Hanukkah and all that Jazz

Nine jazz piano interpretations of Hanukkah favorites for all ages, including Rock of Ages, I Have a Little Dreydel, Eight Candles, and O Hanukkah Come Light the Menorah

  1. Oco Kandelikas (Eight Candles) - F. Jagoda
    A contemporary Sephardic song celebrating the eight nights of Hanukkah.
  2. Who Lit the Candles?
    A Children's folk song from Israel.
  3. Rock of Ages (Italian) - B. Marcello
    A lyrical melody composed during the Italian Renaissance.
  4. O Hanukkah, O Hanukkah
    This festive song was adapted from the original Yiddish folk song, "Y'mey Hanukkah:"
    O Hanukkah, O Hanukkah come light the menorah
    Let's have a party, we'll all dance the hora
    Gather 'round the table we'll give you a treat
    Dreydels we can play with and latkes to eat.
  5. Candle Blessings
    The traditional prayer sung as the Hanukkah candles are lit each night.
  6. Rock of Ages (Traditional)
    One of the most beloved melodies of the Ashkenazic tradition, this popular song often closes the candle lighting ceremony.
  7. Burning Candles - F. Mendelssohn
    An enchanting Hanukkah melody by 19th Century classical composer Felix Mendelssohn.
  8. A Candle for Me
    A children's folk song about the lighting of the candles.
  9. I Have a Little Dreydel/Hanukkah...and all that jazz
    A swing medley of two of the most popular Hanukkah songs.

All arrangements performed on a Steinway concert grand by Jon Simon.

Recorded and mastered by Steve Forney at Dajhelon Productions, Inc. Rochester, NY.

Price: $15.00

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