1995 Russ Freeman – Holiday

Holiday is a Christmas music by American guitarist Russ Freeman. The album reached #5 on Billboard’s Contemporary Jazz chart.
Russ Freeman also serves as leader and frontman for the Rippingtons.

Tracks

1  Carol Of The Bells (Mykola Leontovych) 01:45
2  Faith (Russ Freeman) 04:33
3  O Come, All Ye Faithful (Traditional) 01:05
4  Hark The Herald Angels Sing (Felix Mendelssohn) 02:58
5  God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Traditional) 04:15
6  Angels We Have Heard On High (Traditional) 01:12
7  Hymne (Vangelis) 02:35
8  Holiday (Russ Freeman) 04:17
9  My Favorite Things (Richard Rodgers) 04:15
10  Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desiring (Johann Sebastian Bach) 03:05
11  Merry Christmas, Baby (Lou Baxter; Johnny Moore) 04:40
12  This Christmas (Donny Hathaway; Nadine McKinnor) 04:10
13  Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (Hugh Martin; Ralph Blane) 03:06

Musicians

1 Carol Of The Bells

All InstrumentsRuss Freeman


2 Faith

BassRuss Freeman
DrumsRuss Freeman
GuitarRuss Freeman
KeyboardsRuss Freeman
SaxJeff Kashiwa
PercussionRuss Freeman


3 O Come, All Ye Faithful

Acoustic GuitarRuss Freeman


4 Hark The Herald Angels Sing

All InstrumentsRuss Freeman


5 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

BassRuss Freeman
DrumsRuss Freeman
GuitarRuss Freeman
Acoustic GuitarRuss Freeman
KeyboardsRuss Freeman
PianoBob James
PercussionRuss Freeman
FlugelhornJerry Hey
FlugelhornGary Grant
TromboneSteve Holtzman
TrumpetJerry Hey
TrumpetGary Grant


6 Angels We Have Heard On High

Acoustic GuitarRuss Freeman


7 Hymne

All InstrumentsRuss Freeman


8 Holiday

BassRuss Freeman
DrumsRuss Freeman
GuitarRuss Freeman
Acoustic GuitarRuss Freeman
12 String GuitarRuss Freeman
MandolinRuss Freeman
KeyboardsRuss Freeman
TromboneSteve Holtzman
TrumpetJerry Hey
TrumpetGary Grant
PercussionRuss Freeman
VocalsLynn Fiddmont-Linsey
VocalsBridgette Bryant
VocalsLilian Perry


9 My Favorite Things

All InstrumentsRuss Freeman
PianoBob James


10 Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desiring

Acoustic BassSteve Bailly
Acoustic GuitarRuss Freeman
KeyboardsRuss Freeman
EWIJudd Miller
PercussionSteve Reid


11 Merry Christmas, Baby

BassRuss Freeman
KeyboardsRuss Freeman
Electric PianoBob James
ProgrammingRuss Freeman
SaxJeff Kashiwa
TromboneSteve Holtzman
TrumpetJerry Hey
TrumpetGary Grant
VocalsLynne Fiddmont
VocalsBridgette Bryant
VocalsLilian Perry


12 This Christmas

BassRuss Freeman
KeyboardsBob James
KeyboardsRuss Freeman
ProgrammingRuss Freeman
SaxJeff Kashiwa
VocalsLynne Fiddmont
VocalsBridgette Bryant
VocalsLilian Perry


13 Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

All InstrumentsRuss Freeman

Liner Notes

Producer – Russ Freeman
Arranged By – Russ Freeman (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10)
Coordinator – Andi Howard
Digital Editing – Joseph Doughney
Engineer (Additional) – Alan Hirschberg, Wes Cavalier, Ken Freeman

Art Direction – Robin Lynch
Graphic Design – Robin Lynch, Freddie Paloma
Photography – Lisa Peardon

Edited At The Review Room
Recorded At Cheyenne Mtn Ranch Studios
Recorded At Alpha Studios
Recorded At Remedy Studios
Manufactured By – MCA Victor, Inc.
Distributed By – MCA Victor, Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – GRP Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – GRP Records, Inc.