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Dave Brubeck And Clark Terry Centennials, Plus Winter And Holiday Specials

Monday, December 21

Night Train marks the first day of winter with a wide array of original and favorite songs of the season. Highlights include music from Cyrille Aimee, Sting, Al DiMeola, Frank Kimbrough and Dave Stryker in hour one; and Cyrus Chestnut, Pee Wee Ellis (of the James Brown Horns), the Yellowjackets, the Ted Rosenthal Trio, and Kurt Elling in hour two of the show.

Tuesday, December 22

Night Train continues a week-long holiday celebration with a show featuring new holiday titles. We’ll heaar selections from bassist Brian Bromberg, the British band Ill Considered, vibes player Warren Wolf, singer Lauren Henderson, the 3D Jazz Trio, the Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra (revisitng Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite), and Ernesto Cervini’s Turboprop. We’ll also revisits some old holiday favorites from December featured artist Dave Brubeck, Freddy Cole, Vince Guaraldi, Eric Reed, the Bill Cunliffe Trio, Rene Marie, and the Hollywood Tuba 12.

Wednesday, December 23

Night Train steps aside for holiday specials from Blue Dimensions featuring recent and classic holiday jazz selections from Les McCann, Freddie Cole, Dave Stryker, Jazz and Lincoln Center with vocalist Catherine Russell, and more.

Thursday, December 24

Night Train steps aside for a Dee Alexander Christmas Memories special in hour one, and Christmas Grooves in hour two.

Chris Heim produces and hosts Global Village, a nationally and internationally distributed world music show; the nightly jazz show Night Train, and Crossroads, KMUW’s twice-weekly blues and R&B show. Chris is also a critic and freelance writer whose work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Utne, Global Rhythm, Dirty Linen, and Option, among others.