"Christmas Chronicles I" is a 10 song album with timeless Christmas Classics. Most of the music is Traditional English/ French/ German carols, African-American Spirituals as well as compositions by Bach and Handel which have been re-arranged. The songs have the usual acoustic flavour of the Jason Zac Band and have been spruced up with a trumpet orchestra, choir and electric guitar melodies. There is a blend of Vocal as well as Instrumental songs. The album features talented artists from the country including Sujay Harthi, Joey Sharma, Saahas Patil and students from Nathaniel School of Music.
Hope you enjoy the album and we look forward to working on Part 2 next December 2013. Till then, Merry Christmas!
Musicians and Credits
Nikhila S Bhat - Joy to the World
Anna Joseph - Joy to the World
Sujay Harthi - We Three Kings / Joy to the World
Saahas Patil - Silent Night / We Three Kings
Ganesh Viswanathan - O Come All Ye Faithful / We Three Kings
Nikhila S Bhat
Nylon, Acoustic and Electric Guitars - Joey Sharma
Piano, Melodica, Trumpet, Bass and Percussion - Jason Zachariah
Original Songs composed by:
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring - Johann Sebastian Bach
Joy to the World - George Frideric Handel / Lowell Mason / Isaac Watts
Away in the Manger - James R. Murray
Go Tell it on the Mountain - John Wesley Work, Jr.
O Come, O Come Emmanuel - Unknown
We Three Kings - John Henry Hopkins, Jr.
The First Nowell - Unknown
Silent Night - Franz Gruber
O Come All Ye Faithful - John Francis Wade
Gloria - Henry Smart
Recorded, Mixed and Produced by Jason Zachariah at the Nathaniel Production House
All songs arranged and orchestrated by Jason Zachariah
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