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Jonathan Palevsky

Jonathan Palevsky

About Jonathan

Jonathan is WBJC's Program Director and host of many WBJC programs. His full bio can be read here.

Feb. 08 2014

2-8-14 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | No Comments

This week our panelists were WBJC’s Film and Theater Critic Burt Shapiro, John Bowen from Emmanuel Episcopal and Our own Kati Harrison.  We all loved the Handel.  Most of us loved the Berlioz and the Kalman.  We split on the Dvorak!  Hope you like the show…enjoy the listings. PLAY DATE: Sat, 02/08/2014 5:00 PM            4583 […]

Feb. 07 2014

2-10-14 Word On Wine Review CDR & Soave!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

This week we review 2 inexpensive wines that our favorites of both of us.  Mary reviewed the Cotes Du Rhone and I reviewed the Soave! 1)2012 Kermit Lynch Cotes Du Rhone.  $14.  This perennial favorite is reasonably priced and very well made.  How is it that the CDR never disappoints! 2)2012 Pra Soave Classico.  $16.  […]

Feb. 06 2014

2-6-14 Word On Wine…Put A Cork In It…

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

This week Mary and I talk about the virtues of cork as a natural product.  It’s true they fail and also that they need to be harvested from trees…However, they also are providing a very necessary service for the Portuguese  eco-system!   Who would have thought that this simple bark of a tree would be a […]

Feb. 03 2014

2-3-14 Word On Wine Review Greece and Burgundy…Together again!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

This week Mary and I review two white wines.  One from the Macon in Burgundy and the other from the Pelopenisian hills of Greece! 1)2011 Domaine Pollier Macon Village.  $13.  Welcome to Southern Burgundy.  Great Chardonnay at a great price!  Not California Chardonnay but a really nice grippy mine rally wine.  There are great bargains […]

Feb. 01 2014

2-01-14 Face The Music Listings

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | No Comments

This week our panelists were John Bowen From Emanuel Episcopal, David Donovan from Pratt Library and Ed Goldstein from the Peabody Ragtime Ensemble and Baltimore Jazz Orchestra.  Both the Brahms and the Shostakovich were sonically pretty awful and we think there were good performances hidden underneath.  Here are the listings, hope you enjoyed the show. […]

Jan. 30 2014

01-30-14 Word On Wine – ORANGE!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Word on Wine | 2 Comments

Wine isn’t ORANGE (if it is you are in trouble) But Winter is a great time for various orange liquors!  Mary and I sampled a number of these popular options including Gran Marnier, Cointreau and one from France you probably haven’t heard of.   WBJC Word On Wine 021612

Jan. 27 2014

1-27-14 Word On Wine Review Cahors and Arneis!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

This week Mary and I review the beauty and the beast!  Mary has the beast! 1)2009 Clos La Coutale Cahors.  85% Malbec and 15% Merlot.  $16  Behold old world Malbec!  This is pretty rough and ready but not as rough as Cahors has been in the past.  Here is a nice link to Kermit Lynch […]

Jan. 25 2014

1-25-14 Face The Music Listings

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | No Comments

This week we are repeating a broadcast from 9-29-12 which features the late John Webber.  John passed away  last weekend and this broadcast is dedicated to his memory.  John was a fine singer, a talented musician and a valued colleague.  Also on the panel were John Bowen from Emanuel Episcopal and Dave Donovan from Pratt […]

Jan. 23 2014

1-23-14 Word On WIne Tasting Notes! Are They Part Of The Solution….

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

This week dear ladies and Gentlemen Mary and I discuss the value of tasting notes.  These appear on radio shows (full disclosure…we do them too) at formal and informal tastings and also on the backs of our favorite and sometimes not so favorite bottles.  Does it matter if wine professionals taste vanilla and gun flint […]

Jan. 20 2014

1-20-14 Word On Wine Review 2 From Down Under!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

One would think from this title that Mary and I are reviewing wines from Australia…Actually we are reviewing a red from South Africa and a white from New Zealand! 1)2012 The Wolftrap!  This South African red blend was made up of Syrah, Mouvedre and Viognier!  Rough and Ready if you’re ready for it!  $12…A great […]

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