A Swingin’ Christmas

Release Date October 14, 2008
Label RPM Records, Columbia
Release Number 88697 38369 2
Format CD

A Swingin’ Christmas was released in 2008.


Songs

Track Layout
 1 I’ll Be Home For Christmas 2:12  7 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas 4:36
 2 Silver Bells 3:17  8 Santa Claus Is Coming To Town 2:53
 3 A Christmas Love Song 4:18  9 I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm (with Antonia Bennett) 3:31
 4 My Favorite Things 2:55  10 The Christmas Waltz 3:22
 5 Christmas Time Is Here 3:59  11 O Christmas Tree 3:27
 6 Winter Wonderland 2:31
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Additional Song for Barnes & Noble Release

Christmas Auld Lang Syne 2:31
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Additional Song for Bloomingdale’s Release

Jingle Bells
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Primary Musical Personnel

Vocals Tony Bennett
Piano Monty Alexander, Lee Musiker
Bass Paul Langosch
Drums Harold Jones
Guitar Gray Sargent
The Count Basie Orchestra John Williams (baritone sax); Doug Miller, Doug Lawrence (tenor sax); Grant Langford, Marshall McDonald (alto sax); Clarence Banks, Alvin Walker, Dave Keim, Barry Cooper (trombone); William ‘Scotty’ Barnhart, Michael Williams, Kris Johnson, James Zollar (trumpet)
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Sessions

A Swingin’ Christmas was recorded in 2004 at the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Bergen, New Jersey.

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Production Personnel

2008 ORIGINAL RELEASE
Producer Phil Ramone
Executive Producer  Danny Bennett
Music Director for Mr. Bennett  Lee Musiker
Recorded and mixed by  Dae Bennett
Production Manager and Contractor  Jill Dell’Abate
Production Coordinator  Vance Anderson
Live Sound Design and Monitoring  Tom Young (with ACIR Pro Audio)
Assistant Engineers  Alessandro Perrotta, Travis Stefl
Mastering Bob Ludwig (Gateway Mastering, Portland, Maine)
Art Direction and Design  John Cheuse
Cover Photography  Mark Seliger

Additional Releases

  • 2008:  A Swingin’ Christmas (Barnes & Noble Exclusive)
  • 2008:  A Swingin’ Christmas (Deluxe Edition)
  • 2008:  A Swingin’ Christmas (Deluxe Edition, Barnes & Noble Exclusive)
  • 2008:  A Swingin’ Christmas (f.y.e. Exclusive)
  • 2011: Disc #73 in The Tony Bennett Complete Collection (88697874603-JK71)

 

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