A Dreamers Christmas

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A Dreamers Christmas
Studio album by John Zorn
Released October 2011
Recorded March-April 2011
Genre Jazz
Length 48:11
Label Tzadik TZ 7393
Producer John Zorn
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A Dreamers Christmas

A Dreamers Christmas is an album of Christmas music by John Zorn released in October 2011 on the Tzadik label.[1] It was produced by John Zorn and released on his own label Tzadik Records. It was Zorn's 5th album in 2011.[2]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[3]"
Consequence of Sound 3.5/5 stars[4]

Allmusic said "A Dreamer's Christmas is one of those holiday records -- once you hear it, you'll be reaching for it every season".[3] Consequence of Sound called it "interesting, captivating, and pleasing for every member of the family at your holiday party"[4]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Winter Wonderland"   Felix Bernard 4:13
2. "Snowfall"   Claude Thornhill 5:10
3. "Christmas Time Is Here"   Vince Guaraldi 4:37
4. "Santa's Workshop"   John Zorn 5:21
5. "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas"   Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin 5:16
6. "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!"   Jule Styne 4:03
7. "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town"   John Frederick Coots, Haven Gillespie 6:29
8. "Magical Sleigh Ride"   Zorn 6:23
9. "The Christmas Song"   Mel Tormé, Robert Wells 6:33



  1. ^ "John Zorn − A Dreamers Christmas". Discogs.com. Retrieved 16 September 2012. 
  2. ^ Ananth Krishnan: John Zorn − A Dreamer’s Christmas (Tzadik, 2011)
  3. ^ a b Jurek, T. Allmusic Review, accessed November 8, 2013
  4. ^ a b Kivel, A. Album Review: John Zorn – A Dreamers Christmas, Consequence of Sound, October 31, 2011
  5. ^ "John Zorn: A Dreamers Christmas". Tzadik.com. Retrieved 16 September 2012.