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What A Wonderful World

Discussion in 'The Beat of The Brass: Herb Alpert/Tijuana Brass' started by martin, Mar 25, 2018.

  1. martin

    martin Active Member Thread Starter

    Herb is out with a new single, which I suppose is the first song from the upcoming "Music Vol.2". It starts out with a spoken message from Herb, then a sample of Louis Armstrong:"Love..." Herb plays on an imaginatively programmed track, with some surprising shifts and the song is very nicely played.

    - greetings from the cold north -
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  2. Steve Sidoruk

    Steve Sidoruk Founder, A&M Fan Net Moderator

    According to Randy, this is just a single and the video will be out in a couple days. They are deciding whether any albums will be released this year.
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  3. DeeInKY

    DeeInKY Well-Known Member

    Sitar and steel drums?

    So, what happened to Music volume 2 (2.0), or am I confused?
  4. Rudy

    Rudy ᕦ(ò_óˇ)ᕤ Site Admin

    I haven't heard of an official announcement for it, so maybe that's off in the future.
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  5. jazzdre

    jazzdre Active Member

    Let's hope that Pat Metheny doesn't beat up on Herb for this version of "Wonderful World"! (Complete with a sample of Louis Armstrong's voice!) Remember how Pat lambasted a certain G-man when he did his version of this classic tune?

    Well, anyway I like it! Really great remake of an already beautiful and classic tune!

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  6. Bobberman

    Bobberman Well-Known Member

    I like Herbs interpretation Especially his opening speech the message is Spot on.
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  7. jazzdre

    jazzdre Active Member

    Like I said, I really like the track, and oh yeah; by the way, HAPPY BIRTHDAY,HERB!!! Hard 2 believe that u are 83 Years OLD!
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  8. toeknee4bz

    toeknee4bz Well-Known Member

    Now, if only Herb would cover the late Sam Cooke hit of the same title, which Herb himself co-wrote. I've often wondered why he never chose to record that song... or this one, for that matter. Considering he knew Louis Armstrong, this one's a welcome addition to the collection, even if long overdue!
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