It’s Beginning to Look a lot Like Christmas
“Soon the bells will start…and the thing that will make them ring is the carol that you sing right within your heart”.
This holiday classic sets the mood for the season. The charming arrangement will have your heart singing as you trim your tree, do your shopping, and dream of home and family in the days ahead.
The arrival of a Christmas card can take the listener back home, if only in mind, to the Christmas’ of their childhood.
Jingle Bells/Over the River
Tim Buppert and Ray Barnette join Brittany to sing this festive medley of two traditional carols. One for the young, or young at heart, it’s two minutes and thirty-nine seconds of galloping, gliding winter fun.
“I hope December brings you back to me…”
A classic in the making, this contemplative look at longing for the return of a lost love is moving any month of the year, but even more so at Christmas. Producer Chris Nole pays tribute to an era gone by while at the same time creating a brilliantly fresh foundation for Brittany’s heartfelt vocal. Chris Nole (piano) and Jack Pearson (guitar) solo to this late night, alone by the fire wistful track.
The Santa Claus Boogie
This self –penned tune depicts a rollicking good time with the jolly old elf himself. Jim Horn (saxophone) and Doug Grieves( guitar) will take you to a sock hop with Santa and then some!
Christmas Has a Way
Brittany touches on emotions that hit home for so many of us during the holiday season, as we recall the magical Christmas’ of childhood, how families sometimes drift apart and the power of forgiveness. When it comes to reuniting friends and family, “more than any other day, Christmas has a way…”
Let it Snow
Flirtatious winter romance is delightfully captured in this holiday favorite. Producer Chris Nole provides a lively Beach Boys meets Ray Coniff and The Singers vocal arrangement.
One Night in Bethlehem
Brittany’s soul stirring performance of what is destined to be a Christmas carol for ages to come recounts the miraculous Christmas story. Paul Carrol Binkley’s intuitive production and elegant string arrangement are the perfect foundation for Brittany’s dynamic vocal, conveying the magnitude yet simplicity of the Biblical text.
The Snow Lay on the Ground
Brittany shares a traditional carol from her childhood. The Latin “Venite Adoremus Dominum” invites the listener to "Come adore the King". Paul Carrol Binkley’s acoustic guitar tracks whisper hints of the songs Irish origin creating a powerful exchange with the jubilant cathedralesque vocals.
Silent Night (Sveta Noc)
Brittany sings this intimate lullaby in both English and Slovenian. As a young girl, Brittany would sing the carol in the language of her ancestors in church each Christmas Eve. Paul Carrol Binkley (nylon string guitar), Chris Nole (piano), Dow Tomlin (fretless bass) and David Henry (cello) provide the delicate accompaniment to this inspiring performance.