Archive for October 9th, 2013

Jonathan Butler – Merry Christmas To You

The early bird gets the worm. Keeping that in mind a Christmas album in October shouldn’t surprise us. While many of his fellow musicians already have released such an album, for Jonathan Butler it’s the first.

But late is not too late. So we have the opportunity to enjoy his pleasurable Christmas music. Among the supporting musicians are Dave Koz (sax), Rick Braun (trumpet), Paul “Shilts” Weimer (sax), Dan Lutz (bass) and Butler’s daughter, vocalist Jodie Butler.

Although most of the songs are classic Christmas hymns, Jonathan has incorporated a lot of his own personality into the album. He comments: “I wanted my fans to have a personal Christmas message from me.”

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