The Sounds of Christmas

The Sounds of Christmas


Latest Episodes

Christmas Magic with Bonnie and Diane from KEITH
December 11, 2022

Ken Kessler from the Sounds of Christmas talks to Bonnie and Diane from KEITH (aka the KEITH Band). They talked about some of the performers KEITH has opened for, including Sam & Dave, Mel Tillis and the Steve Miller Band! They also talked about their

Blane Howard's Christmas In The Car
December 08, 2022

Ken Kessler from the Sounds of Christmas talks to Country singer Blane Howard about his new album Christmas In The Car. They also talked about his wedding gift to his wife, which became a viral sensation. They talked about his football songs, one of which

Dr. Fab Mancini On Trying To Understand Christmas Music Haters
December 06, 2022

Ken Kessler from the Sounds of Christmas talks to healthy living expert Dr. Fab Mancini about Christmas music haters. They talk about all the stories that come out at this time every year about lists and surveys of the most disliked, or even most hated, C

Sarah Partridge (In A Pear Tree)
December 04, 2022

Ken Kessler from the Sounds of Christmas talks to jazz singer and actress Sarah Partridge about her role in Risky Business (with Tom Cruise), her karaoke performance that launched her music career and her album with Janis Ian. She also talks about her Bea

Matt Molnar On Buzzards And Some Christmas Songs
November 30, 2022

Ken Kessler from the Sounds of Christmas talks to singer/songwriter Matt Molnar about a bunch of his projects, including his children's books (one about buzzards and one about a bear), his other music projects and his album "Some Christmas Songs

Cliff Beach On Jingle Bells And Lots More
November 27, 2022

Ken Kessler from the Sounds of Christmas talks to R&B singer/songwriter Cliff Beach about his new Christmas single, an a cappella version of "Jingle Bells". They also talk about last year's Christmas album, Merry Christmas, Happy New Ye

Muppet Christmas Carol At 30
November 23, 2022

Ken Kessler from the Sounds of Christmas talks to Anthony and Ryan from the Movin' Right Along podcast (from ToughPigs.com). They talk about "The Muppet Christmas Carol" which turns 30 this year! They talk about the music, and the song from

Rhonda Burchmore and Jack Earle Invite You To A Red Hot Swingin' Christmas
November 20, 2022

Ken Kessler from the Sounds of Christmas talks to Australian entertainer Rhonda Burchmore and big band leader Jack Earle about their latest collaboration - "A Red Hot Swingin' Christmas"! They talk about some of the songs they chose to reco

Kevin McGrath Wishes You A Merry Indie Christmas!
November 16, 2022

Ken Kessler talks to Kevin McGrath about the pair of collections he's put together to benefit the homeless charity Crisis UK. "Have Yourself A Merry Indie Christmas" is in two volumes, and each one contains fifty-four original songs! Kevin

Grant Maloy Smith on Roots Music, Possums and the Christmas Heart!
November 13, 2022

Ken Kessler from the Sounds of Christmas talks to singer-songwriter Grant Maloy Smith about his new album "The Christmas Heart" - how he picked the songs that are on it, and how he made them his own. They also talk about his American Stories alb