Album Remarks & Appraisals:
Voted "Instrumentalist of the Year" by Down Beat Magazine multiple times, Hammond B3 jazz organist Barbara Dennerlein and her band create the ultimate Christmas jazz party with these soulful grooving renditions of the classics seasoned with twists of jazz and fusion. With reed player-arranger Magnus Lindgren, the English jazz vocalist Zara McFarlane, percussionists Abdissa Assefa and Robert Ikiz, Luca Alemanno on bass and Nicola Conte on guitar.
Personnel: Magnus Lindgren (flute, clarinet, tenor saxophone); Barbara Dennerlein (Hammond b-3 organ); Zara McFarlane (vocals); Nicola Conte (guitar); Luca Alemanno (double bass); Robert Ikitz, Robert Ikiz (drums); Abdissa Assefa (congas, percussion).
Recording information: Sorriso Studio (07/2015).
Arranger: Magnus Lindgren.