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"An Hour Around Playlist" with Micheal Akutagawa (archive)

Saturday, December 25, 2010 | 06:00 to 07:00 | Playlist

New Artist Song Album Label Comments
Yusef Lateef Mahaba Other Sounds New Jazz
Benny Green 'Zat You Santa Claus? Blue Christmas Capitol
* Rejuvenation Trio Bamboo Mist Rejuvenation Voyage Edgetone Records
Freddie King Xmas Tears Blues Guitar Hero Ace
* Gospel IQs Peace in the Land Said I Had A Vision: Songs & Labels of David Lee Paradise of Bachelors various artists
John Prine Christmas in Prison Radio Bob Uncut Magazine comp
* Snap The Mermaid Boggy Creek Bop Rufus Records
Donald Byrd Cristo Redentor The History of Blue Note: 70th Anniversary Blue Note
* The Microscopic Sextet Epistrophy Friday the 13th: The Micros Play Monk Cuniform Records
Pink Martini White Christmas (in Japanese) Joy to the World Heinz Records vocalist is Saori Yuki
* Sameer Gupta Love's Lying Story (Has Me Crying) Namaskar Motema
The Vegetable Orchestra Transplants Onionoise Rough Trade
* Willie Colon w/ Hector Lavoe Esta navidad Asalto NavideƱo Fania
The Ventures Sleigh Ride The Best of Cool Yule
Takechi Teruchi Joy to the World Early Times 1964-65 Chronicles Japanese guitarist much influenced by the Ventures