Midnight Highway - ten exciting new instrumental compositions for your next musical journey. Featuring a killer nine piece band augmented with guest soloists and the Nashville String Machine. Put on your headphones and come along for the ride!
An exciting rendition of the Holiday favorite, that will surely get you in the mood for the season! The nostalgic vocal harmonies of the East Side Singers, backed by the big band sounds of the Chris McDonald Jazz Orchestra.
The latest release from The Chris McDonald Jazz Orchestra will be on your holiday playlist for years to come. Special guest appearance by Matt Belsante.
“Merry Christmas to all . . . it’s a swinging delight!”- Jack Bowers, All About Jazz.com
“Featuring the East Side Singers, “Snowed In For Christmas” will tug at the nostalgic heartstrings of the most jaded Grinch or Scrooge. It is shrouded in the kind of magic of fifties Christmas tuneage, a sprig of mistletoe, a light jazz touch, and those tight and beautiful harmonies.”
Introspective solo album by Jordan McDonald.
Released 01 December 2012
Mastered by Dan Rudin
“Alice in Wonderland” written by Sammy Fain and Bob Hilliard, Walt Disney Music Company (ASCAP)
“Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’” written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, Williamson Music Co (ASCAP)
All other credits to Jordan McDonald
Spice up your holiday with the sizzling sounds of Chris McDonald and Friends. Burning arrangements, a 17 piece band and blistering solos…. guaranteed to warm you up!
Featured performers include Jeff Coffin, Barry Green, George Tidwell, Chris Rodriguez, Susana Allen and Lalo Davila.
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Contemporary jazz arrangements of hymns and spirituals from The Chris McDonald Jazz Orchestra, featuring many of Nashville’s finest jazz musicians, with guest vocalists Melinda Doolittle,Gary Janney, and Scat Springs.Released in 2014.
…”this is exemplary big-band jazz flawlessly performed by a world-class ensemble. As its title denotes, there are No Pews Required to hear and appreciate how Chris McDonald uses hymns and other canonical themes to advance the cause of big-band jazz. Simply listen and enjoy.”
- Jack Bowers, www.allaboutjazz.com