Holiday

Christmas Vibes (CD)

If you're ready for your next jazzy holiday album, look no further than vibraphonist Warren Wolf's soulful new Christmas Vibes. Favorites like "Winter Wonderland" and "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" bounce along here with the aid of vocalists Micah Thomas, Allison Bordlemay, and Christie Dashiell, as well as drummer Carroll “CV” Dashiell III and Jeff Reed on bass. The album also includes a family-focused original track by Wolf, "Wake Up Little Kids It's Christmas."

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Celebrate Me Home: The Holiday Sessions (CD)
Brian Bomberg lends his virtuoso jazz bass talents to a new holiday album, recorded in quarantine with guest artists submitting their parts separately. R&B vocalist Chris Walker sings the Kenny Logans-written title track and duets with jazz singer Maysa on this upbeat version of "Let It Snow." Paul McCartney's "Wonderful Christmastime" and José Feliciano’s "Feliz Navidad" are lovingly recreated as instrumentals, with a horn homage to The Beatles' "All You Need Is Love" included in the former. Bromberg's version of "Jingle Bells" is a highlight for its medley with "Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel." Read more