Jerry Cortez : On Christmas Day Review
Jerry Cortez is a guitarist and vocalist that has played on a plethora of sessions and toured and recorded with artists like Tom Johnston, Jessie Colin Young, Buddy Miles, Alex Ligertwood, and many others. Cortez is the current guitarist and vocalist with Tower Of Power, where he adds his funky rhythm style and blazing leads. Cortez is now releasing a Christmas album titled, On Christmas Day, which is a soothing collection of acoustic guitar instrumental music.
“Silver Bells” is performed on a steel-strung acoustic guitar. The melody is presented in a lush solo guitar setting with a touch of country swing. Cortez does a beautiful job of keeping the theme obvious while creating a supportive atmosphere around it is relaxing.
“I Saw Three Ships” is Cortez on electric guitar; his warm, clean tone is mellow enough to be relaxing but still biting enough to be exciting. Cortez has a very instinctive and relaxed way of playing the melody and accompanying figures. His time feel is wonderful, and this will add to your Holiday mix.
Jerry Cortez brings peace and warmness to listeners for Christmas time with his latest Holiday album, On Christmas Day. Perfect for ambient music playlist, acoustic music playlist, or anytime Holiday music is desired. Cortez impresses with his solo guitar arrangements and playing.
On Christmas Day
December 18, 2020