When Santa takes his summer vacation, he loves the boardwalk on the Jersey Shore! He serves ice cream, rides his bike and makes some time for a game of Skee Ball! This feel-good Jersey Shore rocker conjures up sounds of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band and Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes. It's bound to become a Jersey Shore Christmas classic. Enjoy!


Summertime Santa
(c) 2015, Lyrics by Amy and Jason Didner, Music by Jason Didner

What does Santa do in the summertime
When there are waves to surf in the warm sunshine?
Does he kick off his tall black winter boots
And put on a red and white bathing suit?
Does he play skee ball in the boardwalk arcade
And go with Mrs. Claus for a walk in the shade?

Summertime Santa down the shore
Serving up treats in the ice cream store
Riding around on his bicycle
Away from the arctic icicles
Summertime Santa, Summertime Santa
I'm glad you're on vacation with me

What does Santa do on a summer day?
Does he fly with a banner behind his sleigh
To remind the kids to share their beach toys
Does he play volleyball with nice girls and boys?
Does he hang up his big red winter coat
And take time to unwind on his fishing boat


The crashing waves sound wonderful
When mixed with Santa’s bells
And the merry sounds of laughter ‘round the carousel



released November 2, 2015
Lyrics by Amy & Jason Didner, Music by Jason Didner
Produced and mixed by Marc Bazerman
Engineered by Matt Ryan at Homefront Studios in Caldwell, NJ
Mastered by Scott Anthony at Storybook Sound in Maplewood, NJ
Jason Didner-Guitars, Vocals, Keyboards, Sleigh Bells
Casey McCleary-Harmony Vocals
Alyssa Menes-Bass
Ross Kantor-Drums



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Jason Didner and the Jungle Gym Jam Montclair, New Jersey

Jason Didner and the Jungle Gym Jam is an award-winning "kindie" band that brings a true rock-n-roll spirit to songs that emphasize kindness, active play, imagination and love of learning. The band's debut album "Everyone's Invited!" was honored with the Parents' Choice® Approved seal. The sound is often compared to Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello and The Ramones -- for kids and families. ... more

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