CONTEMPORARY CHRISTMAS: A guide to new spins on seasonal songs

November 25th, 2008

By Jonathan Takiff  - Philadelphia Daily News

Local girl Anna Wilson earns kudos for dreaming up an all new and sassy set of holiday cheer, "Yule Swing!" (Transfer, B+). Drop the laser beam on the homey "Through Their Eyes," the smooth jazz "Wish" or hot and steamy "Mrs. Claus" and see what we mean.  ---- READ FULL ARTICLE

ALL MUSIC GUIDE – “Yule Swing!”

November 1st, 2008


by William Ruhlmann - READ FULL REVIEW

The title of Anna Wilson's third album, Yule Swing!, gives an accurate indication of its contents, which consist of seasonal music in big-band (and small-band) jazz arrangements. But without the subtitle that's written vertically in script up the right side of the cover, one might expect to hear the usual perennials. That subtitle reads, "A Collection of Original Holiday Songs.