Jamie O’Reilly Dec News ~ Surprise! Holiday Music, Magi on iTunes, Rogues

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J. O’Reilly Productions, Cultural Arts and Blog
Jamie O'Reilly Dec News ~ Surprise! Holiday Music, Magi on iTunes, Rogues

Happy Season of Light to You
Surprise!  We’ve uploaded 4 tracks for you from an unreleased vintage “A Rogues Christmas”, (courtesy of Tom Amandes). Give the gift of music. It’s the 10th Anniversary of our beloved “Gift of the Magi” CD, at last available on iTunes via CD Baby. “Songs of a Catholic Childhood” (released ’12), now on I-Tunes via CD Baby.

Give the Roots Thrive Member Card and event tickets. (see page)
Coming to Roots Salon this December: Rick Kogan 12/7, Anne Hills 12/14.
In 2014:  Stuart Rosenberg, Cecilie O’Reilly, Zoe Keithley, Bill Flynn and more.
Purchase tickets online via Paypal.O, and Caroling is December 23 this year.

Keep listening, keep coming, and keep a song in your heart! – Jamie



10th Anniversary! “The Gift of the Magi
NOW DIGITAL at CDBaby.com, iTunes!
Info by email write to jamie@jamieoreilly.com
Created as music for an Americana Ballet, now a beloved classic recording! 15 exciting tracks. Danceable tunes from waltzes to swing: a soft shoe, a foxtrot, a gypsy dance, novelty songs, tender love duets and traditional Christmas carols. Shimmering, polished performances by Jamie and Michael leading a stellar musical ensemble on a variety of guitars, violin, cello, bass and piano. With Pat Fleming (Guitars), Miriam Sturm (Violin), Bob Weber (Cello), Katrina O’Reilly-Greene (Piano, Vocals), Al Ehrich (Bass) and Anne Hills, (Guest Vocals). Produced by J. O’Reilly Productions.  Poster design by Grace Amandes.


“Songs of a Catholic Childhood”
Buy online from CD BABY! Digital downloads, too.

A personal and profound musical portrait of the Catholic America of the 40s, 50s, and 60s.
A recording for multiple generations to enjoy together for years to come!
Michael Smith and Jamie O’Reilly perform  in solos and duets: Bring Flowers of the Fairest, Sr. Clarissa, Pagan Children, Tantum Ergo, When Blossoms Flowered Mid the Snow, Mary’s Boychild, Holy City, Bells of St. Mary’s, I Brought My Father With Me, Transfiguration, Song of Bernadette, Vaya con Dios, more


A Gift for you
“A Rogues Christmas” with guest Cecilie O’Reilly

Listen here to Jamie & the Rogues
(unreleased recording, live from Fitzgerald’s 1989).
Click links below to hear selections:
Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming/Jamie O’Reilly & The Rogues
A Cradle in Bethlehem.Jamie O’Reilly
White Christmas/Jamie O’Reilly & The Rogues
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas/Jamie O’Reilly & The Rogues

More Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Roots Thrive Member card $60
Join a group of folks supporting this series
with Chicago area’s finest Musicians, Writers  and Speakers

Read more here






News! Capture the Memories!
RootsTube video and CD project featuring highlights of Roots events, edited for our youtube channel. An annual compilation CD with selections of Roots artists, on sale at future Roots events is in the works.