Another eternal repost: CHRISTMAS JAZZ from SWING to BOP — BREW’s ULTIMATE SEASONAL PLAYLIST

Have yourself a…
MERRY, HAPPILY SWINGIN’, COOL & PEACEFUL CHRISTMAS, dear folks!

By the way:

— NONE of the tracks on the below playlist could be found on the pictured album.
— ALL of them have been taken from various LP’s in my collection.
— EACH of them is a classic, and…
… — MOST of them are very jazzy interpretations of timeless American Christmas Carols, compiled for your listening pleasure by yours truly swingin’,

Brew

CHRISTMAS JAZZ FROM SWING TO BOP — PLAYLIST

Credits:

01 Swingin’ Them Jingle Bells — Thomas ‘Fats’ Waller & His Rhythm, 1936
02 Santa Claus Is Coming To Town — Tommy Dorsey with Edythe Wright, 1935
03 Jingle Bells — Benny Goodman & His Orchestra, 1935
04 Jingle Bells — Glenn Miller with Marion Hutton, Ernie Caceres, Tex Beneke, Ray  Eberle & The Modernaires, another early “modal” trumpet solo, this time by Billy May, 1941
05 Let It Snow — Woody Herman with Sonny Berman & Bill Harris, 1945
06 The Christmas Song — Nat ‘King’ Cole Trio, 1946
07 Announcement
08 Half Nelson
09 White Christmas
10 Little Willie Leaps — Charlie Parker Quintet, Royal Roost, NYC, Christmas broadcast from December 25, 1948
11 Santa Claus Is Coming To Town — Paul Bley with Charles Mingus & Art Blakey, 1953
12 The Christmas Song — Mel Tormé at the Crescendo, 1954
13 Greensleeves — Bill Smith with Jim Hall, Monty Budwig & Shelly Manne, 1959
14 Jingle Bells #1 — Duke Ellington & His Orchestra, 1961
15 The Christmas Song — Bud Powell (vocal & solo piano), Paris, 1961
16 Blue X-Mas (To Whom It May Concern) — Bob Dorough with the Miles Davis Sextet, 1962
17 Jingle Bells #2 — Duke Ellington & His Orchestra, 1962
18 The Christmas Song — Dexter Gordon Quartet, 1970

Blowing Christmas Kiss

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