Big Band Holidays II (LP)
Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra , Wynton Marsalis
2015's Big Band Holidays was such a success that Mr. Marsalis serves up another batch of holiday chestnuts for a sequel. Recorded between 2015-2018 at the annual Big Band Holiday concerts in New York City, the star attraction here is a recording of Aretha Franklin performing "O Tannenbaum" accompanying herself on piano. Also featuring appearances by vocalists Catherine Russell, Veronica Swift, Denzal Sinclaire and Audrey Shakir, this latest collection of swinging standards is sure make your holidays merry and bright.