While New Years Eve is nearly a week gone by, this fun party atmosphere can be re-created any night of the year. New Years Eve is a time to reflect upon the year past – with all of its memories good and bad. It’s a time to get sentimental. It’s also a time to look forward to the possibilities of the coming year!
The tracks on this playlist compiled by DJ Gregg Ambient reflect the sentimental, festive and often flamboyant nature of a New Years Eve celebration. Representative selections include tracks from the late 70s and early 80s (Herb Alpert, Chuck Mangione, George Benson), dramatic sax players (Kenny G, Gato Barbieri) and a slew of upbeat disco and R&B artists (Whitney Houston, DeBarge, George McCrae, Cerrone) and many more. The later section of the set introduces more danceable selections in anticipation of the dance party to follow.
For New Years Eve, you’d better be uncorking a bottle of fine champagne! As a signature drink, a tasty bottle of Moet & Chandon has been selected. Cheers to you!
Listen to The New Years Eve Style cocktail hour on our Spotify channel by clicking here. For a 2016 New Years Eve dance mix by DJ Gregg Ambient that includes a cocktail style opening followed by a vigorous best of 2015 dance set, see the link to the Mixcloud set immediately below the track listing.
The New Years Eve Wedding Cocktail Hour
- Rise – Herb Alpert
- Feels So Good – Chuck Mangione
- Europa (Earth’s Cry, Heaven’s Smile) – Gato Barbieri
- Brazil – Kenny G.
- I.G.Y. – Donald Fagen
- Kiss on My List – Hall & Oates
- Love’s Theme – The Love Unlimited Orchestra
- Tangerine – The Salsoul Orchestra
- Love in C Minor – Cerrone
- All Night Long – Mary Jane Girls
- Rock Your Baby – George McCrae
- More, More, More – Andrea True Connection
- Give Me The Night – George Benson
- Let’s Go Dancing’ (Ooh La, La, La) – Kool & The Gang
- Rhythm of The Night – DeBarge
- Everybody – Madonna
- I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me) – Whitney Houston
- Dancing on the Ceiling – Lionel Richie
- Nightlife – Jody Watley
- Strike It Up – Black Box
Listen to DJ Gregg Ambient’s 2016 New Years Eve Dance Party mix on Mixcloud at:
Listen to The New Years Eve Style cocktail hour on our Spotify channel by clicking at:
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