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What a Wonderful World


What a Wonderful World: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong

May 5
8 PM
Century II Concert Hall

featuring Byron Stripling, trumpet

The brilliant jazz vocalist/trumpeter Byron Stripling joins the WSO for a riveting tribute to Louis Armstrong, including classic melodies like What a Wonderful World, Ragtime Blues, Sweet Georgia Brown, and more!

Sponsored by Grumpy Old Men & Commerce Bank

Hear samples of the music to be performed at this concert

Byron Stripling

About Byron Stripling, trumpet

Since his Carnegie Hall debut with Skitch Henderson and the New York Pops, Stripling has become a pops orchestra favorite, soloing with Boston Pops, National Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Cincinnati Pops, Seattle Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Dallas Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, Vancouver Symphony, Toronto Symphony, and Dallas Symphony, to name a few. Byron Stripling's electrifying and heartfelt tribute to Louis Armstrong has become America's most popular orchestral pops program. With his engaging rapport, jazzy vocals and virtuosic trumpet sounds, Byron dazzles audiences wherever he goes. 

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