MEL HOLDER Music Book Volume III - Magnificent
 
Music Book Volume III cover
 
Psalmist Music Group PMG 0152
amazon.com
 
 
 
GRAMMY®-nominated producer/artist/instrumentalist Mel Holder spreads his gift through a blend of jazz and gospel fused with African and Caribbean rhythms, in this highly-anticipated follow-up to his Billboard Top Contemporary Jazz Chart entry Music Book: Volume II. The album features collaborations with Rance Allen, Ben Tankard, Bob Baldwin, Nathan Best, and Tony Mclendon.
 
Mel's call to ministry has opened the door for him to perform at over 150 events every year, touching lives worldwide. Mel has worked with and shared the stage with the likes of KC & the Sunshine Band, Kirk Franklin, Yolanda Adams and Stevie Wonder. Catch Mel in person as he revisits his international fan base from the USA to Japan, South Africa, the Caribbean, and Europe.
 
1. Magnificent (featuring Rance Allen) 5:11
(M. Holder, Mel Holder Music, Sesac)
PRODUCED BY Mel Holder, John H. Smith
Mel Holder - Tenor Sax
Featuring Rance Allen
CJ Robinson - Special Guest
Arranged by Randall Jenkins
String Arrangement & Viola Nicole Neely
Alicia Enstrom, Kristin Weber-Violin
Larissa Maestro- Cello
John Smith - Guitars
Brian Dunne - Drums
Chenee Campbell, LaTasha S. Jordan, C J Robinson Jr.
Background Vocals
Mount Moraih AME Church, Queens, NY Choir
Danny Duncan, Chris Byd - Engineer
Mixed By Phil Magnotti

2. That’s Grace (featuring Tony Mclendon) 4:56
(M. Holder, Mel Holder Music, Sesac T Oneal My 4 Girls Music
Publishing ASACP)
PRODUCED BY Mel Holder, Sanchez Harley
Mel Holder - Tenor Sax
Featuring Tony Mclendon
Bernard Harris - Bass
David Huntsinger - Piano
Davis Cleveland and Jerry Kimbrough - Guitars
Jeff Peguess - Drums
Brandon Newsome - Percussion
Shane Keister - Strings
Shane Keister and Sanchez Harley - Orchestral arrangement
Naomi Raine, Inyaya Daye, Melonie Daniels, Keesha Guumbs ,
LaTasha S. Jordan, Samantha Leacock, CJ Robinson Jr.,
San Stancil, Jackie Reddick, Cersle Keenan
Mixed By Phil Magnotti & Sanchez Harley

3. Say Yes 4:58
(H. Culver, A. Lambert, C. Reece, H. Samuels, M. Williams, EMI
April Music/Kobalt Music/Songs of Universal/TMWilliams Publishing)
PRODUCED BY Mel Holder,
Arranged by Randall Jenkins
Mel Holder - All Saxes
John Smith - Guitars
CJ Robinson, Naomi Raine -Background Vocals
Mixed By Phil Magnotti & Micheal Bona

4. Crossroads (featuring Ben Tankard) 4:39
(M. Holder, Mel Holder Music, Sesac T. Milner Natural Born
Thing Music ASCAP)
PRODUCED BY Mel Holder & Travis Milner
Mel Holder - Tenor Sax
Featuring Ben Tankard - Piano
Nathan Best - Vocals
Vitaly Golovnev - Flugal Horn & Trumpet
Terry L. Greene II - Trombone
Travis Milner - Keyboards & Bass
Joel Deroaches - Keyboards
John Smith - Guitars
Mixed By Phil Magnotti
 
5. Let's Take It Back (featuring Bob Baldwin) 4:39
(M. Holder, Mel Holder Music, Sesac T. Milner Natural Born
Thing Music ASCAP)
PRODUCED BY Mel Holder & Travis Milner
Featuring Bob Baldwin - Piano
Mel Holder - Tenor Sax & Bass Synth
Andre Lasalle - Guitar
Joey Sommerville, Kirk Brown - Trumpet
Terry L. Greene II - Trombone
Travis Milner - Keyboards
Brian Dunne - Drums
Mixed By Phil Magnotti

6. Nehemiah 4:12
(M. Holder, Mel Holder Music, Sesac T. Milner Natural Born
Thing Music ASCAP)
PRODUCED BY Mel Holder & Travis Milner
Mel Holder - Flute & All Saxes
Travis Milner - Keboards & Bass
Tony Mclendon - Bass Guitar
Kirk Brown - Trumpet & Flugal Horn
Joel Deroaches - Keyboards
JJ Sansaverino - Guitars
Mixed By Eric Cody
7. In The Green 3:54
(M. Holder, Mel Holder Music Sesac, E. Cody Funky Soul
Blak Music ASCAP)
PRODUCED BY Mel Holder& Eric Cody
Mel Holder -Tenor Sax &Keyboard over dubs
Arranged and Programed by Eric Cody
Mixed By Eric Cody
 
8. I Got Faith (featuring Nathan Best) 4:15
(M. Holder, Mel Holder Music, Sesac T. Milner Natural Born Thing
Music ASCAP, T. Oneal My 4 Girls Music Publishing ASACP)
Producers Mel Holder Dorsey” Rob” Robinson
Mel Holder - Soprano Sax & Flute
Drums Dorsey” Rob” Robinson - Bass & Keyboards
Artie C Reynolds III - Drums, Engineer,
Naomi Raine, Keesha Guumbs, LaTasha S. Jordan Samantha
Leacock, CJ Robinson Jr - Background Vocals
Mixed By Phil Magnotti

9. Eden 4:25
(M. Holder, Mel Holder Music Sesac, L. Holland, Ruby Holland
Music ASCAP)
PRODUCED BY Mel Holder & Loris Holland
Mel Holder - All Saxes & Drum Programming
Loris Holland - Arrangement and Programing
Ardell Brown - Steel Drum Solo
Mixed By Eric Cody
 
10. Somewhere In Between 4:44
(M. Holder, Mel Holder Music, Sesac) T. Milner Natural Born
Thing Music ASCAP)
PRODUCED BY Mel Holder& Travis Milner
Mel Holder - Tenor Sax & Keyboard over dubs
Vitaly Golovnev - Flugal Horn & Trumpet
Travis Milner, Joel Deroaches - Keyboards
JJ Sansaverino - Guitars
Antone Nesbit - Bass
Jeff Peguess - Drums
LaTasha S. Jordan - Vocals
Mixed By Eric Cody

11. Valley Of the Shadow 4:37
(L.Holland Ruby Holland Music ASCAP D.(Groove) Hayes
(Covert Opts Publishing ASCAP)
PRODUCED BY Loris Holland & DeValle Groove Hayes for
Shadow Groove Productions.
L. Holland & D. Hayes - Keyboards & Programming;
Mel Holder - All Saxes
Samantha Marie, LaTasha S. Jordan - Vocals
Mixed By Phil Magnotti
 
12. Worth 5:18
(A. Brown, Key of A Music/Tyscot Music (ASCAP), PMG Sony Music)
PRODUCED BY Mel Holder, John H. Smith
Arranged by Randall Jenkins
Mel Holder - All Saxes
Eric Cody - Keyboards
Vitaly Golovnev - Flugal Horn & Trumpet
John Smith - Guitars
Brian Dunne - Drums
Jose Rodgrieuez - Bass
Keesha Guumbs, LaTasha S. Jordan Samantha Leacock
CJ Robinson Jr - Background Vocals
Mixed By Phil Magnotti
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All songs or parts of songs recorded at
Toy Factory Studios, New York City
Additional Studios
Mix Palace Hempstead, NY
Beech Creek Studio Nashville, TN
All songs mastered by Phil Magnotti
 

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