Due to increased demand, the International Jazz Day event Louis Armstrong at Freedomland: Never Before Heard Recordings of an American Icon, a Listening Session & Lecture on April 30th has been relocated to the Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center located at 10001 Northern Boulevard, Corona, NY 11368. The program presented by the Louis Armstrong House Museum and the Jazz Journalists Association was originally to be held at the Louis Armstrong House Museum in Corona.
Louis Armstrong House Celebrates International Jazz Day with Satchmo's Never Before Heard Recordings
The Louis Armstrong House Museum and Jazz Journalists Association present Louis Armstrong at Freedomland: Never Before Heard Recordings of an American Icon, a listening session and lecture on April 30 celebrating International Jazz Day (sponsored by UNESCO), and the culmination of Jazz Appreciation Month (a major initiative of the Smithsonian Institution).As the crowning event of its exhibit Louis Armstrong at Freedomland, the Museum will host the public premier of newly discovered recordings by the beloved trumpeter and entertainer, Armstrong, at a fabled although short-lived Bron
On Tuesday, Dec. 4th the Manhattan Penthouse was swinging as Louis Armstrong lovers from around the world gathered to celebrate Armstrong’s legacy and raise funds for the Louis Armstrong House Museum.The Museum honored Stanley Crouch, distinguished author and President of the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation; Jimmy Heath, saxophonist, composer, arranger, and Queens College Professor Emeritus; and George Wein, legendary jazz impresario and Chairman of the Newport Festivals Foundation, for their pioneering work to preserve and promote the cultural legacy of Louis Armstrong.
The Louis Armstrong House Museum is offering special guided Historic Holiday House Tours beginning December 4th through December 30th with regular museum admission. These house tours will feature rare audio clips from Louis's personal recordings of himself and family celebrations at home including an at-home reading of "Twas the Night Before Christmas, A Visit from St.
The Louis Armstrong House Museum Gala will be held on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at the Manhattan Penthouse, 80 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10011. The cocktail hour begins at 6:00 pm; dinner and the awards ceremony follow at 7:15 pm featuring a special performance by David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Centennial Band.