December (Kenny Loggins album)

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December
Studio album by Kenny Loggins
Released October 13, 1998
Recorded 1998
Genre Christmas music
Label Sony
Producer Peter Kater
Kenny Loggins chronology
The Unimaginable Life
(1997)
December
(1998)
More Songs from Pooh Corner
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link

December is a Christmas music album by soft rock singer Kenny Loggins. Released in 1998, it contains several Christmas music standards, such as "White Christmas" and "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," along with several other lesser-known holiday songs (such as "Walking In The Air" from the television special "The Snowman"), as well as a few Loggins originals. Musicians include Peter Kater also the co-producer, Russ Kunkel, veteran Loggins and Messina reed player Jon Clarke, David Crosby and Graham Nash.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Walking in the Air" (Howard Blake) – 5:23
  2. "The Christmas Song" (Mel Tormé, Robert Wells) – 4:34
  3. "The Bells of Christmas" (Kenny Loggins, Steve Wood) – 5:58
  4. "Coventry Carol" – 3:08
  5. "Christmas Time Is Here" (Vince Guaraldi, Lee Mendelson) – 5:03
  6. "Angels in the Snow" (Loggins, Julia Loggins, Wood) – 5:07
  7. "White Christmas" (Irving Berlin) – 3:53
  8. "Some Children See Him" (Alfred Burt, Wihla Hutson) – 4:58
  9. "On Christmas Morning" (David Foster, Loggins) – 4:11 (Co-written with David Foster, this was also recorded by Loggins long time friend and fellow collaborator Michael McDonald)
  10. "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin) – 5:18
  11. "December" (Peter Kater, Loggins) – 5:38

Personnel[edit]

  • Peter Asher – Producer
  • Ted Blaisdell – Engineer
  • Rob Brill – Assistant Engineer
  • David Coleman – Art Direction, Design
  • David Darling – Cello
  • Paul DeCarli – Digital Editing
  • Mike Gillies – Digital Editing, Assistant Engineer
  • Geoffrey Gordon – Percussion
  • Peter Kater – Synthesizer, Piano, Engineer, Writer, Instrumental Producer
  • Nathaniel Kunkel – Engineer
  • Bob Loftus – Engineer
  • Kenny Loggins – Guitar, Producer
  • Marc Mann – Programming
  • Veronica McHugh – Assistant
  • R. Carlos Nakai – Native American Flute
  • John Nelson – Assistant Engineer
  • Sean O'Dwyer – Assistant Engineer
  • David Rubenstein – Conductor, String Arrangements, Woodwind Arrangement
  • Doug Sax – Mastering
  • Tony Shepperd – Engineer
  • Ivy Skoff – Production Coordination
  • Jeremiah Sullivan – Photography
  • Mervyn Warren – Performer
  • Beth Fitchet Wood – Vocals
  • Bil Zelman – Photo Assistance