« Sunday Wax Bits | Main | 7 Box Sets for the Holidays »

December 12, 2011


TrackBack URL for this entry:

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Urbie Green: A Cool Yuletide:


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.


Yeah, "Cool Yule"! -- That's my all-time favorite Christmas album 'cause it swings so lightly, so effortlessly; and trumpeter Nick Travis plays some beautiful solos as well. The arrangements are outstanding; and although there are only eight tracks, it seems to be longer.

This particular 10" is indeed very rare. A record-selling friend of mine has sent me the digitalized tracks as a little Christmas gift some years ago.

Barry Block

Urbie Green: A Cool Yuletide

You can read the album back.

It says that Charlie Shirley was the arranger.

The comments to this entry are closed.


  • Marc Myers writes frequently on music and the arts for the Wall Street Journal. He is author of "Why Jazz Happened" (University of California Press). JazzWax has been named the Jazz Journalists Association's "Blog of the Year."
Marc Myers Mug (resized)

Contact me

Jazz Book!

  • Click cover to order

Search JazzWax

  • JazzWax

Subscribe for Free

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

JazzWax Interviewed

WSJ Articles

JazzWax Interviews

Audio Note

  • Audio clips that appear below JazzWax posts support editorial content that links readers directly to Amazon and other third-party music retailers.

Marc Myers on Video

JATP Programs