Lost Christmas Classics: Jimmy McGriff – “Christmas With McGriff” (Part 1)

0
(0)

Hammond B-3 organist Jimmy McGriff had a successful career spanning 47 years & his music blurred the lines between jazz, gospel, blues & funk.  His music & styles were considered an influence on Britain’s “acid-jazz” movement in the early to mid-90’s spawning such groups as US3, Incognito & The Brand New Heavies.  McGriff is one of those jazz artists who released a number of singles, some of which charted not only on R&B/soul stations, but also gained minor airplay on some top40 outlets.  This obscurity was released in Dec. 1963 on Sue Records as a single, with Part 2 on the B-side.  The song in it’s entirety is the title track on the 1963 Sue album of the same name.

It’s a wet & windy weekend here in the Pacific Northwest – batten down the hatches, put another log on the fire, grab a hot beverage and enjoy a Christmas treat from us!

Did YOU enjoy this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

We are sorry that this post was not useful for you!

Let us improve this post!

Tell us how we can improve this post?

Mike Cherry

Author: Mike Cherry

retired broadcaster: on-air, MD, PD, asst PD, Prod Mgr, IT, station technician/engineer, pioneer Internet webcaster, station installation/maintenance; 12 years in commercial radio, 17 years volunteer in campus/community radio in B.C., Alberta & Wash. Amateur radio operator & "DXer" specializing in AM night-time DX, short-wave DX/listening & remote SDR DXing/listening

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *