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Jingle Bell Swing

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All Music Guide - Steve Huey
Jingle Bell Swing is a refreshing idea in a Christmas collection, assembling a host of top-notch jazz musicians to breathe new life into the old holiday standbys. Big names abound here, including Duke Ellington, Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis, Louis Prima, Lambert, Hendricks & Ross, Benny Goodman, Miles Davis, Tony Bennett, and Carmen McRae, plus several others. The selections mix standards and enjoyable lesser-known material, striking a nice balance between the two. The collection may not work well for listeners who simply enjoying singing along to straightforward readings of their favorite carols, but those looking for something different during the holidays may find ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Huey
Jingle Bell Swing is a refreshing idea in a Christmas collection, assembling a host of top-notch jazz musicians to breathe new life into the old holiday standbys. Big names abound here, including Duke Ellington, Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis, Louis Prima, Lambert, Hendricks & Ross, Benny Goodman, Miles Davis, Tony Bennett, and Carmen McRae, plus several others. The selections mix standards and enjoyable lesser-known material, striking a nice balance between the two. The collection may not work well for listeners who simply enjoying singing along to straightforward readings of their favorite carols, but those looking for something different during the holidays may find this well worth their time.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/6/2003
  • Label: Sony Special Product
  • UPC: 079895997023
  • Catalog Number: 59970
  • Sales rank: 4,402

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Jingle Bells (3:01)
  2. 2 Deck the Halls (5:01)
  3. 3 Winter Wonderland - Tony Bennett (2:15)
  4. 4 Sugar Rum Cherry (Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy) - Duke Ellington (3:07)
  5. 5 Snowfall - The Glenn Miller Orchestra (2:52)
  6. 6 Winter Weather (3:02)
  7. 7 What Will Santa Claus Say (When He Finds Everybody Swingin'?) (3:12)
  8. 8 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (2:34)
  9. 9 O Christmas Tree (2:40)
  10. 10 Deck Us All With Boston Charlie - Lambert, Hendricks & Ross (3:17)
  11. 11 Blue Xmas (To Whom It May Concern) - Miles Davis (2:42)
  12. 12 Shake Hands with Santa Claus (2:28)
  13. 13 'Twas the Night Before Christmas (2:15)
  14. 14 The Christmas Song (3:56)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Peggy Lee Vocals
Louis Prima Track Performer
Tony Bennett Track Performer
Miles Davis Track Performer
Bob Dorough Vocals
Herbie Hancock Track Performer
Pony Poindexter Track Performer
Russell Malone Track Performer
Art Carney Track Performer
Lambert, Hendricks & Ross Track Performer
Tex Beneke Track Performer
Chick Corea Track Performer
Duke Ellington Track Performer
Wynton Marsalis Track Performer
Carmen McRae Vocals, Track Performer
Art Lund Vocals
Benny Goodman & His Orchestra Track Performer
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Track Performer
The Glenn Miller Orchestra Track Performer
Lambert Track Performer
Technical Credits
Bob Dorough Composer
Claude Thornhill Composer
Steven Berkowitz Producer
Duke Ellington Adaptation
Joseph M. Palmaccio Mastering
Billy Strayhorn Adaptation
Robert Wells Composer
Nedra Olds-Neal Producer
Howard Fritzson Art Direction
Marie Ellington Arranger
Jay Cee Arranger
James Pierpont Composer
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