Kallen Esperian grew up hearing her mother play Nat King Cole, and in high school she loved musical theater. "I'd never been to the opera, but somehow I had an operatic voice," says Esperian, who has performed on the world's great stages with stars like the late Luciano Pavarotti and Placido Domingo.
Recently the sound engineer of her Christmas CD came up with a list of songs -- classics, jazz, and rock -- that he thought would fit her voice and style.
Find out more here. And you can also check out an MP3 of "Immigrant Song."