Jazz for Tots on WUOT

Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at 8 p.m.

Recorded program from the 2012 Jazz for Tots, presented by the U.T. School of Music. The program includes:

RICHARD WILLIS:  It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
                University of Tennessee Jazz Big Band/Keith Brown
TRADITIONAL:  O, Christmas Tree
                Marquis McGee, saxophone; Devan Jones, guitar; Travis Anderson, bass; Preston Shires, drums
JOHN HOPKINS:  We Three Kings
                Tyler Gregory, clarinet; Drew Haswell, guitar; Gary Davis, bass; D.J. Young and Brian Greenwald, drums
HUGH MARTIN & RALPH BLANE:  Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
TRADITIONAL:  God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
                Shelby Currie, Jeff Wooll, David Webb, Gerald Thorton, Forrest Sable, Kady Robbins, guitars; Jason Staats, bass; Casey Green, drums
JAMES PIERPONT:  Jingle Bells
                Jeremy Coleman, saxophone; Alex Leonard, trumpet; Rondo Johnson, guitar; Ashton Williams, bass; Nick Swafford, drums
BILLY HAYES & JAY JOHNSON:  Blue Christmas
                John Barker, guitar; Alyssa Moro, bass; Ryan Demenick, drums
HUGH MARTIN & RALPH BLANE:  Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
                Hunter Smith, tenor saxophone; Connor Carr, piano; Kuyper Cummings, guitar; Greg Fitch, bass; Paul Canestrari, drums
FRANZ GRUBER:  Silent Night
GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL/LOWELL MASON:  Joy
                Allen Havens, saxophone; Geoffrey Dean, piano; Burt Elmore, guitar; Carl Fields, bass; Boone Guthe, drums
TOMMIE CONNER:  I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
HUGH MARTIN & RALPH BLANE:  Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
                Emily Emadian, vocal; Jack Smith, guitar; Ian Sudderth, bass; Garrit Tilman, drums
SAMMY CAHN & JULE STYNE:  Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow
DONNY HATHAWAY:  This Christmas
Chuck Mullican, saxophone; Douglas Bolin, guitar; Grant Parker, bass; Dennis Dow, drums
TRADITIONAL:  Deck the Halls
                Will Doran, piano; Marek Rosinski, guitar; Graham Waldrip, bass; Ward Houston, drums
IRVING BERLIN:  White Christmas
                Kyle Bothof, saxophone; Joe Jordan, trumpet; Tylar Bullion, trombone; Golden Styles, piano; Kevin Nolan, guitar; Matt Nelson, bass; Luke Bowers, drums
TRADITIONAL:  o Come, O Come, Emmanuel
                Jamel Mitchell, saxophone; Andrew LaPrise, piano; Jonathan Keeney, guitar; Will Yager, bass; Alec Degnats, drums
VINCE GUARALDI:  Christmas Time Is Here
                University of Tennessee Jazz Big Band/Keith Brown

FILL MUSIC

JAMES PIERPONT (arr. Thompson):  Jingle Bells
                Tim Green, alto saxophone; Greg Tardy, tenor saxophone; Knoxville Jazz Orchestra/Vance Thompson
                Knoxville Jazz Orchestra
KATHERINE DAVIS (arr. Jackson):  Little Drummer Boy
FELIX MENDELSSOHN (arr. Patterson):  Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
                United States Air Force’s The Airmen of Note/Joe Jackson