In the Swing of Christmas [Bonus Tracks]

In the Swing of Christmas [Bonus Tracks]

by Barry Manilow



This collection of holiday songs hand-picked by Barry Manilow will give fans something to swing and sing about all season. Produced and arranged by Manilow and co-produced by Scott Erickson, In the Swing of Christmas features traditional songs flavored with some Manilow surprises, including his rendition of "Silver Bells" featuring 26 background vocals all recorded by Manilow.

In the Swing of Christmas also features two jazz trios, The Randy Kerber Trio and MaD FUSION, led by Matt Hershkowitz. Other tracks include "Christmastime is Here," "Count Your Blessings," "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas," and the original song "Christmas is Just Around the Corner," which Manilow wrote for the TV Special "A Cranberry Christmas." From the Label

Product Details

Release Date: 10/13/2009
Label: Arista
UPC: 0886975749027
catalogNumber: 757490

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Barry Manilow   Primary Artist,Keyboards,Vocals,Background Vocals
Tom Scott   Flute,Saxophone
Chuck Berghofer   Bass
Jeff Bunnell   Trumpet
Jim Cox   Keyboards
Randy Crenshaw   Background Vocals
George Doering   Guitar
John Ferraro   Drums
Jeff Gunn   Background Vocals
Randy Kerber   Piano
Joe La Barbera   Drums
Michael Lang   Piano
Warren Leuning   Trumpet
Michael J. Lloyd   Background Vocals
Patty Lloyd   Background Vocals
Sal Lozano   Woodwind
Warren Luening   Trumpet
Debbie Lytton   Background Vocals
Eric Marienthal   Woodwind
Andy Martin   Trombone
Charlie Morillas   Trombone
Greg O'Connor   Background Vocals
Ron Pedley   Keyboards
Tim Pierce   Guitar
Gregg Field   Drums
Jeffrey Foskett   Background Vocals
Leland Sklar   Bass
Michael Valerio   Bass
Jay Mason   Woodwind
Mat Fieldes   Bass
Matt Herskowitz   Piano
Jennie Snyder   Background Vocals
David Rozenblatt   Percussion,Drums
John "Hot Fat Reynolds" Ferraro   Drums
Susie Stevens   Background Vocals
Brian "Bubbles" O'Connor   French Horn
David Rozenblatt   Percussion,Drums
Daniel Fornero   Trumpet
Greg O'Connor   Background Vocals
Brian O'Connor   French Horn

Technical Credits

Victor Herbert   Composer
Irving Berlin   Composer
Barry Manilow   Arranger,Composer,Producer,Author
Clifford Brown   Composer
Vince Guaraldi   Composer
Mel Tormé   Composer
Matt Dennis   Composer
Greg Bartheld   Engineer
Felix Bernard   Composer
Randy Crenshaw   Vocal Arrangements
Ray Ellis   Arranger
Jon Hendricks   Composer
Randy Kerber   Horn Arrangements
Jay Livingston   Composer
Michael J. Lloyd   Arranger,Producer
Johnny Marks   Composer
Hugh Martin   Composer
Don Murray   Engineer
Greg O'Connor   Arranger,Producer
Bill Schnee   Engineer
Bruce Sussman   Composer,Lyricist
George Wyle   Composer
Bob Kearney   Engineer
Koji Egawa   Engineer
Roger Treece   Arranger,Vocal Arrangements
Ralph Blane   Composer
Lee Mendelson   Composer
Glen MacDonough   Composer
Traditional   Composer
Scott Erickson   Producer,drum programming
Thomas Adair   Composer
Greg O'Connor   Arranger,Producer
James Pierpont   Composer

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In the Swing of Christmas [Bonus Tracks] 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
almalu More than 1 year ago
This is one of the BEST Christmas CD's in a long while. I love Barry Manilow and his newest Christmas song, Christmas is Just Around the Corner, is the first new Christmas song in a loonnng time that I have actually liked. It just puts you in the mood for Christmas to listen to this. I would highly recommend this to anyone!!!!
dancinggirlpaula More than 1 year ago
Same as above.
beth91 More than 1 year ago
Barry's Swing Into Christmas cd is the best holiday cd i've heard in a long time. Every tract on the cd is wounderful. The bounes songs are so great, I love Christmas Is Around The Corner" Is so sweet.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago