Silver & Gold

Silver & Gold

by Vanessa Williams


Bronze beauty Vanessa Williams lends her pristine pipes to this Silver & Gold holiday collection. Highlights include the original song "December Lullaby," a soulful duet version of "Joy to the World" with Brian McKnight, a remake of the Carpenters' classic "Merry Christmas Darling," and "Rise Up Shepard and Follow," featuring members of the Broadway Inspirational Voices Choir.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/12/2004
Label: Lava
UPC: 0075679319920
catalogNumber: 93199


  1. Silver and Gold
  2. Joy to the World
  3. Marys Boy Child
  4. Silent Night
  5. Winter Weather
  6. Drummer Boy
  7. Merry Christmas Darling
  8. Rise Up Shepherd
  9. I Dream a World
  10. December Lullaby
  11. The Holly and the Ivy
  12. Christmas Is
  13. Have Yourself a Merry Christmas

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Vanessa Williams   Primary Artist,Vocals
Michael Davis   Trombone
Keith Robinson   Guitar,Rhythm Guitar
Vaneese Thomas   Background Vocals
Brian McKnight   Vocals
Ossie Davis   Spoken Word
John Barclay   Trumpet,Soloist
Bashiri Johnson   Percussion
Mark Berrow   Violin
Nicholas Bucknail   Clarinet
Ed Calle   Soprano Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone,Soloist
Caroline Dale   Celli
Barry Danielian   Trumpet
Liz Edwards   Violin
David Emanuel   Violin
Eddie Espinosa   Choir, Chorus,Soprano (Vocal)
Andy Findon   Flute
Robin Firman   Celli
Larita Gaskins   Choir, Chorus,Alto (Vocal)
James Genus   Bass,Bass Guitar
Garfield Jackson   Viola
Skaila Kanga   Harp
Will Lee   Bass,Bass Guitar
J.T. Lewis   Drums
London Session Orchestra   Track Performer
Martin Loveday   Celli
Rita Manning   Violin
Rob Mathes   Acoustic Guitar,Piano,Conductor,Electric Guitar,Keyboards,Hammond Organ,Background Vocals,fender rhodes,Wurlitzer,Soloist,Guitar (Nylon String)
Shawn Pelton   Drums
Roger Rosenberg   Baritone Saxophone
Andy Snitzer   Tenor Saxophone
Dana Teboe   Trombone
David Theodore   Oboe
Gavyn Wright   Violin
Cormac Breatnach   Human Whistle,Whistle (Instrument)
Dermot Crehan   Violin
Mary Scully   Double Bass
Katherine Shave   Violin
Ben Chappell   Celli
Peter Lale   Viola
Patrick Kiernan   Violin
Boguslaw Kostecki   Violin
Jackie Shave   Violin
Bruce White   Viola
David Daniels [cello]   Celli
Dave Mann   Alto Saxophone
Jeff Kievit   Trumpet
Billy Porter   Choir, Chorus,Alto (Vocal)
Julian Leaper   Violin
Maurice Lauchner   Choir, Chorus,Tenor (Vocal)
Everton Nelson   Violin
Caldwell   Bass
Perry Mason   Violin
Nigel Black   French Horn
Warren Zielinski   Violin
Paddy Lannigan   Double Bass
Michael McElroy   Choir, Chorus,Soprano (Vocal)
Virginia Woodruff   Choir, Chorus,Soprano (Vocal)
Simon Fischer   Violin
Terry Burrell   Choir, Chorus,Soprano (Vocal)
Tracy Nicole Chapman   Background Vocals
Jeff Nelson & Covenant   Bass Trombone
Angela Decicco   Choir, Chorus,Alto (Vocal)
Broadway Inspirational Voices   Track Performer
Bertilla Baker   Choir, Chorus,Alto (Vocal)
Nyjah Moore Westbrooks   Choir, Chorus,Soprano (Vocal)
Eliseo Román   Choir, Chorus,Tenor (Vocal)
Dennis Stowe   Choir, Chorus,Tenor (Vocal)
Morven Bryce   Violin
Martin Dunlea   Steel Guitar
Cheyenne Jackson   Choir, Chorus,Tenor (Vocal)
Lincoln Titus Elementary School   Children's Chorus
Timothy Grant   Viola
Katie Wilkinson Khoroshunin   Viola
Leon Enrique Bosch   Double Bass
Julie Andrews   Bassoon
Christopher Tombling   Violin
David Woodcock   Violin
Jonathan Williams   Celli
Michael Thompson   French Horn
Ivo Jan van der Werff   Viola

Technical Credits

Vanessa Williams   Liner Notes,Executive Producer
Langston Hughes   Composer,Poetry
Richard Carpenter   Composer
Harry Simeone   Composer
Franz Gruber   Composer
Katherine Davis   Composer
Mark Mandelbaum   Engineer
Johnny Marks   Composer
Hugh Martin   Composer
Rob Mathes   Arranger,Composer,Producer,Liner Notes,Orchestration,Audio Production
Henry Onorati   Composer
Andy Snitzer   Programming,Pro-Tools
Isaac Watts   Composer
Gavyn Wright   Orchestra Leader
Cormac Breatnach   Arranger
Lowell Mason   Composer
Ted Shapiro   Composer
Matthew Walden   Liner Notes,Executive Producer
Joseph Mohr   Composer
Ralph Blaine   Composer
Jester Hairston   Composer
Jan Folkson   Programming,Engineer,Pro-Tools
Frank Pooler   Composer
Michael Gruber   Liner Notes,Executive Producer
Traditional   Composer
Christina Dittmar   Art Direction
Martin Dunlea   Arranger
Jonathan Allen   Engineer
Spence Maxwell   Composer
Chris Wood   Engineer

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