VA - Putumayo presents World Christmas Party (2010)
Putumayo presents World Christmas Party, a festive collection of Christmas favorites recorded by artists from around the globe. Whether listeners are seeking a fresh spin on perennial Christmas classics or want to know what rhythms get yuletide celebrations started from Jamaica to Cape Verde, World Christmas Party is sure to put people into the holiday mood. The CD unites reggae, Latin, African and other global rhythms into an upbeat album perfect for Christmas festivities.
Putumayo’s Christmas collections have sold more than one million copies and have been hailed by the New York Times and many other publications for their refreshing, uplifting holiday selections. Says Dan Storper, Putumayo Founder and CEO, “I’ve really enjoyed searching for Christmas music in my travels around the world and exploring the ways in which the holiday is celebrated in different cultures.”
01 Wish You A Merry Christmas (Jacob Miller - Jamaica) 02 Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (Poncho Sanchez - USA) 03 Christmas Comes But Once A Year (Charles Brown - USA) 04 Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree (Keahiwai - Hawaii) 05 Winter Wonderland (Jose Conde - USA/Cuba) 06 Alegria (Maria De Barros - Cape Verde) 07 Barra De Navidad Blues (Heritage Hall Jazz Band - USA) 08 The Christmas Song (Brave Combo - USA) 09 Kei Te Haere Mai A Hana Koko (H.K. Crew feat. Kina - New Zealand) 10 Carol and the Kings (Alison Brown Quartet with Joe Craven - USA) 11 Boas Festas Mocambique (Costa Neto - Mozambique) 12 Santa Claus Is Coming To Town (Ed Calle with Arturo Sandoval - Venezuela/Cuba)
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