Simple Gifts - a new Christmas CD from YBS

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  1. Active Member

    We are pleased to announce the release, on the Egon label, the latest CD from YBS. This is a 'Christmas' CD which, in addition to being available from the usual outlets, will also be available at branches of Yorkshire Building Society.

    Here's the track list;
    A Christmas Festival (Anderson)
    Sleigh Ride (Anderson arr. Tomlinson)
    Jingle Bells (Pierpoint arr. Ashmore)
    Song of Peace (Bartlett arr. Philips) featuring BBC Radio 2 Choirboy of the Year 2002, James Eager and Llandaff Cathedral Choir.
    White Christmas (Berlin arr. Freeh)
    Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming (Bulla)
    Santa Claus is Coming to Town (Coots/Gillespie arr. Freeh)
    In The Bleak Mid-Winter (Darke arr. Philips) featuring James Eager and Llandaff Cathedral Choir.
    Away in a Manger (arr. Graham) featuring Iwan Williams (flugel horn)
    The Shining Star (Graham)
    Shepherd's Hey (Grainger arr. Wright)
    Silent Night (Gruber arr. Gott) featuring Chris Jeans (trombone)
    Frosty the Snowman (Nelson/Rollins arr. Smith) featuring Toby Bannan (Bass Trombone)
    Gaudete (Norbury)
    Troika (Prokofiev arr. Farr) featuring World Whistling Champion David Morris
    Simple Gifts (Richards)
    Caribbean Christmas (Smith)
    The Shepherd's Song (Trad arr. Richards) featuring Stuart Lingard (cornet)

    Here's the link to our website;
  2. lynchie

    lynchie Active Member

    There's a world whistling champion? Might have to check that out!
  3. Active Member

    He's been featured in the British Bandsman and even has a solo CD out called Whistling Down the Wind.
  4. dyl

    dyl Active Member

    Bought my copy at your stand at Pontins yesterday, and been listening to the cd today. I'd just like to thank WorldOfBrass and YBS for putting me in the Christmas spirit - IN OCTOBER!!! Aaarrrgggghhhh!!!

    Bah, humbug! ;)
  5. Bariman

    Bariman Member

    Why all the different labels?

    There's Doyen, SP&S, Sforza and Egon but they all seem to emanate from the same stable.
  6. Active Member

    SP&S is for Salvation Army groups only.
    Doyen titles are recorded by Doyen Recordings Ltd.
    Egon titles are recorded by B&H Sound Services Ltd.

    We don't issue recordings on a Sforza label.
  7. John Brooks

    John Brooks Well-Known Member

    After deciding I didn't need another Christmas CD, I read the review on 4barsrest and immediately ordered Simple Gifts. It was miraculously delivered in one week and has hardly left my CD player since. This is a great recording and belongs on your "Must Have" list. Congratulations to YBS and all involved.

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