Album | Northwoods Winter: Christmas in Bemidji Vol. III


This album features 12 tracks with a mix of original and seasonal favorites, all of which call to mind the feelings of being in the Northwoods in winter time. Produced by Troy Foss of Supple Studios the album feature tunes performed by regional musicians – Sonny Johnson, Caige Jambor, Jarrod Norvold, Sarah & Eric Sundeen, Lance Benson, Franklin Mullen, Chuck Millar, Leanne Bendon, Donna Gaston, Greg Gaston, Pat Riley, Steve Konecne, Dan Will,  Daniel Nelson, Kristi Miller, Miriam Tell, Kate Tesar, Andrew Weems, Evan Gerbracht, Don Zieman,Doyle Turner, Ken Nichols, John Henningsgaard and Corey Medina and Brothers. Cover art by Diamond Knispel.

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All profits & funds from this project support Headwaters Music & Arts Scholarship Fund, which is dedicated to giving more young musicians in the Bemidji area the opportunity to learn & love music. Thank you for your support of Headwaters Music & Arts – together, we make a difference!

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  1. Santa Claus is Back in Town
    Words and Music by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
    Sonny Johnson- Guitar, Bass, Drums, Keys, Vocals

  2. The Last Christmas
    Words and Music by Caige Jambor
    Caige Jambor- Guitar, Vocals, Percussion

  3. O Come, All Ye Faithful
    Words by John Francis, Music by John Reading
    Jarrod Norvold- Guitar, Percussion, Bass, Vocals

  4. We Three Kings (Sundeen Style)
    Arranged by T. Ellis, A. Meyer, E. Sundeen
    Sarah Sundeen- Mallet Percussion
    Eric Sundeen- Drum Set

  5. Home for Christmas
    Words and Music by Lance Benson
    Lance Benson- Guitar, Vocals

  6. Christmas in the Country
    Words and Music by Franklin Mullen
    Franklin Mullen- Guitar, Vocals
    Chuck Millar- Mandolin
    Leanne Brenden- Backup Vocals

  7. A Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
    Lyrics and Music by Mel Tormeǯ and Robert Wells
    Donna Gaston- Vocals
    Greg Gaston- Drums
    Pat Riley- Bass
    Steve Konecne- Sax
    Dan Will- Keys

  8. Santa Clause is Coming to Town
    Words and Music by J. Fred Coots and Haven Gillespie
    Bemidji Jazz Quartet
    Greg Gaston- Drums
    Pat Riley- Bass
    Steve Konecne- Sax
    Daniel Nelson- Guitar

  9. In the Bleak Midwinter
    Words by Christina Rosetti and Music by Gustav Holst
    Kristi Miller- Mandolin, Vocals
    Miriam Tell- Guitar, Vocals
    Kate Tesar- Vocals

  10. O Holy Night
    Words by John Sullivan Dwight and Music by Adolphe Charles
    Adam Andrew Weems- Guitar, Keys, Vocals
    Evan Gerbracht- Drums

  11. Chromium Sky
    Words and Music by Don Zieman
    Don Zieman- Guitar Doyle Turner- Lead Guitar, Vocals
    Ken Nichols- Bass, Vocals
    John Henningsgaard- Harmonica, Vocals

  12. Joseph’s Lament
    Words and Music by Corey Medina
    Corey Medina- Guitar, Vocals
    Gary Broste- Bass, Vocals
    Eric Sundeen- Hobo Drums, Drums, Vocals

Recorded at Supple Studios
Bemidji, MN { }

Engineered by Troy Foss

Home for Christmas engineered by Bennet Aube

Joseph’s Lament engineered by Troy Foss & Garlic Brown

Mixed by Troy Foss at Supple Studios

Produced by Troy Foss & Lance Benson

Mastered by Steve Corrao at Sage Audio Nashville, TN { }

Many thanks to…
Headwaters Music & Arts for their support of music & arts.

Mark Dickinson for his continued generosity & support.

Troy & Fawn Foss at Supple Studios for creating a beautiful space & allowing creativity to shine.

All the musicians who shared their time & talent.

Diamond for album art & design.

Thank you for listening and supporting local music & art!

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Dimensions 6 × 6 × 1 in

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