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Joy And Wonder - More Holiday Releases


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This broadcast presents more Christmas goodness to savor, with new holiday releases from from Chris Ruggiero, Sarah Partridge, Sweet Megg and Joe McCarthy's New York Afro Bop Alliance Big Band, plus birthday shoutouts to Dave Brubeck and Diane Schuur, among others. 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, provoke and inspire.


  • Jeff Hamilton Trio "Caroling Caroling" from Merry & Bright (Capri) 00:00
  • Chris Ruggiero "It's Christmas Once Again" from Christmas With Chris Ruggiero (Self Released) 04:33
  • Lyn Stanley "Little Drummer Boy" from Novel Noël (A.T. Music LLC) 09:10
  • Host speaks 13:54
  • Pat Moran "In Your Own Sweet Way" from This Is Pat Moran (Audio Fidelity) 15:37
  • New York Voices "Round, Round, Round (Blue Rondo a La Turk)" from Reminiscing in Tempo (Origin) 20:36
  • Host speaks 27:46
  • Nadje Noordhuis "Nebula" from Full Circle (Newvelle Records) 29:14
  • Mark Zaleski (feat. Michael Mayo) "They Say I Look Like God" from Our Time: Reimagining Dave Brubeck (Origin) 32:07
  • New York Voices "God's Love Made Visible" from Bending Towards the Light-A Jazz Nativity (Self Released) 37:37
  • Host speaks 41:48
  • Geri Allen "Joy And Wonder" from The Gathering (Verve) 43:22
  • Steven Feifke, Bijon Watson & Generation Gap Jazz Orchestra "Sassy" from Generation Gap Orchestra (Cellar Music Group) 47:59
  • Host speaks 52:59
  • Joe McCarthy's New York Afro Bop Alliance Big Band "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy" from The Pan American Nutcracker Suite (Angelface Records) 53:55
  • Carn Davidson 9 "Reason Season Lifetime" from Murphy (Self released) 1:00:00
  • Adrian Cunningham & La Lucha "Dapper Winter's Best" from New Holiday Classics (Arbors) 1:07:36
  • Sweet Megg "All I Want For Christmas Is You" from Santa Baby (Turtle Bay Records) 1:11:20
  • Host speaks 1:15:06
  • The New Standards "Do You Hear What I Hear?" from Seven Songs of Comfort and Joy (Princess Records) 1:16:29
  • Samara Joy "Nostalgia" from Linger Awhile (Verve) 1:21:27
  • Caity Gyorgy "Cover Up" from Featuring (La Reserve) 1:24:49
  • Host speaks 1:30:52
  • Carla Bley "Hell's Bells" from Carla's Christmas Carols (ECM) 1:32:01
  • Jonathan Karrant (feat. Diane Schuur) "Grown-Up Christmas List" from Christmas Wish (Self Released) 1:37:14
  • Sarah Partridge "Santa Tell Me" from A Partridge In a Pear Tree (Tiger Turn) 1:41:38
  • Host speaks 1:44:35
  • Rebecca Coupe Franks "Mercury" from Planets (RCF Records) 1:45:48
  • Eva Cassidy "Songbird" from Songbird (Blix Street Records) 1:52:25
  • Host speaks 1:56:07
  • Vivien Garry Quintet "A Woman's Place Is In the Groove" from A Woman's Place Is In the Groove (PNR) 1:56:44

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