- "Maybe This Christmas"
- "The House Is Haunted"
- "I'd Like You for Christmas"
- "Train Song"
- "Christmas Is"
Making her fifth appearance on Mountain Stage, jazz singer Holly Cole puts a sultry spin on Christmas tunes, and also sings a couple of her crowd favorites.
No stranger to holiday music, Cole has made two albums of seasonal music, Baby It's Cold Outside (2001) and Christmas Blues (1989). She recently brought her Night Before Christmas Tour to Mountain Stage along with her stellar band, featuring pianist Aaron Davis, bassist Mike Downes, drummer Davide DiRenzo and saxophonist John Johnson, who also plays bass clarinet and flute.
In addition to her holiday tunes, Cole includes her version of Tom Waits' "Train Song," which appears on her acclaimed 1995 record of Waits material, Temptation. "The House Is Haunted" comes from a self-titled album released in the U.S. in 2008.
This episode of Mountain Stage originally aired on Dec. 21, 2009.