Grammy 2014



All I Ask for Christmas



For Your Consideration in the 57th Grammys:

Jazz Instrumental Album
Peggy Duquesnel – All I Ask for Christmas
Country Duo Performance
Peggy Duquesnel & Bill Cantos – Under the Christmas Tree
Gospel Song
Peggy Duquesnel – Light of Christmas
Pop Duo Performance
Peggy Duquesnel & Bill Cantos – All I Ask for Christmas
Improvised Jazz Solo
Peggy Duquesnel – Little Drummer Boy (1:09 – 2:22)
Improvised Jazz Solo
Brian Bromberg –I Wonder as I Wander (2:11 – 2:56)
Engineered Album, Non-Classical
Tom McCauley – Recording & Mixing Engineer

Andre Mayeux – Mastering Engineer

PEGGY DUQUESNEL is pleased to present her latest recording, “All I Ask for Christmas,” a double album with 21
tracks separated into an instrumental disc and a vocal disc. The project features several popular Christmas
standards along with four of Peggy’s original Christmas songs. It highlights her fluid piano improvisations
and inviting vocals with a trio that includes Brian Bromberg on bass and Joe La Barbera on drums. Extra
finesse and colors are added by Brian Kilgore on percus-W. Rick Braun on flugelhorn and Jay Leach on guitar.
Vocalist Bill Cantos is featured on three duets with Peggy, including the title cut, as well as introducing
vocalist Emma Werderman, who joins Peggy on Mary Did You Know for another moving duet. Duquesnel’s jazzy / pop arrangements
and songwriting capture her eclectic jazz background and warm personality.
Brian Bromberg – Bass
Joe La Barbera – Drums
Brian Kilgore – Percussion
Jay Leach – Guitar
Rick Brown – Flugelhorn
Bill Cantos – Vocals
Emma Werderman – Vocals


“An elegant and sophisticated riff on Christmas favorites and inspired originals!”
Brent Black, Critical Jazz

“Each track has its own appealing twist – like “What Child Is This?” resembling “Take Five.”
Ronald Jackson, Smooth Jazz Ride

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