When thinking of A Charlie Brown Christmas it is undeniable that the musical score that accompanied the classic added to it’s popularity. The melodies have come synonyms with Christmas and can be heard at countless parties throughout the holiday season.
As a Peanuts 50 years on TV Brand Ambassador, I had the pleasure of interviewing David Benoit, the musical heir to original Peanuts composer Vince Guaraldi. A renowned American jazz pianist, composer and producer, Benoit opened up about why Jazz fits so perfectly with Peanut specials, his favorite songs, why A Charlie Brown Christmas has remained iconic and more. … [read more]