Fred Hughes  

Copyright Fred Hughes 2015

In Stores November 27, 2015!

I'll Be Home For Christmas, the 7th release by the critically acclaimed Fred Hughes Trio, features swingin' jazz renditions of your favorite holiday tunes including O Christmas Tree and Let it Snow. Latin flavored takes on Winter Wonderland and White Christmas. A funky version of Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town and a beautifully melancholy rendition of the title track, I'll Be Home For Christmas.


Featuring Fred Hughes on piano, Amy Shook on bass and Frank Russo on drums, the Fred Hughes Trio has been performing, recording and presenting clinics and workshops since 1989 and brings over four decades of musical experience to the stage. A sampling of the groups performing credentials includes the Elkhart, Rehoboth, Cape May, East Coast, Clifford Brown and Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festivals, the 1996 Summer Olympics and tours to the Republic of Korea in 2001 and 2002.

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Listen to Fred talk about the new release:


October 27, 2015 - Hybrid Jazz From Trish Hennessey (Interview begins at 1:58:19)


September 29, 2015 - In The Spotlight with Pat Stone



3.5 Stars from Downbeat Magazine!  Here's what they had to say about I'll Be Home For Christmas:

Down Beat Magazine - December 2015