Jay plays his favorite Christmas tracks: from Bach to gospel to jazz and beyond. Performers include Hermann Prey, James Cleveland, George Shearing, Heidi Grant Murphy, and Leontyne Price. A gift of a podcast.

Tracks played:

Bach, “Grosser Herr, o starker König” from the Christmas Oratorio

The First Nowell” (Schwarzkopf et al.)

I Saw Three Ships” (Schwarzkopf et al.)

Ding Dong Merrily on High” (George Shearing and his quintet)

Long Ago in Bethlehem” (Murphy and Murphy)

The Shepherd’s Pipe Carol” (Murphy and Murphy)

Oh, What a Pretty Little Baby” (James Cleveland et al.)

The Twelve Days of Christmas” (Sutherland et al.)

O Holy Night” (Leontyne Price et al.)

Jerusalem in the Morning” (Chanticleer)