Bob Dorough circa 1960. Jon Sievert/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York City. Rhonda R. Dorsett hide caption

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L-R: Alfredo Rodriguez, Eddie Palmieri, Barry Harris, Jason Moran. Margot Schulman/Kennedy Center hide caption

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A Nicaraguan Christmas tree in Managua. Miguel Alvarez hide caption

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Michael Feinstein. Randee St. Nicholas/Concord Music Group hide caption

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Some songs are played every year, but others languish unsung. iStock hide caption

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Tegan and Sara celebrate Christmas in 1985. The sisters are featured on a new holiday album, Gift Wrapped II: Snowed In. Courtesy of Tegan and Sara hide caption

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Basis Eliot Wadopian performs at the Winter Solstice Celebration. Murray Street Productions hide caption

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L-R: Helio Alves, Renee Rosnes, Kenny Barron, Freddy Cole. Margot I. Schulman hide caption

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Winterbloom is Meg Hutchinson, Antje Duvekot, Anne Heaton and Natalia Zukerman. Asia Kepka hide caption

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