Christmas, Sweet Christmas

Pianist, Composer, ,Publisher, Teacher, whose volume of work spans a myriad of styles and cultures, characteristic of his life experiences.

Charles was raised in South Africa and trained in classical piano performance. His teenage heart was captured by American Jazz music and he became an accomplished jazz pianist with a talent for improvisation.

Charles is the featured artist on over 200 albums spanning Classical, Jazz, Contemporary, African, Pop, and New Age music. This piano selection features some of Charles' favorite Christmas music performed in his unique, scintillating style.

Charles Segal's creative talents are evident in his over 1,000 compositions. The only vocal selection on this CD, "Christmas, Sweet Christmas", was written with lyricist Al Stillman (who also wrote the lyrics for the well-known song, "I Believe") Charles' hauntingly beautiful "You're on My Mind at Christmas" and "The Best Time of the Year" are dedicated to world peace.

Song Titles

1.   Have Yourself A Merry Christmas (Blane, EMI)
2.   I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Clause (Connor, Jewel Music)
3.   The Christmas Song (Chestnuts) (Torme, E. Morris Pub.)
4.   Oh, Little Town of Bethlehem (Brooks/Redner, Charles Segal Publications)
5.   Sleigh Ride (Anderson, Mills Music)
6.   Winter Wonderland (Bernard, Warner Brothers Music)
7.   Silent Night (Charles Segal Publications)
8.   Jinle Bell Rock (Beal, Chappel Music)
9.   You're On My Mind At Christmas (Segal, Charles Segal Publications)
10.   We Wish You A Merry Christmas (Charles Segal Publications)
11.   White Christmas (Berlin, Berlin Music)
12.   Jingle Bells (Charles Segal Publications)
13.   The First Noel (Charles Segal Publications)
14.   All I Want For Christmas (Gardner, Warner Brothers Music)
15.   Let It Snow (Jules Styne, Chappel Music)
16.   The Best Time Of Year (Segal, Charles Segal Publications)
17.   Here Comes Santa Clause (Charles Segal Publications)
18.   Angels We Have Heard On High (Charles Segal Publications)
19.   Silver Bells (Evans, Paramount Music)
20.   Frosty The Snowman (Rollins, Chappel Music)
21.   I'll Be Home For Christmas (Kent, Kent Music)
22.   Deck The Halls (Charles Segal Publications)
23.   The Twelve Days of Christmas (Charles Segal Publications)
24.   Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer (Marks, Chappel Music)
25.   The Nutcracker (Charles Segal Publications)
26.   Christmas, Sweet Christmas (Segal /Stillman, Charles Segal Publications/Stillman Music, vocals: Suzanne O`Connor)