Sleek and spacious modern instrumental renditions of classic holiday favorites, CURTIS MACDONALD's new CMMP release Christmas is the perfect background for seasonal gatherings.
A music collection of intimate beauty and joyous celebration are interpreted on American composer and pianist Curtis Macdonald’s CMMP CD, album download and streaming release Christmas. A personal greeting card glistening with the sounds of New Age with an influence of Jazz, EDM and Ambient Chill. Available beginning November 3, 2015 on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Apple Music and various streaming radio services.
You can hear the simplistic ambience on such tracks as “It Came Upon A Midnight Clear” ,“O Come All Ye Faithful”, and the understated majesty of “O Holy Night”. The effervescent energy on “Joy to the World”, “”Deck the Halls” and “We Three Kings”. The devoted melancholy on “Silent Night” and “O Christmas Tree”, and the soft urban feel on “Hark the Herald Angels Sing” and “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”.
Macdonald’s compositions and various album releases have ranged from jazz to world beat, ambient new age to EDM. This time around he is offering up a holiday gift of translucent new age with a cool groove.
“Throughout the years I've been asked to create a collection of timeless favorites for the holiday season”. Macdonald says, “When I was young and beginning my musical journey, these 10 compositions inspired me and created a love for expressing one's self in song”.
Curtis Macdonald, a Southern California native residing in Westlake Village has been creating music and entertaining fans of the Jazz/New Age/Instrumental Pop genre for over 25 years. His recent 2013 release “When Dreams Come True” gained Grammy consideration and selections became heavily rotated on Music Choice's “Soundscapes”. His Eversound release “Everlasting” which received a Zone Reporter Top 100 Album artist in 2007, as well as a 2007 Grammy consideration.
He is a graduate composer from California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California, and his music can be heard on a global scale at any given moment due to decades of production music composed for various music libraries and 19 full album releases of his personal "brand" of music that day spas, high profile restaurants, streaming radio and fans all around the world have come to enjoy. It continues once again with Christmas.
Available for download at iTunes, Amazon and CDBaby. Stream on Spotify - Watch Youtube videos at CMMPmusic.
Watch the release of “O Come All Ye Faithful”: