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It's been a pleasure to do some remote recording sessions through the stay-at-home-orders this year. Most recently I arranged and recorded violin and viola on a handful of tracks for fingerstyle guitarist Doug Young's new Christmas album, "Forever Christmas." Doug is so creative with his arrangements, and I enjoyed coming up with string arrangements that would highlight and bring out the mood and emotion of these classic songs, often with a bit of Celtic flare. It'd be hard to choose a favorite, but I particularly liked working on all the variations of "I Saw Three Ships."

Enjoy and purchase the album here.

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Laurel Thomsen

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