Our theme for the month of December was ‘Christmas Music’. Happy listening!

This month’s featured system included:

Speakers – Wilson Audio Alexx Speakers
Phono Pre-Amp – D’Agostino Phono Pre-Amp
Amplifiers – D’Agostino ST400 mono amps
Digital Playback – dCS Vivaldi system CD/SACD player
Turntable – Clear Audio Master Innovation turntable w/ Goldfinger Cartridge
Cables – Transparent Opus Cables
Equipment Rack –HRS MXR rack with isolation shelves and couplers

December Music Appreciation Night Playlist

Kenny Burrell – “Little Drummer Boy” from the CD “Have Yourself A Soulful Little Christmas”

Mavis Staples (Silver Platters feature disc) – “Peaceful Dream” from the CD “If All I Was Was Black”

Vince Guaraldi – “My Little Drum” from the SACD “A Charlie Brown Christmas”

Jacqui Naylor – “Silver Bells” from the CD “Smashed For The Holidays”

Grant Green – “Round Midnight” from the Music Matters LP “Green Street”

John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola, & Paco de Lucia – “Aspen” from the Audio Fidelity LP “Passion, Grace, & Fire”

Joe Pass – “Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow” from the CD “Six String Santa”

Steve Vai – “Christmas Time Is Here” from the compilation CD “Merry Axemas”

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings (Silver Platters feature disc) – “Matter Of Time” from the CD “Soul Of A Woman”

Thomanerchor Leipzig – J.S. Bach “Am Ersten Weihnachtsfeiertage, 1st mvt.” from the CD “Weinachtsoratorium”

Marvin Gaye – “What’s Goin’ On” from the Mobile Fidelity LP “What’s Goin’ On”

Eric Tingstad – “O Come, O Come Emmanuel” from the LP “The Gift”

Greg Brown – “Hey Baby, Hey” from the CD “Further In”

Greta Van Fleet – “Highway Tune” from the LP “Black Smoke Rising”

Anouar Braham – “Bom Dia Rio” from the CD “Blue Maqams”

We Hunt Buffalo – “Ragnarok” from the LP “Living Ghosts”

Allman Brothers Band – “Instrumental Illness” from the LP “Hittin’ The Note”

Amina Alaoui – “Flor De Nieve” from the CD “Arco Iris”

Ammie Mann – “Goose Snowcone” from the CD “Mental Illness”

ZZ Top – “I Gotsta Get Paid” from the LP “La Futura”

Chinese Orchestra – “Golden Snake Dancing Wild” from the CD “The Moon Light Of The Chun River”

Horace Silver – “Silver’s Serenade” from the remastered CD “Silver’s Serenade”

Stevie Ray Vaughan – “Stang’s Swang” from the Analogue Productions 45rpm LP set “Couldn’t Stand The Weather”

The Corrs – “SOS” from the LP “Jupiter Calling”

Chris Cornell – “Flutter Girl” from the LP “Poncier”

TLC — “Waterfalls” from the CD “Crazy Sexy Cool”

Eugene Maslov – “To My Teacher/ To My Friend” from the CD “The Fuse Is Lit”

Yes – “I Am Waiting” from the Music On Vinyl LP “Talk”

John Mellencamp – “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” from the compilation CD “A Very Special Christmas”

Stephen Pearcy – “Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer” from the compilation CD “We Wish You A Metal Christmas and A Headbanging New Year”

Toumani Diabate & Sidiki Diabate – “Hamadoun Toure” from the LP “Toumani Sidiki”

Massive Attack – “Angel” from the CD “Mezzanine”

Lightnin’ Hopkins — “Goin’ Away” from the Analogue Productions LP “Goin’ Away”

John Scofield – “Chipmunk Christmas” from the compilation CD “Yule Struttin’ A Blue Note Christmas”

Jeff Beck – “I Ain’t Superstitious” from the Audio Fidelity SACD “Truth”

Muddy Water – “Hey, Hey” from the remastered CD “Sings Big Bill”

Albert Ayler – “The Wizard” from the CD “Spiritual Unity”

Black Sabbath – “The Wizard” from the hi-res MQA files from the LP/Digital Set “Ten Year War”

Jessica Freedman – “Come December” from the compilation CD “December Songs”