Beethoven's Rhapsodies: The Music (and Musicians) of Peanuts
This page is devoted to Vince Guaraldi, the musical genius who put the jazz
in Charlie Brown's step, and a few of the other talents who have done their best to
follow in Guaraldi's footsteps. If you're curious about "Linus and Lucy" and all those
other great Peanuts musical compositions, this is the place to be!
Want to learn more about the jazz composer who brought so much brightness
and cheer to the Peanuts universe? Here's a brief biographical sketch and discography,
along with some other tidbits about the man dubbed "Dr. Funk."
David Benoit and the "Peanuts sound"
Speaking of special people, David Benoit has become quite a jazz ambassador for
the world of Peanuts. Check out his latest activities here.
George Winston and his Peanuts connection
Windham Hill pianist George Winston also does his part to keep the Peanuts musical
torch alight. Check out his activities here.
We get a lot of requests from music-loving fans who wish to find sheet
music for the wonderful themes used in all the Peanuts television specials and
feature films. As such folks have noticed, the music is pretty hard to track down.
Check this article for the full scoop on what can be found.