26/12/2016

Various Artists "GRP Christmas Collection Vol. III" (1993) - Jazz / Smooth Jazz-



Label : GRP Records


01 - Feliz Navidad (Jose Feliciano)
02 - Merry Christmas Baby (Paige Cavanaugh & John P. Smalley)
03 - Hark The Herald Angels Sing (Felix Mendelssohn)
04 - O' Little Town Of Bethlehem (L.H. Redner)
05 - I'll Be Home For Christmas (Buck Ram, Walter Kent & Kim Gannon)
06 - Go Tell On The Mountain (Traditional)
07 - There's No Place Like Home For The Holidays (Al Stillman & Robert Allen)
08 - Lo, How A Rose E'er Blooming (Michael Praetorius)
09 - Joy To The World (George Handel & Isaac Watts)
10 - Deck The Halls (Traditional)


Producer & Album Coordinator : Michael Abene
Associate Producer : Gretchen Hoffmann Abene
Executive Producers : Dave Grusin & Larry Rosen
Digital Editing by Joseph Doughney
Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound, NYC


01 - Feliz Navidad

Featuring Tom Scott
Tom Scott : Alto, Tenor, Baritone Saxophones & Programming
Tom McMoran : Piano
Neil Stubenhaus : Bass
Paul Jackson Jr. : Guitar
Johnny Friday : Drums & Timbales
Arranged by Tom Scott
Recorded & Mixed by Bernie Kirsch at Mad Hatter Studios, Los Angeles
Assisted by Robert Read

02 - Merry Christmas Baby

Featuring B.B. King
B.B. King : Guitar & Vocals
Walter King : Alto Saxophone
Melvin Jackson : Tenor Saxophone
James Bolden : Trumpet
Leon Warren : Guitar
Mike Doster : Bass
James Toney : Piano
Calep Emphrey : Drums
Tony Coleman : Tambourine
Arranged by Walter King
Recorded by Josiah Gluck at Sound On Sound, NYC
Assisted by Devin Emke
Mixed by Josian Gluck at Unique Studios, NYC
Assisted by Ken Quartarone & Rich Costey

03 - Hark The Herald Angels Sing

Featuring Ramsey Lewis
Ramsey Lewis : Piano
Henry Johnson : Guitar
Michael Logan : Keyboards
Chuck Webb : Bass
Steve Cobb : Drums
Arranged by Michael Logan
Recorded & Mixed by Gus Mossler at CRC Studios, Chicago
Assisted by Dennis Tousana

04 - O' Little Town Of Bethlehem

Featuring David Benoit
David Benoit : Piano
Sally Bonebrake : French Horn
Larry Corbett : Cello
Michael Kibbi : Oboe
David Enos : Bass
David Anderson : Drums
Arranged & Conducted by David Benoit
Recorded & Mixed by Bernie Kirsch at Mad Hatter Studios, Los Angeles
Assisted by Darren Mora

05 - I'll Be Home For Christmas

Featuring Diane Schuur
Diane Schuur : Vocal
Michael Abene : Piano
Tom Warrington : Bass
Joe LaBarbera : Drums
Chuck Findley : Flugelhorn
Haim Shtrum : Violin
Kwihee Shamban : Violin
Dan Neufeld : Viola
David Shamban : Cello
John Beasley : Synthesizer
Arranged & Conducted by Michael Abene
Recorded & Mixed by Bernie Kirsch at Mad Hatter Studios, Los Angeles
Assisted by Darren Mora

06 - Go Tell On The Mountain

Featuring Yellowjackets
Russell Ferrante : Keyboards
Jimmy Haslip : Bass
William Kennedy : Drums
Bob Mintzer : Soprano Saxophone
Arranged by Russell Ferrante
Produced by Yellowjackets
Recorded by James Farber at O'Henry Sound Studios, Los Angeles
Assisted by Richard Landers
Mixed by James Farber at The Complex, Los Angeles
Assisted by Chad Blinman

07 - There's No Place Like Home For The Holidays

Featuring Sergio Salvatore
Sergio Salvatore : Piano
Dave Valentin : Flute
Chip Jackson : Bass
Danny Gottlieb : Drums
Luciano Salvatore : Keyboards
Dominic Cicchetti : Programming
Arranged by Luciano Salvatore
Recorded by Josiah Gluck at Sound On Sound, NYC
Assisted by Devin Emke
Mixed by Josiah Gluck at Unique Studios, NYC
Assisted by Ken Quartarone & Rich Costley

08 - Lo, How A Rose E'er Blooming

Featuring Dave Grusin
Dave Grusin : Piano
Recorded direct to two-track by Bernie Kirsh at Mad Hatter Studios, Los Angeles
Assisted by Darren Mora

09 - Joy To The World

Featuring Kim Pensyl
Performed & Arranged by Kim Pensyl
Produced by Kim Pensyl
Mixed at Sisapa Recording Studio, Colombus, Ohio by Jimmy Dutt
Recorded & Mixed direct to digital
Digitally Mastered by Michael Boshears for Dave Pell Digital

10 - Deck The Halls

Featuring Billy Taylor
Billy Taylor : Piano
Victor Gaskin : Bass
Bobby Thomas : Drums
Recorded by Paul Wickliffe at Clinton Studios, NYC
Assisted by Robert Friedrich & Mark Agostino
Mixed by Paul Wickliffe at Skyline Studios, NYC
Assisted by Hiro Ishihara