1998 Kenny Loggins – December

December is the tenth studio album by soft rock singer Kenny Loggins. Released in 1998, it contains several Christmas music standards, such as “White Christmas” and “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” along with several other lesser-known holiday songs (such as “Walking In The Air” from the television special “The Snowman”), as well as a few Loggins originals. Musicians include Peter Kater also the co-producer, Russ Kunkel, veteran Loggins and Messina reed player Jon Clarke, David Crosby and Graham Nash.

Tracks

1  Walking In The Air (Howard Blake) 05:22  
2  The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire) (Mel Tormé; Robert Wells) 04:34
3  The Bells Of Christmas (Kenny Loggins; Steve Wood) 05:58
4  Coventry Carol (Traditional) 03:08
5  Christmas Time Is Here (Vince Guaraldi; Lee Mendelson) 05:03
6  Angels In The Snow (Kenny Loggins; Julia Loggins; Steve Wood) 05:07
7  White Christmas (Irving Berlin) 03:53
8  Some Children See Him (Alfred Burt; Wilha Huston) 04:58
9  On Christmas Morning (Kenny Loggins; David Foster) 04:11
10  Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (Hugh Martin; Ralph Blane) 05:18
11  December (Peter Kater; Kenny Loggins) 05:35

Media

Musicians

GuitarDean Parks
KeyboardsJai Winding
SynthesizerJai Winding
CelloDavid Darling
FluteCarlos Nakai
PercussionGeoffrey Gordon
PianoPeter Kater
SynthesizerPeter Kater
ProgrammingMarc Mann
ProgrammingRaymond Cham
VocalsKenny Loggins

Other Musicians

1 Walking In The Air

BassLarry Klein
Double BassLarry Tuttle
OboeJon Clarke
StringsNovi Novog
StringsRobin Lorentz
StringsStefanie Fife
PercussionPeter Asher


2 The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)

BassJimmy Johnson
Background VocalsKate Price


3 The Bells Of Christmas

BassLarry Klein
DrumsRuss Kunkel
HornJon Clarke
HornJoe Meyer
OboeJon Clarke
StringsNovi Novog
StringsRobin Lorentz
StringsStefanie Fife
PercussionPeter Asher
Background VocalsBeth Fitchet
Background VocalsSteve Wood


4 Coventry Carol

BassLarry Klein
DulcimersKate Price
ShakuhachiKazu Matsui
PercussionMike Fisher
Background VocalsDavid Crosby
Background VocalsGraham Nash


5 Christmas Time Is Here

HarmonicaNorton Buffalo
Background VocalsKate Markowitz
Background VocalsValerie Carter
PercussionPeter Asher


6 Angels In The Snow

BassLarry Klein
DrumsRuss Kunkel
FluteJon Clarke
OboeJon Clarke
PercussionPeter Asher
Background VocalsMervyn Warren


7 White Christmas

BassJimmy Johnson
SaxEverette Harp


8 Some Children See Him

Double BassLarry Tuttle
EWIEverette Harp
Background VocalsKate Price


9 On Christmas Morning

BassLarry Klein
DrumsRuss Kunkel
FluteJon Clarke
HornJoe Meyer
PercussionPeter Asher


10 Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

BassJimmy Johnson
HarmonicaNorton Buffalo
Background VocalsKate Price
PercussionPeter Asher


11 December

PianoPeter Kater
FluteJon Clarke
StringsNovi Novog
StringsRobin Lorentz
StringsStefanie Fife
PercussionMike Fisher
PercussionPeter Asher
Background VocalsKate Price

Choir

Choir (Children’s) – Amy Gleason, Brandon Pollard, Hillary Brooks, Ian Redford, Jonathon Hall, Laurie Schillinger (Track 5)

Liner Notes

Producer – Kenny Loggins, Peter Asher
Producer (Instrumental Interludes) – Peter Kater
Arranged By (String, Woodwinds) – David Rubinstein
Conductor (Strings, Woodwinds) – David Rubinstein
Coordinator (Production) – Ivy Skoff
Edited By (Digital) – Mike Gillies, Paul DeCarli
Engineer (Additional) – Bob Loftus, Ted Blaisdell, Tony Shepperd
Engineer (Assistant) – John Nelson, Mike Gillies, Rob Brill, Sean O’Dwyer
Mastered By – Doug Sax
Mixed By – George Massenburg
Recorded By (Instrumental Interludes) – Peter Kater
Recorded By – Nathaniel Kunkel
Written-By (Instrumental Interludes) – Peter Kater

Art Direction, Design – David Coleman
Artwork (Digital) – Patrick Sagouspe
Photography By – Jeremiah Sullivan
Photography By (Assistant) – Bill Zelman, Boyd Harris

Recorded At Plantation Mixing And Recording
Recorded At Conway Studios
Recorded At Jai Winding Productions
Recorded At Oak Springs Studio
Recorded At Master Tracks Recording
Recorded At Saturn Sound
Mixed At Conway Studios
Mastered At The Mastering Lab
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Copyright (c) Sony Music Entertainment Inc