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Album Review

Tom Kubis Big Band: A Jazz Musician's Christmas

Read "A Jazz Musician's Christmas" reviewed by Jim Santella


One of this era's finest big band arrangers also leads his own orchestra in Southern California. Loaded with talent and blessed with superb charts, Tom Kubis's band has assembled for an hour of holiday cheer in a session that both meets traditional expectations and provides a fresh look at the holiday season.

Guests Pete Christlieb, Jack Sheldon and Carol Jolin each make a major impact. Their charming lyricism and creative spirits ride high. Kubis's arrangements, while adhering to ...

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The Tom Kubis Big Band: A Jazz Musician's Christmas

Read "A Jazz Musician's Christmas" reviewed by Jack Bowers


A Jazz Musician’s Christmas is a reissue on Sea Breeze of (much of) two earlier albums by the Tom Kubis Big Band, It’s Not Just for Christmas Anymore! and You Just Can’t Have Enough Christmas. Those who may have overlooked one or both of them are sure to appreciate the reissue, which is guaranteed to put anyone this side of Ebenezer Scrooge in a festive holiday mood. Not only is the band world–class (the sidemen are among the West Coast’s ...


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