The Stylistics Christmas
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- Released: July 5, 2005
- Originally Released: 2005
- Label: Amherst Records
- 1.The Little Drummer Boy
- 2.The Christmas Song
- 3.Silent Night
- 4.This Christmas
- 5.God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
- 6.Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
- 7.When You've Got Love, It's Christmas All Year Long
- 8.I Wanna Be Wrapped in Your Arms This Christmas
- 9.What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?
- 10.Silver Bells
- 11.I'll Be Home for Christmas
- 12.Auld Lang Syne
- 13.Christmas Medley: Jingle Bells / Santa Claus Is Coming to ...: Jimgle Bells / Santa Claus Is Coming To Town / Winter Wonderland
Song previews provided courtesy of iTunes
The Stylistics: Russel Thompkins Jr., Airrion Love, Herb Murrell.
Additional personnel: Robbie Mathes (guitar, keyboards), The Stamford Festival String Orchestra (strings), Wendy Kerner (harp), John Hanulik (English horn), Chris Vadala (saxophone), Allen Vizzutti (trumpet, piccolo), Jeff Tyzik (trumpet, keyboards), Keith O'Quinn (trombone), Jerry Peel, H. Robert Carlisle (French horns), Bob Stein, Jim Beard (keyboards), Leon Gaer, Scott Sprague (bass), Joe Bonadio (drums), Bobby Vacca, John Motagnese, Rick Gallwey (percussion).
Chorus: Sarah Brooks, Sharon Bryant, Dwayne Grayman, Curtis King, Jr., Darryl Tookes.
Recorded at Carriage House Studios, Stamford, Connecticut and Skyline Studios, New York.
Personnel: Herb Murrell, Airrion Love, Russell Thompkins, Jr. (vocals); Rob Mathes (guitar, keyboards); Wendy Kerner (harp); Allen Vizzutti (piccolo, trumpet, piccolo trumpet); John Hanulik (English horn); Chris Vadala (saxophone); Jeff Tyzik (trumpet, keyboards); H. Robert Carlisle, Jerry Peel (French horn); Keith O'Quinn (trombone); Bob Stein (piano, keyboards); Jim Beard (keyboards); Joe Bonadio (drums); John Montagnese, Bobby Vacca, Rick Gallwey (percussion).
Audio Mixer: Phil Magnotti.
Recording information: Carriage House, Stamford, CT; Skyline Studios, New York, NY.
Arrangers: Bob Stein; Jeff Tyzik; Andy Zulla; Rob Mathes.
Stylistics fans and Christmas music lovers will find nirvana with this CD. Russell Thompkins' world-renowned falsetto is full of holiday spirit on a baker's dozen yuletide songs that are guaranteed to make that festive time warmer than the fixings in mama's oven. Of special note are "The Christmas Song," "Have Yourself a Merry Christmas," "When You Got Love, It's Christmas All Year Long," and "Auld Lang Syne," all of which Thompkins delivers with reverence. And there's not much of a drop-off when the other guys take the mike, as they do on "This Christmas," "I Wanna Be Wrapped in Your Arms This Christmas," and others. ~ Andrew Hamilton
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