Richard "Cookie" Thomas | Holiday Classics

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Johnny Hartman Lou Rawls Nat King Cole

Album Links
Richard Cookie Thomas GreatIndieMusic PassAlong Tradebit Audio Lunchbox Chondo MusicIsHere PayPlay Apple iTunes Bitmunk BuyMusic

More Artists From
United States - Connecticut

Other Genres You Will Love
Holiday: Jazz Jazz: Smooth Jazz Moods: Mood: Christmas
There are no items in your wishlist.

Holiday Classics

by Richard "Cookie" Thomas

a compliation of traditional Holiday songs. Smooth jazz, but the real treat is how each song is played by the musicians, in addition to the warm vocal delivery.
Genre: Holiday: Jazz
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Sign up for the CD Baby Newsletter
Your email address will not be sold for any reason.
Continue Shopping
cd in stock order now
Buy 2 or more of this title and get 10% off
Share to Google +1

Tracks

Available as MP3, MP3 320, and FLAC files.

To listen to tracks you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

Sorry, there has been a problem playing the clip.

  song title
share
time
download
1. The Christmas Song
Share this song!
X
4:13 $0.99
2. Winter Wonderland
Share this song!
X
2:29 $0.99
3. I'll Be Home For Christmas
Share this song!
X
4:20 $0.99
4. Christmas Time Is Here
Share this song!
X
3:34 $0.99
5. Sleigh Ride
Share this song!
X
3:31 $0.99
6. Silver Bells
Share this song!
X
3:19 $0.99
7. White Christmas
Share this song!
X
3:06 $0.99
8. Let It Snow
Share this song!
X
2:37 $0.99
9. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Share this song!
X
6:28 $0.99
10. O Holy Night
Share this song!
X
2:51 $0.99
preview all songs

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Richard "Cookie" Thomas

"The Smooth Voice That Makes The Event"

A versatile vocalist, and an undiscovered treasure, Richard Thomas' career began in Philadelphia in 1960 when he had the opportunity, at fourteen, to open for B.B. King.

Richard most recent CD titled "The Pleasure Of Your Company" was released in May 98. Lynne Arriale and her trio accompanied Richard on this project. This CD is made up of standards such as, My One And Only Love, Send In The Clowns, The Very thought of you and a many more wonderful Standards.

Richard's current release, "Holiday Classics." includes songs such as: The Christmas Song, Winter Wonderland, I'll be home for Christmas, and many more classics holiday songs. Once again, Lynne Arriale, and her trio provide magic on this project.

Richard's voice is especially suited to well-known classic standards. Richard draws his inspiration from the likes of Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr. and Johnny Hartmann. In fact, you can hear a bit of each one when Richard sings.

Richard currently performs at the Landmark Club, Jazzmine, and the Long Ridge Tavern in Stamford CT., which are home based, and all very elegant clubs. Additionally, he performs at the well-known Silvermine Tavern in Norwalk, Ct the Doral Arrowood in Rye Brook NY, the Levitt Pavilion in Westport CT, the Jackie Robinson Jazz Festival in Norwalk CT, the Rich Forum in Stamford CT. He's also performed for the Christopher Reeves Foundation.

Richard currently performs with famed Pianist Sarah Jane Cion, winner of the 1999 Great American Jazz Piano competition. Richard also performs with Jazz Pianist Danny Mixon, Drummers Arti Dixson and Bobby Leonard, who toured with Ahmid Jamal, Saxophonists Marion Meadows, Houston Pearson, Lonnie Youngblood, and Ken Gioffre of AWB. Richard's also performed with famed Bassist Phil Bowler, who accompanied Horace Silver. Richard's performances also include the Oaks Garden Theatre in Niagara Falls, Canada with The James Gaye Quartet, and the Registry Resort Hotel in Naples Florida.

Richard has studied voice with screenplay writer Jay Fredrick's of Westport Connecticut, Vocal Coach Jackie Presti of NYC, and Voices International of NYC. Richard also provides Vocal coaching to several seasoned and non-seasoned singers. Richard maintains close relationship with Edge Studio of Fairfield Connecticut, one of the area's leading recourses for voice-over education, as well as the well-known Carriage House Studio of Stamford Connecticut. He is affiliated with the Johnston Agency of Norwalk Connecticut in addition to James Daniel Music of Stamford Connecticut.


Reviews


to write a review

Gregg Wingo, Allegheny Mountain Radio

Perfect for sharing a bottle of Chardonnay under the X-mas tree
This album makes an excellent segue from traditional Christmas music to the lights out jazz of late night programming on Allegheny Mountain Radio, a nonprofit radio network in the Allegheny Highlands of the two Virginias. Uncork your favorite beverage with your favorite partner and watch the lights twinkle on the tree while this album creates the perfect mood for....