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BlueNotes

IPR's Quarterly Jazz Digest

Christmas Jazz

First Hour

  1. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy – Christmas is Starting Now from Cool Yule Holiday Party, Universal, 2010
  2. Bette Midler – I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm from Cool Yule, Columbia, 2006
  3. Dexter Gordon Quartet – Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas from Jazz for the Holidays, Epic/Legacy, 2005
  4. Terence Blanchard – Oh Come All Ye Faithful from Jazz for the Holidays, Epic/Legacy, 2005
  5. Louis Jordan – Santa Claus, Santa Claus from Merry Christmas Baby, Fuel, 2000
  6. The Manhattan Transfer – Santa Claus is Coming to Town/Santa Man from The Christmas Album, Columbia, 1992
  7. Herb Alpert & Jeff Lorber – Winter Wonderland from Jazz to the World, Blue Note, 1995
  8. Joey Calderazzo – God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen from Yule Struttin’, Blue Note, 1990
  9. Kenny G – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer/Frosty the Snowman from Wishes, 2002
  10. Les Brown – Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow from What a Swingin’ Season, Compass, 2007
  11. Ernie Carson & the Castle Jazz Band – Have a Holly Jolly Christmas from Christmas at the Castle, GHB, 1993
  12. Studio Band – O’ Little Town of Bethlehem from Cool Jazz Christmas, KRB, 1999

 

Second Hour

  1. Arturo Sandoval – Jingle Bells from Latin Jazz Christmas, Concord Jazz, 2001
  2. The Brecker Brothers – The Christmas Waltz from Jazz to the World, Blue Note, 1995
  3. Ray Charles – What Child is This? from A Ray Charles Christmas, Rhino, 2006
  4. Cyrus Chestnut – Christmas is Coming from A Charlie Brown Christmas, Atlantic, 2000
  5. Wynton Marsalis – Twas the Night Before Christmas from Jazz for the Holidays, Epic/Legacy, 2005
  6. Don Byron – Bounce of the Sugar Plum Fairies from Bug Music, Nonesuch, 1996
  7. Louis Armstrong – Cool Yule from Cool Yule Holiday Party, Universal, 2010
  8. Herbie Hancock & Eliane Elias – I’ll be Home for Christmas from Jazz to the World, Blue Note, 1995
  9. Diana Krall – What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? from Christmas Songs, Verve, 2005
  10. Ellis Marsalis – This is Christmas from A Jazzy Wonderland, Columbia, 1990
  11. Lou Rawls – Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas from Christmas Will be Christmas, Capitol, 2001
  12. Les Brown – I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm from The Gershwin Years, Reader’s Digest, 2001

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