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New Orleans Christmas Carol / Ellis Marsalis

Ellis Marsalis
Release Date: 11/08/2011 
Label:  Elm Records   Catalog #: 19790  
Composer:  TraditionalFranz Xaver GruberKatherine K. DavisAdolphe Adam,   ... 
Performer:  Ellis MarsalisJason MarsalisBill HuntingtonRoman Skakun,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

“Ellis Marsalis has become one of the most renowned music educators in the US, imparting his extensive knowledge of jazz to students like pianist and vocalist Harry Connick, Jr., trumpeter Terence Blanchard, and of course, his four sons.” — NPR

Featured Artists:
Ellis Marsalis: piano
Bill Huntington: bass
Jason Marsalis: drums, vibes
Roman Skakun: vibes
Cynthia Thomas: vocals
Johnaye Kendrick: vocals

Track Listing:
O Christmas Tree • Little Drummer Boy • We Three Kings • Child is Born • God Rest ye Merry Gentleman • It Came Upon a Midnight Clear • O Holy Night • Winter Wonderland • Christmas Time is Here • Little Town of Bethlehem • Silent Night • Have Yourself a
Read more Merry Little Christmas • Christmas is Here • Sleigh Ride • What Child is This • Christmas Song • We Wish you a Merry Christmas
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Works on This Recording

1.
What child is this? by Traditional
Performer:  Ellis Marsalis (Piano), Jason Marsalis (Percussion), Bill Huntington (Double Bass),
Roman Skakun (Vibraphone), Cynthia Thomas (Voice), Johnaye Kendrick (Voice)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
2.
We wish you a merry Christmas by Traditional
Performer:  Ellis Marsalis (Piano), Jason Marsalis (Percussion), Bill Huntington (Double Bass),
Roman Skakun (Vibraphone), Cynthia Thomas (Voice), Johnaye Kendrick (Voice)
Written: England 
3.
We Three Kings by Traditional
Performer:  Ellis Marsalis (Piano), Jason Marsalis (Percussion), Bill Huntington (Double Bass),
Roman Skakun (Vibraphone), Cynthia Thomas (Voice), Johnaye Kendrick (Voice)
4.
O Christmas Tree by Traditional
Performer:  Ellis Marsalis (Piano), Jason Marsalis (Percussion), Bill Huntington (Double Bass),
Roman Skakun (Vibraphone), Cynthia Thomas (Voice), Johnaye Kendrick (Voice)
5.
It came upon a midnight clear by Traditional
Performer:  Ellis Marsalis (Piano), Jason Marsalis (Percussion), Bill Huntington (Double Bass),
Roman Skakun (Vibraphone), Cynthia Thomas (Voice), Johnaye Kendrick (Voice)
6.
God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Performer:  Ellis Marsalis (Piano), Jason Marsalis (Percussion), Bill Huntington (Double Bass),
Roman Skakun (Vibraphone), Cynthia Thomas (Voice), Johnaye Kendrick (Voice)
Written: England 
7.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Ellis Marsalis (Piano), Jason Marsalis (Percussion), Bill Huntington (Double Bass),
Roman Skakun (Vibraphone), Cynthia Thomas (Voice), Johnaye Kendrick (Voice)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
8.
The Little Drummer Boy "Carol of the Drum" by Katherine K. Davis
Performer:  Ellis Marsalis (Piano), Jason Marsalis (Percussion), Bill Huntington (Double Bass),
Roman Skakun (Vibraphone), Cynthia Thomas (Voice), Johnaye Kendrick (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; USA 
9.
Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Performer:  Ellis Marsalis (Piano), Jason Marsalis (Percussion), Bill Huntington (Double Bass),
Roman Skakun (Vibraphone), Cynthia Thomas (Voice), Johnaye Kendrick (Voice)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
10.
The Christmas Song by Mel Torme
Performer:  Ellis Marsalis (Piano), Jason Marsalis (Percussion), Bill Huntington (Double Bass),
Roman Skakun (Vibraphone), Cynthia Thomas (Voice), Johnaye Kendrick (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946 
11.
Meet Me in St. Louis: Have yourself a merry little Christmas by Hugh Martin
Performer:  Ellis Marsalis (Piano), Jason Marsalis (Percussion), Bill Huntington (Double Bass),
Roman Skakun (Vibraphone), Cynthia Thomas (Voice), Johnaye Kendrick (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
12.
Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson
Performer:  Ellis Marsalis (Piano), Jason Marsalis (Percussion), Bill Huntington (Double Bass),
Roman Skakun (Vibraphone), Cynthia Thomas (Voice), Johnaye Kendrick (Voice)
13.
Winter Wonderland by Felix Bernard
Performer:  Ellis Marsalis (Piano), Jason Marsalis (Percussion), Bill Huntington (Double Bass),
Roman Skakun (Vibraphone), Cynthia Thomas (Voice), Johnaye Kendrick (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USA 

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