1999 Kenny G – Faith – A Holiday Album

Faith: A Holiday Album is the second holiday album and tenth studio album by saxophonist Kenny G. It was released by Arista Records on November 16, 1999 and peaked at number 1 on the Contemporary Jazz Albums chart, number 4 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, number 5 on the Internet Albums chart, and number 6 on the Billboard 200. The album also received a Grammy nomination for Best Pop Instrumental Album.

Tracks

1  Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! (Sammy Cahn; Jule Styne) 03:08
2  The First Noel (Traditional) 03:06
3  I’ll Be Home For Christmas (Kim Gannon; Walter Kent; Buck Ram) 03:30
4  Sleigh Ride (Leroy Anderson; Mitchell Parish) 03:51
5  We Three Kings/Carol Of The Bells (Traditional) 04:05
6  O Christmas Tree (Traditional) 02:37
7  Santa Claus Is Coming To Town (Fred Coots; Haven Gillespie) 03:50
8  Eternal Light (A Chanukah Song) (Kenny G; Walter Afanasieff) 02:51
9  Ave Maria (Traditional) 04:28
10  Auld Lang Syne (Traditional) 04:53

Musicians

1 Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!

BassNathan East
DrumsRicky Lawson
Fender RhodesGreg Phillinganes
PianoRandy Waldman
SaxKenny G
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


2 The First Noel

Drums (programming)Walter Afanasieff
KeyboardsWalter Afanasieff
SynthesizerWalter Afanasieff
ProgrammingWalter Afanasieff
ProgrammingGreg Bleck
SaxKenny G


3 I’ll Be Home For Christmas

Drums (programming)Walter Afanasieff
KeyboardsWalter Afanasieff
SynthesizerWalter Afanasieff
ProgrammingWalter Afanasieff
ProgrammingGreg Bleck
SaxKenny G


4 Sleigh Ride

BassNathan East
DrumsRicky Lawson
Fender RhodesGreg Phillinganes
PianoRandy Waldman
SaxKenny G
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


5 We Three Kings/Carol Of The Bells

Drums (programming)Walter Afanasieff
Drums (programming)Greg Bleck
KeyboardsWalter Afanasieff
SynthesizerWalter Afanasieff
ProgrammingWalter Afanasieff
ProgrammingGreg Bleck
SaxKenny G


6 O Christmas Tree

Drums (programming)Walter Afanasieff
Drums (programming)Greg Bleck
KeyboardsWalter Afanasieff
SynthesizerWalter Afanasieff
ProgrammingWalter Afanasieff
ProgrammingGreg Bleck
SaxKenny G


7 Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

BassNathan East
DrumsRicky Lawson
Fender RhodesGreg Phillinganes
PianoRandy Waldman
SaxKenny G
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


8 Eternal Light (A Chanukah Song)

PianoWalter Afanasieff
SaxKenny G


9 Ave Maria

PianoWalter Afanasieff
SaxKenny G


10 Auld Lang Syne

Drums (programming)Walter Afanasieff
Drums (programming)Greg Bleck
KeyboardsWalter Afanasieff
SynthesizerWalter Afanasieff
ProgrammingWalter Afanasieff
ProgrammingGreg Bleck
SaxKenny G

Liner Notes

Producer – Kenny G, Walter Afanasieff
Arranged By – Kenny G, Walter Afanasieff
Arranged By (Orechstra) – William Ross (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10)
Arranged By (Orechstra) – Chris Boardman (Track 7)
Conducted By – William Ross (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10)
Conducted By – Chris Boardman (Track 7)
Engineer (Assistant) – Chris Brooke, Pete Doell, Mark Eshelman, Grant Schmitz, Kent Matcke, James Stone
Mixed By – Humberto Gatica
Recorded By – Humberto Gatica, David Gleeson, David Frazer

Recorded AtO’Henry Sound Studios
Recorded AtSony Pictures Studios
Recorded At WallyWorld Studios
Recorded At Ocean Way Recording
Phonographic Copyright Arista Records Inc
Copyright Arista Records Inc