Christmas in 3D (Diva Jazz)

3D Jazz Trio

Released in 2020

New York Times 20 Albums That Put a New Spin on the Holidays




In the spirit of swingin’ holiday classics like A Charlie Brown Christmas (Vince Guaraldi Trio) and Ella Wishes You a Swingin’ Christmas (Ella Fitzgerald), The 3D Jazz Trio is thrilled to share their inspired arrangements of ten holiday favorites. Selecting, arranging, performing, and recording these 10 songs was a heartfelt, joyful musical adventure, fueled by the warmth and magic of the season and the musicians’ happy holiday memories. The trio was so committed to capturing the holiday spirit that they wore their Christmas pajamas to the recording studio! The 3D Jazz Trio’s motto is “Fiercely swinging on purpose, with purpose.” And while they uphold their motto with unbridled enthusiasm throughout the recording, listeners will also be treated to moments of calypso, samba, salsa, gospel, and even a little bit of country, all creating sounds of the season for everyone to enjoy year after year.

Track Listing:

1. Winter Wonderland 6:01
2. Up on the Housetop 3:03
3. Greensleeves 5:12
4. O Christmas Tree 4:41
5. Please Daddy (Don’t Get Drunk This Christmas) 3:50
6. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen 3:52
7. I Wonder As I Wander 5:32
8. White Christmas 3:52
9. Silent Night 5:38
10. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas 7:08


Jackie Warren: piano

Amy Shook: bass

Sherri Maricle: drums


Here are three veteran jazz musicians who understand the joys of a firmly pressed swing rhythm, and how far it can take you. The pianist Jackie Warren, the bassist Amy Shook and the drummer Sherrie Maricle have released three albums as the 3D Jazz Trio (it stands for 3 Divas), which grew out of their work in Maricle’s DIVA Jazz Orchestra. The latest flaunts the kind of powerful locomotion that drives the DIVA big band, steaming through 10 holiday tunes — Warren’s buoyant improvising right hand leading the way.

Giovanni Russonello (New York Times)