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Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong, a trumpet player, became one of the most famous jazz musicians of the 20th century. He also sang jazz and pop tunes with a unique gravely voice. In 1968, Armstrong recorded "What a Wonderful World", which topped the British charts for a month. The song was used in the 1987 movie Good Morning Vietnam and was re- released topping many charts around the world. This the first Armstrong song I chose to arrange with a flugelhorn solo.

What a Wonderful World

I see trees of green, red roses too
I see them bloom for me and you
And I think to myself, what a wonderful world

I see skies of blue and clouds of white
The bright blessed day, the dark sacred night
And I think to myself, what a wonderful world

The colors of the rainbow, so pretty in the sky
Are also on the faces of people going by
I see friends shakin' hands, sayin' "How do you do?"
They're really saying "I love you"

I hear babies cryin', I watch them grow
They'll learn much more than I'll ever know
And I think to myself, what a wonderful world
Yes, I think to myself, what a wonderful world

Oh yeah

Listen To Stephen's Performance of Wonderful World

Music arranged and performed by
Stephen Gislason.

Persona Music Recordings: Our Music Catalogue includes recorded performances under the titles Persona Digital, P2500 Band, Em4U, and the Persona Classical Consort. Music online is offered to illustrate music history, advance music education and appreciation. The recordings presented online demonstrate Persona Studio's arranging, recording and mastering techniques. All the recordings are arrangements and performances completed in house by Stephen Gislason. The music selections and their history are explained in the book, Sound of Music.

Topics presented at Persona Digital Studio are from the 
The Sound of Music by Stephen Gislason

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  • Persona Music Recordings: Our Music Catalogue includes recorded performances under the titles Persona Digital, P2500 Band, Em4U, and the Persona Classical Consort. Music online is offered to illustrate music history, advance music education and appreciation. The recordings presented online demonstrate Persona Studio's arranging, recording and mastering techniques. All the recordings are arrangements and performances completed in house by Stephen Gislason. The music selections and their history are explained in the book, Sound of Music.

    Topics presented at Persona Digital Studio are from the The Sound of Music by Stephen Gislason
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