The Timberline Players is an exciting new ensemble from Colorado, bringing together the lyricism of the flute with the driving intensity of various percussion instruments. Aaron Turner and his wife, Sandra Tiemens, have come together to perform unique arrangements featuring flute, piccolo, marimba, drumset, and several ethnic percussion instruments. Their recent recording, The Colors of Christmas, also features guest artists, Matt Turner on cello, and Marc Neihoff on bass. Make your holiday projects bright with a few warm-hearted tracks from the Timberline Players!
Flute begins by playing this classic melody alone. Soon, the cello adds interest with beautiful counter melodies as the marimba provides rhythmic drive. The piece begins very softly and then soars to a climactic finish. Christmas Music, Christmas Ensemble
Marimba starts this beautiful arrangement in a chorale style. The flute enters with a simple melody and gradually ornaments more and more as the piece unfolds until the end. Instrumental, Christmas Music, Christmas Ensemble
A flowing rendition of the familiar classic by Schubert. The flute performs the beautiful melody, the cello adds depth and passion in the countermelodies, and the marimba provides the gentle harmonies. Instrumental, Christmas Music, Christmas Ensemble, Franz Schubert
This fresh arrangement begins and ends with a gorgeous flute solo. The marimba provides a simple accompaniment in the middle section. Listen to the serene feel of this arrangement and feel the Christmas spirit. Instrumental, Christmas Music, Christmas Ensemble
This unique arrangement is an African inspired twist on an traditional carol! The djembe, bell, and drums provide driving rhythms, the marimba plays a repetitive melodic pattern, and the flute performs the familiar melody. Instrumental, Christmas Music, Christmas Jazz Ensemble
Deck the Halls like you have not heard before. This new arrangement has a hot, Latin feel. The steel drum and marimba will want to get your feet moving. Bass and drums provide a great groove while the flute performs the classic melody with a new twist. Instrumental, Christmas Music, Christmas Ensemble
This classic, Christmas favorite begins with an amazing improvised cello solo. Your toes will be tapping when you enjoy this jazzy rendition. Refreshing arrangement of a timeless melody. Instrumental, Christmas Music, Christmas Jazz Ensemble