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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
For her Christmas album, pianist Beegie Adair engages an orchestra to back her usual trio. That action pushes the genre designation for her music from "jazz" to "easy listening." Although generally defined as a jazz artist, Adair is on the more conservative side, usually playing the melodies of the standards she likes to fill her albums with, while adding only brief improvisational sections and embellishments. Here, the string arrangements don't leave much room even for that, making this instrumental pop with a holiday bent and almost no jazz content. Of course, it's a pleasant recording of some very familiar material, festive and occasionally playful ("Santa Baby") as...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
For her Christmas album, pianist Beegie Adair engages an orchestra to back her usual trio. That action pushes the genre designation for her music from "jazz" to "easy listening." Although generally defined as a jazz artist, Adair is on the more conservative side, usually playing the melodies of the standards she likes to fill her albums with, while adding only brief improvisational sections and embellishments. Here, the string arrangements don't leave much room even for that, making this instrumental pop with a holiday bent and almost no jazz content. Of course, it's a pleasant recording of some very familiar material, festive and occasionally playful ("Santa Baby") as well as sentimental. Most artists use their Christmas albums simply to present seasonal music in their established styles; Adair goes beyond that somewhat by adding the orchestra, but this album still sounds like what her followers would expect.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/6/2009
  • Label: Green Hill
  • UPC: 792755561126
  • Catalog Number: 55611
  • Sales rank: 93,559

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Beegie Adair Primary Artist, Piano
Jack Jezzro Guitar
Eric Darken Percussion
David Angell Violin
John Catchings Cello
David Davidson Violin
Connie Ellisor Violin
Jim Grosjean Viola
Mary Alice Hoepfinger Harp
Pamela Sixfin Violin
Denis Solee Tenor Saxophone
Roger Spencer Bass
Kristin Wilkinson Viola
Monisa Angell Viola
Karen Winkelmann Violin
Lee Levine Clarinet
Jennifer Kummer French Horn
Beth Beeson French Horn
Sari Reist Cello
Erik Gratton Flute
Technical Credits
Leroy Anderson Composer
Frank Sinatra Composer
Jack Jezzro Producer
Claude Thornhill Composer
Felix Bernard Composer
Sammy Cahn Composer
Kim Gannon Composer
Brendan Harkin Engineer
Walter Kent Composer
Meredith Willson Composer
George Wyle Composer
Philip Springer Composer
Tony Springer Composer
Dok Stanford Composer
Ruth Thornhill Composer
Frank Pooler Composer
Edward Pola Composer
Joan Javits Composer
Thaddeus J. Jones Composer
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    WONDERFUL!!!!!!

    I loved it and everyone I gave it to raved about how enjoyable it was.

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