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Louis Armstrong

Live in Australia 1964

Louis Armstrong Live in Australia 1964

About

The year is 1964. The world famous trumpet player and singer, Louis Armstrong, has just recorded Hello Dolly, a hit that brings the Beatles tumbling down from the Billboard music chart.

At 63, no one can say that "Satchmo" is past it. During a world tour he stops off in Australia for a memorable concert recorded in this document. Between the most well-known jazz standards, I left my heart in San Francisco, Sweet Georgia Brown, When The Saints Go Marching In, Billy Kyle on piano, Arvell Shaw on double bass, Danny Barcelone on drums, Trummy Young on trombone and Joe Dartensbourg on clarinet deliver fabulous solos, while singer Jewel Brown brings the house down alongside an imperial Satchmo on trumpet.

Program

  • Leon René / Otis René / Clarence Muse, When It's Sleepy Time Down South
  • Cole Porter, Now You Has Jazz
  • Cole Porter / Louis Armstrong, High Society Calypso
  • Spencer Williams, Basin Street Blues
  • Juan Tizol, Perdido
  • Vincent Rose / Al Lewis / Larry Stock, Blueberry Hill
  • Morgan Lewis, How High The Moon
  • Kurt Weill / Bertolt Brecht / Marc Blitzstein, Mack The Knife
  • Maceo Pinkard, Sweet Georgia Brown
  • Douglas Cross / George Cory, I Left My Heart In San Francisco
  • Anonymous, When The Saints Go Marching In

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Ian Holmes
  • Production date: 1964
  • Recording date: 1964
  • Duration: 56 min
  • Production: © ABC Entertainment GmbH
  • Available version(s): EN

Casting

  • Louis Armstrong | Trumpeter
  • Jewel Brown | Singer
  • Trummy Young | Trombonist
  • Aervel Shaw | Bass guitarist
  • Joe Darensbourg | Clarinetist
  • Billy Kyle | Pianist
  • Danny Barcelona | Drummer
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