Nat King Cole Christmas

From the producer of the Kennedy Center’s acclaimed Nat King Cole at 100 concerts with the National Symphony Orchestra comes
NAT KING COLE CHRISTMAS, a brand-new holiday celebration of one of America’s greatest music legends. Featuring historical footage, family photos and his most iconic hits, NAT KING COLE CHRISTMAS is a visual and aural tribute to Cole’s inspirational trailblazing legacy.

‘The Christmas Song,’ sung by Nat King Cole…to me it just sounds like the holidays.
Harry Connick, Jr.

The Show

Three Special Guests

Male Vocalist, Female Vocalist,
Tap Dancer

Rhythm Section

Concert Grand Piano,
Guitar (acoustic & electric),
Bass (acoustic & electric)

Music Director & Drums

Three-time GRAMMY® Award-winner, Terri Lyne Carrington

Additional Instrumentation

Strings, harp, trumpets, trombone, saxophone/flute/clarinet, percussion

Visual Projections

Specially created visual projections featuring historic images

Live Narrative

Historical and biographical highlights presented throughout the concert

The Songs


(Featuring the original arrangements as performed by Nat King Cole)

  • The Christmas Song
  • Deck the Hall
  • Oh Tannenbaum
  • Oh Little Town of Bethlehem
  • A Cradle in Bethlehem
  • Joy To The World
  • The First Noel, Caroling Caroling
  • Silent Night
  • Christmas Bells Are Ringing

Other Nat King Cole Hits

  • This Can’t Be Love
  • Smile
  • Orange Colored Sky
  • Nature Boy
  • Let There Be Love
  • Just One of Those Things
  • Just in Time
  • Straighten Up and Fly Right
  • L-O-V-E
  • Route 66
  • Mona Lisa
  • Unforgettable