Christmas Jazz features legendary pianist Beegie Adair along with grammy nominated guitarist Jack Jezzro and other top studio musicians. Jezzro also serves as producer for the recording. In addition to his own recordings, Jack Jezzro has produced a wide variety of albums, from Big Band Romance to Lovin’ In The Fifties to platinum-selling Smoky Mountain Hymns to the critically-acclaimed jazz projects including Beegie Adair’s Dream Dancing, Jim Ferguson’s Not Just Another Pretty Bass featuring saxophonist Chris Potter, and Antoine Silverman’s Blue Moods featuring piano virtuoso Stefan Karlsson. He has over 200 albums to his production credit and received a Grammy nomination for his guitar recording, A Day’s Journey. Jezzro also has seven Dove Award nominations for producing artists such as Brentwood Jazz Quartet, saxophonist Sam Levine, and bluegrass group The New Tradition. He produced the multi-platinum selling Smoky Mountain Hymns recordings, one of which also received a Dove Award nomination. Additionally, The Frank Sinatra Collection by Beegie Adair, produced by Jack Jezzro, won a Nashville Music Award for “Jazz Album of the Year.”
His projects have collectively sold nearly 10 million copies worldwide and feature a variety of styles including Jazz, Latin, Country, R&B, Easy Listening, New Age, Bluegrass, and Pop.
As an internationally acclaimed guitarist and composer, his music has been heard regularly on jazz radio stations all over the world. He has been a special guest on America’s Voice to the World’s “Jazz Vibrations” radio show, a program broadcast to over 100 million listeners. His recordings have been heard in numerous television shows, network specials and movies, such as the 1996 Summer Olympics, Friends, Entertainment Tonight, J-A-G, A&E Biography, Access Hollywood, E! True Hollywood Story, Honey I Shrunk The Kids, and more.
Major airlines such as United, Delta, and U.S. Airways frequently offer his music to their travelers. He has served as producer and featured performer on a full-length recording for Walt Disney Records entitled Instrumental Impressions. Jack has also authored books containing some of his original compositions for Mel Bay Publications.
Jack Jezzro’s production experience has catapulted him to become one of Nashville’s premiere instrumental music producers.
Contributors: Robert K. Oermann, Amy Parker, and Gregory Byerline