"The Gumbo Brothers say they're "going to hit you with some ass-shakin' funk!" They got that right. Prepare yourself. - CD Baby The jazz is smooth, the vocals are gritty, the funk is thick and syrupy. If you can't dance to this album, you just can't dance. - Mike Parker, buddyhollywood.com
This cd was produced in January of 2007 in celebration of the annual Mardi Gras parade on the Venice beach boardwalk hosted by the Krewe of Grandview. It features original Mardi Gras songs and special guests: Gia Ciambotti, Kim Yarbrough, Dave Ralicke, Matt DeMerritt, Chris Bautista, Vinnie Caggiano, Tim Ganard and Jessica Long.
Proceeds from The Gumbo Family Holiday Album benefit Students Run LA (www.srla.org), a non-profit organization challenging at-risk students in Los Angeles county to discover the benefits of goal-setting, character development, adult mentoring and improved health by providing them with the life-changing experience of training for and participating in the Los Angeles Marathon. Available as CD or Mp3 Download. please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or problems ordering. Sugar Plum Fairy â€“ The Gumbo Family Horns Christmas In New Orleans â€“ Kristen Toedtman What Month Was Jesus Born In â€“ Kim Yarbrough Please Come Home For Christmas â€“ The Gumbo Brothers Have Your Self A Merry Christmas â€“ Inga Swearingen Christmas Must Be Tonight â€“ Benjamin R. Christmas Will Really Be Christmas â€“ Kimberly Romano What Christmas Means To Me â€“ Sugarlick Christmas Donâ€™t Be Late â€“ The Modeens Children, Go Where I Send Thee â€“ Kristen Toedtman A Star Will Shine â€“ Johann Stein Merry Christmas Baby â€“ The Gumbo Brothers Peace â€“ Inga Swearingen The Little Drummer Boy â€“ Marc Joseph Silent Night â€“ The Gumbo Family Choir