This collection features 6 traditional Christmas carols that have been completely tansformed into a variety of exciting jazz/blues/swing pieces by Eric Baumgartener. It is not essential for the performer to have previous jazz experience as no sections require improvisation. However even experienced jazzers and professional musicians will fing this collection accesible and very playable. The pieces are excellent additions to any repertoire. Comes complete with CD orchestraions by the composer.