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.
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