Today's COUNTDOWN TUNE is what I call a very cool jazz song. Harry Connick Jr. is the complete package. First and forement, he is an amazingly gifted pianist and singer. Born and raised in New Orleans, Connick started playing the piano when he was three. Later he played I'm Just Wild About Harry with the venerable jazz pianist and composer Eubie Blake. Not a bad way to get started in the world of jazz. In addition to his piano and vocal skills, Connick is a consummate live performer. I had the pleasure of seeing him at Ruth Eckerd Hall several years ago. His rapport with his audience and his skills as a pianist and singer truly come through on stage.
So, I hope you enjoy this cool little jazz tune, written and performed by Harry Connick Jr. - NO. 18 ON THE 2019 CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN - IT MUST HAVE BEEN OL' SANTA CLAUS.
Santa Was A Good Guy Wasn't He - Merry Christmas