Christmas-Peaceful Christmas Guitar Solos
- Artist: Edward Wright
- Format: CD
- Release Date:4/24/2007
Experience the pure joy and peace of traditional American Christmas music played on solo guitar ...' with clarity and finesse.... Sophisticated....Understated ....It's a gem!' (Andy Rooney, TV/Newspaper commentator) Ed Wright captures your heart with beautiful traditional Christmas guitar music played on solo guitar. Every note evokes the peaceful essence of the Christmas season: happiness, warmth, hot cider, winter, hot chocolate, gingerbread, snowmen, children, neighbors. Imagine snowy Christmastime in New England, gathered by the fireplace with friends, family, and loved ones It's the perfect accompaniment for trimming the tree, Christmas dinner or a quiet, intimate moment of reflection. Every elegant note glows with heartfelt warmth and peace of the holiday season. Ed has channeled the solitude and warmth of George Winston's "Winter", the unfettered merriment of Vince Guaraldi's music for "A Charlie Brown Christmas" and the starkly beautiful Americana of John Fahey's "Christmas Album" and with a nod to Harry Belafonte, Bing Crosby, and the Harry Simeon Chorale has created a soothing and uplifting musical experience including beautiful solo arrangements of "O Holy Night" and "Lo How a Rose E'er Blooming", family favorites "The Little Drummer Boy" and "Winter Wonderland", and intelligent and intricate arrangements of "The Holly and the Ivy " and "Sleighride". Let Ed bring these songs into your heart like never before and hear why thousands of listeners around world treasure this disc as their favorite for the holidays. Ed also has three non holiday CDs available as well as a book of transcriptions of the piano music of George Winston arranged for solo guitar (available from Hal Leonard Corporation). He is currently preparing a collection of solo guitar arrangements of the music of Earl Kugh and working on a duet CD with his son, Ben.