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Holiday Releases Plus A Celebration of Cab Calloway and More Christmas Capricorns


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The Christmas broadcast presents holiday releases from Herb Albert and Jessy J as well as more Yuletide music penned by women, with birthday shoutouts to Cab Calloway, Edith Piaf, Sue Maskaleris, Camille Thurman, Chris McNulty, Kerry Politzer, Sean Harkness and more. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you hear by purchasing their music during this time of pandemic so they can continue to distract, comfort and inspire.


  • Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band "The Little Drummer Boy" from Wrap This! A Big Phat Christmas (Music of Content) 00:00
  • Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet "Fool For Yule" from Fools For Yule (HouseKat Records) 06:44
  • Cab Calloway "Everybody Eats When They Come To My House" from Are You Hep To the Jive? (Legacy Series) 11:46
  • Host speaks 14:30
  • Jeff Hamilton Trio "Bright Bright the Holly Berries" from Merry And Bright (Capri) 15:58
  • Ann Hampton Callaway "What Good Is Being Cranky (When It's Christmas Time)" from The Hope of Christmas (MCG Jazz) 21:47
  • Koko Taylor "Merry Merry Christmas" from The Alligator Records Christmas Collection (Alligator Records) 25:39
  • Host speaks 30:04
  • Herb Albert "All I Want For Christmas" from Single (Self Released) 31:03
  • The Moore McColl Jazz Society "One Way Holiday" from One Way Holiday (Self released) 33:27
  • Chris McNulty "When Love Was You and Me" from Whispers the Heart (Elefant Dreams) 38:03
  • Host speaks 43:28
  • Kerry Politzer "Marble Maze" from In A Heartbeat (PJCE Records) 44:28
  • Sarah Jerrom "Rose" from Dream Logic (Three Pines Records) 47:40
  • The Bird and the Bee "Merry Merry" from Put Up the Lights (No Expectations / Release Me Records) 51:16
  • Host speaks 54:40
  • 3D Jazz Trio "Please Daddy (Don't Get Drunk This Christmas)" from Christmas in 3D (DIVA Jazz) 55:31
  • Colin Steele Quartet "River" from Joni—Jazz Interpretations of the Joni Mitchell Songbook (Marina Records) 1:00:00
  • Sue Maskaleris "The Meaning (Peace & Love)" from Bring Nothing But Your Heart (Jazilian) 1:05:55
  • Angela Verbrugge "Cold and Hot Blues" from Love For Connoisseurs (Gut String Records) 1:10:15
  • Host speaks 1:14:05
  • Monika Herzig "Give Peace Every Chance" from Peace On Earth (Owl Studios) 1:15:22
  • Champian Fulton "Merry Merry Christmas" from Christmas With Champian (Self Released) 1:22:19
  • Host speaks 1:26:49
  • H2 Mike Herriott & Sean Harkness "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" from Home for the Holidays (Opening Day Entertainment) 1:27:47
  • Gunhild Carling "La Vie En Rose" from Good Evening Cats (GCR/Jazz Ar ) 1:32:01
  • Camille Thurman "If You Love Me (Really Love Me)" from Waiting For the Sunrise (Chesky Records) 1:36:05
  • Host speaks 1:39:56
  • Jessy J "What Child Is This" from California Christmas Vol. 2 (Changi Records) 1:40:56
  • Janis Siegel "Hard Candy Christmas" from Crying In My Whiskey (Night Is Alive) 1:44:14
  • Megan Schroder & Steven Hardy "If I Don't Make It Through This Christmas" from Single (Gerrard Street Records) 1:48:34
  • Rachelle Garniez "It's a Christmas Song" from Who's Counting (Storysound) 1:51:12
  • Host speaks 1:55:11
  • Vivien Garry Quintet "A Woman's Place Is In the Groove" from A Woman's Place Is In the Groove (PNR) 1:56:37

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