What would happen if six guys graduated from music school, moved to the country, and proceeded to arrange their favorite holiday hits for 4 horns, synthesizers, and drums? Drawing inspiration from the video game bleeps of their own childhood Christmases, Jerseyband presents a new CD of classically influenced rock for horns. Jerseyband reinterprets favorites such as "We Three Kings" and "Jolly Old St. Nicholas" by incorporating aspects of many musical styles, such as big band jazz, and 80's synth pop. Rather than being ironic or sarcastic in their portrait of December, they instead utilize many different idioms to evoke the humor and joy of the holiday season. The result is a music that is complex, well thought out, and, at times, goofy. Jerseyband's sound has been compared to a variety of artists- from Spike Jones and Frank Zappa to Naked City and Critters' Buggin.
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