Charles Brown Cool Christmas Blues

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CD Details

  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1998
  • Label: Bullseye Blues

Tracks:

  • Buy for $0.991.Merry Christmas Baby
  • Buy for $0.992.Santa's Blues
  • Buy for $0.993.Blue Holiday
  • Buy for $0.994.Silent Night
  • Buy for $0.995.Christmas Comes But Once A Year
  • Buy for $0.996.Please Come Home For Christmas
  • Buy for $0.997.A Song For Christmas
  • Buy for $0.998.Stay With Me
  • Buy for $0.999.To Someone That I Love
  • Buy for $0.9910.Christmas In Heaven
  • Buy for $0.9911.Bringing In A Brand New Year

Product Description:

Personnel: Charles Brown (vocals, guitar, celeste); Danny Caron (guitar); Clifford Solomon, Bobby Forte (tenor saxophone); Ruth Davies (acoustic bass); Johnny Otis (vibraphone); Gaylord Birch (drums).
Recorded at Russian Hill Recording, San Francisco, California.
COOL CHRISTMAS BLUES was nominated for a 1996 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album.
Personnel: Charles Brown (vocals, cello, piano); Danny Caron (guitar); Clifford Solomon, Bobby Forte (tenor saxophone); Johnny Otis (vibraphone); Gaylord Birch (drums).
Recording information: Russian Hill Recording, San Francisco, CA.
Photographer: Mike Terranova.
Arrangers: Ron Levy; Charles Brown.
This 1994 set was recorded and released in the midst of a resurgence in popularity for Charles Brown during the early '90s. It's also the singer's second Christmas collection, joining the much heralded PLEASE COME HOME FOR CHRISTMAS. Throughout, Brown is in fine voice, as he is accompanied by a quartet of tenor saxophone, guitar, bass, and drums. As is usually the case, Brown's piano playing is both strongly supportive and marked by engaging solos. The warm set includes both original and traditional Christmas songs, tracks that Brown handles in a voice that's as smooth as eggnog. He seems to effortlessly wrap himself into and around each song with well-honed pipes that have seen more than 50 years of work.

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 20,537
  • UPC: 011661956124
  • Shipping Weight: 0.19/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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