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PLAYLIST FOR “CHRISTMAS PARTY 2018” (12.22.18)

27 Dec

Ho, Ho Ho – I wasn’t quoting from a misogynistic rap song. I was just getting into the Christmas spirit and ready to play some old and new holiday favorites. 

SONG TITLE  / Artist  /  CD or Album Title

  • MY FAVORITE THINGS  /  Tony Bennett  /  “Snowfall: The Christmas album”
  • CHRISTMAS IS STARTING NOW  /  Laura Dickinson  /  “Auld Lang Syne”
  • I’LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS  /  Kenny Rankin  /  “A Christmas album”
  • SNOW DAY  /  Chaise Lounge  /  “A Very Chaise Lounge Christmas”
  • MEDLEY  /  Maureen McGovern  /  “Christmas With Maureen McGovern”
  • BABY IT’S COLD OUTSIDE  /  Lydia Lyza & Josiah Lemanski  
  • JINGLE BELLS  /  Accent
  • JINGLE BELLS  /  Duke Ellington  /  “Jingle Bell Jam”
  • THE WORLD FOR CHRISTMAS  /  The Real Group  /  “The World For Christmas”
  • SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN  /  (Mystery Vocalists)  /  Frank Sinatra & Cyndi Lauper  /  “A Very Special Christmas 2”
  • WHITE CHRISTMAS  /  Ella Fitzgerald  /  “Have Yourself A Jazzy Little Christmas”
  • CHRISTMAS TIME IS HERE  /  Vince Guaraldi  /  “A Charlie Brown Christmas”
  • SLEIGH RIDE  /  Cyrille Aimee & The Lost Fingers  /  “Coconut Christmas”
  • HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS  /  Leslie Odom Jr.  /  “Simply Christmas”
  • MEDLEY  /  The Swingle Singers  /  “Have Yourself A Jazzy Little Christmas”
  • HE’S GONNA TAKE AWAY OUR CHRISTMAS  /  Robert Goulet  /  “Wonderful World Of Christmas”
  • THE SECRET OF CHRISTMAS  /  Connie Evingson  /  “The Secret of Christmas”
  • THE THEORY SONG  /  David Swenson  /  
  • THE CHRISTMAS SONG  /  Gregory Porter  /  “Nat ‘King’ Cole & Me”
  • A CHRISTMAS COMPROMISE  /  Duchess  /  “Harmony For the Holidays”
  • MERRY CHRISTMAS, BABY  /  Ramsey Lewis Trio  /  “Sound Of Christmas”
  • WOULDN’T YOU LIKE AN OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS?  /  Monica Ramey & Beegie Adair  /  “Some Enchanted Christmas”
  • CHRISTMAS WILL REALLY BE CHRISTMAS  /  Kristin Korb  /  “That Time Of Year”
  • A CHILD IS BORN  /  Oscar Peterson  /  “Have Yourself A Jazzy Little Christmas”
  • STAR OF WONDER  /  Kurt Elling  /  “The Beautiful Day”
  • ANGEL’S LULLABY  /  Emilie-Claire Barlow  /  “Winter Wonderland”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

Missed the show? I’ll bet someone got a lot of coal for Christmas.(And I’ll bet it wasn’t clean coal.) Click here and then click on my name in the drop-down menu to listen to an archived version.

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PLAYLIST FOR “CHRISTMAS PARTY 2015” (12.19.15) #jazz #jazzradio #jazzsingers

19 Dec

Time for the annual Turntable For One Christmas Party. So, Merry Christmas to all, and to all – can’t we all do a lot better next year for crying out loud? 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • MY FAVORITE THINGS  /  Tony Bennett  /  “Snowfall”
  • JOY TO THE WORLD  /  Joey DeFrancesco  /  “Home For The Holidays”
  • THE CHRISTMAS SONG  /  Carmen McCrae w/ Shirley Horn Trio  /  “Jingle Bell Jam”
  • THE THEORY SONG  /  David Swenson
  • LET IT SNOW  /  New York Voices  /  “Let It Snow”
  • MR. SANTA  /  Chaise Lounge  /  “A Very Chaise Lounge Christmas”
  • SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN  /  Erroll Garner  /  (Previously Unreleased Live Performance)
  • WINTER WONDERLAND  /  Kenny Rankin  /  A Christmas Album”
  • LITTLE JACK FROST GET LOST  /  (Mystery Vocalists)  /  Seth MacFarlane & Norah Jones  /  “Holiday For Swing”
  • IT’S THE HOLIDAY SEASON  /  Count Basie w/ Johnny Mathis  /  “A Very Swingin’ Basie Christmas”
  • THE SECRET OF CHRISTMAS  /  Ella Fitzgerald  /  “Have Yourself A Jazzy Little Christmas”
  • HE’S GONNA TAKE AWAY OUR CHRISTMAS  /  Robert Goulet  /  “Wonderful World Of Christmas”
  • FROSTY THE SNOWMAN  /  Accent
  • STILLA NATT  /  The Real Group  /  “Julen Er Her”
  • ANGEL’S LULLABY  /  Emilie-Claire Barlow  /  “Winter Wonderland”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

Still looking for that perfect holiday gift? Try a Turntable For One podcast on PRX, the Public Radio Exchange. It’ll pass the time while you’re thinking abut what to get for that perfect holiday gift.

http://www.prx.org/series/33284-turntable-for-one