Evergreen (Alison Brown album)

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Evergreen
Studio album by Alison Brown
Released August 12, 2008
Genre Jazz
Label Compass
Producer Gary West
Alison Brown chronology
Vanguard Visionaries
(2005)
Evergreen
(2008)
The Company You Keep
(2009)

Evergreen is a Christmas album by American banjoist Alison Brown, released in 2008.

Arranged in a jazzy style, the album features fiddler/mandolinists Joe Craven and is often compared with similar Christmas album effort by Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, Jingle All the Way.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

In his Allmusic review, music critic Rick Anderson praised the album and wrote "No one who likes Christmas music will be able to resist the charms of this album."[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Carol and the Kings: Carol of the Bells/We Three Kings" (Traditional) – 5:10
  2. "Sleigh Ride" (Anderson, Parish) – 3:43
  3. "Two Santas: Here Comes Santa Claus/Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" (Autry, Coots, Gillespie) – 4:32
  4. "Christmas Don't Be Late" (Bagdasarian) – 3:34
  5. "O'Carolan's/Welcome Christmas: O'Carolan's Farewell/Welcome Christmas" (Geisel, Hague, O'Carolan) – 3:38
  6. "Skating/Feliz Navidad" (Guaraldi, trad.) – 4:12
  7. "Silver Bells" (Evans, Livingston) – 3:59
  8. "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!" (Cahn, Styne) – 3:20
  9. "Christmas Time is Here" (Guaraldi, Mendelson) – 4:01
  10. "The Little Drummer Boy" (Davis) – 4:13
  11. "Christmas Don't Be Late (reprise)" (Bagdasarian) – 1:02

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Anderson, Rick. "Evergreen > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved August 3, 2011.