By Andrew Gans
18 Nov 2013
Featuring duets with Ryan Kelly and Grammy Award winner Jon Secada, the seven-track CD is available on iTunes, Amazon.com and other online outlets.
A CD release party and holiday concert will be presented at Birdland (315 W. 44th Street) Dec. 8 at 6 PM; for reservations call (212) 581-3080.
The complete track list for "Just in Time for Christmas" follows:
Just in Time for Christmas (David Friedman / David Zippel)
The Christmas Song (Mel Torme / Bob Wells)
Baby, It's Cold Outside (Frank Loesser) Duet with Ryan Kelly
Ave Maria/O' Holy Night (Charles Gounod / Composed by Adolphe Adam)
Once Upon a Christmas Song (Peter Kay / Gary Barlow)
Our First Christmas Together (Phil Coulter)
I'll Be Home for Christmas (Kim Gannon / Walter Kent) Duet with Jon Secada
“Being a Broadway artist I have always had such a passion for the stage but, I’ve always wanted to flex my vocal styles to be able to establish myself as a studio recording artist,” said Toro in a statement. “These beautiful songs and wonderful arrangements allow me to showcase another side of my voice that I am so thrilled to share with my fans, old and new.”