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jazz for the holidays
Jazz For the Holidays

1 x 30 or 1 x 60 minutes



Jazz for the Holidays delivers a unique and highly entertaining spin on popular and mainstream holiday songs while also bringing attention to the need to fight hunger... especially during the holiday season.

A hip and entertaining 1 hour television special that features a number of A-list jazz musicians who have come together in a music recording studio to discuss and pefrorm “jazzed up” verision of ‘Do You Hear What I Hear’, ‘O Holy Night’, ‘Winter Wonderland’, If It’s Magic’, ‘Let it Snow’, Christmas Time Is Here’, ‘The Best Gift I Ever God’,and ‘Jingle Bells’.

The Musicians:

-Gerald Veasley / bass (Host and Musical Director; has performed and
recorded with Grover Washington, Jr., Joe Zawinul, Chick Corea, Bela Fleck, Larry Carlton, Charlie Watts, Michael McDonald and many others)
-Nnenna Freelon / vocals (6-time Grammy Award nominee)
-Chieli Minucci / guitar (member of contemporary jazz band Special EFX)
-Simone / vocals (Broadway sensation; daughter of jazz legend Nina Simone)
-Bobby Lyle / piano (ex-Musical Director for Bette Midler, Anita Baker and Al Jarreau; has performed and recorded with Jimi Hendrix, George Benson, Sly and the Family Stone and many others)
-Chris Farr / saxophones (has performed and recorded with Gerald
Veasley, Jill Scott, Musiq Soulchild and many others)
-James “Biscuit” Rouse / drums (performs regularly with Gerald Veasley)
-Donald Robinson / keyboards (performs regularly with Gerald Veasley)

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