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
- Oco Kandelikas (Eight Candles) - F. Jagoda
A contemporary Sephardic song celebrating the eight nights of Hanukkah.
- Who Lit the Candles?
A Children's folk song from Israel.
- Rock of Ages (Italian) - B. Marcello
A lyrical melody composed during the Italian Renaissance.
- 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.
- Candle Blessings
The traditional prayer sung as the Hanukkah candles are lit each night.
- Rock of Ages (Traditional)
One of the most beloved melodies of the Ashkenazic tradition, this popular song often closes the candle lighting ceremony.
- Burning Candles - F. Mendelssohn
An enchanting Hanukkah melody by 19th Century classical composer Felix Mendelssohn.
- A Candle for Me
A children's folk song about the lighting of the candles.
- 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.