Dr. John’s final studio release ‘Ske-Dat-De-Dat The Spirit of Satch’ set for release on limited edition, vinyl format on June 5, 2020.
Louis Armstrong House Museum Announces Jazz Pianist Jason Moran as Guest Curator of Permanent Exhibition
What was once Louis and Lucille Armstrong’s private home—a New York City and National Historic Landmark—is now a museum open year-round.
Released as a single by ABC-Paramount on September 23rd, 1967, the jazz giant’s classic cover still serves as medicine for turbulent times.
“The film has spent the past six decades in private hands or in a storage locker. Not even the most diligent Armstrong researchers knew it existed.”
Chicago, 1928. Louis Armstrong was 26 when he walked into the studio with his band, the Hot Five. The young Armstrong had been playing and recording for a few years, and this session didn’t seem like it would be any different. The band would wax a few tracks and that’d be it. Not this time….
We managed to get a few minutes to sit down with Lee Pons, who’s album Big Boogie Voodoo we just recently reviewed. Lee is a character, and it was a blast to get some face time with the rising star in blues piano.