The Louis Armstrong Box




This box makes Louis Armstrong's All Stars period come alive again with a variety of tracks spanning the years 1947 to 1967. Surrounded by top-flight musicians such as Earl "Fatha" Hines, Jack Teagarden, Sid Catlett, Trummy Young, Milt Hinton, Edmond Hall and Tyree Glenn, you'll hear Armstrong in live settings ranging from nightclubs in New York and Chicago to concerts in Denmark and France to one-nighters in small-towns such as Ephrata, Pennsylvania, putting on a wonderful show wherever he went. In addition to containing many previously unreleased tracks, there is also a DVD capturing some of Armstrong's finest moments from television in the 1950s, including meetings with Dizzy Gillespie, Jack Teagarden and Hoagy Carmichael. So let the old myths die and rejoice in the timeless, swinging and ceaselessly entertaining music of Louis Armstrong and His All Stars. Oh yeah!