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Thanksgiving Listening For Cooks

Classical Academy | Musical Occasions 


Thanksgiving wouldn't be complete without the dinner, with a large roast turkey as its centrepiece. From the very first thanksgiving in 1621, the Pilgrims feasted on turkey, waterfowl, venison, fish, lobster, clams, berries, fruit, pumpkin and squash. Many of the founding fathers had high regard for the turkey as an American icon. In fact, thanksgiving day is often nick-named 'turkey day'. Stuffed, roasted or even deep-fried, however you're cooking up your turkey, we have the perfect alternative thanksgiving playlist for all you chefs, with a distinct cookery theme...


This selection of jazz classics features the soundtrack to your thanksgiving morning in the kitchen: Stealin' Apples by Benny Goodman, Salt Peanuts - a Dizzy Gillespie classic performed here by the Fine Arts Brass Ensemble, a fine rendition of All That Meat and No Potatoes sung by Billie Holiday, Struttin' with some Barbecue with Louis Armstrong on vocals, Chase The Turkey and finally A Good Sauce from the Gravy Bowl performed by Cab Calloway and his Orchestra. Let's get cooking!



 For a selection of classical music for thanksgiving, click here.