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Jon Metzger appears on Grammy-nominated recording

"Christmas" has been nominated for consideration in the 56th Grammy Awards by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. 

Professor of Music Jon Metzger is a part of a recording, "Christmas," with Neena Freelon and the John Brown Big Band that has been nominated for consideration for the 56th Grammy Awards by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. 

Metzger conducted the recording sessions for the album.

Dozens of musicians, arrangers, and technicians collaborated on this project, including:

Executive Producer: Neena Freelon

Producer: John Brown

Production Assistant: Cindy Campbell

Record Label: Brown Boulevard Records

Voice: Neena Freelon

Bass and Voice: John Brown

Saxophones: Vaughn Ambrose, James Gates, Brian Miller, Shaena Ryan, and Greg Tardy

Trombones: Mitch Butler, Andy Kleindienst, Ronald Westray, and Joshua Vincent

Trumpets: LeRoy Barley, Art Barnes, Derrick Gardner, Jay Meachum, and Benjy Springs

Piano: Brandon McCune and Miki Hayama

Guitar: Scott Sawyer

Drums: Adonis Rose

Percussion: Beverly Botsford

Conductor: Jon Metzger

Arrangers: Dan Cavanagh, Gabriel Evens, Derrick Gardner, Eric Hirsch, Frank Foster, Jay Meachum, and Gerald Shynett

Lead Engineer: John Plymale

2nd Engineer: Jason Richmond

Recorded at Fidelitorium Studios, Kernersville, N.C. (Mitch Easter)

Mixed by John Plymale at Overdub Lane, Durham, N.C.

Mastered by Brent Lambert at Kitchen Mastering, Carrboro, N.C.

Jon Metzger,
Faculty
11/2/2013 12:05 PM