Kenny G's Greatest Holiday Classics Tops Contemporary-Jazz Chart

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Saxophonist Kenny G's The Greatest Holiday Classics moved into the number-one spot on the Billboard contemporary-jazz chart this week, its fourth week on the chart.

The album mixes previously released holiday songs with several new recordings. Tracks include "We Wish You a Merry Christmas," "White Christmas," and "Ave Maria."

Herbie Hancock's Possibilities dropped to number two and Jamie Cullum's Catching Tales to number three.

Songs of Sinatra, the latest album from vocalist and furniture designer Steve Tyrell, was the only new entry on the jazz chart this week.

The album, which debuted at number five, includes "I Get A Kick Out Of You," "Fly Me to the Moon," "All of Me," and other standards, and features guest appearances from Roy Hargrove, Dave Koz, and Frank Sinatra Jr.

Diana Krall's Christmas Songs remained at number one for the second straight week, with Michael Bubl_'s It's Time moving up to number two and Chris Botti's To Love Again: The Duets dropping to number three.

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