* Top 30 Release Of The Decade Mainlypiano.com
* Life Style Music Awards Nominee Best Seasonal Album
* #4 on the World New Age Charts
The release of this album supported the United Nations Plant For the Planet with the goal of planting a billion trees every year.
A gorgeous musical companion to take you through the seasons filled with Seay’s signature vocals and glorious arrangements. A Winter Blessing is a timeless and evocative recording with a focus on the time of year, the earth and its' many cultures. Seay's breathtaking recording features the uplifting single and video, "All Around The World" celebrating those common ties that join us, and the seasonal classic, "A Christmas Heart". The music showcases world class performances from renowned players and instrumentalists: Pat Thomi (Jean Luc Ponty, Gino Vanelli ), Jerry Watts Jr. (Herbie Hancock, Sting, Peter Cetera), Grammy-nominated Geoff Stradling (Quincy Jones, Dianne Schur),Scott W. Hallgren (Elton John, Aaron Neville), John Billings (Wynonna), Jules Delgado (Bob James) and mixed by veteran engineer Jeff Silverman (Rick Springfield, Barbara Streisand).
released November 1, 2008
Produced By Seay
Recorded at Tuscan Sun Studios, Nashville, Tn
Engineered By Jules Delgado & Seay
Additional Overdubs at Blueblimp Studios, Los Angeles California. Engineered By Pat Thomi
Mixed and mastered by Jeff Silverman, Palette Music, Nashville,Tennessee
All vocals and vocal Soundscapes:Seay
Pianos, Programming, Sound Design, Instrumentation: Seay
Guitars: Pat Thomi & Jules Delgado
Basses: Jerry Watts Jr., & John Billings
Arrangement on "A Christmas Heart": Geoff Stradling
Arrangement on "Carol The Bells": The Collective
String Arrangements on"Snowfall" and Carol The Bells": Scott Hallgren
Additional Percussion and Sound Design: Jeff Silverman
All Around The World seasonal greeting voices:
Cate McNider, Jules Delgado, Mouchette Van Helsdingen, Alex Galilak, Eduard Glumov,Tatayana Glumov, Ira Arutiunyan, Arkady Arutiunyan, Marat Aitmov, Bill Harshaw, Carolyn Harshaw, Chip, Daniel, Roman and Grace Harshaw, Alan Laycock and Seay.
Artwork concept and design: Angelica Arts & Entertainment. www.angelica.org
Back cover photo of Seay: Dennis Trantham, West Side Studios, Los Angeles, California
Inner sleeve photo: Seay and her mother Carolyn, Christmas in Korea.
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