Pink Martini On World Cafe : World Cafe The small orchestra is colorful and classy with a global sound. Its latest release, Joy to the World, features holiday music from a number of countries. Hear songs from the album, performed live.

Pink Martini On World Cafe

Pink Martini On World Cafe

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Pink Martini.

Autumn De Wilde

Set List

  • "Little Drummer Boy"
  • "Congratulations (Happy New Year)"
  • "Do You Hear What I Hear"
  • "White Christmas"
  • "We Three Kings"

From Portland, Ore., stems a global sound that is powerful in its orchestral beauty. Thomas Lauderdale started Pink Martini more than 15 years ago, a fitting name for the colorful and classy orchestra. Lauderdale's mission was to create a sound that would support political fundraisers for civil, environmental and educational causes, among others. Since then, the group has sold millions of albums worldwide.

With the same global outlook, Pink Martini released Joy to the World in November 2010, a collection of nondenominational holiday music from various countries. Among the traditional holiday tunes, the album features works in Chinese, Japanese, Hebrew and Spanish.

This edition of World Cafe originally aired December 24, 2010.