Smorgasbord Music Column at Christmas – William Price King – Andrea Bocelli – My Christmas Album

Earlier in the year William Price King shared the life and music of the amazing Andrea Bocelli – as part of the celebration of the music of the festive season, here are three tracks from Bocelli’s wonderful Christmas Album.

Andrea Bocelli My Christmas

The album was Andrea Bocelli’s 13th studio album and first Christmas release in November 2009. Apart from one original track, God Bless Us Everyone, which closed the 2009 film, A Christmas Carol, all the other songs are ones we all recognise and love.  I have had this album since 2009 when David bought it for me for Christmas. It is played every year and is much loved.

Over 2 million copies sold before Christmas that year in the United States alone with worldwide sales of over 5 million and it was one of the best-selling albums of 2009.

You can buy the album: Amazon

The first track I have chosen is Adeste Fideles by John Francis Wade and Jean Francois Borderies.

My second choice is a classic Christmas song that most of us will have listened to over our lifetime.  White Christmas by Irving Berlin live from the Kodak Theatre 2009.

My last choice is one that shows the showmanship, humour and universal appeal of Andrea Bocelli… Andre Bocelli with Jingle Bells with The Muppets..

 Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas..William

William Price King is an American jazz singer, crooner, and composer.

His interest in music began at an early age when he studied piano and clarinet in high school. At Morehouse College in Atlanta where he grew up, he sang in the Glee Club and studied classical music. After graduation he went off to the Yale School of Music where he earned a Masters degree. From there he journeyed to New York where he created a jazz trio ‘Au Naturel’ which performed in some of the hottest venues in Manhattan including gigs on Broadway and the famous ‘Rainbow Room.’ These gigs opened doors for performances in Montreal and a European tour.

While touring Europe he met a lovely French lady, Jeanne Maïstre, who, a year later became his wife. King left the group ‘Au Naturel’ and settled in the south of France where he started a new life on the French Riviera, opening his own music school – the “Price King Ecole Internationale de Chant.” He has had the pleasure over the years of seeing many of his students excel as singers on a professional level, and some going on to become national celebrities. He continues to coach young singers today, in his spare time.

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43 thoughts on “Smorgasbord Music Column at Christmas – William Price King – Andrea Bocelli – My Christmas Album

  1. Oh my goodness. What a lovely start to the Christmas weekend.
    You have certainly saved the best to last. Beautiful.
    and as for the muppets!!!!
    Thank you so much for the musical smiles and festivities.
    As Dave Allen, Irish comedian used to say.
    May your God go with you.
    (Whatever you believe.)

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  2. Very moving music by the legend. I appreciated the last one for comic relief, watching Miss Piggie swoon over Andrea, lol. Thanks for a wonderful year of entertainment William. Wishing you a beautiful Christmas and all good things for the new year. Holiday hugs xxx

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