Big Band Holidays II

Format: CD
Release Date: 11/15/2019
Availability: Backorder

Big Band Holidays II includes an electric, never-before-released solo piano performance of "O Tannenbaum" by Aretha Franklin. The Queen of Soul sang the holiday classic in English and German, while accompanying herself on piano, at a surprise performance at Jazz at Lincoln Center's 2015 Big Band Holidays concert. "O Tannenbaum, " exclusively on Big Band Holidays II, is one of only a handful of tracks to be released since Franklin's passing on August 16, 2018. Additional guests on Big Band Holidays II include some of today's commanding new voices in jazz: Catherine Russell, Veronica Swift, Denzal Sinclaire, and Audrey Shakir.

1. It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Length: 05:40
2. Cool Yule (feat. Catherine Russell)
Length: 06:26
3. We Three Kings (feat. Denzal Sinclaire)
Length: 07:04
4. O Tannenbaum (feat. Aretha Franklin)
Length: 03:09
5. Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow
Length: 07:48
6. (Everybody's Waitin' for) The Man with the Bag (feat. Veronica Swift)
Length: 05:10
7. What Will Santa Claus Say? (When He Finds Everybody Swingin') [feat. Catherine Russell]
Length: 05:45
8. Brazilian Sleigh Bells
Length: 05:31
9. Silver Bells (feat. Catherine Russell)
Length: 06:53
10. Snowfall
Length: 04:48
11. Silent Night (feat. Denzal Sinclaire & Audrey Shakir)
Length: 08:01
Album Details
Disc Count: 1
Total Length: 66:15
UPC: 857509005230