Concord Jazz Christmas, Vol. 2

Concord Jazz Christmas, Vol. 2

     
 

With the exception of a live version of Mel Torme singing "The Christmas Song" in 1988, all of the selections on this Christmas CD were recorded by various Concord artists from 1995-96. There is plenty of variety in both instrumentation and moods, yet the overall results are consistently pleasing, and there is lots of fine playing. Heard here are trumpeter See more details below

Overview

With the exception of a live version of Mel Torme singing "The Christmas Song" in 1988, all of the selections on this Christmas CD were recorded by various Concord artists from 1995-96. There is plenty of variety in both instrumentation and moods, yet the overall results are consistently pleasing, and there is lots of fine playing. Heard here are trumpeter Maynard Ferguson (performing a six-song "Christmas Medley"), singer Dennis Rowland, tenorman Rickey Woodard (romping through "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"), flutist Ali Ryerson, vocalist Marlena Shaw, guitarist Jeff Linsky, organist Jack McDuff, pianist Gerry Wiggins, singer Mary Stallings, altoist Jesse Davis, guitarist Carlos Barbosa-Lima, trumpeter Randy Sandke ("It Came Upon a Midnight Clear"), pianist Manfredo Fest, Nnenna Freelon (singing a couple of spirituals), pianist Sergio Salvatore, Chris Potter (taking "O Come All Ye Faithful" as an unaccompanied tenor solo), and Torme.

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Product Details

Release Date:
09/10/1996
Label:
Concord Records
UPC:
0013431472025
catalogNumber:
4720
Rank:
293418

Tracks

  1. Christmas Medley: We Wish You a Merry Christmas/The First ...  -  Maynard Ferguson Big Band
  2. I'll Be Home for Christmas  - Dennis Rowland
  3. Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer  - Rickey Woodard
  4. What Child Is This? (Greensleeves)  - Ali Ryerson
  5. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas  - Marlena Shaw
  6. The Little Drummer Boy  - Jeff Linsky
  7. Winter Wonderland  - Jack McDuff
  8. Silent Night  - Gerald Wiggins
  9. Santa Claus Is Coming to Town  - Mary Stallings
  10. O Tannenbaum (Oh Christmas Tree)  - Allen Farnham
  11. Villancico De Navidad  - Carlos Barbosa-Lima
  12. It Came Upon A Midnight Clear  - Randy Sandke
  13. Good King Wenceslas  - Manfredo Fest
  14. Spiritual Medley: Children Go Where I Send Thee/Go Tell It on the ...  - Nnenna Freelon
  15. We Three Kings of Orient Are  - Sergio Salvatore
  16. O Come All Ye Faithful  - Chris Potter
  17. The Christmas Song  - Mel Tormé

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Howard Alden   Guitar
Carlos Barbosa-Lima   Guitar,Track Performer
Jesse Davis   Saxophone,Track Performer
Ron Eschete   Guitar
Allen Farnham   Piano,Track Performer
Maynard Ferguson   Trumpet,Track Performer
Jeff Hamilton   Drums
John Hart   Guitar
Jeff Linsky   Guitar,Track Performer,Requinto
Marlena Shaw   Vocals,Track Performer
Mel Tormé   Vocals,Track Performer
Cedar Walton   Piano
Gerald Wiggins   Track Performer
Paul Humphrey   Drums
Michael Moore   Bass
Harold Danko   Piano
Manfredo Fest   Piano,Track Performer
Nnenna Freelon   Vocals,Track Performer
Ali Ryerson   Flute,Track Performer
Mary Stallings   Vocals,Track Performer
Rickey Woodard   Tenor Saxophone,Track Performer
John Von Ohlen   Drums
Sergio Salvatore   Piano,Track Performer
Clifford Barbaro   Drums
Chuck Berghofer   Bass
John Brown   Bass
John Clayton   Bass
Christopher Farr   Soprano Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Jeff Fuller   Bass
Tom Garling   Trombone
Jack Sheldon   Trumpet
Michael Lang   Piano
Dennis Mackrel   Drums
Marty Paich   Conductor,DX-7
Jack McDuff   Organ,Track Performer
Rudy Petschauer   Drums
Portinho   Drums
Chris Potter   Tenor Saxophone,Track Performer
Randy Sandke   Trumpet,Track Performer
Andy Simpkins   Bass
Michael Spiro   Conga,Bells
Matt Wallace   Alto Saxophone
Peter Washington   Bass
Dennis Rowland   Vocals,Track Performer
Gregg Field   Drums
Bill Anschell   Piano
Charles Berghoffer   Bass
Phil Fest   Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar
Carl Fischer   Trumpet
Gerry Wiggins   Piano
David Hazeltine   Piano
Maynard Ferguson & Big Bop Nouveau   Track Performer
Phil Palombi   Acoustic Bass
Dan Zank   Piano,Keyboards
Marko Marcinko   Drums
Scott Englebright   Trumpet
Woody Williams   Drums
Larry Foyen   Trumpet
John Brown   Bass
Humphrey   Drums
Matt Wallace   Alto Saxophone
Rogério Botter Maio   Bass
Terry Clarke   Drums

Technical Credits

Allen Farnham   Producer
Maynard Ferguson   Producer
Jeff Linsky   Producer
Heiner Stadler   Producer
Buck Ram   Composer
Ronn Huff   Arranger
Franz Gruber   Composer
Sidney Arodin   Composer
Felix Bernard   Composer
John Burk   Producer,Executive Producer
Dominic Camardella   Engineer
Kim Gannon   Composer
George Horn   Mastering
Carl Jefferson   Producer
Walter Kent   Composer
Bernie Kirsh   Engineer
Cookie Marenco   Engineer
Marty Paich   Arranger
James Mooney   Engineer
Charles Paakkari   Engineer
Nick Phillips   Producer
Luciano Salvatore   Producer
Hatsuro Takanami   Engineer
Alan Varner   Engineer
Gregg Field   Producer
John Reading   Composer
Gerry Wiggins   Contributor
Kent Judkins   Artwork,Art Direction
Glen Barros   Executive Producer
Atanas Baynov   Engineer
Frederick Oakeley   Composer
Wayne Thompson   Liner Notes
John Francis Wade   Composer
Gloria Gaither   Arranger
Tana Powell   Artwork,Paintings
Richard Storrs Willis   Composer
Joseph Mohr   Composer
Edmund Hamilton Sears   Composer
Cookie Moreno   Engineer
John Mason Neale   Composer
Bill Gaither   Arranger
Traditional   Composer
William Chatterton Dix   Composer
John Henry Hopkins   Composer
Agustín Barrios-Mangoré   Composer
Redner   Composer
Henry Onerati   Composer
James Pierpont   Composer

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