Thursday, February 26, 2009

Louis Armstrong, Newport, 1958

First heard Louis Armstrong on those ol' antiquated mediums, the radio and TV, way back when I was a chubby snot-nosed kid - and his music still sends me, big time. Here's Louis, making transcendent music with the All-Stars (this version featuring the great trombonist/vocalist Jack Teagarden and red-hot drummer Danny Barcelona) at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival.

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