Mack Avenue's latest edition of Christmas cheer may be their finest yet!
Brent Black / www.criticaljazz.com
With one foot firmly planted in the jazz tradition and both eyes looking to the future, Mack Avenue will release tidings of great joy on October 13th. Christmas releases are pretty easy to review, Mack Avenue makes it a walk in the park with talent including Cyrille Aimee, Sean Jones and Tia Fuller. The tunes you know, the arrangements are spot on including "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!" along with "Sleigh Ride" and the perennial favorite "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas."
A Holiday release that reviews itself, you can't ask for anything better. Beat the seasonal rush and pre-order your copy today!
Tracks: Santa Clause Is Coming To Town (Sean Jones); Little Drummer Boy (Tia Fuller); Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! (Cyrille Aimee); Skating (Hot Club of Detroit); Christmas Time Is Here (Warren Wolf); Silent Night (Christian McBride Trio); Christmas Star (Aaron Diehl); Sleigh Ride (Aaron Diehl); Winter Wonderland (Sachal Vasandani); Santa Claus, Go Straight To The Ghetto (Christian McBride Trio); Carol Of The Bells (Warren Wolf); Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (Cecile Mclorin Salvant).