Louis Armstrong http://wwno.org en Louis Armstong's Queens Home Celebrates 10 Years As A Living Memorial http://wwno.org/post/louis-armstongs-queens-home-celebrates-10-years-living-memorial The <a href="http://louisarmstronghouse.org/" target="_blank">Louis Armstrong House Museum</a> in Queens, New York is all decked out for the holidays.<p>The museum is celebrating its 10 year anniversary this year.<p>At this time of year, visitors can see what the house looked like when the Armstrongs were alive, including a view of all of Lucille Armstrong&#8217;s ornaments hanging on the tree.<p>As you walk through the home, you can hear the gravelly voice of Louis Armstrong echoing throughout the house in homemade recordings.<p><a href="http://hereandnow.wbur.org"><em>Here & Now</em></a> spo Mon, 30 Dec 2013 03:36:52 +0000 editor 51071 at http://wwno.org Universal Music Releases Important Louis Armstrong Recording Session to Honor Satchmo SummerFest http://wwno.org/post/universal-music-releases-important-louis-armstrong-recording-session-honor-satchmo-summerfest <p>This year's Satchmo SummerFest — New Orleans' annual celebration of the life, legacy and music of Louis Armstrong — was again the occasion, for the second year in a row, for an important release of Armstrong material from Universal Music's vast archive.</p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 01:46:01 +0000 Fred Kasten 20951 at http://wwno.org Satchmo SummerFest, Whitney White Linen Night, Hearing Sappho in New Orleans and Fiddler on the Roof http://wwno.org/post/satchmo-summerfest-whitney-white-linen-night-hearing-sappho-new-orleans-and-fiddler-roof <p>This week on <em>Inside the Arts </em>you&#39;ll hear about a three-day birthday bash honoring the life, legacy and music of Louis Armstrong... we&#39;ll sashay down Julia Street for Whitney White Linen Night celebrations, throw a little poetry into the mix, and tackle tradition with a popular Broadway musical opening Uptown.</p> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 14:51:19 +0000 Diane Mack 16972 at http://wwno.org 1 of Last Louis Armstrong Trumpet Records Now a CD http://wwno.org/post/1-last-louis-armstrong-trumpet-records-now-cd <p>WASHINGTON (AP) &mdash; A live recording of Louis Armstrong playing his trumpet for one of the last times is being released to the public for the first time. The recording is being played Friday at the National Press Club in Washington where it was created in January 1971.<span style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 27 Apr 2012 15:18:30 +0000 The Associated Press 9596 at http://wwno.org