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jazz Louis Armstrong and His All Stars Live in Antwerp Sonuma Archives 1959

Sonuma Archives 1959

Louis Armstrong and His All Stars Live in Antwerp Sonuma Archives 1959


By 1959 Louis Armstrong was a worldwide star. In the nearly sixty years previous he had gone from being a fatherless street kid in New Orleans to the man who popularized jazz, that great and chaotic mix that characterized the artistic awakening of a nation built from a thousand pieces. Louis was the first true jazz soloist, and the man who modernized the artform through an injection of huge, infectious character in his playing style. 

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  • Louis Armstrong | Bandleader , Trumpeter
  • Trummy Young | Trombonist
  • Billy Kyle | Pianist
  • Mort Herbert
  • Danny Barcelona | Drummer
  • Velma Middleton | Singer
  • Michael Peanuts Hucko


  • Clarence Muse / Otis René / Leon René / Louis Armstrong, When It's Sleepy Time Down South
  • James F. Hanley / Louis Armstrong, Back Home Again In Indiana
  • Spencer Williams / Louis Armstrong, Basin Street Blues
  • Louis Armstrong, Tiger Rag/Now You Around The Corner
  • Henri Betti / Louis Armstrong, C'est Si Bon
  • Kurt Weill / Louis Armstrong, Mack The Knife
  • Edgar Sampson / Louis Armstrong, Stompin' At The Savoy
  • Louis Armstrong / Velma Middleton, St. Louis Blues/ Talk To Me Baby
  • Louis Armstrong, When The Saints Go Marching In
  • Louis Armstrong, La Vie En Rose


  • Venue: Ancienne Belgique (Anvers, Belgium)
  • Production date: 1959
  • Recording date: 1959
  • Duration: 53 min
  • Production: © Sonuma
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