in The Greene Space. Today: John revisits some of the highlights from the "JS:30" concert. 

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Video: JS:30 in the Greene Space

Thursday, December 15, 2011

In 1981, a young radio host from Brooklyn came to WNYC. John Schaefer was hired to read newscasts and introduce classical music, but soon found himself hosting a new music show that quickly became the on-air hub of the fertile downtown music scene.

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A Snapshot of JS:30

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Check out some photos we took at John Schaefer's 30th anniversary event in The Greene Space.

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Share Your "Schaefer Moment"

Monday, November 21, 2011

December is John Schaefer Month at WNYC. All month long, we'll be celebrating John's 30 years at the station and we need your help.

JS:30 John Schaefer Through the Years

Monday, November 21, 2011

Our tribute to John wouldn't be complete without a gallery of photos tracing his storied career at WNYC. See John in the studio, on stage, and with a handful of the music legends that have appeared on his shows.

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