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Louis Armstrong House Museum Hosts Free SATCHMO THE GREAT Film Screening, 5
May 4, 2012 Back in America, Murrow filmed Armstrong at Lewisohn Stadium (a lost architectural gem of NYC) joining forces with Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic for a symphonic version of St. Louis Blues. The film captures all aspects of Armstrong's ...
7 Unusual Things I Learned from Louis Armstrong
July 7, 2011 Today is 40 years to the day after Louis Armstrong's death. I saw this photo of him. What the hell is a little kid who used to play trumpet at brothels in New Orleans, abandoned by his dad, his mom a prostitute, shoveling coal in his early years, ...
Louis Armstrong died 40 years ago today [VIDEOS]
July 6, 2011 By Elizabeth Flock Louis Armstrong, circa 1946. (William P. Gottlieb) When the jazz trumpeter with the sandpaper voice known affectionately as “Satchmo” or “Pops” died 40 years ago today, he left behind a legacy of a serious young musician and a ...
Loyola hosts Louis Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp
July 5, 2011 “New Orleans is the birthplace of jazz so it should be the mecca of jazz education for young people,” said Jackie Harris, executive director of the Louis Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp. “Parents feel very happy about their kids having the opportunity to ...
Jazz Historian's 15-Year Dream: Book on Louis Armstrong
June 24, 2011 'SOMETHING CLICKED' Ricky Riccardi with his favorite Louis Armstrong record. He will discuss his book in Howell. By TAMMY LA GORCE WHEN Ricky Riccardi earned a master's degree in jazz history and research from Rutgers University in Newark in 2005, ...
Biography tunes into Louis Armstrong's twilight years
June 22, 2011 By Chris Foran of the Journal Sentinel What a Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years. By Ricky Riccardi. Pantheon. 432 pages. $28.95 Louis Armstrong is: a) one of the greatest entertainers of the 20th century, ...
Christmas in Harlem as seen by Kanye West and Louis Armstrong
December 28, 2010 West calls on Teyana Taylor to sing the chorus: “Christmas in Harlem / Right after autumn falls / Soaking it all in / Then we go hit the mall. ...
Full-body scanners are demonstrated at Louis Armstrong Airport
November 6, 2010 The future of air travel security debuted at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport on Monday, and the government is doing all it can to dispel ...
Tony Bennett looks back on Louis Armstrong, Herman Leonard, Jazz Fest and more
November 6, 2010 On Thursday, Oct. 28, Bennett headlines the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts. He called recently to chat about the genius of Louis Armstrong, ...
Forest Whitaker to play Louis Armstrong
December 31, 1969