The Wizards of Winter is a progressive rock holiday music band from the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut working under the label Breaking Bands. They are an eclectic group of musicians with strong classical and progressive rock influences woven throughout their musical careers. The Magic of Winter is the second album by the Wizards of Winter, a Holiday music rock opera composed of vocal and instrumental songs. The music was written by Scott Kelly, Fred Gorhau, Sharon Kelly and Steve Ratchen. Cover art created by Ioannis. The music video for the single, “Spirit of Christmas” was first debuted on November 2, 2015 on Yahoo Music and was filmed at The Sherman Theater in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania The album was performed live for the first time during the band's 2015 Christmas Tour. This 12 member ensemble boasts soaring vocal harmonies, precision string instrumentation, powerful percussion and stunning keyboard work, layered around a rich storyboard that evokes December’s past!
Tracks: 1. Flight Of The Snow Angels 3:53 2. Winter Magic 4:18 3. Spirit Of Christmas 4:54 4. Season's Lament 4:29 5. Waken To The Sound 4:21 6. Christmas Cotillion 3:38 7. I Am Here 3:24 8. Ebeneezer 6:17 9. With One Voice 3:59 10. Spirit Of Christmas Reprise 1:14
Musicians: Scott Kelly - Music Director, Keyboards Steve Ratchen - Bass Sharon Kelly - Flute, Vocals Fred Gorhau - Guitar Mary McIntrye - Keyboards, vocals Tommy Ference - Drums Mark DeGregory - Drums TW Durfy - Guitar Natalia Niarezka - Violin Guy LeMonnier - vocals Vincent Jiovino - vocals