Since 1994, former Stray Cats' guitarist Brian Setzer has led his own big band, specializing in a hybrid of rock and swing that was thought to have died with Bill Haley and the Comets. Also since that time, Setzer has made a cottage industry of playing holiday music with his big band, releasing Boogie Woogie Christmas (Surfdog Records, 2002), Dig That Crazy Christmas (Surfdog Records, 2005), and two compilations--The Best of Collection--Christmas Rocks (Surfdog, 2008), and Ultimate Christmas CollectionSurfdog Records, 2008). Changing gears, Setzer records seasonal music with his big band from the road in Knoxville, Tennessee. The results are ...read more
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