Let It Snow: A Holiday Collection

Let It Snow: A Holiday Collection

by Jewel

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Let It Snow: A Holiday Collection

Fourteen years after her first Christmas album -- the first was Joy: A Holiday Collection, arriving just four years into her career -- comes Let It Snow: A Holiday Collection. The two Christmas albums share the same subtitle as well as the same sensibility: Jewel isn't looking to reinterpret the songs we know and love, but rather deliver satisfyingly sweet versions of melodies embedded in our subconscious. To these tunes -- including the title track, "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," "Sleigh Ride," and a "White Christmas" featuring Vince Gill -- she throws in a couple originals, including "It's Christmastime" and "Blue Christmas Glow." Generally, Jewel is better off when she's brighter -- the slowest moments flirt with the saccharine -- but everything feels sincere and nothing gets bogged down with sticky sentiment. Let It Snow may not transcend the conventions of a Christmas album, but it also avoids the pitfalls and, on the whole, it's better than her first foray into seasonal song.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/24/2013
Label: Somerset
UPC: 0096741372827
catalogNumber: 55626

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Jewel   Primary Artist,Acoustic Guitar,Vocals,Background Vocals
John Clark   French Horn
Zoe Lewis   Background Vocals
Eliot Bailen   Cello
Emily Bindiger   Background Vocals,Choir, Chorus
Larry Campbell   Fiddle,Guitar
Kenny Kosek   Fiddle
Vince Gill   Guitar,Soloist
Nikki Gregoroff   Background Vocals
Stan Harrison   Clarinet,Saxophone
Birch Johnson   Trombone
Zev Katz   Bass
Robbie Kondor   Bass,Harmonica,Mandolin,Piano,Bass (Vocal),Conductor,Keyboards,Penny Whistle,Vibes,Hand Clapping,keyboard bass,Keyboard Drums,Knee Slaps
Joe Mardin   Bass,Cymbals,Drums,Keyboards,Tambourine,Background Vocals,Snare Drums,sleigh bells,Brushes
Marcus Rojas   Tuba
Daniel Sadownick   Triangle,Djembe,Shaker
Ira Siegel   Guitar
Steve Skinner   Organ,Piano,Keyboards,sleigh bells
Kathy Sommer   Conductor
Frank Vilardi   Drums,Hand Clapping,Knee Slaps
Richard Heckman   English Horn,Oboe
Paul Brandenburg   Trumpet
Sherrod Barnes   Acoustic Guitar
Erin Hill   Harp
Dillon Kondor   Guitar
Victoria Paterson   Violin
Trevor Neumann   Flugelhorn
Marco Joachim   Acoustic Guitar
Peter Sachon   Cello
Michael Londra   Background Vocals,Choir, Chorus
Rachel Golub   Violin
Laura Sherman   Harp
Katie Kresek   Violin,Concert Master
Amie Amis   French Horn
Nancy Danino   Choir, Chorus
Dave Eggar   Cello,Soloist
Julie Goodale   Viola
Ron Lawrence   Viola
Sam Skinner   Guitar
Laurent Caillat   Choir, Chorus
Pat Mangan   Violin
Gabrielle Fink   Violin
Alexandra Jenkins   Violin
Abi Sirota   Background Vocals
Sophie Piggott   Background Vocals
Nick Donohue   Background Vocals
Mallory Bennhoff   Background Vocals
Rebecca Harris   Violin

Technical Credits

César Franck   Composer
Leroy Anderson   Composer
Irving Berlin   Composer
Mel Tormé   Composer
Jewel   Arranger,Composer,Producer,Executive Producer
Buck Ram   Composer
Sammy Cahn   Composer
Ray Evans   Composer
Kim Gannon   Composer
Seth Glassman   Engineer
Roy Hendrickson   Engineer
Walter Kent   Composer
Robbie Kondor   Arranger,Producer,Engineer
Jay Livingston   Composer
Joe Mardin   Arranger,Composer,Programming,Producer,Engineer,Vocal Arrangements
Hugh Martin   Composer
Michael O'Reilly   Engineer
Mitchell Parish   Composer
Steve Skinner   Arranger,Programming,Producer,Engineer
Jule Styne   Composer
Ralph Blane   Composer
St. Thomas Aquinas   Composer
Noel Regney   Composer
Virginia Davis   Management
Tom Chaggaris   Art Direction
Michael Londra   translation
Mike Nolan   Engineer
Nancy Danino   translation
Ken Halford   Engineer
Gloria Shayne Baker   Composer
Bob Wells   Composer
Kabir Hermon   Engineer
Matt Rausch   Engineer
Nicole Perez   Publicity

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Let It Snow: A Holiday Collection 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Her first Christmas album is fantastic, varied, rich. Her voice on this one is breathy & she sounds like a little girl. She sould not have attempted "Panis Angelicus"