SOUNDS OF BLUE 417 – HO HO HO

Bob Putignano is playing the first hour of his Sounds of Blue Christmas Special from 2017 this week with selections by Eddie Lawrence (The Old Philosopher), Duke Ellington & his Orchestra, the Count Basie Orchestra, the David Benoit Trio, the Big Phat Band, the Ed Palermo Big Band, the Soulful Strings with Phil Upchurch, and Houston Person & Friends.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HO HO HO

SOUNDS OF BLUE 417

Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, November 5, 2023 [23757]

Twilight Zone Theme

Eddie Lawrence (The Old Philosopher): What Do You Want for Christmas?
Duke Ellington: Sugar Rum Cherry Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
Count Basie Orchestra: I’ll Be Home for Christmas
David Benoit Trio: Guaraldi Medley
Big Phat Band: The Little Drummer Boy
Ed Palermo: My Favorite Things > Toads of Short Forest
The Soulful Strings. With Phil Upchurch: Jingle Bells >

Santa is Coming to Town
Houston Person & Friends: Merry Christmas Baby

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Bob Putignano for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Bob Putignano at Sounds of Blue Studio, New York (SOB 408)

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2023 Bob Putignano. Used with permission.