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Music Mondays: The Circle Sessions (The Music of Carthay Circle)

I've spent a lot of time at Disney California Adventure (DCA) in the last month. I really love the vintage holiday decorations over there. One of my favorite CDs that remind me of DCA is "The Circle Sessions (The Music of Carthay Circle)."

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This CD was released in November 2012. The album was arranged by Bill Cantos. I really enjoyed how he took very familiar Disney songs and put a jazz spin to it. Here was a short video that Disney Parks released to give you insight to the creative process in making this album.

I actually received this CD in my Christmas stocking last year. I listen to it a lot while I am driving. It's a really good compilation of familiar Disney songs done in a different music style. The arrangements and musical interpretation compliments the era or flavor of Buena Vista Street and the Carthay Circle restaurant. It's music that you would hear in a lounge or jazz club. 

Some of my favorite songs from this album is "A Dream is a Wish your Heart Makes" and "Married Life." Go to iTunes or Amazon to hear a sampling of the playlist from the Circle Sessions. It's a great addition to any Disney music collection. Treat yourself to celebrate the end of this year or to welcome in 2015.

Happy last Monday of 2014!

-Daisy