Najee, a native of New York City, was among the early musicians to incorporate R&B and Soul into jazz music. Along with his dozen plus Top 10 albums, he has supported a who's who in the music industry including Prince, Herbie Hancock, Patti Labelle, Marcus Miller and dozens more. Award-winning program director Ray White spent time with Najee in October of 2021. Najee provided insights into contemporary jazz's evolution and other key events during his esteemed career. His latest release is Center of the Heart, which was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Jazz Album. Lisa Davis, your "Hostess with the Mostest," celebrates the Holiday Season featuring Norah Jones whose seasonal album is titled I Dream of Christmas and also the phenomenal Jeff Lorber who recently released the holiday tune The First Noel. Another great holiday show from the Coool CAT family to yours!