Holiday Music
9:24 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Favorites New and Old - Joy to the World 2013

Joy to the World 2013 - Renowned vocalist Catherine Russell joins Bob Thompson to help celebrate the season
Credit Brian Blauser

Jazz pianist Bob Thompson and his band welcome renowned vocalist Catherine Russell to celebrate the holiday season with favorites old and new.

Joy to the World 2013 premieres Thursday, December 19 at 9 p.m. on West Virginia Public Radio

The 20th Anniversary of ‘Joy to the World’ features The Bob Thompson Unit : Doug Payne on saxophone, Tim Courts on drums,  John Ingrham on bass and  band leader Bob Thompson on piano. Award winning singer Catherine Russell puts her versatility on display with gospel, blues and pop numbers, alongside new arrangements of some classic holiday tunes. 

Enjoy this clip from Joy to the World 2004 to help get you in the mood.