Musical arrangements and production was handled by Chris "Big Dog" Davis and Wayne Bruce. Chris Davis is a tour de force, having made his mark on the music industry producing for greats such as Najee, Phil Perry, Maysa and Will Downing. This holiday collection is no exception to his impeccable work, which continues to be stunningly original. Wayne Bruce is a keystone member of Spur of the Moment, in addition to producing for them. Bruce's skills are evident in the production he has done for Spur of the Moment and Maysa, his touch contributes to this seamless compilation of musical styles as well.
The Soul of the Holidays' DVD features the live full-length concert videotaped in high-definition as well as bonus features that include, "behind-the-scenes" footage, on-camera testimonials with music artists discussing their most-memorable holiday moments, and a photo gallery.
The feel good nature of Soul of the Holidays extends beyond the aesthetic gratification, as proceeds from the sale of the Soul of the Holidays Live CD/DVD music compilation will benefit nonprofit organization, "Food2Feed" (www.food2feed.org) whose mission is to help feed needy Washington, DC area families during the holiday season. It is estimated that 1 out of 9, Washington, DC metro area families are at risk of or living with hunger.
These "soulful", contemporary renditions and performances by gifted artists like Angie Stone, JOE, Phil Perry are sure to inspire and ignite the spirit of the holiday season in its listeners and supporters. This promises to make the Soul of the Holidays, Live CD/DVD, a holiday favorite for MANY years to come!