Year's end in a minor key . . .Song is "Winter Moon" by Hoagy Carmichael from the 1956 LP "Hoagy Sings Carmichael," featuring Art Pepper on alto saxophone. Thanks to Pat Oates for the Rebecca Kilgore link - which you might have guessed - has led me here.
From The [not so] Daily Nocturne
("Sad songs, they say so much . . .")