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Straight No Chaser - A Jazz Show


Straight No Chaser is the place for jazz lovers (and those who will soon be jazz lovers) to enjoy podcasts with their favorite music and artists. Winner of the 2017 JazzTimes Readers' Poll for Best Podcast, your host Jeffrey Siegel will take you inside the world of jazz, from the new releases to the best festiva;s to remembrances of jazz legends.

Dec 18, 2015

Here's an hour plus of uninterrupted jazz, our present to you, intended to get you through that last minute shopping, tree trimming, gift wrapping, and egg nog guzzling. I've mixed in a few of this year's newest Christmas Jazz releases to give you something different, plus a number of old favorites. 

Hopefully you have been able to enjoy the Holiday season. Here's hoping Santy is good to you, and that you are good to one another. We need a little Christmas now!

Podcast 512 includes:

Dave Koz - "Welcoming the Season (Prelude)"

Chris Botti (featuring Eric Benet) - "I Really Don't Want Much for Christmas"

Russell Malone - "O Christmas Tree"

The Singers Unlimited - "Caroling, Caroling"

David Benoit - "What Child is This?"

Anita O'Day - "One More Christmas"

Eric Reed - "I Wonder as I Wander"

Chris McDonald Orchestra - "Blue Christmas"

Carmen McRae - "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On an Open Fire"

Jane Monheit - "Santa Claus is Coming to Town"

Matt Wilson's Christmas Tree-O - "Mele Kalikimaki"

John Zorn - "Christmas Time is Here"

Seth McFarlane & Norah Jones - "Little Jack Frost Get Lost"

Al Jarreau - "White Christmas"

Will Downing - "The First Noel"

Urbie Green - "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus"

India.Aire & Joe Sample with Dave Koz and Trombone Shorty - "I've Got My Love to                       Keep Me Warm"

John Pizzarelli - "Let's Share Christmas"

David Koz - "Welcoming the New Year (Coda)"

Looking for more Christmas Jazz here? Check out similarly themed Podcasts from 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 and even one from way back in my primitive days of 2006.