Don’t get me wrong, I love the holidays. Growing up Jewish in South suburban Denver, my Christmases were spent eating Chinese or Indian food and going to the movies. But I also relished the music and food and spirit of the season. I remember vividly singing “Carol of the Bells” with my high school choir and being moved by the layering of harmonies (I still sing aloud in public when it plays in the grocery store). I often watch David Bowie and Bing Crosby’s rendition of “Little Drummer Boy” this time of year. And Tim Burton’s A Nightmare Before Christmas is both a Halloween and Christmas tradition for my family. So, I’m no grinch… Continue reading
Winter Music for Everybody!
By David Ladon (Farmer Dave) on December 20, 2021