A Dreamers Christmas

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A Dreamers Christmas
A Dreamers Christmas.jpg
Studio album by John Zorn
Released October 2011
Recorded March–April 2011
Length 48:11
Label Tzadik TZ 7393
Producer John Zorn
John Zorn chronology
At the Gates of Paradise
(2011)
A Dreamers Christmas
(2011)
Mount Analogue
(2012)
The Dreamers chronology
Ipos: Book of Angels Volume 14
(2010)
A Dreamers Christmas
(2011)
Pellucidar: A Dreamers Fantabula
(2015)

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]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[3]"
Consequence of Sound3.5/5 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.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Winter Wonderland"Felix Bernard4:13
2."Snowfall"Claude Thornhill5:10
3."Christmas Time Is Here"Vince Guaraldi4:37
4."Santa's Workshop"John Zorn5:21
5."Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas"Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin5:16
6."Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!"Jule Styne4:03
7."Santa Claus Is Coming to Town"John Frederick Coots, Haven Gillespie6:29
8."Magical Sleigh Ride"Zorn6:23
9."The Christmas Song"Mel Tormé, Robert Wells6:33

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  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.