Christmas In My Soul

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Includes more Christmas songs penned by women, with holiday recordings by Dave Stryker, Laila Biali, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Rebecca Angel, plus new releases by Youn Sun Nah, Chloe Perrier, Fostina Dixon-Kilgoe, and Elena Gilliam, with birthday shout outs to Bob Dorough, Sue Maskaleris, Diane Schuur, Sean Harkness, Edith Piaf, Camille Thurman and Kaylé Brecher, among others.


  • Dave Stryker "This Christmas" from Eight Track Christmas (Strikezone Records) 00:00
  • Deanna Witkowski "Love Came Down" from Single (Self released) 04:54
  • Bob Dorough "Blue X-mas" from Yule Be Boppin (Blue Note) 09:06
  • Sue Maskaleris "The Meaning (Peace & Love)" from Bring Nothing But Your Heart (Self Released) 14:42
  • Host speaks 19:00
  • Sheryl Bailey and Harvie S "Saint Nick" from Plucky Strum (Whaling City Sound) 22:02
  • Karrin Allyson "Winter Oasis" from Yuletide Hideway (Self released) 27:18
  • Cynthia Sayer "The Gift" from Attractions: With Bucky Pizzarelli (Self released) 30:50
  • Host speaks 35:52
  • Lolly Allen "Coming Home" from Coming Home (OA2 Records) 38:21
  • Diane Schuur "Deedles' Blues" from Live in London (Gr2 Classics) 44:20
  • Freddy Cole "Exactly Like You" from He Was the King (HighNote) 49:28
  • Host speaks 53:53
  • Sean Harkness & Mike Herriott "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" from Home For the Holidays (Opening Day Recordings) 55:42
  • Billy Stritch "Caroling Caroling" from Christmas at Birdland (Club 44) 1:00:00
  • Ann Hampton Callaway "What Good Is Being Cranky (When It's Christmas Time)" from The Hope of Christmas (MCG Jazz) 1:02:14
  • Laila Biali "River" from single (Joshua Tree Music) 1:06:06
  • Champian Fulton "Merry Merry Christmas" from Christmas With Champian (Self released) 1:09:37
  • Host speaks 1:14:09
  • Carmen Sandim "Aura-Celia" from Play-Doh (Pathways to Jazz) 1:18:00
  • Daryl Sherman "Like a Puzzle" from Guess Who's In Town (Arbors) 1:24:17
  • Ronny Whyte "You Fascinate Me So" from Whyte Witchcraft-Songs of Cy Coleman (Audiophile) 1:27:26
  • Christine Tobin "Everybody Knows" from A Thousand Kisses Deep (Trail Belle) 1:31:15
  • Host speaks 1:38:06
  • Rachel Z " Kiss of Life" from Everlasting (Tone Center) 1:40:46
  • Carmen Lundy "Meant For Each Other" from Modern Ancestors (Aphrasia Productions) 1:44:48
  • Carmen Souza "Nutville" from The Silver Messenger (Galileo Music) 1:49:08
  • Host speaks 1:52:24
  • Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band "Little Drummer Boy" from Wrap This!-A Big Phat Christmas (Music of Content) 1:53:36
  • Geri Allen "Joy and Wonder" from The Gathering (Verve) 2:00:18
  • Koko Taylor "Merry Merry Christmas" from The Alligator Records Christmas Collection (Alligator Records) 2:04:57
  • Sting "Christmas At Sea" from If On a Winter's Night (Decca US) 2:09:24
  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis "O Tannenbaum (feat. Aretha Franklin) " from Big Band Holidays II (Blue Engine Records) 2:13:54
  • Host speaks 2:17:00
  • Allison Miller "Malaga" from Glitter Wolf (Royal Potato Family) 2:20:12
  • Kaylé Brecher "So It Goes" from Spirals and Lines (Penchant Four Records) 2:27:29
  • Youn Sun Nah "In My Heart" from Immersion (ARTS Music) 2:32:13
  • Host speaks 2:35:03
  • Miho Hazama "Today Not Today" from Dancer in Nowhere (Sunnyside) 2:37:44
  • Chloe Perrier "La Vie En Rose" from Petite Fleur (Jazzheads Records) 2:45:46
  • KJ Denhart "Chanson Baz Bar" from Album No. 9 (Motema) 2:49:02
  • Camille Thurman "If You Love Me" from Waiting for the Sunrise (Chesky Records) 2:52:19
  • Host speaks 2:56:12
  • Fostina Dixon "Strutt Som Mo" from Vertical Alignment (Self released) 2:57:49
  • Iro Haarla, Ulf Krokfors & Barry Altschul "Intermission Music" from Around Again-The Music of Carla Bley (TUM Records) 3:02:04
  • Elena Gilliam & Michael LeVan "Backwater Blues" from Then Another Turns (Blujazz ) 3:07:42
  • Jeff Goldblum & The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra "Make Someone Happy (feat. Gregory Porter) " from I Shouldn't Be Telling You This (Decca (UMO)) 3:12:12
  • Host speaks 3:16:52
  • Lori Mechem "Christmas Day With You" from Brazilian Christmas (Barton Avenue Music) 3:19:05
  • Rebecca Angel "Santa Baby" from Single (Timeless Groove Records) 3:22:55
  • Kurt Elling "Some Children See Him" from The Beautiful Day (Okeh Records ) 3:26:20
  • Host speaks 3:33:30
  • Elsa Nilsson "Lucia" from Salt Wind (Self released) 3:36:09
  • Laura Nyro "Christmas In My Soul" from Christmas And the Beads of Sweat (Columbia ) 3:42:22
  • Carol McCann "Packing Up Christmas" from Carol McCann Celebrates the Holidays (Self released ) 3:49:18
  • Host speaks 3:53:43
  • Isle of Klezbos "Noiresque" from Live From Brooklyn (Rhythm Media Records) 3:54:58

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