Diana Krall's Christmas Songs Debuts at Number One on Billboard Jazz Chart

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Singer Diana Krall's Christmas Songs, a collection of seasonal songs performed with the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, debuted at number one on the Billboard jazz chart this week.

The album includes "Let It Snow," "I'll Be Home For Christmas," "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town," and "Jingle Bells," recorded with bassist John Clayton, drummer Hamilton, and their band.

Trumpeter Chris Botti's To Love Again: The Duets, which had spent its first two weeks on the chart at number one, dropped to number two, and vocalist Michael Bubl_'s It's Time fell to number three.

Also new to the chart was Canvas, the first Blue Note release from up-and-coming pianist Robert Glasper, at number 24.

The only new entry on the contemporary-jazz chart was a compilation from "smooth jazz" station WNUA 95.5 in Chicago, which debuted at number 10. Herbie Hancock's Possibilities and Jamie Cullum's Catching Tales traded positions for the fourth straight week, with Possibilities returning to number one.


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