MP3 Stephen Ashbrook - My Blue Christmas
A holiday song from this nationally-acclaimed singer songwriter tells the tale of two people, longing to be together at Christmas time. Originally penned in Tempe Arizona, Stephen recorded this song with friends, members of Gin Blossoms, Refreshments.
1 MP3 Songs in this album (3:46) !
Related styles: Rock: Americana, Pop: Pop/Rock, Type: Acoustic
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"If the Tempe music scene had a hall of fame, Stephen Ashbrook surely would have been inducted.”
–The Arizona Republic
Ashbrook''s voice - a rolling bass profundo punctuated by a chilling falsetto- delivers tales of quiet strength and authenticity. A deeply centered stage persona coupled with remarkable song writing make this Southwest roots purveyor a talent to not to miss!
Stephen Ashbrook career was launched out of Tempe , AZ where he won the Phoenix Tribune''s Best Acoustic Performer 1998 & 2000. The talent of this artist became so widely recognized, that in the summer of 2000, Ashbrook delivered a command performance for President Bill Clinton, at the request of the White House.
In Arizona , Stephen recorded American B-Sides with friends from Gin Blossoms, The Pistoleros and Dead Hot Workshop. After relocating to Oregon , Stephen Ashbrook launched his promotional campaign for American B Sides from his new home town of Portland . The incredible response to this Southwestern Singer/Songwriter was swift as press and music industry watched a national cult following for Ashbrook come alive. Within weeks, the first single “Rock –n- Roll” was added to regular rotation in both Southern California and Arizona markets, and earned a First Place prize in the international “https://www.tradebit.com” songwriters contest. The Phoenix, Arizona New Times dubbed him "Pop tunesmith-extraordinaire," and credited “Rock –n- Roll” as a “bona fide classic!” With the 2004 release of the long anticipated live two disc set, Double Live @ Long Wong’s, the magic of Ashbrook’s live performance is evident. Stephen continues to tour across the nation and in Europe acquiring a broad fan base across markets.
Stephen Ashbrook recently completed his latest studio release, “White Balloons,” with the respected Seattle musician and producer Pete Droge, who has experienced global fame, both as a solo artist and with The Thorns. “I knew right away after listening to his demo I wanted to work with him,” claimed Droge in a recent article. As producer and co-writer on several songs, Pete Droge has pushed Ashbrook’s music to bold new levels.
Stephen''s latest album, "White Balloons," has been getting rave reviews:
"A complete Triumph." - Americana - UK
"The best album of Ashbrook''s career." - Get Out Mag (Phoenix Tribune)
"A masterpiece." - Portland Tribune.