Greatest Holiday Classics

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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
The Greatest Holiday Classics compiles highlights from the many holiday albums Kenny G has recorded over the years, adding four previously unreleased songs to the mix. Although these 16 tracks were recorded over many years, ranging from 1994's Miracles to 2002's Wishes, Kenny G didn't change his musical aesthetic much over the years, so this holds together rather well as an album. In fact, it could be argued that it's more cohesive than any of his proper Christmas albums -- it has a better selection of songs and boasts more tracks than Miracles, Wishes or 1999's Faith -- and while it's a little redundant to anybody that owns all three of those records, fans in a...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
The Greatest Holiday Classics compiles highlights from the many holiday albums Kenny G has recorded over the years, adding four previously unreleased songs to the mix. Although these 16 tracks were recorded over many years, ranging from 1994's Miracles to 2002's Wishes, Kenny G didn't change his musical aesthetic much over the years, so this holds together rather well as an album. In fact, it could be argued that it's more cohesive than any of his proper Christmas albums -- it has a better selection of songs and boasts more tracks than Miracles, Wishes or 1999's Faith -- and while it's a little redundant to anybody that owns all three of those records, fans in a market for one Kenny G holiday album will find this very helpful indeed.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/18/2005
  • Label: Arista
  • UPC: 828767223421
  • Catalog Number: 72234
  • Sales rank: 121,512

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Kenny G Primary Artist, Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Pete Christlieb Saxophone
Rev. Dave Boruff Saxophone
Ray Brinker Drums
Jorge Calandrelli Conductor
Paulinho Da Costa Percussion
Nathan East Bass
Brandon Fields Saxophone
Terry Harrington Saxophone
Ricky Lawson Drums
Bob McChesney Trombone
Bruce Otto Trombone
Greg Phillinganes Keyboards, fender rhodes
Randy Waldman Piano, Keyboards
Ken Wild Bass
Walter Afanasieff Synthesizer, Piano, Keyboards, Various
William Ross Conductor
Charlie Davis Trumpet
Dave "The Blade" Foxx Synthesizer
Wayne Berjeron Trumpet
Steven Holtman Trombone
Technical Credits
Leroy Anderson Composer
Irving Berlin Composer
Kenny G Arranger, Composer, Producer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Buck Ram Composer
Joseph Beal Composer
Felix Bernard Composer
James Boothe Composer
Sammy Cahn Composer
Jorge Calandrelli Orchestral Arrangements
Robert Damper Arranger
Clive Davis Producer
Kim Gannon Composer
Humberto Gatica Engineer
David Gleeson Engineer
Oscar Hammerstein II Composer
Walter Kent Composer
Hugh Martin Composer
Dave Reitzas Engineer
Al Schmitt Engineer
Steve Shepherd Engineer
Jule Styne Composer
Randy Waldman Horn Arrangements
David Frazer Engineer
Walter Afanasieff Arranger, Composer, Programming, Producer, drum programming, Audio Production, Instrumentation
William Ross Orchestral Arrangements
Ralph Blane Composer
Matthew Dellapolla Scoring Consultant
Dave "The Blade" Foxx drum programming
Emanuel Kiriakou Programming, Engineer, Digital Editing
Nick Thomas Engineer
Greg Bieck Programming, drum programming, Digital Programming
Traditional Composer
Vlado Meller Mastering
Joe Wohlmuth Digital Editing
Bill Airey Smith Digital Editing
Robert Conley Programming
Joshua Binder Programming
James Pierpont Composer
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