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As the end of the calendar year approaches, we celebrate the end of another accounting period, we deplore the conspicuous consumption that we all indulged in, and if we focused on what was truly important, we spent time with loved ones celebrating this life that we were so fortunate to receive. Of course, having some of the hippest renditions of classic melodies along for the ride makes it all the more special. It's time for another sampling of Christmas meets jazz improvisation.
|Kenny Burrell||My Favorite Things||Have Yourself a Soulful Little Christmas|
|Ramsey Lewis Trio||Egg Nog||More Sounds of Christmas|
|Don Patterson||Jingle Bells||Holiday Soul|
|The Manhattan Transfer||My Grown-Up Christmas List||An Acapella Christmas|
|Chet Baker||Come All Ye Faithful||Silent Nights|
|Maynard Ferguson||Christmas for Moderns||From the Creative World of Stan Kenton
Comes... a Merry Christmas!
|Diana Krall featuring the
Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
|Sleigh Ride||Christmas Songs|
|Ella Fitzgerald||Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer||Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas|
|Harry Connick Jr.||Dance of the Sugarplum Fairies||What A Night! A Christmas Album|
|Oscar Peterson||Let it Snow||An Oscar Peterson Christmas|
|Vince Guaraldi||What Child Is This?||A Charlie Brown Christmas|
|Herbie Hancock||Deck the Halls||Jingle Bell Jazz|