Swingle Bells features swinging jazz settings of Holiday and Christmas classics. This is a live recording made at concerts Dec 2010 and 2011 at the James A. Gray., Jr. Auditorium at Old Salem Museum and Gardens in Winston-Salem, NC.
Arrangements of Swingle Bells charts, except the Vince Guaraldi selections, are by Roger Pemberton. A well-known arranger and saxophonist, Roger Pemberton was the Jazz Artist in Residence at the University of South Carolina for several years. Roger has recorded with many artists, including Woody Herman, Maynard Ferguson, and Les Hooper. For many years, he was the arranger and a studio musician for the Merv Griffin television show in New York.
Release Date: 2012
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