[JPL] Playlist-Jazz with George Thomas on VPR with Holiday Jazz, Classic & New for Friday, 12/23/11

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Jazz with George Thomas on VPR with Holiday Jazz, Classic & New for Friday, 12/23/11 

Happy Holidays. We celebrate Christmas with classic jazz and blues including Count Basie & Jimmy Rushing, Charles Brown, Amos Milburn, Mabel Scott, Johnny Adams, James Booker and recent releases by Butch Thompson, Ellis Marsalis, Marcus Roberts, Jimmy Ponder and many others.


Santa Baby
Artist Name 	Eartha Kitt
Soloists 	Eartha Kitt-Vocals
CD/Album 	Christmas Sampler 1996
Record co./Cat # 	Rhino 7199
Release Year 	1996

Artist Name 	Coleman Hawkins
Composer 	Trad.
Soloists 	Coleman Hawkins-Tenor Sax ; Kenny Burrell-Guitar ; Ray Bryant-Piano ; Wendell Marshall-Bass ; Osie Johnson-Drums
CD/Album 	Soul
Record co./Cat # 	Prestige 7149
Release Year 	1958

Winter Wonderland
Artist Name 	Tony Bennett
Composer 	Felix Bernard, Dick Smith
Soloists 	Tony Bennett-Vocals
CD/Album 	Snowfall
Record co./Cat # 	Columbia 66459
Release Year 	1994
Note 	Listener Request

God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen
Artist Name 	Greg Abate
Composer 	Trad.
Soloists 	Greg Abate-Soprano Sax ; Herb Pomeroy-Trumpet
CD/Album 	It's Christmastime
Record co./Cat # 	Brownstone Recordings 959
Release Year 	1995

Prayer For Peace
Artist Name 	Marcus Roberts
Composer 	Marcus Roberts
Soloists 	Marcus Roberts-Piano
CD/Album 	Prayer For Peace
Record co./Cat # 	Novus 63124-2
Release Year 	1991

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite: Peanut Brittle Brigade (March); Sugar Rum Cherry (Dance Of The Sugar-Plum Fairy)
Artist Name 	Duke Ellington
Composer 	Tchaikovsky/Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn
CD/Album 	Duke Ellington: Three Suites
Record co./Cat # 	Columbia 46825
Release Year 	1960

White Christmas
Artist Name 	Charlie Parker
Composer 	Irving Berlin
Soloists 	Charlie Parker-Alto Sax ; Kenny Dorham-Trumpet ; Al Haig-Piano ; Max Roach-Drums
CD/Album 	Mr. Santa's Boogie
Record co./Cat # 	Savoy Jazz 1157
Release Year 	1948
Note 	Live from the Royal Roost Christmas Day 1948

I Love New York At Christmas
Artist Name 	Lorraine Feather
Composer 	Shelly Berg, Lorraine Feather
Soloists 	Lorraine Feather-Vocals ; Shelly Berg-Piano
CD/Album 	Language
Record co./Cat # 	Jazzed Media 1032-2
Release Year 	2008

Blue Xmas
Artist Name 	Miles Davis & Gil Evans
Composer 	Bob Dorough
Soloists 	Bob Dorough-Vocals & Piano ; Miles Davis-Trumpet ; Wayne Shorter-Tenor Sax
CD/Album 	The Complete Columbia Studio Recordings
Record co./Cat # 	Columbia/Legacy 67397
Release Year 	1962

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Artist Name 	Beantown Swing Orchestra
Composer 	H. Gillespie, J. Coots
CD/Album 	A Beantown Christmas
Record co./Cat # 	Beantown Swing Orchestra 00301 8
Release Year 	2011

Sleigh Ride
Artist Name 	Ellis Marsalis
Composer 	Leroy Anderson, M. Parish
Soloists 	Ellis Marsalis-Piano ; Jason Marsalis-Drums
CD/Album 	A New Orleans Christmas Carol
Record co./Cat # 	Elm 19790
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

Good Morning Blues (I Want To See Santa Claus)
Artist Name 	Count Basie and His Orchestra featuring Jimmy Rushing
Composer 	Basie, Rushing
Soloists 	Count Basie-Piano ; Jimmy Rushiing-Vocals ; Buck Clayton-Trumpet ; Lester Young-Tenor Sax
CD/Album 	Santa Claus Blues
Record co./Cat # 	Jass Records 3
Release Year 	1937

Jingle Bells
Artist Name 	Ann Hampton Callaway
Soloists 	Ann Hampton Callaway-Vocals
CD/Album 	This Christmas
Record co./Cat # 	N-Coded Music 4235-2
Release Year 	1997

What Will Santa Say When He Finds Everybody Swingin'
Artist Name 	Kermit Ruffins
Composer 	Louis Prima
Soloists 	Kermit Ruffins-Vocals, Trumpet
CD/Album 	Have A Crazy Cool Christmas!
Record co./Cat # 	Basin Street Records 0109-2
Release Year 	2009
Note 	Listener Request

My Birthday Comes On Christmas
Artist Name 	Spike Jones
Composer 	Leon Pober, Louis Bush
Soloists 	Spike Jones-Vocals
CD/Album 	Yule Be Miserable
Record co./Cat # 	Verve B0001240-02
Release Year 	1956

We Wish You A Merry Christmas
Artist Name 	Harry Allen
Composer 	Trad.
Soloists 	Harry Allen-Tenor Sax ; Larry Goldings-Organ
CD/Album 	Christmas In Swingtime
Record co./Cat # 	Koch Jazz 51409
Release Year 	2001

Jingle Bells
Artist Name 	Carla Bley & Steve Swallow, The Partyka Brass Quintet
Composer 	James Pierpont
CD/Album 	Carla's Christmas Carols
Record co./Cat # 	WATT 35
Release Year 	2009

Artist Name 	Vince Guaraldi Trio
Composer 	Vince Guaraldi
Soloists 	Vince Guaraldi-Piano
CD/Album 	A Charlie Brown Christmas
Record co./Cat # 	Fantasy 8431-2
Release Year 	1950

The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)
Artist Name 	Nicole Henry
Composer 	R. Wells, Mel Torme
Soloists 	Nicole Henry-Vocals
CD/Album 	Set For The Season
Record co./Cat # 	Banister Records 3018
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

Christmas Time Is Here
Artist Name 	Thomas Marriott
Composer 	Vince Guaraldi, Mendelson
Soloists 	Thomas Marriott-Trumpet ; Bill Anschell-Piano
CD/Album 	The Cool Season
Record co./Cat # 	Origin Records 82494
Release Year 	2007

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Artist Name 	Mary Stallings
Composer 	H. Gillespie, J. Coots
Soloists 	Mary Stallings-Vocals ; Rickey Woodard-Tenor Sax
CD/Album 	A Concord Jazz Christmas, Volume Two
Record co./Cat # 	Concord Jazz 4720
Release Year 	1995

Angels In The Snow
Artist Name 	Eric Reed
Composer 	Eric Reed
Soloists 	Eric Reed-Piano
CD/Album 	Merry Magic
Record co./Cat # 	MaxJazz 302
Release Year 	2003

Greensleeves (alternate take)
Artist Name 	The John Coltrane Quartet
Composer 	Trad.
Arranger 	Eric Dolphy
Conductor 	Eric Dolphy
Soloists 	John Coltrane-Tenor Sax ; McCoy Tyner-Piano
CD/Album 	The Complete Africa/Brass Sessions
Record co./Cat # 	Impulse! 2-168
Release Year 	1961

A Child Is Born
Artist Name 	Geri Allen
Composer 	Thad Jones
Soloists 	Geri Allen-Piano
CD/Album 	A Child Is Born
Record co./Cat # 	Motema Music 69
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

We Three Kings
Artist Name 	Jimmy Ponder
Composer 	Trad.
Soloists 	Jimmy Ponder-Guitar ; Don Braden-Tenor Sax ; John Hicks-Piano
CD/Album 	Guitar Christmas
Record co./Cat # 	HighNote 7034
Release Year 	1998

Silent Night
Artist Name 	World Saxophone Quartet
Composer 	Trad.
CD/Album 	Justin Time For Christmas Three
Record co./Cat # 	Justin Time 148-2
Release Year 	1999

This Time Of Year
Artist Name 	Ray Charles
Composer 	Cliff Owens, Brook Benton
Soloists 	Ray Charles-Fender Rhodes, Vocals
CD/Album 	The Spirit Of Christmas
Record co./Cat # 	Concord Records 31617
Release Year 	2009

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
Artist Name 	Geri Allen
Composer 	Trad.
Soloists 	Geri Allen-Piano
CD/Album 	A Child Is Born
Record co./Cat # 	Motema Music 69
Release Year 	2011
Note 	New

Let's Make Christmas Merry, Baby
Artist Name 	Amos Milburn
Composer 	Amos Milburn
Soloists 	Amos Milburn-Vocals, Piano
CD/Album 	Billboard Greatest R&B Christmas Hits
Record co./Cat # 	Rhino 70638
Release Year 	1949

Please Come Home For Christmas
Artist Name 	Charles Brown
Composer 	Charles Brown, Gene Redd
Soloists 	Charles Brown-Piano, Vocals
CD/Album 	Merry Christmas, Baby
Record co./Cat # 	Paula Records 12
Release Year 	1991

Boogie Woogie Santa Claus
Artist Name 	Mabel Scott
Composer 	Mabel Scott
Soloists 	Mabel Scott-Piano, Vocals
CD/Album 	Billboard Greatest R&B Christmas Hits
Record co./Cat # 	Rhino 70638
Release Year 	1948

Please Come Home For Christmas
Artist Name 	Johnny Adams
Composer 	Charles Brown, Gene Redd
Soloists 	Johnny Adams-Vocals
CD/Album 	A Creole Christmas
Record co./Cat # 	Epic/Associated 47045
Release Year 	1990

Go Tell It On The Mountain
Artist Name 	The Zion Harmonizers
Composer 	Trad.
CD/Album 	A Creole Christmas
Record co./Cat # 	Epic/Associated 47045
Release Year 	1990

Silver Bells
Artist Name 	Dave McKenna
Composer 	Jay Livingston, Ray Evans
Soloists 	Dave McKenna-Piano
CD/Album 	Christmas Ivory
Record co./Cat # 	Concord Jazz 4772-2
Release Year 	1997

Silent Night
Artist Name 	Butch Thompson
Composer 	Trad.
Soloists 	Butch Thompson-Piano
CD/Album 	Yulestride
Record co./Cat # 	Daring 3010-2
Release Year 	1994

Peace Piece
Artist Name 	Bill Evans
Composer 	Bill Evans
Soloists 	Bill Evans-Piano
CD/Album 	Everybody Digs Bill Evans
Record co./Cat # 	Riverside 1129
Release Year 	1958

Keep On Gwine
Artist Name 	James Booker
Composer 	Mel Lastie
Soloists 	James Booker- Piano
CD/Album 	New Orleans Piano Wizard: Live!
Record co./Cat # 	Rounder 2027
Release Year 	1977


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