The song of the day for Monday, December 25, 2023, the last day of The Twelve Days of a Tony Bennett Christmas, is “A Child Is Born.”
About This Song
“A Child Is Born” was written by Thad Jones and Alec Wilder in 1969. Jones, whose younger brother, Elvin, was a noted jazz drummer. Thad Jones was a member of The Count Basie Orchestra starting in 1954. He left the orchestra in 1963 to pursue a career as an arranger and studio trumpet player and later moved to Denmark. “A Child Is Born” is his best-known composition; the wonderful lyrics are by Alec Wilder.
About This Version
“A Child Is Born,” as well as Together Again is available on Apple Music.