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Holiday Reviews & Articles

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Jazzy Christmas, Volume 1
Classic Christmas

CD Reviews and Articles

40 Years: A Charlie Brown Christmas by Various Artists
40 Years: A Charlie Brown Christmas by Various Artists
A Bold World Christmas: Sylvia Bennett, Eddie Allen, The Hot Club of San Francisco
A Bowl of Merry: Music for Holiday Joy and Celebration by Various Artists
A Bowtie Christmas and More by Johnny "Bowtie" Barstow
A Cellar Live Christmas by Bruno Hubert Trio & B3 Kings
A Charlie Brown Christmas by Cyrus Chestnut & Friends
A Charlie Brown Christmas by Vince Guaraldi
A Charlie Brown Christmas by Vince Guaraldi
A Charlie Brown Christmas by Vince Guaraldi
A Charlie Brown Christmas by Vince Guaraldi
A Christmas Cantata by Nils Lindberg
A Contemporary Jazz Christmas by Various Artists
A Cool World Christmas: Carla Bley, Trio West and Wynton Marsalis
A Gift From The Internet: Free Holiday Music
A Jazz Guitar Christmas by Royce Campbell
A Jazz Musician's Christmas by The Tom Kubis Big Band
A Jazz Musician's Christmas by Tom Kubis Big Band
A Jazzy Christmas with Sinatra, Reeves, and Justin Time
A Nancy Wilson Christmas by Nancy Wilson
A Nancy Wilson Christmas by Nancy Wilson
A New Orleans Christmas by Allen Toussaint and Friends
A New Orleans Christmas by Allen Toussaint & Friends
A New Orleans Christmas Carol by Ellis Marsalis
A Night Before Christmas by Spyro Gyra
A Psychiatric Christmas Poem
A Sleigh, A Song & A Baby Boy by Rick Gallagher
A Sleigh, A Song & A Baby Boy by Rick Gallagher
A Stan Kenton Christmas by The Capitol Bones Big Band
A Swingin' Christmas: Tony Bennett Featuring the Count Basie Big Band by Tony Bennett
A Telarc Christmas: Two Helpings Of Festive Fare
A Traditional Jazz Christmas by Various Artists
A Tri-Fi Christmas by Tri-Fi
Al Jarreau: Christmas Time At Last
All I Hope For Christmas by Nelson Rangell
All I Want for Christmas by Slim Man
All I Want for Christmas
All That I Can Bring by Gina Stockton
An Old World Christmas: Knabenchor Hannover, Die Gruppe fur Alte Musik Munchen and Flautando Koln
An Oscar Peterson Christmas by Oscar Peterson
Be A Santa by Lea Delaria
Bethlehem After Dark by Butch Thompson/Laure Sewell
Big Band Christmas by Rob McConnell
Big Band Christmas by Rob McConnell and the Boss Brass
Big Band Christmas by Ralph Carmichael's Big Band
Big Band Hymns / Big Band Christmas by The Chris McDonald Orchestra
Billie Holiday
Billie Holiday Live at Storyville by Billie Holiday
Billie Holiday Sings Standards by Billie Holiday
Billie Holiday: The Sensitive & 1937-1952
Billie Holiday: The Ultimate Collection
Blessed Quietness by Cyrus Chestnut
Blessed Quietness by Cyrus Chestnut
Blueprint of a Lady: Sketches of Billie Holiday by Nnenna Freelon
Brassman's Holiday by Al Hirt
Brian Setzer's Christmas Extravaganza
Carla's Christmas Carols by Carla Bley
Carol of the Bells by Buselli Wallarab Jazz Orchestra
Celebrates Christmas by The Adventures in Jazz Orchestra
Charlie Brown's Holiday Hits by Vince Guaraldi Trio
Chick Corea Trio Musical Palette Delights Holiday Audiences
Christmas by Jennifer Stanley
Christmas by Nate Birkey
Christmas by Nnenna Freelon & the John Brown Big Band [ NEW ]
Christmas 2007: 1. In nomine Patris... The Past
Christmas 2007: 2. ...et Filii... The Present
Christmas 2007: 3. ...et Spiritus Sancti. Amen. The Future
Christmas 2012, Part II: Charlie Haden and Hank Jones [ NEW ]
Christmas Comes Alive by The Brian Setzer Orchestra
Christmas Cookin' by Jimmy Smith
Christmas Craziness: 60 Free Great, Cheesy and/or Freakish Holiday Albums on the Internet
Christmas I: Rain Drops on Roses...
Christmas II: Two (Almost New) Chanticleer Christmas Offerings [ NEW ]
Christmas II: Whiskers on Kittens...
Christmas III: Jazz Vocals - Tianna Hall/Chris Cortez, Nnenna Freelon, New York Voices and Albrecht Mayer/The King’s Singers [ NEW ]
Christmas III: Bright Copper Kettles...
Christmas in New Orleans by New Orleans' Own Dukes of Dixieland
Christmas in Swingtime by Harry Allen
Christmas IV: Jazz Instrumental - Duke Ellington, Tim Warfield, Manhattan Brass and Ted Rosenthal Trio [ NEW ]
Christmas IV: And Warm Woolen Mittens
Christmas Ivory by Dave McKenna
Christmas Ivory by Dave McKenna
Christmas Jazz by Nebraska Jazz Orchestra
Christmas Jazz! -Volume 2 by Various
Christmas Love Song by Scott Hamilton with Strings
Christmas Love Song by Scott Hamilton
Christmas Songs by Eddie Higgins Trio
Christmas Time Is Here by Dianne Reeves
Christmas Time Is Here by Dianne Reeves
Christmas with the George Shearing Quintet by George Shearing Quintet
Christmas With The George Shearing Quintet by The George Shearing Quintet
Christmas With the Jazz Legends, Vol. 2 by Various Artists
Classic Christmas
Dallas Christian Jazz Band: He's Everything to Me & Christmas with the DCJB
Dave Koz: A Holiday Tradition
December by Chris Botti
December by Chris Botti
Don Patterson/Bobby Timmons: Holiday Soul
Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Carmen McRae by Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Carmen McRae
Ella Wishes You A Swinging Christmas by Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Wishes You A Swinging Christmas by Ella Fitzgerald
Everything You Want For Christmas by Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
Family Holidays by Gap Mangione
Five Golden Rings for Christmas
George Frideric Handel and His Messiah: The Perfect Holiday Collection
Groovin' Jazz Christmas by Various Artists
Guitars For Christmas by Joe Negri
Hacking the Holidays: Obscure and Unusual Albums from Online Stores
Happy Chanukah 2004
Harry For The Holidays by Harry Connick, Jr.
Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber - Marienvesper 1693 by Salzburger Bachchoir / Salzburger Barockensemble, Howard Arman
Hey Man, Merry Christmas by John Signorello
Holiday For Skins by Art Blakey
Holiday for Soul Dance by Sun Ra
Holiday for Strings by Paul Motian
Holiday Gift Guide 2001
Holiday Gift Guide 2005
Holiday Gift Guide 2008
Holiday Gift Guide 2008
Holiday Gift Guide 2009
Holiday Gift Guide 2010
Holiday Happenings
Holiday Jazz
Holiday Jazz
Holiday Jazz -- And a Major Big Easy Benefit Concert
Holiday Jazz Blizzard by North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra
Holiday Jazz in Gotham
Holiday Magic by Bobby Medina
Holiday Thanks
Holiday Time by Anton Schwartz
Holiday! by Crystal Lewis
I'll Be Home for Christmas by The David Leonhardt Jazz Group
I. Christmas 2005: Something Old...
II. Christmas 2005: Something New...
III. Christmas 2005: Something Strange...
It's Christmas Eve by Mood Indigo
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
IV. Christmas 2005: And Something Smooth...
J.S. Bach: Weinachtsoratorium I-III, BWV 248 by Augsburger Domsingknaben / Residenz-Kammerorchester Munchen, Reinhard Kammler
Jazz at Christmas Time by Rick DellaRatta Quintet
Jazz For The Holidays by Scott Oakley Trio
Jazz Greetings by Mark Kramer
Jazz Piano Christmas by Beegie Adair
Jazz Yule Love by Various Artists
Jazzy Christmas by Various Artists
Jazzy Christmas, Volume 1
Jazzy Holiday Music
Joanna Pascale and Holiday Jazz
Justin Time For Christmas Four by Various Artists
Justin Time For Christmas Four by Various Artists
Justin Time For Christmas: Three by Various Artists
Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday On Columbia (1933-1944) by Billie Holiday
Latin Jazz Christmas by Various Artists
Let It Snow by Rosemary Clooney
Let It Snow by New York Voices [ NEW ]
Let It Snow: Christmas with Rosemary Clooney by Rosemary Clooney
Live: Christmas Treasures by Andy Williams
Love's Holiday by Dena DeRose
Matzah to Menorah: A Holiday Jazz Celebration by Alberto Mizrahi [ NEW ]
MAXJAZZ Holiday by Various Artists
Merry Cool Christmas by Alex Leonard
Merry Magic by Eric Reed
Music From The Happy Elf by Harry Connick, Jr.
Music With A View: Visions Of Christmas
New Christmas by Pamela Hines
New Orleans Christmas by Various Artists
Nicky's Jazz Christmas
NYC Jazz Holiday on a Budget
Peace Round by Yellowjackets
Peace Round by Yellowjackets
Pieces For Christmas Peace by Sixtine Group
Playboy's Latin Jazz Christmas: A Not So Silent Night by Various Artists
Plays Piano: Holiday by Bob Brookmeyer
Ralph Carmichael and Friends Live / Big Band Christmas by Ralph Carmichael Big Band
Savoy Christmas Blues by Various Artists
Scandinavian Yuletide Voices by Mika Pohjola
Snowfall The Tony Bennett Christmas Album by Tony Bennett
Snowfall: A Jazz Compass Christmas Celebration by Koonse / La Barbera / Warrington / Jenkins / Cunliffe
Snowfall: A Jazz Compass Christmas Celebration by Koonse / La Barbera / Warrington / Jenkins / Cunliffe
Something Old, Something New, It's Christmastime, What's Wrong With You!
Sonny Rollins: San Francisco, CA, September 30, 2012 [ NEW ]
Spirit of the Season by Hiroshima
Strange Fruit: Billie Holiday, Cafe Society and an Early Cry for Civil Rights
Swingin by Various Artists
Swingin' Christmas Party! by Various Artists
Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" by Classical Jazz Quartet
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker - Favorite Selections by Erich Kunzel and the Cincinatti Pops Orchestra
That Time of Year by Bill Cunliffe
That Time of Year by Bill Cunliffe
That Time of Year by Bill Cunliffe
The Cool Season: An Origin Holiday Collection, Vol. 2 by Marriott/Anschell/Johnson/Bishop
The Frank Sinatra Christmas Collection
The Greatest Gift by Alexis Cole
The Hammond Organ Of Christmas by Rhoda Scott
The Harlem Nutcracker by David Berger and the Sultans of Swing
The Harlem Nutcracker by David Berger and the Sultans of Swing
The Importance of Vince Guaraldi’s A Charlie Brown Christmas [ NEW ]
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year by Take 6
The Outtengrand Orchestra Presents A Dangerously Groovy Christmas by The Outtengrand Orchestra
The Reasons for Christmas Project by Various Artists
The Secret of Christmas by Rebecca Parris
The Secret of Christmas by Connie Evingson
The Secret Of Christmas by Connie Evingson
The Sound Of Christmas by The Ramsey Lewis Trio
The Spirit of Giving by Jane Fuller
The Twelve Days of Christmas by Steve Barta
The Very Best of Christmas by Various Artists
This Christmas by Clairdee
This Time Of The Year by Steve Tyrell
Three for Xmas
Tidings of Comfort and Joy by Skafish
Tim Warfield's Jazzy Christmas by Tim Warfield [ NEW ]
Tis the Season by Cle Thompson
Top Ten Christmas Jazz Recordings Of All-Time
Trio West Plays Holiday Songs by Trio West
Trio West Plays Holiday Songs by Trio West
Trio West Plays Holiday Songs by Trio West
Trio West Plays Holiday Songs by Trio West
Under the Holiday Star by Human
Well Seasoned by The Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra
What Would Santa Say? by Mark Shane's X-Mas Allstars
Wish You Too. Best Christmas Ever. by Various Artists
Wishes You a Cookin' Christmas by The New England Jazz Ensemble
Wonderland by Ted Rosenthal Trio [ NEW ]
Words Are Worlds (A Tribute To Billie Holiday) by Julia Feldman Ensemble
XMAS I: Bela Fleck, Spyro Gyra, The Gospel Christmas Project, Holly Cole, Nova Contemporary Jazz Orchestra
XMAS III: Al Jarreau, Tim Green and Trio Chambra, Lorenna McKennitt, Mariah Hortans and Mathias Sandberg
Yule Struttin', Albuquerque Style

More Articles/Multiple CD Reviews
Mixed Bag of Christmas Goodies: 2002
Christmas with Chanticleer
Seasonal Music, Jazz Style
Songs for the Season: Postcards from Christmas 2001
Happy Holidays from Nagel-Heyer
Holiday Music '99
Holiday Music '98
Season's Groovings
Dave Hughes' All-Time Favorite Holiday CDs

Discussion Topics

Christmas Jazz albums
Favorite Christmas Tune
Christmas Music--Praise or Condemn Here
What's your favorite holiday jazz recording?