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Album Review

Pianist Gregg Karukas, in a trio with bassist John Leftwich and drummer Joel Taylor, mostly plays straightahead jazz (rather than his usual crossover) on this Christmas set. Singer Shelly Flint has a few vocals which range from an exciting scat-filled "Winter Wonderland" to a some folk-oriented originals that are of lesser interest. But Karukas's strong playing on such numbers as "Oh Tannenbaum," "The Christmas Song" and "Jingle Bells" makes this CD one worth getting.


Genre: Jazz

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s

A talented keyboardist, Gregg Karukas has mostly worked in the commercial side of jazz. Although he noodled on the piano from age six, he did not start studying music seriously until he was a teenager. Karukas often played organ in R&B bands early on and at 17 he began a five-year stint with Tim Eyermann's East Coast Offering. After a period working as a studio musician in D.C., he moved to Los Angeles in 1983, where he became a major part of the pop-jazz scene, playing with (among others) Richard...
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