A nice Christmas album from a quartet of players from the Origin stables.
The quartet of Origin stablemates - Hans Teuber, Dave Peterson, Jeff Johnson and John Bishop - present a soothing, subtly swinging recording of holiday songs including arrangements of Coventry Carol, O Christmas Tree, O Come, O Come, Emmanuel, & Lo, How A Rose E're Blooming, and originals in the spirit of the season - December & Winter Waltz by Dave Peterson. Great for year 'round listening.
1. Let It Snow 5:25
2. Greensleeves 5:47
3. Coventry Carol 2:50
4. Winter Waltz 5:24
5. Little Drummer Boy 3:38
6. O Cristmas Tree 4:15
7. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel 4:50
8. December 3:20
9. Silver Bells 5:07
10. Lo, How A Rose E're Blooming 2:00
11. What Are You Doing New Years Eve? 5:04
12. Peace 4:05
Produced by JOHN BISHOP
Recorded & mixed November 4, 2002 at ROBERT LANG STUDIOS, Seattle, WA
Engineered by BRIAN VALENTINO
Assisted by MARK BRANCH
Mixed by REED RUDDY
Mastered by MARK GUENTHER at Seattle Disc Mastering
Painting by TRACY MACEWAN
Layout & design by JOHN BISHOP/OriginArts
christmasreview.com (Carol Swanson)
Winter is a solid jazz compilation by Origin Records, a label created in 1997 by Seattle drummer John Bishop. The label's focus is primarily on significant Northwest artists, and this CD is a perfect example of the burgeoning jazz community abounding in the Seattle area. Joining Bishop on this instrumental CD are Hans Teuber (saxophones, piano), Da ...
All Music Guide (Adam Greenburg)
A nice Christmas album from a quartet of players from the Origin stables. The bulk of the album is taken up with standards for the season, with a couple of old English carols thrown in, as well as a couple of new compositions by guitarist Dave Peterson (and a stray Horace Silver number). The tone taken throughout the proceedings is a full one, with ...