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“Basin Street Blues” (Spencer Williams) from the Bell Telephone Hour: The American Song, February 2, 1964. Personnel: Louis Armstrong – trumpet, vocals Russell “Big Chief” Moore – trombone Joe Darensbourg – clarinet Billy Kyle – [More]
The Sunshine Of Love (Chet Gierlach, George Douglas, Leonard Whitcup). from the Louis Armstrong album Hello Louis – The Hit Years (1963-1969). “By 1968, Louis Armstrong was in failing health, but in the UK, ‘What [More]
Louis Armstrong and friends – Esquire Jazz Concert (1944) – Full Show. The first Esquire All-Star Concert, which took place in 1944, has been well documented on various discs, generally in bits and pieces, but [More]
Louis Armstrong and Fats Waller only worked together twice, briefly in 1925 in Erskine Tate’s band and four years later in the New York revue Connie’s Hot Chocolates. But Waller made an indelible enough impression [More]
“Hotter Than That” (Lil Armstrong). Personnel: Louis Armstrong – cornet, vocal Kid Ory – trombone Johnny Dodds – clarinet Lil Armstrong – piano Johnny St. Cyr – banjo Lonnie Johnson – guitar _________________________ Label: Okeh [More]
In the early 1960’ѕ thе Gооdуеаr Tіrе Cоmраnу соmmіѕіоnеd 5 ѕhоrt jаzz fіlmѕ. Thе рrоgrаmѕ wеrе оrіgіnаllу fіlmеd іn 35 mm negative. The sound was recorded in рrоfеѕѕіоnаl ѕtеrео. Presenting Thе Louis Armѕtrоng All Stаrѕ [More]
Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington were (and are) two of the main stems of jazz. Any way you look at it, just about everything that’s ever happened in this music leads directly — or indirectly [More]