No matter what day you mark it (day after Thanksgiving, Advent Sunday, December 1st), it’s time to pull out the Christmas music and start the advent celebration! I have an assortment of items to get you started!
Ugh… I remember walking into a Walmart BEFORE HALLOWEEN and seeing Christmas trees up and decorations scattered throughout the store. It seems to happen earlier and earlier every year. I suspect soon we’ll mark the first day of school as the day you put your Christmas decorations up or something. Don’t get me wrong, Christmas,… Continue reading My Post Thanksgiving Rant
As mentioned the other day in my Christmas advent music post, here’s a collection of my favorite 12 songs (and renditions) for Christmas. Click the links for details on each song, or just fire up the playlist and start listening! O Tannenbaum – Vince Guraldi Trio Sleigh Ride – Harry Connick Jr. Merry Christmas Baby –… Continue reading 12 Songs of Christmas
Here we are! Advent season is here again! To say I’m a fan of the season is putting it rather mildly. I broke my own rules this year and put some Christmas lights up on the house as well as got the Christmas music going early this year. Speaking of music, if you’re looking for… Continue reading Christmas Advent Music
Here it is! Christmas Eve! And for our final day before Christmas, I wanted to share my all time favorite Christmas carol, O Holy Night.
A double post today, and we’ll start getting nestling into the winter night with Jingle Bells by Mannheim Steamroller. This is a lovely group that has been around forever and does a lot of nice synthesizer work, amongst other things.
The first time I ever heard Manhattan Transfer was singing this song on the TV show Home Improvement. I loved their jazz a cappella and picked up this album shortly after!