Borstelmann: Jazzy Xmas
20 Christmas Carols in Jazzy Outfits

One more reason to look forward to Christmas: "Jazzy Xmas" is here! Jürgen Borstelmann has jazzed-up a selection of 20 Christmas carols, many of them known around the world. After Borstelmann's tremendously successful first project with Breitkopf, "Jazzy Birthday" (EB 8770), he now turns his attention to another big day of the year and spices it up with groovy yet technically easy jazz riffs 'n' rhythms. While the melodies are either left untouched or only slightly altered, the short preludes are conceived more freely, and they make a good starting point for improvisations. We all know how long those nights before Christmas can be…

Table of contents
1 Adeste fideles
2 Auf dem Berge, da wehet der Wind
3 Freu dich, Erd und Sternenzelt
4 Away in a Manger
5 Go Tell It on the Mountain
6 In dulci jubilo
7 Hört der Engel helle Lieder (Gloria)
8 Josef, lieber Josef mein
9 Jingle Bells
10 Kommet, ihr Hirten
11 Kling, Glöckchen, kling
12 Lasst uns froh und munter sein
13 O Little Town of Bethlehem
14 Leise rieselt der Schnee
15 Schneeflöckchen,Weißröckchen
16 Stille Nacht
17 Still, still, still
18 The First Noel
19 Vom Himmel hoch, o Englein kommt (Susani)
20 We Wish You a Merry Christmas
EB 8818   11,90 €