December (Chris Botti album)

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December
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Studio album by Chris Botti
Released October 22, 2002
Genre Jazz, Christmas
Length 45:13
Label Columbia
Producer Bobby Colomby, Richard Marx
Chris Botti chronology
Night Sessions
(2001)
December
(2002)
A Thousand Kisses Deep
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

December is the fifth studio album by trumpet player Chris Botti. It was released by Columbia Records on October 22, 2002. Botti himself provided vocal on "Perfect Day" and "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas".

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "The Christmas Song" Mel Tormé, Robert Wells 4:32
2. "The First Noel" Traditional 2:50
3. "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!" Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne 4:02
4. "Hallelujah" Leonard Cohen 3:04
5. "Perfect Day" Richard Marx, Cynthia Rhodes Marx 2:43
6. "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie 4:09
7. "O Little Town of Bethlehem" Traditional 3:10
8. "Winter Wonderland" Felix Bernard, Richard B. Smith 3:08
9. "The Little Drummer Boy" Katherine K. Davis, Henry Onorati, Harry Simeone 3:05
10. "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" Traditional 2:01
11. "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin 3:16
12. "Silent Night" Traditional 4:59
13. "I'll Be Home for Christmas" Kim Gannon, Walter Kent, Buck Ram 4:07

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
US Top Contemporary Jazz Albums[2] 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. Chris Botti: December > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved September 1, 2011.
  2. ^ "December - Chris Botti > Charts & Awards". allmusic. Retrieved September 1, 2011.