Satchmo Fest: Celebration of Louis Armstrong's writings

On Sunday 4th of August at 8pm, come to readings from the work of... 

Louis Armstrong- premier jazz journalist

 Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong

        New Orleans music journalist, John Swenson will be curating this presentation of Armstrong as first 'jazz journalist.'  The show is an effort by the New Orleans chapter of the JJA.  Come by and see notable New Orleans voices including Chuck Perkins (poet), Mark Bingham(engineer/composer), Joe Cabral (musician/composer), and many more reading selections from the writings of the jazz, and 20th century music mastermind, Louis Armstrong. This will be towards the end of the festivities for the  Satchmo Summerfest at Cafe Istanbul, New Orleans.  Armstrong was an all-round artistic voice; a prolific writer to boot and, as always his distinctive artistic bent and style pervade this medium as well as his colossal music contribution. Of course, he was also a central shaping figure of the 20th century art so his stories are ground central for an important viewpoint of the world in his time.  For more information and times check the calendar entry...

 John Swenson

John Swenson