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Music Review: 'Jazz for Joy'

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Jazz for Joy

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Various Artists
Producers:
Verve
genre:
Jazz

We gave it an A

Bring together three top jazz divas (Betty Carter, Abbey Lincoln, and Shirley Horn) with some top-notch young players (including Christian McBride, Roy Hargrove, and Stephen Scott) and you have a pretty swinging Christmas. The spirited instrumental features and lyrical vocal interpretations of yule standards on Jazz for Joy celebrate the joys of jazz as much as they do the holiday season. A