Play Mark Houghton’s Dyens-inspired Version of ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas’

Special Online Article from December 2016 Here’s a wonderful holiday treat: Mark Houghton, one of England’s top composers and guitarists, is sharing his brand-new arrangement of the Hugh Martin-Ralph Blane Christmas standard “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” (which debuted in the 1944 film Meet Me In St. Louis, starring Judy Garland). Here are Mark’s notes on playing the piece: I’ve decided to arrange this seasonal popular song in a jazz idiom, in homage to master composer/ arranger/ guitarist Roland … Continue reading Play Mark Houghton’s Dyens-inspired Version of ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas’