John Brown http://wunc.org en Duke's John Brown Jazzes Up Christmas With Durham's Nnenna Freelon http://wunc.org/post/dukes-john-brown-jazzes-christmas-durhams-nnenna-freelon <p>Christmas music. It's nearly inescapable&nbsp;at this time of year - on the radio, in shops, in cafes, everywhere. When Phoebe Judge sat down to talk about "Christmas" with jazz double bassist John Brown, the question arose: Why would musicians want to add to the large catalog of existing Christmas songs and recordings?</p><p>"It comes from a place of joy," said the double bassist. "We wanted to take this material that's tested, tried and true and say something different about it."</p><p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 17:48:52 +0000 Keith Weston & Phoebe Judge 27615 at http://wunc.org Duke's John Brown Jazzes Up Christmas With Durham's Nnenna Freelon