Christmas Slanket

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We've been looking at various critic's and website's "best jazz of the 2010's" lists, but now the listeners get to weigh in. Their Mike loves him some holiday jazz specials, so in honor of Christ coming to earth, realizing it was a lost cause, and leaving before he even hit forty, we're looking at five Christmas-themed albums and EPs. Three of them appear on Telarc, and Pat has things to say about that. Pop matters is mostly stuck on Harry Nilsson, as we suspect it will be for some time.


  • Discussion of Sittin' In: Jazz Clubs of the 1940s and 1950s (Harper Design) 00:20
  • Discussion of Oscar Peterson's album An Oscar Peterson Christmas (Telarc) 8:45
  • Discussion of Dave Brubeck's album A Dave Brubeck Christmas (Telarc) 24:35
  • Discussion of Mel Torme's album Christmas Songs (Telarc) 36:18
  • Discussion of Lauren Henderson's EP Classic Christmas (Brontosaurus) 52:40
  • Discussion of Warren Wolf's album Christmas Vibes (Mack Avenue) 1:01:35
  • Pop Matters 1:14:10

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