Christmas Album - Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
Track Listing
  1. Winter Wonderland
  2. Jingle Bells
  3. My Favourite Things
  4. The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
  5. Las Maņanitas
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  1. Winter Wonderland
  2. Jingle Bells
  3. My Favourite Things
  4. The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
  5. Las Maņanitas
  6. Sleigh Ride
  7. The Bell That Couldn't Jingle
  8. Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow
  9. Jingle Bell Rock
  10. Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
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Herb Alpert turned to jazz's Shorty Rogers -- then toiling in the L.A. film and TV studios -- for voice and string arrangements on his Christmas album, and Rogers in turn went all out for schmaltz. Rogers' cooing voices introduce several of the tunes, whereupon the Tijuana Brass do their mostly unrelated Ameriachi thing familiar from past albums. Indeed, "Las Mananitas" seems to have been lifted from an obscure B-side of a 45 and overdubbed with the Rogers treatment. Jingling bells is a recurring song theme -- first with ...

Christmas Album 2015, Herb Alpert Presents

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