Crescent City Christmas Card

Crescent City Christmas Card

by Wynton Marsalis Wynton Marsalis
Crescent City Christmas Card

Crescent City Christmas Card

by Wynton Marsalis Wynton Marsalis
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Due to some of his statements, Wynton Marsalis gained the reputation of not having much of a sense of humor but the picture of him on this album (plus the music in general) dispelled that notion. Marsalis and his expanded septet (which welcomed such guests as clarinetist Alvin Batiste, baritonist Joe Temperley and, on one song apiece, singers Jon Hendricks and Kathleen Battle) clearly have a good time on this joyous and unpredictable set of holiday cheer.

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Product Details

Release Date: 06/01/2002
Label: Sony
UPC: 0079892881226
catalogNumber: 28812
Rank: 132554


  1. Carol of the Bells
  2. Silent Night
  3. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
  4. Little Drummer Boy
  5. We the Three Kings
  6. Oh Tannenbaum
  7. Sleigh Ride
  8. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
  9. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
  10. Winter Wonderland
  11. Jingle Bells
  12. O Come All Ye Faithful
  13. 'Twas the Night Before Christmas

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Wynton Marsalis   Primary Artist,Trumpet,Narrator
Marcus Roberts   Piano
Joe Temperley   Bass Clarinet,Baritone Saxophone
Alvin Batiste   Clarinet
Kathleen Battle   Soprano (Vocal)
Herlin Riley   Drums
Reginald Veal   Bass
Ben Riley   Drums
Wessell Anderson   Alto Saxophone
Wycliffe Gordon   Trombone
Todd Williams   Clarinet,Soprano Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone

Technical Credits

Felix Mendelssohn   Composer
Clement Clarke Moore   Composer
Harry Simeone   Composer
Franz Gruber   Composer
George Butler   Producer,Executive Producer
Stanley Crouch   Liner Notes
Katherine K. Davis   Composer
Dennis Ferrante   Engineer
Tim Geelan   Engineer
Wynton Marsalis   Arranger
Henry Onorati   Composer
John Reading   Composer
Charles Wesley   Composer
Josephine DiDonato   Art Direction
Frederick Oakeley   Composer
John Francis Wade   Composer
Joseph Mohr   Composer
Traditional   Composer
John Henry Hopkins   Composer
Steven Epstein   Producer,Audio Production
Mykola Leontovych   Composer
Henry Onerati   Composer
James Pierpont   Composer

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