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Cool Yule / Hot Club of San Francisco

Cool Yule / Various
Release Date: 10/27/2009 
Label:  Azica   Catalog #: 72242  
Composer:  Louis ArmstrongHot Club of San FranciscoTraditionalWalter Kent,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hot Club of San FranciscoIvory Club BoysLe Jazz Hot Trio
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Guest artists include: Paul "Pazzo" Mehling: solo guitar, baritone guitar, vocals; Clint Baker: string bass, trumpet; Evan "Zeppo" Price: violin, octave violin (acoustic and electric); Jeff Magidson: rhythm guitar, bass, vocal; Jason "Jubilation" Vanderford: rhythm guitar. Guests: Isabelle Fontaine, The Cool Yule Philharmonic, Pazzo and the Hotheads, Le Jazz Hot Trio, Duo Gadjo, The Ivory Club Boys, the Cool Yule Philharmonic All-Stars.

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Gypsy swing meets holiday cheer, with an amiable side helping of schmaltz. The Hot Club of San Francisco, an accomplished band in this vein, welcomes a handful of likeminded guests to the party here, including the Ivory Club Boys (who help
Read more jazz up a section of Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker Suite”) and Le Jazz Hot Trio (who sit in on “The Christmas Song”). Among the other effortless successes: “Don Rodolfo,” a sultry, minor key recasting of that red-nosed reindeer tune.

Nate Chinen - New York Times - Holiday Music CDs

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Works on This Recording

1.
Cool Yule by Louis Armstrong
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hot Club of San Francisco
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
2.
Don Rodolfo by Hot Club of San Francisco
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hot Club of San Francisco
Period: 21st Century 
Written: USA 
Notes: Based on "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" by Johnny Marks and the "Habanera" from "Carmen" by Georges Bizet.  
3.
Carol of the Bells by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hot Club of San Francisco
Written: Ukraine 
4.
I'll be home for Christmas by Walter Kent
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hot Club of San Francisco
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
5.
Neptune's Daughter: Baby, It's Cold Outside by Frank Loesser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hot Club of San Francisco
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; Los Angeles, Califor 
6.
Djingle Bells by Hot Club of San Francisco
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hot Club of San Francisco
Period: 21st Century 
Written: USA 
Notes: Based on "Jingle Bells" by James Pierpont and the style of Django Reinhardt. 
7.
Sugar Rum Cherry by Hot Club of San Francisco
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hot Club of San Francisco,  Ivory Club Boys
Period: 21st Century 
Written: USA 
Notes: Based on music from the Nutcracker Suite by Tchaikovsky.  
8.
I wonder as I wander by John Jacob Niles
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hot Club of San Francisco
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
9.
Babes in Toyland: March of the Toy Soldiers by Victor Herbert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hot Club of San Francisco
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; USA 
10.
The Christmas Song by Mel Torme
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hot Club of San Francisco,  Le Jazz Hot Trio
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946 
11.
Santa Claus is comin' to town by John Frederic Coots
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hot Club of San Francisco
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USA 
12.
Auld lang syne by Robert Burns
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hot Club of San Francisco
Period: Classical 
Written: 18th Century; Scotland 

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