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by The Peterson Family

Classic and new holiday tunes with the Peterson's special flair for arrangement. Silent America will blow you away. The Petersons have been dubbed "The First Family of Music" in Minnesota. Here are 3 generations of talent.
Genre: Jazz: Jazz-Pop
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
4:08 $0.99
2. Wonderful Time of the Year
2:57 $0.99
3. Santa Baby
3:04 $0.99
4. Reason for the Season
3:49 $0.99
5. We Three Kings of Orient Are
5:56 $0.99
6. What are you Doin' New Year's Eve
5:20 $0.99
7. I Like a Sleigh Ride
3:29 $0.99
8. My Grown-Up Christmas List
5:17 $0.99
9. So Much Love
4:56 $0.99
10. Christmas Time is Here
2:50 $0.99
11. Sleigh Ride
3:45 $0.99
12. O Holy Night
6:30 $0.99
13. A Christmas Love Song
4:11 $0.99
14. Christmas Blues
2:58 $0.99
15. Silent America
3:55 $0.99
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Album Notes
Jeanne was what the experts call a child prodigy.

She began playing chords and melody at the age of three.

Her professional career began at age fifteen, playing piano and singing.

In addition to live performances, she was a staff musician and vocalist at WCCO radio and television along with her late husband, musician Willie Peterson.

She has played shows for such notables as Bob Hope, Red Skelton, and has performed with jazz greats Sonny Stitt, Bud Shank, Marion McPartland, and Paul Whiteman.

For her outstanding contributions to music and to the community, Jeanne Arland has been inducted into the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame, has had a day declared in her honor by the Governor of Minnesota, and most recently was the recipient of the Arts Midwest Jazz Master Award.

Jeanne has two solo LP's, and one solo CD to her credit.

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Linda Peterson began her singing career at the age of two, performing on many radio and television programs.

Throughout her life, she has performed to sold out audiences in the States and Europe.

Linda has two CD's to her credit, including many original compositions which have received extensive airplay internationally.

She has also been honored with an award for "Best Jazz CD of the Year" by the Minnesota Music Academy.

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Billy Peterson is one of the premier bass players in the world.

In addition to performing, he is a successful producer and arranger, working with such luminaries as Ben Sidran, Eddie Harris, Leo Kottke, Bob Dylan, and Steve Miller.

His arrangement abilities compare to Claire Fischer and Bill Evans.

Billy has won "Best Bassist" at the Minnesota Music Awards every year since its inception.

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Patty Peterson is a seven time Minnesota Music Award winner for "Best Vocalist" and "Best Jazz Group." She began singing as a child for concerts and recording sessions, and has remained a mainstay vocalist for commercials and artists such as Ben Sidran, Sergio Mendez, and Donny Osmond.

Critics have called her "a musical chameleon," and have praised the "emotional delivery of her vocals" on her two solo CD's.

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Ricky Peterson's contributions to the world of music are more than his award winning keyboard playing.

He is an accomplished writer/producer/arranger with credits ranging from George Benson, David Sanborn to The Artist Formerly Known As Prince.

He has also recorded three critically acclaimed solo Cd's.

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Paul Peterson started playing drums at age two, and quickly added the four other instruments which keep him in demand today.

Prince recognized his talent early on, and invited him to record and perform with his groups "The Time" and "The Family." Besides being a session musician for artists such as Anita Baker to Paula Abdul, "St." Paul has three solo CD's to his credit, two of which hit the Top 40.

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Jason Peterson De Laire is the first performer of the "grandchildren" to join the professional ranks.

He is a gifted pianist/writer/saxophonist/vocalist and is recognized by the likes of Flyte Tyme Productions, The Artist Formerly Known As Prince, Donny Osmond, Richard Marx and Alexander O'Neal.

Jason is equally comfortable performing a classic jazz standard or an R & B song.

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Don Rasmussen

I love listening to music but do not have a large amount of CDs. I am 65 yrs of age and have listened to the Petersons on WCCO for years and years. This album is great! I love the arrangements and it will be part of our family Christmas music picks for many years to come. Thanks, Don

Lourdes Ungaro

Beautiful album! This family is amazingly talented!!