The ZMR Top 100 Chart for December 2013 was released today, and Kathryn's album What the Winter Said was ranked number 1, far above the next-closest finishers. After being released November 1, it quickly moved to number 2 on the ZMR chart for that month. Once again, her collaboration with Will Ackerman, and an outstanding group of supporting musicians, has produced a beautiful and enduring album.

What the Winter Said

Kathryn Kaye

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  1. 1 A Rose in Winter 03:33
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  2. 2 Brightest and Best 03:19
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  3. 3 Midwinter Lullaby 03:23
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  4. 4 The Shortest Days 04:15
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  5. 5 Sky Full of Stars 06:45
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  6. 6 A Slow Walk into Dusk 03:18
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  7. 7 The Arrival 03:50
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  8. 8 Carol of the Birds 03:47
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  9. 9 What the Winter Said 06:48
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  10. 10 Huron Carol 00:43
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  11. 11 The Close of Another Year 04:40
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  12. 12 The Holly Bears a Berry 02:28
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  13. 13 The Bricklayer's Beautiful Daughter 04:17
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  14. 14 Frost 05:06
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  15. 15 Cumberland Mountain Hymn 02:51
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All music composed by Kathryn Kaye except The Bricklayer's Beautiful Daughter, by Will Ackerman (Imaginary Roads Music, BMI); Brightest and Best, Carol of the Birds, Huron Carol, and The Holly Bears a Berry (traditional).
Produced by Will Ackerman, Tom Eaton, and Kathryn Kaye.
Recorded, mixed, and mastered by Tom Eaton at Imaginary Road Studios, Windham County, Vermont, and Universal Noise Storage.
Charlie Bisharat was recorded by James Doser at The Complex, West Los Angeles, California.

The Musicians:
Kathryn Kaye (piano)
Will Ackerman (guitar)
Charlie Bisharat (violin)
Tom Eaton (accordion, autoharp, bass)
Eugene Friesen (cello)
Richard Gates (bass)
Jill Haley (English horn)
Jeff Haynes (percussion)
Tony Levin (bass)
Gus Sebring (French horn)

Front cover photograph on What the Winter Said by Robert Kooken.
Portrait of Kathryn Kaye on the inside cover of the album by Delanda Licata.

Link to What the Winter Said at CD Baby.
Link to What the Winter Said at amazon.com.