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New Peggy Lee Christmas Collection: The Peggy Lee Estate has announced the release of Ultimate Peggy Lee Christmas, in conjunction with UMe/Capitol. This is a new collection of 22 holiday classics that marks the continuation of the centennial celebration of the legendary singer/songwriter. Songs are drawn from Peggy Lee‘s Capitol and Decca catalogs, as well as Disney’s Lady and the Tramp soundtrack. These include the digital debut of “Peace on Earth,” written for the film by Lee and Sonny Burke. Ultimate Peggy Lee Christmas is out today, September 25.

New Keith Jarrett Solo Album Announced: Master pianist Keith Jarrett is releasing a new live solo double-album, Budapest Concert, on October 30 via ECM. The set documents a solo piano live performance at the Béla Bartók National Concert Hall in Budapest, Hungary. This is the second