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The Christmas Song
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The Christmas Song
Steve Krenz gives you the gift of how to play the “The Christmas Song.” Nat King Cole’s version of “The Christmas Song” is ranked as the #1 most loved Christmas song. The story behind this classic is legendary. The song was written in the heat of summer in 1944. Mel Torme’s songwriting partner had written a few winter phrases on a pad in an attempt to simply think cool thoughts. Torme came across the pad with “Chestnuts roasting,” “Jack Frost nipping,” “Yuletide carols,” and “Folks dressed up like Eskimos.” 40 minutes later, Torme had written all of the words and the music to this Christmas classic.  

Steve plays a ES-355 Block Inlay in the lesson.

Steve Krenz
    As an instructor, Steve is best known for the top-selling guitar instruction course, Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar. He has helped thousands of students in over 95 countries across the globe to learn, improve, and master the guitar.

Steve's performing experience covers a large gamut, from playing guitar with the symphony orchestra, to jazz big bands, to performing with Grammy-winning artists like Donna Summer, Michael W. Smith, The Fifth Dimension, Israel Houghton, and Tommy Sims (producer, renowned bass player for Bruce Springsteen and co-writer of Eric Clapton's Grammy-winning song "Change the World").

Gibson's Learn and Master Guitar Course     This Skills House Foundation Lesson was brought to you by the makers of Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar with Steve Krenz. Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar, the world's most in-depth home study course for guitar. Developed in partnership with Legacy Learning Systems, this 20-DVD course takes beginning players from the ultra-basics of guitar all the way through advanced skills training. It is truly years' worth of training in a single box, all presented in a simple step-by-step progression that anyone can follow on their path toward mastering the guitar. The Learn & Master Guitar course received the 2011 Acoustic Guitar Magazine Player’s Choice GOLD Award for outstanding guitar instructional materials. Steve is also the author of the Learn & Master Blues Guitar DVD course with Legacy Learning Systems. For more information, go here!

Arranged by Steve Krenz
Copyright 1946 Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Mel Torme Trust. All rights on behalf of Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC administered by Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, 8 Music Square West, Nashville, TN 37203. All rights reserved. Used by permission.
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