Soca Claus

An upbeat holiday medley including Deck the Halls, Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Jingle Bells, and Joy to the World. This flexible arrangement can be performed as written, or as short individual pieces for less experienced ensembles. It can also be endlessly looped for various gig situations in which longer durations of background music is desired. The introduction statement is repeated as an interlude between each classic holiday piece in the medley. After Joy to the World, the director can signal the band to take the Coda or return back to the first tune in the medley.


Duration: flexible duration (3:23 if played as written without extra repeats)

Style: soca

Level: medium-easy

Personnel: 5+

Instrumentation: tenor pan (lead), double tenors (optional), double seconds, triple guitars, bass pans. The engine room parts include drumset, and optional iron, conga, and cowbell parts.

PDF score and parts