Jazz Stories
3:51 pm
Wed August 4, 2010

A Salute to Satchmo Throughout August


WRTI honors the man who taught the world to swing with special programming, a unique event, on-demand audio, articles, and videos.

"I never tried to prove nothing, just always wanted to give a good show. My life has been my music; it's always come first. But the music ain't worth nothing if you can't lay it on the public. The main thing is to live for that audience, 'cause what you're there for is to please the people." --Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong: The Quintessential Man with the Horn by Bob Perkins

Riverwalk Jazz on Demand

Louis Armstrong: A Portrait of The Man and His World

Special Event on Tuesday, August 31st at 8 pm:

Louis: A Silent Film


With Live Performances by Wynton Marsalis and Cecile Licad

Co-sponsored by WRTI

Keswick Theatre in Glenside

On Demand:

Louis Armstrong: The Singer (an article and audio program) - from NPR

Videos:

Watch and Listen: Louis Armstrong performs "A Lot of Livin' to Do" from Bye, Bye Birdie in 1965

Watch and Listen: Satchmo plays and sings "La Vie En Rose"

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