Do you need some festive music? Here are some new CDs with songs for Hanukkah, Christmas, and wintertime:
The Acoustic Jewish Holiday Collection by Mama Doni
You can listen to music from the album here: http://www.allmusic.com/album/the-acoustic-jewish-holiday-collection-mw0002562482
His Kids Christmas by His Kids United
Tailor made for kids ages 5-14, this Christmas CD features young voices bringing a renewed energy to holiday classics along with four contemporary originals.
Songs are available for listening at http://www.allmusic.com/album/his-kids-united-christmas-vol-1-mw0002717715
There are several new albums of Christmas music featuring the Fisher Price Little People characters
You can listen to Little People: Christmas Sing-along
You can listen to Little People: Jingle Bell Rock at http://www.allmusic.com/album/fisher-price-little-people-christmas-sing-along-mw0002440915
You can listen to Little People: Petit Papa Noel (this one’s in French!) at http://www.allmusic.com/album/petit-papa-noel-mw0000828814
Mama Doni’s Jewish Holiday Party
Mama Doni‘s ‘Jewish Holiday Party‘ is her debut DVD with a brand new bonus soulful, acoustic CD soundtrack. From a bluegrass ‘Chanukah Oh Chanukah’ medley sing-along to a fun instructional ‘Making Challah with Mama Doni‘ video throw-down in the kitchen, this DVD celebrates Chanukah, Passover and Shabbat like never before. (There’s both a DVD and a CD!)
You can watch a trailer and read some reviews here: http://soundviewmediapartners.com/?p=1298
Meshugana by Joanie Leeds
Joanie Leeds is joined by her band The Nightlights for their seventh album. It’s made up of stories set in the Jewish context, embracing each holiday throughout the calendar year along with themes such as love and family.
You can listen to the Hanukkah song “Spinning” on YouTube:
Middle of Nowhere by Elska
Children’s character Elska is a young woman living on a secret volcanic island in the Arctic. Here, she releases electropop tunes taking children on a musical tour of her Arctic Island home and introduces them to her Arctic friends, including Arctic Fox and Winter Bear!
You can listen to samples of the record at http://islandofelska.com/
Mon Beau Sapin: tubes de Noël pour les trout-p’tits
This is another collection of Little People Christmas songs in French, and you can preview it at http://www.allmusic.com/album/petit-papa-noel-mw0000828814