by Charles Mudede
Jose Gonzales, whose jazz trio performs the music every year as a fundraiser for Strawberry Theatre Workshop, plays A Charlie Brown Christmas on Sunday. John Ulman
I think it's one of the most beautiful pieces of jazz ever composed. Listening to it is like watching snow through a window. The room is warm, something is roasting in the oven, and outside the flakes are falling faintly through the universe and upon the trees, the hedges, the rain gutters, the telephone poles, and the rooftops of a thousand apartment buildings in a very big city.
Genre: Jazz Title: Theme To Grace Artist: Vince Guaraldi I know, you thought it would be from the "A Charlie Brown Christmas," right? Sorry, I like to keep you guessing. I have no idea whose backyard and pansies the first part of th...
Ethan Iverson writes about Vince Guaraldi, the musician behind “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” and his contributions to jazz history.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of A Charlie Brown Christmas, the 1965 television special that combined Charles Schulz's Peanuts characters, the jazzy music of the Vince Guaraldi Trio, and an honest look at the melancholy of th...