Jessica Nicholas:

All things merry

2012 MIJF 15
Page added Dec 20, 2012 Updated Jan 25, 2013

Jessica Nicholas presents her final show of 2012, which includes recent releases, live highlights and some yuletide cheer thrown in...

As another year draws to a close, we look back at some of the year’s finest jazz releases, touring artists and festival acts.  You’ll hear music from Trio M, Murphy’s Law, Vijay Iyer, Eli Degibri, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Motif and the Alister Spence Trio, among others. 

And, as Christmas is just around the corner, we’ll include some jazz yuletide cheer to keep things merry.

ROLAND KIRK – ‘We Free Kings’
CD: Have Yourself a Jazzy Little Christmas, 1989

VIJAY IYER TRIO – ‘Optimism’
CD: Accelerando, 2012

CHRISTOPHER HALE – ‘First Duty of Desire’
CD: Sylvan Coda, 2012

CD: Kindred, 2012

BILL EVANS – ‘Santa Claus is Coming to Town’
CD: Christmas Songs, 1993

ELI DEGIBRI – ‘Manic Depressive’
CD: Israeli Song, 2010

MOTIF – ‘Death in Tokyo’
CD: Facienda, Vol. 3, 2012

CD: Open Road, 2011

CD: Arcoluz, 2005

DR LONNIE SMITH – ‘Dapper Dan’
CD: The Healer, 2012

TERENCE BLANCHARD – ‘Christmas Time is Here’
CD: Swing Into Christmas, 1995

ALISTER SPENCE TRIO – ‘Sleep Under Water’
CD: Far Flung, 2012

CD: Around Robert Wyatt, 2009

CD: When Words Fail, 1995

MURPHY’S LAW – ‘Paircut’
CD: Big Creatures and Little Creatures, 2012

SIMCOCK / GARLAND / SIRKIS – ‘Above the Sun’
CD: Lighthouse, 2012

TRIO M – ‘Al’
CD: The Guest House, 2012

ELLA FITZGERALD – ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas’
CD: Have Yourself a Jazzy Little Christmas, 1989

Presenter: Jessica Nicholas
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Eli Degibri (Hebrew: אלי דג'יברי) (born May 3, 1978 in Jaffa, Israel) is an Israeli jazz saxophonist, composer and arranger. Early life: Degibri first began playing the mandolin at age 7 in an after school music program at the Jaffa Conservatory of Music. Three years later, after attending a jazz concert, he became enamored with the saxophone and switched his studies to that...

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On Jan 14, 2013. 1:37pm
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