Apr 302020

i sort of go out of my way to download christmas concerts, even though my wife hates xmas jazz.  i ran across this one lurking with “non-seasonal” jazz, so i gave it a listen before moving it to the xmas jazz collection.  super!  this may be my favorite so far and while i don’t think this one will change her mind, it might change yours.  so here it is — christmas in april!  a little present under the tree for international jazz day.  and it might be a good day to buy a cd or download, and give a little april xmas cheer to a jazz musician.

also, on sarah hughes’ site, she has links to several of shows from 2018 (hosted on the internet archive).

a post-cool yule :
the brad linde quartet + brass
arrangements by sarah hughes and brad linde
take 5!
kogod courtyard
smithsonian american art museum
washington, dc
20 dec 2012

brad linde : tenor sax, baritone sax, clarinet, arrangements
sarah hughes : alto sax, soprano sax, flute, arrangements
tony martucci : drums
tom baldwin : contrabass
corey wallace : trombone
dave ballou : trumpet
griff kaz : trumpet
ryan mcgeorge : valve trombone, euphonium

set 1:
01. jingle bells
02. snowfall (claude thornhill)
03. carol of the bells
04. christmastime is here (vince guaraldi)
05. deck the halls

set 2:
01. i saw three ships
02. a merrier christmas (thelonious monk)
03. silent night
04. o christmas tree

tt 1:37:53

sp-cmc-25 mics > tinybox > roland r-05 (line in @ 24/96) >
audition 3 (cross-mix channels 75-25, level boost, editing, dither) >
tlh (flac, level 8, sectors aligned)

sample: s1t4 christmastime is here.mp3
download: PostCoolYule_2012-12-20_BradLinde4tet_WashingtonDC.zip