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Joy To The World 2020 With Jane Monheit

From West Virginia Public Broadcasting and the producers of Mountain Stage w/ Larry Groce- pianist Bob Thompson's Joy to the World celebrates the season with jazz arrangements of holiday favorites new and old, featuring special guest vocalist Jane Monheit.
Jane Monheit and Bob Thompson Band-overhead
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Pianist Bob Thompson leads his band with vocalist Jane Monheit at the 2019 Joy to the World celebration.

Joy To The World 2020

From West Virginia Public Broadcasting, pianist Bob Thompson's Joy to the World celebrates the season with jazz arrangements of holiday favorites new and old, featuring special guest vocalist Jane Monheit. This episode was recorded in December 2019.

You'll hear Monheit put her special touch on some classic songs, including "Winter Wonderland," "Santa Clause Is Coming To Town," and her version of "My Grown-up Christmas List" is a heart-felt show-stopper.

Audiences will also enjoy instrumental takes of seasonal gems like "Jingle Bells," "Sleigh Ride" and “Deck The Halls," performed by pianist Bob Thompson’s band, with Doug Payne on saxophone, Ryan Kennedy on guitar, John Inghram on bass, and Timothy Courts on drums.

Program length is 58:00 and related materials are available to stations for FREE via PRX now.

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For questions about "Joy to the World" please email Adam Harris.

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