For the past few holiday seasons, Professor "Louie" & The Crowmatix recorded a holiday song and sent it as a musical holiday CD card to fans and friends. The response inspired them to write & record new original songs, favorite standards and spirituals...add these 12 songs together and here is the CD "Holiday Time".
1. Holiday Time is Here - original tune with children's vocal ensemble.
2. Frosty The Snowman - Boogie Woogie style of this classic .. great vocals.
3. Melody Of Peace - original song featured on upcoming CBS 6 Holiday Special.
4. Motherless Child - traditional song ..original arrangement taught to Louie by
The Mighty Gospel Giants of Brooklyn.
5. Santa Loves To Boogie - rockin' original boogie.
6. Nicks Takin' The Reindeer Home - original novelty rock'n'roll song.
7. Christmas In My Heart - soulful ballad featuring
8. Christmas Must Be Tonight - cover of "The Band's" classic song.
9. Winter Morning - exciting Hammond organ with rhythmic camel bells.
10. Frosty - classic song featuring "Prof. Louie" on Hammond organ -instrumental.
11. Daughters & Sons - infectious rockin' original.
12. White Christmas - accordion instrumental - begins with little known first verse.
Credits : Professor "Louie" &The Crowmatix
- Prof."Louie": vocals, bkg. vocals, Hammond organ, piano, accordion
- Miss Marie : vocals, bkg. vocals, percussion, piano, whistling, synths
- Gary Burke : drums
- Frank Campbell : bass, bkg. vocals
- Josh Colow : electric and acoustic guitar
|TRACKS:Click to listen to samples !|
01 | Holiday Time
02 | Frosty The Snowman
03 | Melody of Peace
04 | Motherless Child
05 | Santa Loves To Boogie
06 | Nick's Takin' The Reindeer Home
07 | Christmas In My Heart
08 | Christmas Must Be Tonight
09 | Winter Morning
10 | Frosty, Instrumental
11 | Daughters & Sons
12 | White Christmas - Instrumental
Additional Musicians :
Produced by : Aaron L. Hurwitz & The Crowmatix
- The Chambers School Ensemble with Choral director : Mona J. Stovall : vocals - song 1
- Bobbie Van Detta : electric guitar - songs 1 & 5
- Tony Medelros : electric and acoustic guitar - songs 3,6,7,8
- Danny Sheehan : acoustic guitar - song 5
- Mike DeMicco : electric guitar - song 9
- Mike Dunn : bass guitar - song 9
Recorded at : LRS Recording Studio, Hurley NY
Recording Engineers and Mixing : Aaron L. Hurwitz, Dave Cook,
Marie Spinosa, Frank Campbell, Bob Karcy
CD Mastered by : Toby Mountain at Northeastern Digital
CD Design : Marie Spinosa
Graphics : Chrissy and Dan - Artco's Copy Hut - Kingston,NY
Photos : Jeff Wignall, Steven W. Ross and Cindy Schultz
Special "Thanks" to Brian and Michelle - with a little help from Marbletown Hardware "World's Only Rock'n'Roll Hardware Store"