Tags » Satchmo

Satchmo at Salisbury House

Legends about Salisbury House abound. Lately, we’ve been thinking about one in particular: the oft-told story that Louis Armstrong, the giant of twentieth-century jazz, once stayed at Salisbury House after a 1949 performance in Des Moines. 715 more words


Poetry Reading

Last Sunday evening, July 27th, I participated in a poetry reading, my first in many years, at Chico Grace Brethren Church. Poetry readings and churches aren’t often mentioned in the same sentence, but anything can happen.   64 more words


Os gatos e a música 22 - Les chats et la musique 22 - Louis Amstrong

Louis Armstrong tem um papel capital na história da música. Foi ele quem mais divulgou e popularizou o jazz clássico como o conhecemos hoje. Trompetista virtuoso e cantor com voz tão peculiar, foi o primeiro verdadeiro solista improvisador a chegar em primeiro plano. 1,154 more words

Os Gatos E A Música - Les Chats Et La Musique

Hanging With Satchmo

In 2007 I visited the Louis Armstrong House Museum for what I assumed would be my first and only time. Only, something happened. I fell in love. 496 more words

Animated Film

Farewell Trumpet Tuesdays

Yesterday was the last Trumpet Tuesday, with a finale from Year 4 in the school hall. T has been taking his school-provided trumpet in for the past year, and this week saw the results: a three note rendition of… 173 more words



From the Jazz stacks at KXCI Tucson