Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett featuring the Count Basie Big Band, “A Swingin’ Christmas” (RPM/Columbia): Does this swing? Is snow white? The pairing of Bennett with Basie’s band, even a quarter-century after its namesake’s death, is inspired and invigorating, in no small part thanks to razor-sharp arrangements by such swing vets as Bill Holman and Frank Foster. 3 ½ stars
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