Holiday Party Playlist | KCUR

Holiday Party Playlist

Dec 15, 2011

Join Central Standard this Thursday as we enjoy a selection of nontraditional tunes, perfect for this time of the year.

We'll be throwing a radio holiday party, with KCUR music experts Chuck Haddix, Renee Blanche, Bill Shapiro, and Miles Bonny. They've put together an eclectic collection of songs perfect for winter celebrations or gift-giving.

Some song selections from our guests...

Chuck Haddix, host of The Fish Fry

  • Vara Hall Ward - The Last Month of the Year
  • Johnny Moore's Three Blazers - Merry Christmas Baby
  • Nat King Cole - The Christmas Song
  • Louis Armstrong & the Commanders - 'Zat You, Santa Claus
  • Donny Hathaway - This Christmas

Renee Blanche, host of Night Tides

  • Seay - Carol The Bells
  • David Arkenstone - Silver Bells
  • Dana Cunningham - The First Noel

Bill Shapiro, Cyprus Avenue

  • Temptations - Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
  • Darlene Love - Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)

Miles Bonny, INnatesounds

  • Arthur Verocai - Pelas Sombras
  • Little Beaver - A Tribute to Wes
  • Tom Brock - The Love We Share is the Greatest Love of Them All
  • Ella Fitzgerald - Good Morning Blues

Sample some sounds for yourself:

Louis Armstrong's 'Zat You, Santa Claus:

Donny Hathaway's This Christmas:

Arthur Verocai's Pela Sombras:

& Ella Fitzgerald's Good Morning Blues: