The Feeling of Jazz – Annual Christmas Special

Dec 20, 2020

The Feeling of Jazz, Program No. 20 airing December 20, 2020 featured Kent Lindquist and the late Bill Satterlee reprising their Christmas special that originally aired December 19, 2010.

The Feeling of Jazz, Annual Christmas Special originally aired December 19, 2010 (Program No. 20) and airing again December 20 (and December 27, 2020 - as well as a third time on January 3, 2021), featured Kent Lindquist and co-host Bill Satterlee presenting jazz renditions of some familiar Christmas tunes by artists like Count Basie, Ray Brown, Dave Brubeck, Louis Arnstrong and more. Engineered by Dave Woodworth.

8 p.m. Hour – Music by Title, Artist, Album, Composer, Time length

1. Jingle Bells, Count Basie Big Band, Yule Struttin', James Lord Pierpont, 3:20 min.
2. Let it Snow, Ray Brown Trio, Santa's Boy, An All-Star Jazz Christmas, 3:16 min.
3. Winter Wonderland, Chet Baker, Yule Struttin',  Felix Bernard, 4:27 min.
4. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Roy Hargrove, A Merry Jazzmas, (unknown) Public Domain, 5:53 min.
5. Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Dave Brubek-Jerry Mulligan, Santa's Bag, John Frederick Coots and Haven Gillespie, 3:54 min.
6. I'll Be Home For Christmas, McCoy Tyner, Jingle Bell Jazz,  Walter Kent-Kim Gannon-Sam "Buck" Ram, 5:50 min.
7. White Christmas, Louis Armstrong, Christmas Swing Classics, Irving Berlin, 2:37 min.
8. Our Little Town (based on Oh Little Town of Bethlehem), The Heath Brothers, Jingle Bell Jazz, J. & P. Heath, 7:06 min.
9. Christms Time is Here, Vince Guaraldi Trio, Jingle Bell Jam, Vince Guaraldi, 6:08 min.
10. Sleigh Ride, Ella Fitzgerald, Holiday Jazz, Leroy Anderson, 2:58 min.
11. Silver Bells, Jimmy McGriff-Hank Crawford, Santa's Bag, Evans-Livingston, 4:34 min.

9 p.m. Hour – Music by Title, Artist, Album, Composer, Time length

1. We Three Kings of Orient Are, Winton Marsalis, Jingle Bell Jazz, John Henry Hopkins, Jr., 9:12 min.
2. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Jeanie Bryson, Santa's Bag An All-Star Jazz Christmas, Hugh Martin-Ralph Blane, 5:24 min.
3. Away in a Manger, George Shearing, Christmas with The George Shearing Quintet, W.J. Kirkpatrick, 3:29 min.
4. Winter Wonderland, Red Garland Trio, All Kinds of Weather Songs, Barnard-Smith, 5:18 min.
5. Deck the Halls, Herbie Hancock, Jingle Bell Jazz, Thomas Oliphant (Public Domain), 5:01 min.
6. I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm, Billy Holiday, Have a Swingin' Christmas, Irving Berlin, 2:57 min.
7. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Pony Poindexter, Jingle Bell Swing, Gene Autry, 2:32 min.
8. The Christmas Song, Dexter Gordon, Jingle Bell Jazz Christmas Classics, Bob Wells-Mel Tormé, 5:21 min.
9. Good King Wenceslas, Mel Tormé, Santa's Boy An All-Star Jazz Christmas, John Mason Neale-Thomas Helmore, 4:09 min.
10. Silent Night, Nat King Cole, Christmas Nat King Cole Gift Collection, Mel Tormé, 2:06 min.
11. Jingle Bells, Duke Ellington, Jingle Bell Jazz, James Lord Pierpont, 3:03 min.