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Christmas 2017

Geoffrey Smith provides a party-time mix of stars from the past year and yuletide treats for the present, from Ella Fitzgerald and Dizzy Gillespie to Lionel Hampton and Fats Domino.

1 hour

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Sun 17 Dec 2017 00:00

Music Played

  • Lionel Hampton

    Gin For Christmas

    • Tempo & Swing.
    • 5.
  • Charlie Parker

    Parker's Mood

    • Bird/The Savoy Recordings.
    • Savoy.
    • 21.
  • John Lewis

    Mean To Me

    • John Lewis and the Modern Jazz Quartet - Four Classics Albums Plus.
    • Avid.
    • 4.
  • Bunny Berigan

    Did I Remember

    • BUNNY BERIGAN I CAN'T GET STARTED.
    • RETROSPECTIVE.
    • 11.
  • Eric Dolphy

    On Green Dolphin Street

    • Eric Dolphy - Four Classic Albums.
    • Avid AMSC.
    • 2.
  • Bill Holman

    Thelonious

    • The Bill Holman Band - The Music of Thelonious Monk.
    • JVC.
    • 3.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer

    • VERVE PRESENTS THE VERY BEST OF CHRISTMAS JAZZ.
    • 1.
  • Shirley Horn

    Winter Wonderland

    • VERVE PRESENTS: THE VERY BEST OF CHRISTMAS JAZZ.
    • VERVE.
    • 9.
  • Bill Holman

    Jazz Hoot

    • WOODY HERMAN : 1964.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 3.
  • Toots Thielemans

    Autumn Leaves

    • Ne Me Quittte Pas.
    • Milan.
    • 4.
  • Fats Domino

    My Blue Heaven

    • THE FATS DOMINO SINGLES ALBUM.
    • UNITED ARTISTS.
    • 9.

Playlist

Lionel Hampton
Gin for Christmas
Lionel Hampton
FLAPPER PASTCD9789
2.31
Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra (Ziggy Elman, tpt; Toote Mondello, cl, as; Ben Webster & Jerry Jerome, ts; Jess Stacy, p; Allen Reuss, g; Harry Goodman, b; Gene Krupa, d; Lional Hampton, vib

Charlie Parker
Parker’s Mood

Charlie Parker
Verve 549 084-2
3.01
Charlie Parker, as; Charlie Parker All Stars (John Lewis, p; Curly Russell, b; Max Roach, d)

John Lewis
Mean to Me

Turk, Ahlert
Avid AMSC 976
6.32
Dizzy Gillespie, t; Sonny Stitt, as; John Lewis, p; Percy Heath, b; Skeeter Best, g, Charlie Persip, d

Bunny Berigan
Did I Remember?
Walter Donaldson, Harold Adamson
Retrospective RTR 4139
2.49
Billie Holiday, voc; Bunny Berigan, tpt; Artie shaw, cl; Joe Bushkin, p; Dick McDonough, g; Pete Peterson, b; Cozy Cole, d

Eric Dolphy
On Green Dolphin Street

Kaper, Washington
Avid AMSC 1112
5.42
Eric Dolphy, as, bcl, fl; Freddie Hubbard, tpt; Jaki Byard, p; George Tuccker, b; Roy Haynes, d

Bill Holman
Thelonious

Thelonious Monk                                                                          
JVC  JVC-9018-2
5.51
The Bill Holman Band (solos: Ron Stout, tpt; Lanny Morgan, as; Andy Martin, tbn)

Ella Fitzgerald
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

John Marks
Verve 549 067-2
2.51
Ella Fitzgerald, voc; Frank Devol and orchestra

Shirley Horn
Winter Wonderland

Smith, Bernard
Verve 549 067-2
4.07
Shirley Horn, voc; Roy Hargrove, tpt, flugelhorn; Don Sickler, flugelhorn; Jesse Davis, as; Ron Blake, ts; Stephen Scott, p; Mark Whitfield, g; Christian McBride, b; Billy Drummond, d

Woody Herman
Jazz Hoot

B. Holman
Collectables CCL66782
4.30
Woody Herman, cl, as; ‘The Herd’

Toots Thielemans
Autumn Leaves

Jacques Prévert, Joseph Kosma
Milan 301 719-8
9.46
Toots Thielemans, harmonica; Fred Hersch, p; Mark Johnson, b; Joey Baron, d

Fats Domino
My Blue Heaven

Whiting, Donaldson
Avid AMSC 1272
2.01
Fats Domino, p & voc; Ernest Mclean, g; Frank Fields, b; Cornelius Coleman, d; Herb Hardesty, sax; Clarence Ford, Lee Allen, sax; Robert Hagans, sax

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