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This Christmas Eve's broadcast included new releases by Allison Au, Camille Thurman and John Daversa, with a first look at some Grammy nominees, plus birthday shout outs to Edith Piaf, Bob Brookmeyer and Lil Green , among others.


  • Geri Allen "Joy and Wonder" from The Gathering (Verve) 00:00
  • Champian Fulton "Merry Merry Christmas" from Christmas With Champian (Self released) 04:36
  • Sue Maskaleris "The Meaning (Peace & Love)" from Bring Nothing But Your Heart (Self released) 09:08
  • Host speaks 13:28
  • Yelena Eckemoff "Clementines and Candies on Christmas Tree" from Blooming Tall Phlox (L&H Production) 16:44
  • Bria Skonberg "All I Want for Christmas Is You" from Single (Okeh/Sony Masterworks) 24:25
  • Elisabeth Lohninger "I Remember Christmas" from Ballads in Blue (JAZZsick Records) 28:04
  • Host speaks 33:09
  • Cecilia Sanchietti "Hang Gliding" from La Terza Via (Blujazz) 36:22
  • Cecile McLorin Salvant "I've Got Your Number" from The Window (Mack Avenue) 41:31
  • Bobby Short "Romance in the Dark" from Celebrating 30 Years at the Carlyle (Telarc) 46:27
  • Lauren White "Again" from Out of the Past: Jazz & Noir (Café Pacific) 51:40
  • Host speaks 55:16
  • Annie Chen "Gan Lan Shu (Olive Tree)" from Secret Treetop (Shanghai Audio & Video Ltd Co.) 56:34
  • Carla Bley "Hell's Bells" from Carla's Christmas Carols (ECM Records) 1:00:58
  • Harriet Goldberg "I Don't Believe in Christmas" from My Time to Fly (Self released) 1:06:12
  • Lucy Smith "Do You Hear What I Hear?" from Singing Christmas (Living Muse Songs) 1:09:52
  • Host speaks 1:14:30
  • Carn Davidson 9 "Reason Season Lifetime" from Murphy (Self released) 1:18:16
  • Luba Mason "Last Snowfall" from Mixtura (Lubica Mason) 1:25:54
  • Host speaks 1:35:26
  • Chet Baker "Little Girl" from Essential Early Recordings (Primo) 1:36:57
  • Karrin Allyson "Some of That Sunshine" from Some of That Sunshine (kasrecords) 1:41:13
  • Gregory Porter "Pick Yourself Up" from Nat King Cole & Me (Blue Note) 1:46:02
  • Nicole Zuraitis "Jolene" from Hive Mind (Dot Time Records) 1:49:13
  • Host speaks 1:53:33
  • Tia Fuller "Little Drummer Boy" from It's Christmas on Mack Avenue (Mack Avenue) 1:55:55
  • Zoot Sims & Bob Brookmeyer "Lullaby of the Leaves" from Morning Fun (1201 Music) 2:01:32
  • Freddy Cole "The Lonely One" from My Mood Is You (HighNote) 2:06:43
  • Kate McGarry "Climb Down_Whiskey You're the Devil" from The Subject Tonight Is Love (ArtistShare) 2:11:50
  • Host speaks 2:18:35
  • Allison Miller & Carmen Staaf "Skyway Song" from Science Fair (Sunnyside) 2:21:34
  • Darius De Haas "To Meet My Brother" from Ice On the Hudson (SMK Jazz) 2:25:33
  • Chris McNulty "You Are There" from Eternal (Palmetto Records) 2:28:52
  • Kurt Elling "Lonely Town" from The Questions (Okeh/Sony Masterworks) 2:31:57
  • Host speaks 2:38:42
  • Allison Au "Grounds" from Wander Wonder (Self Released) 2:41:06
  • Al Jarreau "Some Children See Him" from Christmas (Rhino Entertainment) 2:44:11
  • June Christy "This Time of Year" from This Time of Year (Capitol) 2:48:18
  • Carol Hall "Hard Candy Christmas" from Hallways: the Songs of Carol Hall (LML Music) 2:51:49
  • Host speaks 2:54:50
  • Anais Drago "Zappa Changes" from Anais Drago & the Jellyfish (Another Music Records) 2:56:40
  • Grace Kelly "Count on Me" from Go Time Brooklyn (Pazz) 3:01:41
  • Sue Palmer "Don't Cry For Me New Jersey" from Gems Volume One (Self released Record Label) 3:06:46Time Marker
  • Steve Tyrell "Them There Eyes" from A Song for You (New Design/East West) 3:12:01
  • Host speaks 3:14:55
  • Connie Han " Crime Zone" from Crime Zone (Mack Avenue) 3:16:49
  • Danny Bacher "La Vie En Rose_A Kiss to Build a Dream On" from Swing That Music! (Whaling City Sound) 3:24:12
  • Camille Thurman "If You Love Me (Really Love Me)" from Waiting for the Sunrise (Chesky Records) 3:29:14
  • Host speaks 3:33:06
  • Dave Stryker "O Tannenbaum" from Single (Self released) 3:36:02
  • Lorraine Feather "I Love New York at Christmas" from Language (Jazzed Media) 3:41:21
  • Patti Labelle "Don't Save It All For Christmas" from Home for the Holidays With Friends (GPE Records) 3:45:10
  • Carol McCann "Packing Up Xmas" from Carol McCann Celebrates the Holidays (Self released) 3:49:32
  • Host speaks 3:53:57
  • John Daversa Big Band "America the Beautiful" from American Dreamers: Voices of Hope, Music of Freedom (BFM Jazz) 3:55:48

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