Skip the Christmas carolling this year and slide in the new Verve Music compilation The Very Best of Christmas Jazz
. This jolly collection features fourteen of the world's favorite holiday jingles previously recorded by the legendary vocalists and musicians of jazz. Jazz diva Shirley Horn sings "Winter Wonderland," powerhouse singer Ella Fitzgerald performs a playful rendition of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," and the eloquent Dinah Washington amazes on "Silent Night." John Coltrane grooves on "Greensleeves," while Mel Torme offers a timeless version of "The Christmas Song." Delightful treats packed together like an overstuffed Christmas stocking, this selection will be sure to add a joyful spirit to your holiday season.