Veteran radio producer Joe Bevilacqua hosts this entertaining, informative hour, recorded in the French Quarter of New Orleans and featuring jazz great Wynton Marsalis, jazz author and historian Donald Newlove, WNYC Radio talk show host Leonard Lopate, members of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and others. They discuss the origins of jazz and the life and music of legendary trumpeter Louis Armstrong. Also featured is the music of Armstrong throughout his long career and some rare recordings, including audio from a 1957 CBS television documentary with Edward R. Murrow.
by Joe Bevilacqua
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