Link: Home page for Judith Kay, Guitar and Voice, Wilmington, Delaware


Not Your Usual Christmas Album by Judith Kay

Unique arrangements of some very special Christmas carols, guaranteed to please both jazz and classical fans. For this unusual venture, ChamberJazz™ consists of Judith Kay's voice along with piano, acoustic bass, bassoon and vibraphone. CD: $15.0o.

CD cover for Not Your Usual Christmas AlbumOrder Compact Disc using PayPal or CD Baby

PayPal for USA orders only.

Use CD Baby for International orders.

Listen to MP3 clips


by Mark Sabbatini, Dec. 2004 review of unusual Christmas albums at

"… one of those rare gems that combines innovation and stellar performances in a collection suitable for background music or the undivided attention of listeners … true jazz with the instrumentalists digging in with spice and flair … one of the best female vocalist Christmas albums I've encountered this year."

Click here to read the entire review.


Order Individual Tracks
Using CD Baby or iTunes

Use either of the links above to listen to and order individual tracks from this album.

Track List

  1. Carol of the Bells
    (Leontovich/Wilhousky; arr. by Judith Kay)
  2. Carol of the Birds/Tango Nuevo
    ("Birds" Catalan song and "Tango" ©Ron Thomas; arr. by Thomas/Berg/Kay/McClintock)
  3. What Child is This?
    (17th century English air; arr. by Newman Baker, adapted by Judith Kay)
  4. I Wonder as I Wander
    (John Jacob Niles; arr. by Judith Kay)
  5. Fum Fum Fum
    (Traditional Catalan carol; arr. by Judith Kay)
  6. Away in a Manger (Traditional; arr. by Chris Berg)
  7. Coventry Carol
    (16th century English carol; arr. by Judith Kay)
  8. Mary Had a Baby
    (African-American spiritual; arr. by Judith Kay)
  9. Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming
    (Brother Conrad of Mainz, 1587; arr. by Ron Thomas)

ChamberJazz™ Ensemble:
Judith Kay — voice
Ron Thomas — piano
Chris Berg — acoustic bass
Chuck Holdeman — French bassoon
Tony Miceli — vibraphone