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2011 HOLIDAY SPECIAL!

Complete Nate Birkey CD Collection

Limited time offer - 7 CDs for $50

 

"CHRISTMAS" - 2008

"Christmas finds Birkey approaching this timeless and timely body of music with focused emotionality and understatement."

Selections: 1. Silent Night 2. O Tannenbaum 3. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas 4. We Three Kings 5. Christmas Time Is Here 6. What Are You Doing New Year's Eve 7. I'll Be Home For Christmas 8. The Christmas Waltz 9. Hannukah, Oh Hannukah 10. I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day

Personnel: Nate Birkey - trumpet, vocals; Jim Ridl - piano; Tony Marino - bass; Marko Marcinko - drums; Steve Rudolph - piano; Vic Juris - guitar..

"Almost Home" - 2008

Selections: 1. Bianca 2. All Of You 3. Falling 4. Almost Home 5. I'm Falling In Love Again 6. The Promise 7. Little Boy Lost 8. Tuesdays On The Ridge 9. Sing To Me 10. Thene from Cinema Paradiso

Personnel: Nate Birkey - trumpet, vocals; Sal Giorgianni - sax, flute; Jim Ridl - piano; Tony Marino - bass; Marko Marcinko - drums; Steve Rudolph - piano; Vic Juris - guitar; Cafe - congas.

Shortest Day - 2004

Recorded Live at SOhO

Selections: 1. Autumn Leaves 2. Tennessee Waltz 3. Indelibly You 4. Shortest Day 5. Always On My Mind 6. Abide With Me 7. Recado Bossa Nova 8. Nostalgia In Times Square

Personnel: Nate Birkey - trumpet, vocals; Justin Claveria - tenor sax; Jamieson Trotter - piano; Jim Connolly - bass; Cougar Estrada - drums

The Mennonite - 2001

a predominantly instrumental album featuring upbeat, hard-driving original compositions.

Selections: 1.The Fool in the Tree 2.Delirio 3.Penelope 4.Before She Goes Away 5.Northern Lights 6.Hollow 7.Song Without Words 8.Prohibitation 9.The Mennonite 10.What'll I Do

Personnel: Nate Birkey - trumpet, vocals, percussion, piano; Justin Claveria - tenor sax; Jamieson Trotter - piano; Jim Connolly - bass, Cougar Estrada - drums, percussion; Joe Woodard - guitar

 

Ballads - 2001

a moody collection of standards including "Nature Boy", "I'll Be Seeing You", "Hi Lili, Hi-Lo" and others, as well as the original composition "Dreaming of Memphis".

Selections: 1.I'll Be Seeing You 2.NatureBoy 3.For All We Know 4.Dreaming of Memphis 5.Hi Lili, Hi Lo 6.But Not For Me 7.I'll Be Around 8.My Ship 9.I Will Wait For You 10.You Don't Know What Love Is

Personnel: Nate Birkey - trumpet, vocals, percussion; Jamieson Trotter - piano; Jim Connolly - bass, Cougar Estrada - drums, percussion; Ruben Estrada - vibraphone, piano; Daniel Zimmerman - guitar; Matt Wrobel - guitar; Joe Woodard - guitar

 

Indelibly You - 1998

... the sound can be both driving and introspective, from the energy blast of "Alone Again" to the serene lyricism of "She Walks In." The album is cohesive, but also diverse. The title track has a New Orleans second line groove, and "On to Guadalupe" takes a turn towards latin-jazz.. "Natalie" is a melodic, gypsy-inflected tune, featuring guest violinist Gilles Apap.

Selections: 1.It Never Entered My Mind 2.Alone Again 3.Natalie 4.Twilight 5.On To Guadalupe 6.Soft As An Easy Chair 7.Indelibly You 8.Frantic 9.Blue 10.Happy Little Sunbeam 11.She Walks In

Personnel: Nate Birkey - trumpet, vocals; Justin Claveria - tenor sax; Gary Monheit- piano; Jim Connolly - bass; Cougar Estrada - drums, percussion; Joe Woodard - guitar; Gilles Apap - violin; Chris Symer - bass; Rob Van - piano

Blue -1993

... featuring the standards "Blame It On My Youth" and " Do Nothing 'Til You Here From Me" as well as original compositions by Nate Birkey and Joe Woodard.


Selections: 1.Blame It On My Youth, 2.The One Who Makes Me Cry, 3.Emily, 4.There Will Never Be Another You, 5.Blue, 6.Secret Eyes, 7.Do Nothing Til You Hear From Me, 8.Try To Forget, 9.They Might Be Lovers, 10.Alone Together, 11.Let's Fall in Love, 12.A Retro Kind of Love

Personnel: Nate Birkey - trumpet, vocals; Joe Woodard, guitar; Wes Marquette, guitar; Chris Symer, bass; Luis Munoz, drums.

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