Jazz in the Afternoon

Every other Wednesday, alternating with David Lifton's "A Jazz World".

Bob Riddle is continuing the 25-year KBOO tradition established by the late Jim Andrews, in Jim's spirit:  the very best in jazz music, from the historical to the present. 

A jazz artist or musical theme is showcased from 2 to 3 p.m.  Our wealth of Portland-area-resident musicians is our focus from 3 to 4 p.m with "Jazz Current Events" Jazz Calendar.

Pacific Northwest jazz artists are encouraged to send their recordings to Bob for airplay. Contact:   bruin13@comcast.net      (NOTE e-mail address change eff Feb. 2010)

Rita Rega

Rita Rega

A familiar voice to Northwest jazz fans, Rita comes to us by way of KRAB, KMUN, KKSN, KCNR, KKUL and KMHD. A lover of mainstream jazz, don't be surprised if she takes you down a tributary or two. It's always a voyage of discovery with Rita at the helm.

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Episode Archive

Jazz in the Afternoon on 11/09/11

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Air date: 
Wed, 11/09/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Miles, Eric Skye, Don Lucoff and PDX Jazz Festival preview today

Miles and Gil Evans perform their definitive interpretation

of "Porgy and Bess" between 2-2:30 pm.

At 2:30, Portland guitarist Eric Skye will guest

with his fine music.

Don Lucoff comes on at 3 pm with a preview

of Miguel Zenon's concert at the Mission Theater

next week, ollowed by a preview of

next February's PDX Jazz Festival.

We'll close out with several of our top flight

Portland=area musicians.

 

Tune in early - after noon -

to hear the excellent Rita Rega,

sitting in for Nick Gefroh today on "Jazz Lives".

 

With regards,

Bob Riddle

Jazz in the Afternoon on 10/26/11

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Air date: 
Wed, 10/26/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Rebecca Kilgore, Dick Titterington, Art Abrams, Pete Rugulo tribute

Talent galore on today's Jazz In The Afternoon!

 

Rebecca Kilgore and Dick Titterington from 2-3 pm.

with their music and upcoming performance news.

 

Art Abrams of the Swing Machine Big Band 3-4 pm.

with a preview of their upcoming CD release party.

We'll also musically remember Pete Rugolo

and his many contributions,

including his connection to Portland.

 

Hope you'll tune in and enjoy.

 

With regards,

Bob Riddle

 

Jazz in the Afternoon on 10/12/11

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Wed, 10/12/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
"Jazz In The Afternoon" Fall Membership Drive show

   Jessica Lyness from the NW Film Center will guest at 2 p.m.

to describe their 29th annual Reel Music series,

which includes many unique jazz films.

(KBOO is also sponsoring 4 world music films

at the Festival).

Jazz in the Afternoon on 09/14/11

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Wed, 09/14/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
JAZZ AT NEWPORT and UPCOMING PORTLAND EVENTS

Preview of "Jazz at Newport" (Oregon) from 2-2:30 pm

Mike Winkle guests to showcase 9/19 benefit for pianist Mark Simon (2:30-3 pm)

Ez Weiss guests to preview his music and upcoming 9/16 sextet gig (3-3:30 pm)

Ramsey Embick guests to preview his 9/29 PDX Jazz concert

   "In A Silent Way: A Tribute to Joe Zawinul" (3:30-4 pm)

 

Please note:  Dave Lifton's "A Jazz World" returns next Wednesday (9/21).

With regards,

Bob Riddle

Jazz in the Afternoon on 08/31/11

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Wed, 08/31/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Farewell to Ross Barbur and September Oregon Jazz Preview

No special theme today.

Latin tribute postponed for now.

David Lifton's "A Jazz World" returns next week.

Good listening continues today, with:

 -  Tribute to Ross Barbour of the original Four Freshmen

-   Miles - from 1950s era of "The" Sextets

-   Drummers set - Philly Joe Jones and Gene Krupa

       (With promise of more to come)

 -  Preview of September jazz happenings around the state

      (and a look back on August)

"Reel Music" series preview at the Portland Art Museum

     (which is being moved to October)

Hope you'll listen and enjoy.

Regards,

Jazz in the Afternoon on 08/24/11

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Air date: 
Wed, 08/24/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Bebop Vocalists and rarities on Jazz In The Afternoon today

Bebop Vocalists hold forth today

on "Jazz In The Afternoon" from 2-3 p.m.

New releases and "Jazz Current Events"

run from 3 to 4, including very rare tracks

from Nancy King and Larry Dunlap

(who's performing in town today!) from 1973

at the Benson's Picadilly Room.

NOTE: "A Jazz World" with Dave Lifton

returns to its normal alternate-Wednesday slot

on September 7.

 

With regards,

Bob Riddle

Jazz in the Afternoon on 08/17/11

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Air date: 
Wed, 08/17/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Portland's Cutting Edge WED 8/17

Jazz In The Afternoon today (8/17) features

Portland area musicians, past and present,

who can be counted on to push the envelope.

We call them Portland's Cutting Edge.

We'll also preview the many fine jazz performances

coming up in the next few days - all over Oregon.

Bassist Ed Bennett will be on hand, live, around 3 p.m.

to preview his gig.

With regards,

Bob Riddle

Jazz in the Afternoon on 08/10/11

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Air date: 
Wed, 08/10/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Jazz Cruise by Train - Special Today - Climb Aboard

Ever wanted to slow down, take a train,

listen to the best music, relax, and not care

when you get there?

 

Have your favorite musicians sashay

through your car, blow, and slide on?

 

Indulge this fantasy today (WED 8/10) only,

from 2 to 4 p.m., on Jazz In The Afternoon -

always in the spirit of Jim Andrews.

 

With regards,

Bob Riddle

Jazz in the Afternoon on 08/03/11

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Wed, 08/03/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Ray Bryant and Frank Foster Tributes -Jazz In The Afternoon 8/3

We have lost two very special musicians:

   Ray Bryant, on June 2

   Frank Foster, on July 26.

We'll remember how very tasty their music was

this Wednesday, August 3, from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

 

Hope you'll join me.

With regards,

in the spirit of Jim Andrews,

Bob Riddle

Jazz in the Afternoon on 07/13/11

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Wed, 07/13/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Richard Applegate/Dick Blake Tribute with very Special Guests

Jazz history will be brought to life today on KBOO
with noted Portland historians Bob Dietsche,
Diane Mitchell, and Tom Hood, and beloved musicians
Nola Bogle, Ron Steen, and Nancy King.

We will all celebrate the life of Richard Applegate,
known to most Portlanders as pianist Dick Blake,
Albany, Oregon born, raised and domiciled by choice.

There will be an abundance of memories, stories,
and great music about and from Dick
from 2 until 3:30 pm.

Audio

From Brasil to New Orleans

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program date: 
Wed, 04/09/2014
Rita Rega hosts this special edition of Jazz in the Afternoon, interview with Charlie Dennard and Robert Moore.
  • Length: 119:30 minutes (82.06 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 22kHz 96Kbps (CBR)

Playlists

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 05/09/2012

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
05/09/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
NANCY KING/RAY BROWNTHE PERFECT BLUESSOME OF MY BEST FRIENDS ARE SINGERSTELARC
NANCY KINGWHAT'S NEWLIVE AT PICADILLY ROOM 1973PRIVATE COLLECTION
NANCY KING/JOHN STOWELLHOW HIGH THE MOONRAYPHILOLOGY
NANCY KING/STEVE CHRISTOFFERSONMISY ROSESPERENNIALKILIMANJARO DISQUES
NANCY KING/FRED HERSCHLKITTLE SUEDE SHOES/DAY BY DAYLIVE AT JAZZ STANDARDMAX JAZZ
NANCY KING/GLEN MOORESWEEPER MANCLIFF DANCEJUSTICE
NANCY KING/KARIN ALLYSONEVERYBODY'S BOPPIN'FOOTPRINTSCONCORD JAZZ
NANCY KING/SERGIU LUCAI WATCH YOU SLEEPPERENNIALKILIMANJARO DISQUES
JIMMY SMITHALL DAY LONGTHE INCREDIBLEBLUE NOTE
NANCY KING/SONNY KINGBYE BYE BLACKBIRDLIVE AT EUGENE HOTEL 1967PRIVATE COLLECTION
NANCY KING with STEVE CHRISTOFFERSON/LEROY VINNEGARBLUE SKIESPERENNIALKILIMANJARO DISQUES
NANCY KINGHOUR OF THE POSSUMCLIFF DANCEJUSTICE

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 04/25/2012

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
04/25/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Betty CarterFeed the Firesame nameVerve
Mc Coy TynerImpressionsInfinityImpulse
Baby Face WilletteFace to Facesame nameBlue Note
Mel BrownShoes for ShirleySmokin at Jimmy Mak'sself prod
Piero OroriciMy One and Only Lovew/Cedar Walton TrioSavant
Mary StallingsLove Me or Leave MeDon't Look BackHigh Note
Jimmy ScottAll The Waysame nameSire
Roland KirkBlue RolJazz MastersVerve
Yusef LateefOboe BluesLast Savoy SessionsSavoy
Roland KirkYou Did ItJazz MastersVerve
Yusef LateefA Night in TunisiaLast Savoy SessionsSavoy
James NewtonBlack and Tan FantasyAfrican FlowerBlue Note
Lawrence BrownJeep's BluesInspired AbandonImpulse
Santana/ShorterFor Those Who ChantLive at MontreauxMontreaux
Will BernardImplitudeOutdoor Livingself prod
Hailey NiswangerThe Keepersame titleCalmit

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 04/11/2012

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
04/11/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Benny Golson`Killer JoeI remember cliffordJHR
Either OrchestraWhisper NotThe Calculus of PleasureAccurate
Benny GreenTestifyinDon't Be ShamedBlue Note
Etta JamesBlues in the NightPlease Send Me Someone to LoveFantasy
Ahmad JamalWoody n YouBlue MoonJazz BooK
Bill EvansSolarComplete Vanguard SessionsRiverside
Mark SimonSonoraBass 10Saphu
Mark SimonHometown BluesPortland NightsLibra Moon
Hank JonesPaulettaFor My FatherJustin Time
Mark SimonThis Old ManBass 10Saphu
Mark SimonAlone TogetherBass 10Saphu
Todd BishopMothers of the VeilLittle Played Little BirdOrigin
Chico FreemanDon't Get Around Much AnymoreSpirit SensetiveIndia Navigation
Jimmy RushingGoin To ChicagoThe Essential JRVanguard Rec
Brian Hosong for my FatherOrganicself produced

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 03/28/2012

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
03/28/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
FRANK ROSOLINOTAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAMETROMBONE ALBUMSAVOY
SONNY RUSSOROCKIN IN RHYTHMNONEPRIVATE COLLECTION
SONNY RUSSOTROMBONE SPECTACULARTROMBONE SPECTACULARPRIVATE COLLECTION
SONNY RUSSOLOVER MANTROMBONE SPECTACULARPRIVATE COLLECTION
FRANK ROSOLINO (VOCAL)TOO MARVELOUS FOR WORDSTURN ME LOOSECOLLECTIBLES
FRANK ROSOLINOLADY JEANLIGHTHOUSE AT LAGUNACONTEMPORARY
FRANK ROSOLINO(VOCAL)PENNIES FROM HEAVENTURN ME LOOSECOLLECTIBLES
CHARLES STRAUSE ORCH W/ARRANGEMENTS BY EDDIE SAUTERENTR'ACTESUPERMAN S/TCOLUMBIA
JOHN LA PORTA6th VARIATION - FROM THE COOL SCHOOLTHEME AND VARIATIONSFCD
BENNY GOODMANBUGLE CALL RAGLIVE IN SANTIAGO DE CHILETCB
WOODY HERMANFOUR OTHERSTHIRD HERD/EARLY AUTUMNDISCOVERY
WOODY HERMANMEN FROM MARSTHIRD HERD/EARLY AUTUMNDISCOVERY
STAN KENTONCOLLABORATION/LOVE FOR SALEKENTON IN CONCERT LIVE AT ROYAL ALBERT HALLARTISTRY
GRACHAN MONCUR IIITHE COASTEREVOLUTIONBLUE NOTE
GERRY MULLIGAN QUARTET F/BOB BROOKMEYERLOVE ME OR LEAVE MEparis concertpacific jazz
JIMMY KNEPPERTHE MASHERLIVE IN L.A.INNER CITY
STAN KENTONARTISTRY IN RHYTHMLIVE IN EUROPELONDON

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 03/28/2012

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
03/28/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
FRANK ROSOLINOTAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAMETROMBONE ALBUMSAVOY
SONNY RUSSOROCKIN IN RHYTHMNONEPRIVATE COLLECTION
SONNY RUSSOTROMBONE SPECTACULARTROMBONE SPECTACULARPRIVATE COLLECTION
SONNY RUSSOLOVER MANTROMBONE SPECTACULARPRIVATE COLLECTION
FRANK ROSOLINO (VOCAL)TOO MARVELOUS FOR WORDSTURN ME LOOSECOLLECTIBLES
FRANK ROSOLINOLADY JEANLIGHTHOUSE AT LAGUNACONTEMPORARY
FRANK ROSOLINO(VOCAL)PENNIES FROM HEAVENTURN ME LOOSECOLLECTIBLES
CHARLES STRAUSE ORCH W/ARRANGEMENTS BY EDDIE SAUTERENTR'ACTESUPERMAN S/TCOLUMBIA
JOHN LA PORTA6th VARIATION - FROM THE COOL SCHOOLTHEME AND VARIATIONSFCD
BENNY GOODMANBUGLE CALL RAGLIVE IN SANTIAGO DE CHILETCB
WOODY HERMANFOUR OTHERSTHIRD HERD/EARLY AUTUMNDISCOVERY
WOODY HERMANMEN FROM MARSTHIRD HERD/EARLY AUTUMNDISCOVERY
STAN KENTONCOLLABORATION/LOVE FOR SALEKENTON IN CONCERT LIVE AT ROYAL ALBERT HALLARTISTRY
GRACHAN MONCUR IIITHE COASTEREVOLUTIONBLUE NOTE
GERRY MULLIGAN QUARTET F/BOB BROOKMEYERLOVE ME OR LEAVE MEparis concertpacific jazz
JIMMY KNEPPERTHE MASHERLIVE IN L.A.INNER CITY
STAN KENTONARTISTRY IN RHYTHMLIVE IN EUROPELONDON

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 03/14/2012

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
03/14/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
DJ Jazzy JeffNight in TunisiaRe-BopSavoy
Dizzy G. Big Band

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 03/14/2012

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
03/14/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
DJ Jazzy JeffNight in TunisiaRe-BopSavoy
Dizzy G. All Star Big BandHot HouseDizzy"s BusinessMCG Music
Cynthia FeltonFreedom Jazz Dancesameself
Brian BrombergBoliviaWood IIArtistry
Brian BrombergCantalope IslandDownright UprightArtistry
John BrownCome Live With MeQuiet TimeBrown Blvd. Musiv
John AutinPoincianaPiano TownRabadash
G. Shearing/H. JonesOh, Look at me NowThe Spirit of 176Concord
Paul McCartneyPaper MoonKisses on the BottomConcord
Pearl DjangoBegin the BeguineAvalonModern Hot Music
Pearl DjangoLauraUnder Paris SkiesModern Hot Music
Shelly MannMoulin Rouge MedleyShelly Mann Trio in ZurichContemporary
Cyrille Aimee/Diego F.La Vie En RoseSmileself prod
Charles LloydForrest FlowerIn MontereyAtlantic
TOSHIKO AKIYOSHIFalling Petalfrom toshika with LoveBMG
TOSHIKO AKIYOSHIOblivionRemember BudEvidence
Nt Adderley QuintetThe Old CountryThat's RightRiverside
Connonball Adderley QuintetWork SongParis 1960Pablo
Eddief Cleanhead VinsonKidney StewCleanhead/CannonballMilestone

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 02/01/2012

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
02/01/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Hendrick MeurkinsEstateLive at Bird's EyeZoho
Kurt EllingDedicated to YouDedicated to YouConcord Jazz
Cindy BlackmanCrazy He Calls MeThe OracleMuse
Chic CoreaPeri's ScopeFurther ExplorationsConcord Jazz
Jimmy OwensBright MississippiThe Monk ProjectIPO Recordings
SphereWe SeeSphereVerve
Thelonious Monk with John ColtraneTrinkle TinkleThelonious Monk with John ColtraneJazzland
Ella FitzgeraldSt. Louis BluesThese are the BluesVerve
Willie Nelson & Wynton MarsalisBasin Street Blues@ Men with the BluesBlue Note
Benny GreenGreen's BluesGreen's BluesTelarc
3 CohensThe MoochFamilyAnzic
Vijay IyerTirthaTirthaACT Music
Rudresh MahanthappaLunchanddinnerSamdhiACT
Miles from India groupSo WhatMiles from IndiaTimes Square Records
Vijay Iyer TrioSomewhereHistoricityACT Music
Eddie Daniels/Roger KellawaySomewhereLive at the Library of CongressIPO Recordings

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 01/18/2012

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
01/18/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Mc Coy TynerBlues on the CornerQuartetMcCoy Tyner Music
Christian McBrideBlack MoonGettin to itVerve
Javon JacksonMode for JoeN Y timeChesky
Screaming Headless TorsosFree ManScreaming Headless TorsosDiscovery
Miles DavisFreedom Jazz DanceMiles SmilesColumbia
George RussellAll About RosieModern Jazz ConcertColumbia
Lee KonitzI Remember YouMotionVerve
Dizzy Gillespie and the Double Sixes of ParisHot Housedizzy & the Double SixesPolygram
Toots ThielemansWaltz for DebbyEast Coast/West CoastPrivate Music
Stephane GrappelliChapeau BluesViolins No EndPablo
Cyrille Aimee & Diego FigueiredoNight in TunisiaSmileDiegoFigueiredo.com
Cyrille AimeeAS Long As You're LivingCyrille Aimee & the Surreal BAndself-produced
Cyrille & DiegoQue Reste TilSmileDiegoFigueiredo.com
Nancy KingLittle Suede Shoes/Day By DayLive at the Jazz StandardMAX JAZZ

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 12/21/2011

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
12/21/2011
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
FOUR FRESHMENTHE FIRST NOELFRESHMANRANWOOD
FOUR FRESHMENAWAY IN A MANGERFRESHMASRANWOOD
JOAO GILBERTOPRESENTE DE NATALBOSS OF THE BOSSA NOVAATLANTIC
MAYNARD FERGUSONCHRISTMASA FOR MODERNSBIG BAND CHRISTMASBIG BAND ARCHIVES
STEVE LACY/MAL WALDRONA MERRIER CHRISTMAS C/MONKA MERRY JAZZMASNOVUS
ROLAND KIRKWE FREE KINGSBEST OF CHRISTMAS JAZZ VOL 2VERVE
DEXTER GORDONHAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMASJINGLE BELL JAZZCOLUMBIA
BILL EVANSTIME REMEMBERED/MY BELLSNONEPRIVATE RECORDING
PETE RUGOLOJINGLE BELLS MAMBOBIG BAND CHRISTMASBIG BAND ARCHIVES
RAYMOND SCOTTCHRISTMAS NIGHT IN HARLEMBIG BAND CHRISTMASBIG BAND ARCHIVES
TALL JAZZGOOD KING WENCESLASTALL JAZZ PLAYS WINTER JAZZPHD
STAN FREBERGCHRISTMAS DRAGNETUNKNOWNRADIO AIRCHECK
OSCAR PETERSONO CHRISTMAS TREEAN OSCAR PETERSON CHRISTMASTELARC
VINCE GUARALDIWHAT CHILD IS THISA CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMASFANTASY
KENNY BURRELLLITTLE DRIMMER BOYHAVE YOURSELF A SOULFUL LITTLE CHRISTMASCHESS
TAKE 6AWAY IN A MANGERHE IS CHRISTMASREPRISE
CLARK TERRY/BOB BROOKMEYERDANCING ON THE GRAVEPOWER OF POSITIVE SWINGINGMAINSTREAM
BOB BROOKMEYER/CLARK TERRYBATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLICPOWER OF POSITIVE SWINGINGMAINSTREAM
GERRY MULLIGAN F/BOB BROOKMEYERI WANT TO LIVECONCERT JAZZ BAND ON TOURVERVE
GERRY MULLIGAN F/BROOKMEYERBWEEBIDA BOBBIDACONCERT JAZZ BANDVERVE
GERRY MULLIGAN F/BROOKMEYERGO HOMECONCERT JAZZ BAND ON TOURVERVE
JIMMY SMITHALL DAY LONGTHE INCREDIBLEBLUE NOTE
MARK SIMONJIMMY GUIFFRE COMPOSITIONUNRELEASEDPRIVATE RECORDING
MARILYN KELLERJOYFUL, JOYFULTALL JAZZ PLAYS WINTER JAZZ VOL 3PHD
NANCY KING/STEVE CHRISTOFFERSONSNOWBOUNDPERENNIALKILIMANJARO DISQUES
SINGERS UNLIMITEDHAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMASCHRISTMASVERVE MPS GERMANY
LOUIS ARMSTRONGTWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMASUNKNOWNRADIO AIRCHECK
REBECCA KILGOREWHAT ARE YOU DOING NEW YEAR'S EVETALL JAZZ PLAYS WINTER JAZZPHD
COUNT BASIEJINGLE BELLSBIG BAND CHRISTMASBIG BAND ARCHIVES

 

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