Chris Walden Big Band

Winter Games

Origin 82457



Chris' arrangement of Winter Games is both beautiful and inspiring. He thoughtfully and masterfully adapted my piece into an exciting genre that I never thought possible. Either he's incredible or I'm a jazz musician after all - or both!!
David Foster

Leading his top-flight Los Angeles big band, the Grammy-nominated composer pays tribute to the 2006 Winter Olympics with a jazz arrangement of David Foster's theme.


Track Listing:

1. WINTER GAMES (Full Version) 3:52
tenor sax solo: Brandon Fields

2. WINTER GAMES (Radio Edit) 3:01

Performers:

CHRIS WALDEN BIG BAND:

Jeff Driskill - SAX
Kim Richmond - SAX
Rob Lockart - SAX
Brandon Fields - SAX
Tom Peterson - SAX

Wayne Bergeron - TRUMPET
Kye Palmer - TRUMPET
Ron King - TRUMPET
Kevin Richardson - TRUMPET

Bob McChesney - TROMBONE
Andy Martin - TROMBONE
Arturo Velasco - TROMBONE
Rich Bullock - TROMBONE

Brian Monroney - GUITAR
Alan Steinberger - PIANO
Ken Wild - BASS
Ray Brinker - DRUMS

Production Info:

Recorded and mixed by Tommy Vicari at Capitol Studios, Hollywood
Assistant engineer: Jimmy Hoyson
Protools operator: Dino Herrmann
Mastered by Robert Vosgien at Capitol Mastering
Cover photography by Glen Wexler
Layout & design by John Bishop


Reviews of Winter Games

All About Jazz (Edward Blanco)
The 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy have passed into history, leaving us with many golden moments and some musical memories from composer David Foster, who wrote the Olympic theme music. German composer/arranger and bandleader Chris Walden, who has written over 400 arrangements for big band and symphony orchestra throughout his career, penned ...

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