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Collaboration Session: Martin Baker and Simon Fisher Turner

Nick Luscombe is at Westminster Cathedral to introduce the final Collaboration Session of the year with organist Martin Baker and composer and producer Simon Fisher Turner.

Nick Luscombe is at Westminster Cathedral to introduce the final Collaboration Session of the year which sees the organist and world renowned exponent of improvisation Martin Baker come together with Ivor Novello award-winning composer and producer Simon Fisher Turner. Plus, back in the studio there's a sackful of Christmas Day tunes with tracks from Sufjan Stevens, Booker T and the MGs, Celia Cruz and The Reverend Horton Heat.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Various Artists

    Improvisation on Christmas Carols

    Music Arranger: Martin Baker. Performer: Martin Baker.
    • Late Junction Session: December 2014.
    • BBC Recording.
  • George Hermann

    Swing Cocktail

    Orchestra: George Hermann Orchestra.
    • Test Card Music Vol 7.
    • Apollo Sound.
    • APSCD 223.
    • 1.
  • Celia Cruz

    Fiesta De Navidad

    Ensemble: La Sonora Matancera.
    • Fiesta De Navidad.
    • Bomba Records.
    • BOM1001.
    • 3.
  • James Lord Pierpont

    Jingle Bells

    Performer: The Maddox Brothers & Rose.
    • Where Will You Be Christmas Day?.
    • Dust-to-Digital.
    • DTD-02.
    • 24.
  • Franz Xaver Gruber

    Silent Night

    Performer: Booker T. & The MG’s.
    • In The Christmas Spirit.
    • Sundazed Music.
    • Sundazed LP 5053.
    • 4.
  • Trad.

    God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

    Performer: Jimmy Smith.
    • A Cool Yule With Jimmy Smith.
    • Verve Records.
    • VEP 5017.
    • 1.
  • Isaac Watts

    Joy To The World

    Composer: George Frideric Handel. Music Arranger: Sufjan Stevens. Performer: Sufjan Stevens. Performer: Bridgit DeCook.
    • Songs For Christmas.
    • Rough Trade.
    • RTRADCDX450.
    • 7.
  • Alex Chilton

    Jesus Christ

    Performer: Big Star.
    • Big Star Story.
    • Rykodisc.
    • RCD10640.
    • 12.
  • Martin Baker

    Puer Natus

    Composer: Martin Baker. Composer: Simon Fisher Turner. Performer: Martin Baker. Performer: Simon Fisher Turner.
    • Late Junction Session: December 2014.
    • BBC Recording.
  • John Henry Hopkins, Jr.

    We Three Kings

    Music Arranger: Reverend Horton Heat. Performer: Reverend Horton Heat.
    • We Three Kings.
    • Yep Roc Records.
    • Yep 2096.
    • 6.
  • Cotton Top Mountain Sanctified Singers

    Christ Was Born On Christmas Morn

    • Where Will You Be Christmas Day?.
    • Dust-to-Digital.
    • DTD-02.
    • 2.
  • Citizen Helene

    On Christmas Day

    Composer: Citizen Helene. Performer: Citizen Helene.
    • Christmas Joy in Full Measure.
    • Hand Of Glory.
    • HOGCD12.
    • 7.
  • Lee Mendelson

    Christmas Time Is Here (Markus Enochson Remix)

    Performer: Vince Guaraldi Trio. Music Arranger: Markus Enochson.
    • Merry Mixmas - Christmas Classics Remixed.
    • Capitol Records.
    • 7243 5 70889 2 3.
    • 15.
  • Alton Abraham

    It's Christmas Time

    Composer: Sun Ra. Performer: The Qualities.
    • Interplanetary Melodies.
    • Norton Records.
    • CED-352.
    • 11.
  • Captain Beefheart

    There Ain't No Santa Claus On The Evenin' Stage

    Performer: Captain Beefheart. Performer: Rockette Morton. Performer: Zoot Horn Rollo. Performer: Ed Marimba.
    • The Spotlight Kid.
    • Reprise Records.
    • 44162.
    • 4.
  • Tom Lehrer

    A Christmas Carol

    Performer: Tom Lehrer.
    • An Evening With Tom Lehrer.
    • One Day Music.
    • DAY2CD121.
    • 3.
  • Martin Baker

    Salve Regina

    Composer: Simon Fisher Turner. Performer: Martin Baker. Performer: Simon Fisher Turner.
    • Late Junction Session: December 2014.
    • BBC Recording.
  • Kate & Anna McGarrigle

    Old Waits Carol

    • The McGarrigle Christmas Hour.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 79925-2.
    • 2.
  • Various Artists

    Improvisation on Christmas Songs

    Music Arranger: Martin Baker. Performer: Martin Baker.
    • Late Junction Session: December 2014.
    • BBC Recording.

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