Chip Davies and his friend Jackson Berkey came together to make a music group in 1974 named as “Mannheim Steamroller”.In the early days of their career thet were not as “mature” singers but they definitelty had got the talent. Davis founded his own music label, American Gramaphone to release the album.
They released their albums named as Fresh Aire,Fresh Aire 2,Fresh Aire 3, upto Fresh Aire 8 in the years of 1975 ,1977 ,1981 upto the year 2000. Other ambience albums are Bird Song,Summer song and Autumn song.
But the band really became very famous for their christmas songs.They released their first holiday album “Mannheim Steamroller Christmas” in the year 1984.
Then they released the next album A fresh Aire Christmas in 1988 followed by Christmas in the Aire in 1995 . After that they also released The christmas angel ,Christmas ordinaire,Christmas celebration in 1997 to 2004.
Their christmas albums are great mix of old and new music which makes it so special . they have been won several awards and also been nominated for the Tonny a and Grammy awards.They have sold more than 28 million albums only in USA upto now and we only can expect better from them in the coming days.