Few veterans of the classic bebop era are still active, and even fewer are currently in their musical prime. Don Lanphere is a major exception. Rather than just recreating the past (which in the past includes leading a date that featured Fats Navarro), Lanphere always looks ahead. A distinctive tenor saxophonist, Lanphere also doubles on soprano and leads a top-notch sextet in the Pacific Northwest. - LA Jazz Scene. Living legend of the saxophone, Don Lanphere, delivers a set of Christmas classics in only the way he can. A consistent seller since released in 1998. Originally released in 1999.