Jim Clancy's "Secret of Christmas"
Inside Vocal Majority Episode 3 - Jim Clancy’s “Secret of Christmas” Here’s the Vocal Majority episode everyone has been waiting for. Our Executive Musical Director and one of the original VM founding fathers, Jim Clancy ,sits down with a 40-year VM member and voice of the VM, Nick Alexander, for a candid and emotional heart-to-heart . Jim shares several “Secrets” about his childhood and near-death experience (Thank God for a new wonder drug), his favorite Christmas toy, his song arranging process …what he hears and sees before putting the first note to paper... and how he won Judy’s heart with a song... the same song that always closes every VM Christmas Show. You’ll hear the VM perform a few of Jim’s favorite and classic Christmas arrangements: “Toyland”, “Believe”, “White Christmas”…as well as Jim’s brand new arrangement of “Somewhere In My Memory” from “Home Alone” (recorded at rehearsal this week). And of course you’ll hear the song at the heart of this episode….”The Secret of Christmas". So imagine you're cozying up to a blazing fire with a cup of hot cocoa and listen to Jim Clancy reminisce about his “Christmas joys…precious moments …special people....all of the music…all of the magic”.
Duration: 35 min