Wish Upon a Star: A Tribute to the Music of Walt Disney (CD)

by Jenny Oaks Baker

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Acclaimed classical violinist Jenny Oaks Baker joins Emmy-award-winning composer Kurt Bestor to create a memorable and entertaining album adapted from classic Disney favorites. This album will prove to be a favorite among generations who grew up with these Disney classics and children who are now discovering them for the first time. No family's music collection is complete without Jenny Oaks Baker's new album.

Track list

  • Colors of the Wind
  • When You Wish Upon a Star
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • A Whole New World
  • God Help the Outcasts
  • A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes
  • Mary Poppins Fantasia:
    A Spoonful of Sugar
    Chim Chim Cher-ee
    Step in Time, Feed the Birds
    Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
    Let's Go Fly a Kite
  • Part of Your World
  • Once Upon a Dream
  • Can You Feel the Love Tonight?
  • Baby Mine
  • Read LDS Living's review of this album (Click Here)

    About the Author

    Grammy Nominated Artist Jenny Oaks Baker is one of America’s most accomplished violinists. She received her Master of Music degree from the renowned Juilliard School in New York City and her bachelor’s degree in violin performance from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.


    She has released twelve albums since 1998. They consistently chart on Billboard, including the #1 spot on the Top Classical Albums chart. Her album Wish Upon a Star earned a nomination for the 54th GRAMMY Awards for Best Pop Instrumental Album.


    Jenny Oaks Baker has performed as a soloist at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and with the Jerusalem Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Utah Symphony, and the internationally acclaimed Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Jenny performed as a first violinist with the National Symphony Orchestra for seven years before resigning to devote more time to her young family. Jenny and her husband Matthew have four children.

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    Thank you! I needed this!

    by  Customer  -   reviewed on  August 16, 2011

    I just love Disney music. I listen to it while house cleaning and imagine all "the little animals" helping me. LOL! Disney songs uplift me and help me see the brighter, peaceful, and blessed life I've been given. This is a necessary CD for anyone who is fed up with the duldrums of everyday life. I feel the Spirit when I play this CD while doing chores. It brightens my day and I tackle problems better and with more hope. Love this CD! Thank you!

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    when we wish

    by  Dianna  -   reviewed on  August 05, 2011

    Jenny has created another wonderful CD. her talents take the Disney princess music to a level of WOW. Thank you Jenny for sharing your talents.

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    artistically lifting

    by  Dianna  -   reviewed on  August 26, 2011

    jenny oaks baker is one of my top favorite music artists. this newest 'wish upon a star' is joyful to listen and enjoy. 5 stars is not enough to rate her talents on this cd.

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    Great combination!

    by  Customer  -   reviewed on  August 03, 2011

    Jenny Oaks Baker's great musical talent, combined with the magic of Disney... Can't get much better than that!!

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    So Refreshing and Fun

    by  Susan  -   reviewed on  February 21, 2012

    My favorite CD - Even my older teen boys like it. It reminds their beloved Disney movies. Beautifully orchestrated.

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    Wonderful

    by  Briana  -   reviewed on  September 05, 2011

    I am a violinist myself, and the first time I heard Jenny Oaks Baker, she immediately became my all time favorite violinist. She doesn't just play wonderfully, she plays with the Spirit. As I listen to this CD, I am transported back to my childhood where innocence and happiness dominated. I realize that, with the Lord's help, my dream of teaching music and becoming a wife and a mother is possible if it is the Lord's plan.

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    so relaxing and wonderful!

    by  Customer  -   reviewed on  September 10, 2011

    I absolutely love this cd. Whenever I need a break this is what I listen to. It's very soothing. It's great to hear all these Disney songs on one cd. I'd recommend this cd to everyone of all ages.

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    Love the music!

    by  Jessica  -   reviewed on  January 22, 2012

    I absolutely LOVE this CD! Jenny Oaks Baker is amazing, and she does beautiful arrangements of all the Disney songs. This is a wonderful CD for anyone who loves music!

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    Amazing, lively renditions of Disney classics

    by  Ryan  -   reviewed on  February 06, 2012

    I love her other arrangements and was not disappointed with this latest CD. She makes the Violin sing as she adds her flare to each classic. We often have it playing in the kitchen while we make meals. Our kids love it and recognize some of the songs they know.

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    Brilliant harbinger of the future of classical

    by  Steven  -   reviewed on  September 12, 2011

    The brilliant Jenny Oaks Baker has found the perfect musical vehicle. Young, accomplished and musically daring, this virtuosic tour-de-force takes on some of the most beloved of Disney's music. At times playful, and at other times somber, Jenny accompanied by a well-matched orchestra pulls at the heartstrings of our collective musical childhood. Bravo Jenny! We will be looking forward to much more.

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