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There Will Be Christmas - More Holiday Releases Plus A Salute To Winter Solstice


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This broadcast presents more music to celebrate the season, with new releases from Kat Edmonson, Deb Bowman, Carolyn Lee Jones and The Bird and The Bee, with birthday shoutouts to singer pianist Una Mae Carlisle (protege of Fats Waller), celebrations of the Winter Solstice 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.


  • Javon Jackson "Santa Baby" from Yule Be Boppin (Blue Note) 00:00
  • Adrian Cunningham & La Lucha "Dapper Winter's Best" from New Holiday Classics (Arbors) 04:17
  • Andrea Wolper "Waiting For Winter" from Parallel Lives (Jazzed Media ) 08:01
  • Host speaks 13:33
  • Geri Allen "Red Velvet in Winter" from Flying Toward the Sound (Motema) 14:54
  • Norah Jones "Christmas Time" from I Dream of Christmas (Blue Note) 20:29
  • Host speaks 24:22
  • Lori Mechem "Christmas Day With You" from Brazilian Christmas (Barton Avenue Music) 25:10
  • Grady Tate "Bending Towards the Light" from Bending Towards the Light-A Jazz Nativity (Self released) 28:58
  • Kat Edmonson "O Christmas Tree" from Holiday Swingin'! (A Kat Edmonson Christmas Vol. 1) (Spinnerette Records) 32:47
  • Host speaks 34:52
  • Linda Presgrave "That Special Time of Year" from A Jazz Christmas-That Special Time of Year (Metropolitan) 36:15
  • Audrey Silver "The Cold Wind's Embrace" from Very Early (Messy House) 41:27
  • Laura Fernandez "Thirty Year Winter" from Okay, Alright (Sonic Peach Music) 45:47
  • Host speaks 49:34
  • Myra Melford "The Virgin of Guadalupe" from Snowy Egret (Bethlehem) 50:55
  • 3Divas Jazz Trio "Please Daddy (Don't Get Drunk This Christmas)" from Christmas in 3D (DIVA Jazz) 1:00:00
  • Deb Bowman "There Will Be Christmas" from Big Love Holiday (Self released) 1:03:52
  • Carolyn Lee Jones "Red Christmas" from Christmas Time is Here (Catn'round Sound) 1:07:23
  • Host speaks 1:10:14
  • Tia Fuller "Little Drummer Boy" from It's Christmas on Mack Avenue (Mack Avenue) 1:11:15
  • Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet "Fool For Yule" from Fools For Yule (HouseKat Records) 1:16:49
  • The Bird and the Bee "Merry Merry" from Put Up the Lights (No Expectations / Release Me Records) 1:21:50
  • Host speaks 1:25:14
  • Debbie Poryes Trio "Our Star" from Loving Hank (Origin OA2) 1:26:09
  • Deanna Witkowski "Love Came Down" from Love Came Down (single) (Self Released) 1:30:25
  • The Moore McColl Jazz Society "One Way Holiday" from One Way Holiday (Self released) 1:34:37
  • Host speaks 1:39:13
  • Monika Herzig "Give Peace Every Chance" from Peace On Earth (Owl Studios) 1:40:15
  • Una Mae Carlisle "Without You Baby" from 1942-1944 (Harlequin) 1:47:17
  • Herbie Hancock (feat. Corinne Bailey Rae) "River" from River: The Joni Letters (Verve) 1:50:21
  • Host speaks 1:55:37
  • Vivien Garry Quintet "A Woman's Place Is In the Groove" from A Woman's Place Is In the Groove (PNR) 1:56:41

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