Miracles: The Holiday Album

Miracles: The Holiday Album

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For those who prefer a jazzy Christmas or Chanukah, Kenny G may just offer the compact disc every collection needs. Miracles: The Holiday Album is a collection of songs that offers an alternative to the standard holiday fare. Kenny G's saxophone provides a pleasurable interpretation of many favorite holiday melodies, including "Winter Wonderland," "Silent Night," and "Silver Bells." However, it is "Miracles" that sets this collection of familiar songs apart from the traditional releases. Its melody tugs at the heart in an earnest desire to fulfill the true meaning of the holiday spirit -- love, peace, and goodwill to all. "The Chanukah Song" captures the essence of the significance of good health, happiness, and spiritual completion. Produced and arranged by Kenny G and Walter Afanasieff except for "White Christmas," which was arranged by Kenny G and Robert Damper, Miracles provides one with the harmony, comfort, and joy not readily felt at other times of the year. Although Miracles was released in 1994, it is still very much "the" holiday jazz album. It is not only a departure from Kenny G's sexy and soulful sax playing, but a tribute to the timeless melodies that everyone loves to hear during the holidays.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/01/2010
Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
UPC: 0886976993528
catalogNumber: 769935
Rank: 12448

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Kenny G   Primary Artist,Soprano Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Dann Huff   Guitar
John "J.R." Robinson   Drums
Randy Waldman   Piano
Walter Afanasieff   Organ,Bass,Piano,Drums,Keyboards
William Ross   Conductor
Randy Jackson   Bass

Technical Credits

Johannes Brahms   Composer
Irving Berlin   Composer
Kenny G   Arranger,Composer,Producer
Felix Bernard   Composer
Dana Jon Chappelle   Engineer
Gary Cirimelli   Programming
Robert Damper   Arranger
Ray Evans   Composer
David Gleeson   Engineer
Jay Livingston   Composer
Hugh Martin   Composer
Steve Shepherd   Engineer
Dick Smith   Composer
Walter Afanasieff   Arranger,Composer,Instrumentation
William Ross   String Arrangements
Ralph Blane   Composer
Traditional   Composer

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Miracles: The Holiday Album 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
ClaireAnnette More than 1 year ago
I love this C.D. because of Kenny G's awesome sax playing, and his great interpretations of famous holiday songs. This c.d. contains many great tunes like Greensleeves, Away in a Manger, and Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas. I would recommend this to anyone who loves Kenny G, soprano sax, and happy holiday music!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I actually used this album for the backgroud music of my wedding reception that was in December. It was perfect for the occasion. Miracles gives you the warm sentimental feelings of Christmas..very elegant and well done! If you are not sure whether to buy this or not..Buy it...it is beautifil music...
Guest More than 1 year ago
I love this holiday album! It is so romantic and beautiful to listen to--compared to other Christmas junk that is out there today. I love his version of Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas. It's such a beautiful arrangement, and it just sends chills up my spine every hear it around the holidays. I also like his arrangements of Silver Bells and Greensleeves. This is a must-have for any holiday CD collection!
Guest More than 1 year ago
im only 13 and when i started listing to kenny g at the age of 9 our school stared to offer up to play in our school band. I was not sure if i wanted to join but after listing to him i wanted to be just like him!!! Im in eighth grade this year and because if him i paly trumpet, clarinet, and bass clarinet. so if you ever read this kenny i would love to thank you for being my insperation!!!!!!!!! GOD BLESS
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have always been a Kenny G fan. This album is great. The master of the soprano sax. I love Christmas music as it is this make me love it even more ,if you can do that. Out standing.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is NOT jazz. KG is a total sell-out, and not a jazzman. I'm sorry, but you all really need to check into the greats. Not fakes.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This album is absolutely wonderful to listen to anytime. It relaxes me and it is just so perfect. Off all the instrumental music albums I have listened to, this is one great album. It is so soothing and warm.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have never truly been a Kenny g fan but this album has to be the greatest thing since sliced bread! i listen to this album at Christmas,in Feburary, July, wheneever, because it is tight!!!! You have to get this album. It will make your life alot better, trust me! This thing has a life of its own!! Wow! i also recommend Nat King Coles Christma Carols, thats awesome stuff too. Nuff said.
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