Groove Yard and Beyond – 12/21/2014

This episode: 50’s & 60’s Christmas jazz (my 26th annual, and my first on taintradio).

Hour One:
Roland Kirk: We Free Kings We Free Kings Mercury
Duke Ellington: Waltz of the Floreadores Three Suites Columbia
Carmen McRae: The Christmas Song Jingle Bell Jazz Columbia
Bobby Timmons: Winter Wonderland Holiday Soul Prestige
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Jimmy Smith: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen Christmas Cookin’ Verve
Jimmy Smith: Jingle Bells Christmas Cookin’ Verve
Don Patterson: Santa Claus is Coming to Town Holiday Soul Prestige
Don Patterson: Merry Christmas Baby Holiday Soul Prestige
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Paul Horn: We Three Kings Jingle Bell Jazz Columbia
MJQ: England’s Carol And Orchestra Atlantic
Count Basie: Jingle Bells Yule Struttin’ Blue Note
Chico Hamilton: Winter Wonderland Jingle Bell Jazz Columbia

Hour Two:
Charlie Parker: White Christmas Bird at the Roost Savoy
Dexter Gordon: The Christmas Song The Panther Prestige
Ella Fitzgerald: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas Verve
John Coltrane: Greensleeves Complete 1961 Village Vanguard Recordings Impulse
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Kenny Burrell: Children Go Where I Send Thee Have Yourself a Soulful Little Christmas Cadet
Nina Simone: Little Girl Blue Little Girl Blue Bethlehem
Kenny Burrell: Mary’s Little Boy Chile Have Yourself a Soulful Little Christmas Cadet
Duke Pearson: Sleigh Ride Merry Ole Soul Blue Note
Kenny Burrell: White Christmas Have Yourself a Soulful Little Christmas Cadet
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Ramsey Lewis: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen Sound of Christmas Argo
Ramsey Lewis: Egg Nog More Sounds of Christmas Argo
Duke Pearson: Jingle Bells Merry Ole Soul Blue Note
World’s Greatest Jazz Band: Hark the Herald Angels Sing Hark the Herald Angels Swing World
World’s Greatest Jazz Band: Joy to the World Hark the Herald Angels Swing World

George Klein
Beyond the Groove Yard
Sundays 2-4 pm ET & Wednesdays 5-7 am ET
taintradio.org
Produced in beautiful mid-town Ypsilanti MI
gklein@emich.edu

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