Holiday - God Bless the Child for 10-part Trombone Ensemble & Rhythm Section
God Bless the Child is a song written by Billie Holiday and Arthur Herzog Jr. in 1939. Holiday's version was honored with a Grammy in 1976. The lyrics are inspired by a personal event in Holiday's life and a quote from the Bible. The song has been recorded by dozens of artists over the years. Marc Williams' 6-minute all instrumental arrangement is inspired by the Blood Sweat & Tears version from 1969 and features solo Trombone, 9-part Trombone Ensemble and rhythm section.The arrangement is appropriate for advanced performers.