By Josef Woodard
Updated December 06, 1996 at 05:00 AM EST

In keeping with its music-as-lifestyle-adornment philosophy, Windham Hill offers more pleasant reworkings of holiday chestnuts that won’t jar you out of your comfy chair. Highlights of The Carols of Christmas: Liz Story’s simply stated ”Simple Gifts,” David Darling’s ethereal ”O, Holy Night,” and George Winston’s sweet take on Vince Guaraldi’s ”Christmas Time Is Here.” B