"The Spirit of Christmas with the Living Strings"

2022 HPZ Holiday Sing-Along Spectacular Playlist

Noel Snowe reads ‘A Visit From St. Nicholas’

"The Spirit of Christmas with the Living Strings"Featuring break music from
The Spirit of Christmas with the Living Strings

The Ronettes “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” from A Christmas Gift for You from Philles Records

Eydie Gorme and Steve Lawrence “That Holiday Feeling” from A Treasury Of Christmas

Al Caiola & Riz Ortolani “Holiday On Skis” from Christmas Cocktails

Ed Ames “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!” from Christmas In California

Nat King Cole “Mrs. Santa Claus” from Swingin’ Little Christmas

Les Paul “Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town” from Christmas Cheer! [LOCAL]

Ford Leary w/ Larry Clinton & His Orchestra “The Parade of the Wooden Soldiers” from Remembering Christmas With the Big Bands

Lawrence Welk “Rudolph, The Red Nosed Reindeer” from The Magic Of Christmas

Margaret Whiting & Jimmy Wakely “Christmas Candy” from Swingin’ Little Christmas

Bert Kaempfert “Jingo Jango” from The Magic Of Christmas

Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass “Jingle Bell Rock” from Christmas Album

Ella Fitzgerald “Good Morning Blues” from Ella Wishes You A Swinging Christmas

Jackie Gleason “You’re All I Want for Christmas” from ‘Tis the Season [REQUEST]

Jo Stafford “Toyland” from Happy Holidays

Glen Campbell “It Must Be Getting Close to Christmas” from That Christmas Feeling

Jim Reeves “White Christmas” from Twelve Songs of Christmas

Marty Robbins “Christmas Time Is Here Again” from Merry Christmas!

Elvis Presley “Santa Claus Is Back In Town” from Elvis’ Christmas Album

The Ventures “Frosty the Snowman” from Ultra-Lounge / Christmas Cocktails, Vol. 2

Louis Armstrong & The Commanders “‘Zat You, Santa Claus?” from Louis Wishes You a Cool Yule [NEW RELEASE]

Bing Crosby “White World Of Winter” from The Great Songs of Christmas

Vince Guaraldi Trio “Christmas Is Coming” from A Charlie Brown Christmas (Super Deluxe Edition) [NEW RELEASE]

Pat Boone “Christmas Waltz” from The Many Moods of Christmas

Perry Como “Christmas Eve” from Perry Como Christmas Album

Patti Page “Boogie Woogie Santa Claus” from Christmas With Patti Page

Jack Jones “This Is That Time Of the Year” from Firestone Presents Your Favorite Christmas Music, Vol. 6

Rosemary Clooney “He’ll Be Comin’ Down the Chimney (The Official 1956 Christmas Seal Song)” from Songs from White Christmas and Other Yuletide Favorites

Tony Sandler & Ralph Young “Jingle Bells” from A Christmas Music Festival

Ray Conniff Singers & Orchestra “Here We Come A-Caroling” from Merry Christmas

Percy Faith, His Orchestra & Chorus “We Need A Little Christmas” from Christmas Is…

The Voices of Walter Schumann “Christmas Chopsticks (‘Twas the Night Before Christmas)” from The Voices of Christmas

Lou Rawls “The Christmas Song” from Merry Christmas Ho! Ho! Ho!

Johnny Mathis “Sleigh Ride (with Percy Faith)” from Merry Christmas

Peggy Lee “Ring Those Christmas Bells” from Swingin’ Little Christmas

George Shearing/Billy May “Snowfall/Snowfall Cha-Cha” from Christmas Cocktails 2

Nancy Wilson “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?” from Ultra-Lounge – Christmas Cocktails, Pt. 1

Christmas with the George Shearing Quintet album cover

December 10, 2022 Playlist

Featuring a tribute to artists we lost in 2021-2022.

Christmas with the George Shearing Quintet album cover Break music from
Christmas with the George Shearing Quintet

Harry James and His Orchestra “Carnival” from Best of the Big Bands

Isham Jones and His Orchestra “With Eyes Wide Open I’m Dreaming” from The Best Loved Bands Of All Time

Bing Crosby “Someday Sweetheart” from King Of the Crooners

Fred Waring and His Orchestra “Holiday For Strings” from A String Of Pearls: Great Stars Of the ’40s

Nat King Cole “It’s Only A Paper Moon” from The Velvet Voice of Nat King Cole

Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong “Can’t We Be Friends?” from Ella and Louis

Sarah Vaughan & George Treadwell & His All-Stars “Nice Work If You Can Get It” from Billie, Ella, Lena, Sarah

Ted Weems and His Orchestra “Walking My Baby Back Home” from The Best Loved Bands Of All Time

Eddie Lang “Walkin’ the Dog” from The Quintessential Eddie Lang 1925-1932

Cab Calloway “The Jumpin’ Jive” from Cab Calloway

George Shearing Quintet “Winter Wonderland” from Christmas With the George Shearing Quintet

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga “Cheek to Cheek” from Cheek to Cheek (Deluxe Version)

John Coltrane “Blue Train” from Blue Train

BJ Thomas “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head” from Forrest Gump OST

The Ronettes “Be My Baby” from Be My Baby: The Very Best of the Ronettes

Olivia Newton-John “Hopelessly Devoted to You” from Grease (The Original Soundtrack from the Motion Picture)

Bobby Rydell “Volare” from Bobby Rydell’s Biggest Hits

Pérez Prado and His Orchestra “Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White” from Fifty #1 Hits of the ’50s

The Living Strings “There’s No Place Like Home For the Holidays” from The Spirit Of Christmas with the Living Strings

Ramsey Lewis Trio “Function At the Junction” from Goin’ Latin

Martha Reeves & The Vandellas “(Love Is Like A) Heat Wave” from The Ultimate Collection: Martha Reeves & The Vandellas

Jerry Lee Lewis “Great Balls of Fire” from Jerry Lee’s Greatest

Joni James “You Belong to Me” from Joni James: Greatest Hits

Chad & Jeremy “Willow Weep for Me” from Yesterday’s Gone [REQUEST]

Goodnight, Sweetheart “The McGuire Sisters” from Moments To Remember: Golden Hits of the ’50s and ’60s

West Side Story cast “Gee, Officer Krupke” from West Side Story Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

The Everly Brothers “Cathy’s Clown” from The Golden Hits of the Everly Brothers

The Supremes “Baby Love” from 50th Anniversary: The Singles Collection 1961-1969

Angela Lansbury, Frankie Michaels, Jane Connell & Sab Shimono “Mame: We Need a Little Christmas” from Mame (Original Broadway Cast Recording)

"Music To Remember Her" album cover

December 3, 2022 Playlist

"Music To Remember Her" album coverFeaturing break music from
Jackie Gleason presents ‘Music to Remember Her’

Helen Forrest w/ Benny Goodman & His Orchestra “The Moon Won’t Talk” from Benny and Helen: The Original Recordings Of the ’40s

Helen Forrest w/ Artie Shaw and His Orchestra “They Say” from Begin the Beguine

Dolly Dawn w/ George Hall & His Orchestra “(Have You Forgotten) The You and Me that Used To Be” from The Uncollected: George Hall and His Orchestra (1937)

The Andrews Sisters (Patti Andrews, solo) “It Never Entered My Mind” from A String Of Pearls: Great Stars Of the ’40s

Mildred Bailey w/ Paul Baron’s Orchestra “Lover Come Back To Me” from The Uncollected: Mildred Bailey with Red Baron’s Orchestra (1944)

Tony Bennett “Always” from Ivring Berlin: A Hundred Years

Dean Martin “Canadian Sunset” from A Winter Romance

Frank Sinatra “The Summer Wind” from Sinatra Reprise: The Very Good Years [REQUEST]

Louis Armstrong “I Cover The Waterfront” from Here’s Louis Armstrong

Count Basie and His Orchestra “Good Morning Blues (Real Tuesday Weld Clerkenwell Remix)” from Everybody’s Waitin’ For the Man With the Bag [REQUEST]

Jack Teagarden “Jack Armstrong Blues” from Father of Jazz Trombone

George Shearing Quintet “Out of This World” from The Shearing Spell

Vic Damone “Out of Nowhere” from That Towering Feeling

Julie London “‘Round Midnight” from Around Midnight

Helen Ward “I’ll Never Say “Never Again” Again” from Satin Dolls: The Women of Jazz

Ozzie Nelson & His Orchestra “About a Quarter to Nine (From Paper Moon)” from Paper Moon

Fred Astaire “Night and Day” from Cole Porter: The Ultimate Collection

Russ Columbo and His Orchestra “Where the Blue of the Night (Meets the Gold of the Day)” from The Complete Studio Recordings

Billy Eckstine “My Foolish Heart” from Heavy Petting Music, Vol. 2 [REQUEST]

Lee Wiley “As Time Goes By” from West of the Moon

Patti Page “Pretty Snowflakes” from Christmas With Patti Page

Rosemary Clooney “Don’t Cry, Joe” from Rosemary Clooney in High Fidelity

Johnny Hartman “The Very Thought of You” from The Johnny Hartman Collection 1947-1972

Woody Herman and the Swingin’ Herd “Basin Street Blues” from Blues Groove

Ella Fitzgerald “I’m Old Fashioned” from The Jerome Kern Songbook

Sammy Davis, Jr. & Carmen McRae “There’s a Small Hotel” from Boy Meets Girl: On Decca

Sarah Vaughan “I Feel So Smoochie” from Sarah Vaughan Sings

Fats Waller “Believe It Beloved” from A Handful of Keys (1922-1935)

Frank Sinatra “The Last Dance” from Sinatra Reprise: The Very Good Years [REQUEST]

Lawrence Welk - "Dixieland"

November 19, 2022 Playlist

Lawrence Welk "Dixieland" album cover

Featuring break music from
Lawrence Welk Plays Dixieland
featuring Pete Fountain

Dinah Shore “Falling In Love With Love” from Dinah, Yes Indeed!

The George Shearing Quintet With String Choir “Dancing On the Ceiling” from Velvet Carpet

Lena Horne “And I Love Him” from Feelin’ Good/ Lena In Hollywood

Sammy Davis, Jr. “This Love Of Mine” from Mood To Be Wooed

George Gershwin “Sweet and Low-Down” from Manhattan

Shep Fields & His Rippling Rhythm “Whistle While You Work” from Top Hits Of the 1930s

Dick Powell “Have You Got Any Castles Baby” from The Dick Powell Song Book

Jack Teagarden “The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise” from Father of Jazz Trombone

Ruth Etting “Button Up Your Overcoat” from Ruth Etting (1926-1935), Vol. 2 [Remastered]

Hoagy Carmichael “Riverboat Shuffle” from Hoagy Carmichael Sings Hoagy Carmichael

Helen O’Connell w/ Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra “Embraceable You” from The Best of Jimmy Dorsey

Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra “Dusk In Upper Sandusky” from The Best Of Jimmy Dorsey

The Mills Brothers “My Silent Love” from The Mellow Years

Claude Thornhill “Medley: Jealous/Swinging Down The Lane/Breezing Along With The Breeze” from Claude Thornhill & His Orchestra, 1947

Frank Sinatra “One for My Baby” from Sings for Only the Lonely (2018 Stereo Mix)

Joni James “Purple Shades” from Joni James’ Award Winning Album

Sy Oliver And His Orchestra “Organ Grinder’s Swing” from Happy Days Are Here Again

The Mary Kaye Trio “Night Life” from Night Life

Tony Bennett “Once Upon A Time” from I Left My Heart In San Francisco

Al Bowlly “You Couldn’t Be Cuter” from Top Hits Of the 1930s

Louis Armstrong and the Mills Brothers “Marie” from There’s No Business Like Show Business: The Music Of Irving Berlin

Fred Astaire “Cheek to Cheek” from The Early Years at RKO

Bing Crosby “Swingin’ On A Star” from The Best of Bing

The Platters “Enchanted” from All-Time Greatest Hits

Dinah Washington “Dream” from Late Late Show

Maxine Sullivan “Sing Something Simple” from Loch Lomond: The Essential Maxine Sullivan

Nat King Cole “You Stepped Out Of A Dream” from Unforgettable

Rosemary Clooney and Marian McPartland “Don’t Fence Me In” from Piano Jazz

Eddy Arnold “Bouquet Of Roses” from Eddy Arnold Sings Them Again

Carmen Cavallaro “Chopin’s Polonaise” from Happy Days Are Here Again

Jo Stafford and Gordon MacRae “Goodnight Irene” from Alone & Together

Marian McPartland Trio "Personal Choice"

November 12, 2022 Playlist

Marian McPartland Trio "Personal Choice"Featuring break music from
Personal Choice
by The Marian McPartland Tr
io

The Tymes “So Much In Love” from Cameo Parkway: The Best of the Tymes, 1963-1964

Shirley Bassey “It Must Be Him (Her)” from And We Were Lovers

Jim Reeves “Mona Lisa” from The Mellow Magic of Jim Reeves

Della Reese “Have You Ever Been Lonely” from Special Delivery

Danny Kaye and Louis Armstrong “The Five Pennies Saints” from The Five Pennies

Ray Eberle w/ Glenn Miller & His Orchestra “A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square” from A String Of Pearls: Great Stars Of the 40s

Artie Wayne w/ Freddy Martin and His Orchestra “Sweet and Lovely” from The Uncollected: Freddy Martin, Vol. 2

Kitty Kallen w/ Harry James and His Orchestra “It’s Been A Long, Long Time” from Best of Big Bands: Harry James

The Ink Spots “I Don’t Want To Set the World On Fire” from Remembering The ’40s (1941)

Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians “Intermezzo (A Love Story)” from Remembering The ’40s (1941)

Hoagy Carmichael “Washboard Blues” from Hoagy Carmichael Sings Hoagy Carmichael

Dick Powell “Flirtation Walk” from Paper Moon Soundtrack

Cole Porter “Anything Goes” from Cole Porter: The Ultimate Collection

Fred Astaire “Top Hat White Tie and Tails” from Pick Yourself Up

Judy Garland and Gene Kelly “For Me and My Gal” from The Very Best of Judy Garland

Mildred Bailey “At Sundown” from Jazz Infusion – Mildred Bailey

Buena Vista Social Club “Como Siento Yo” from Lost and Found

Nat King Cole “End Of A Beautiful Friendship” from The Velvet Voice

Ella Fitzgerald “I’m Getting Sentimental Over You” from The Intimate Ella

June Christy “Bewitched” from Ballads for Night People

Dean Martin “My One and Only Love” from That’s Amore: The Best of Dean Martin

The Platters “Twilight Time” from All-Time Greatest Hits

Bing Crosby & Rosemary Clooney “Love Won’t Let You Get Away” from Fancy Meeting You Here

Billy Butterfield and His Orchestra “Blue Moon” from The Uncollected: Billy Butterfield and His Orchestra

Nat King Cole “Autumn Leaves” from The Velvet Voice Of Nat King Cole: Unforgettable [REQUEST]

Hildegarde “I Believe In Miracles” from Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup [LOCAL]

Fats Waller “My Very Good the Milkman” from Top Hits of the 1930s

Music In the Russ Morgan Manner “The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down” from Top Hits of the 1930s

Johnny Mathis “I’ve Got the World On A String” from Swing Softly

Nancy Wilson “Make Me A Present Of You” from Easy

Tony Bennett “Candy Kisses” from I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO

Sammy Davis, Jr. and Carmen MacRae “People Will Say We’re In Love” from Boy Meets Girl: Sammy Davis Jr. and Carmen McRae on Decca

Rudy Vallee “Let’s Put Out the Lights and Go To Sleep” from Top Hits of the 1930s