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Louis Armstrong News

Date of Birth: August 04, 1901
Date of Death: July 06, 1971 (69)
Birth Place: New Orleans, LA, USA
Gender: Male
Photo Flash: Mosaic Theatre Presents SATCHMO AT THE WALDORFPhoto Flash: Mosaic Theatre Presents SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

New images from Mosaic Theater's production of Satchmo at the Waldorf by Terry Teachout?, directed by Eleanor Holdridge at Atlas Performing Arts Center, Lang Theatre. Performances will take place from August 25-September 25, 2016. (more...)

John Pizzarelli & The Swing Seven, Natalie Douglas and More Coming Up at BirdlandJohn Pizzarelli & The Swing Seven, Natalie Douglas and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for September 5-11, featuring John Pizzarelli and The Swing Seven, Natalie Douglas Returns to Birdland in 'Stevie Songs: The Music of Stevie Nicks & Stevie Wonder', Barbara Carroll, and more! (more...)

Music Institute Presents Sergei Babayan, Louis Armstrong Legacy Concert, and More in 16-17 SeasonMusic Institute Presents Sergei Babayan, Louis Armstrong Legacy Concert, and More in 16-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

The Music Institute of Chicago announces the 2016-17 season of its Faculty and Guest Artist Series, showcasing noteworthy keyboard artists, illustrious alumni, and the legacy of Louis Armstrong. All but one of the concerts take place at the historic Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue in downtown Evanston. In March, the Music Institute presents one special performance at its partner venue, Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut Street in downtown Chicago. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

The White Plains Performing Arts Center (WPPAC) is proud to announce an exciting Fall/Winter Season.  All performances are at the White Plains theatre, located on the third level of City Center off Mamaroneck Avenue and Main Street in downtown White Plains.  (more...)

Cast Set for MAGIC TREE HOUSE: A NIGHT IN NEW ORLEANS at Stages Theatre CompanyCast Set for MAGIC TREE HOUSE: A NIGHT IN NEW ORLEANS at Stages Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Stages Theatre Company (STC) presents Magic Tree House: A Night in New Orleans, directed by Jamil Jude. (more...)

Free Block Party at Louis Armstrong House Museum, Thursday, August 25thFree Block Party at Louis Armstrong House Museum, Thursday, August 25th
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

The Louis Armstrong House Museum's annual Jazzmobile Block Party on Thursday, August 25, 2016 features the Steve Kroon Sextet. Jazzmobile block party is the grand finale to the museum's Summer with Satchmo season.  It's a free, family-friendly event featuring art-making workshops sponsored by the Queens Museum and hula hoop fun beginning at 4:00 pm.  At 5:30 pm, Fulanito, the Latin Grammy nominated Merengue band will perform and warm up the crowd.  Downbeat for Steve Kroon and the Latin Jazz Sextet is at 7:00 pm.   The museum will be open late until 8:30 pm. (more...)

CHARLIE PARKER'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION and More Set for September at BirdlandCHARLIE PARKER'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION and More Set for September at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its September 2016 schedule, featuring CHARLIE PARKER'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION!, John Pizzarelli, Ron Carter Big Band, Steve Kuhn Trio, Renee Rosnes, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, The Cookers, Coltrane Revisited, Natalie Douglas, Barbara Carroll, Julie Halston, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and more. (more...)

FOUNDERS to Play at Rockwood Music Hall 9/18FOUNDERS to Play at Rockwood Music Hall 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2016

On Sunday, September 18th, 2016, New York based band Founders will perform at Rockwood Music Hall (196 Allen St.) at 10 pm on Stage 3. This concert will feature Founders new program, Under The Rainbow, which showcases some of the greatest hits of all time from the U.K. and U.S., spanning over 4 centuries. (more...)

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents Bria SkonbergThe Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents Bria Skonberg
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Award-winning trumpeter/vocalist/composer and 'one of the most versatile and imposing musicians of her generation (Wall Street Journal),' Bria Skonberg brings her infectious and vibrant jazz and blues-infused style to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Saturday, September 17 at 8 p.m., officially opening the 2016-2017 season at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts. (more...)

Keala Settle & Frank Wildhorn and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandKeala Settle & Frank Wildhorn and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for August 22-28, including Jazz Masters: John Abercrombie, Joey Baron, Dave Liebman, Steve Swallow, Keala Settle and Frank Wildhorn, Ken Peplowski Quartet, and more! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Today, the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) announced new events for their 2016-2017 Arts & Ideas series, featuring dynamic conversations with thought-provoking leaders, acclaimed authors and entertainers, as well as performances from locally and internationally recognized artists. The lineup will continue to expand as new events are announced throughout the series. (more...)

Explore Cole Porter's World with Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPSExplore Cole Porter's World with Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS heat up the Los Angeles County Arboretum on August 20th with an evening solely devoted to one of America's most beloved musical icons for Cole Porter Night. (more...)

Mosaic Theater to Launch Season Two with Off-Broadway Hit SATCHMO AT THE WALDORFMosaic Theater to Launch Season Two with Off-Broadway Hit SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Mosaic Theater Company of DC launches its momentous second season with Terry Teachout's Off-Broadway hit, SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF August 25 - September 25, 2016. (more...)

IEEE Students, Young Professionals Learn Valuable Lessons, Have Great Time at First IEEE-USA Future Leaders ForumIEEE Students, Young Professionals Learn Valuable Lessons, Have Great Time at First IEEE-USA Future Leaders Forum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

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Pacific Symphony Features Sheena Easton in the Music of James Bond, 8/21Pacific Symphony Features Sheena Easton in the Music of James Bond, 8/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

For the second to last concert of Pacific Symphony's Summer Festival 2016 at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre—the audience is sure to hear these words ringing in their ears: The name is Bond…James Bond. Dashing and debonair, Bond's movie themes are instantly recognizable, evoking international intrigue, glamour and suspense. Making this concert especially memorable are vocalist Scott Coulter and two-time Grammy Award-winner Sheena Easton, featured singer on the James Bond soundtrack, “For Your Eyes Only.” With more than 20 million records worldwide, Easton joins the Symphony to seduce the audience into the world of “Goldfinger,” “The Spy Who Loved Me,” “A View to a Kill,” “Skyfall” and more. The concert also includes “Diamonds are Forever,” “For Your Eyes Only” and “spy” songs from “Mission Impossible,” “Austin Powers,” “Dick Tracy,” “Pink Panther” and “Charlie's Angels.” And that's just a sampling! (more...)

The Name is Bond... at Pacific Symphony's Summer Festival 2016The Name is Bond... at Pacific Symphony's Summer Festival 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

For the second to last concert of Pacific Symphony's Summer Festival 2016 at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre-the audience is sure to hear these words ringing in their ears: The name is Bond...James Bond. (more...)

DUETS to Benefit One Orlando Fund & More Coming Up This Summer at BirdlandDUETS to Benefit One Orlando Fund & More Coming Up This Summer at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for August 8-14, featuring Steve Kuhn Trio, "Duets" Special LGBTQ Edition Benefiting the One Orlando Fund, Rolando Morales-Matos Jazz' Y Mambo Band, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Django Reinhardt NY Festival & More Set for First Week of August at BirdlandDjango Reinhardt NY Festival & More Set for First Week of August at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for August 1-7, including the Django Reinhardt NY Festival, Sara Gazarek, Eric Comstock and Jay Leonhardt, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Cooperstown Festival to Present Jasper String Quartet, Sinatra-Inspired Jazz & MoreCooperstown Festival to Present Jasper String Quartet, Sinatra-Inspired Jazz & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Cooperstown, NY -- An award-winning string quartet known for 'guerilla chamber music' and a hand-picked quintet of jazz all-stars kick off an eventful August for the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival. (more...)

Marcus Nance, Hunter Foster and Nina Et Cetera Featured on this Week's STATE OF THE ARTSMarcus Nance, Hunter Foster and Nina Et Cetera Featured on this Week's STATE OF THE ARTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Actor MARCUS NANCE from Shaw Festival, Actor/Director HUNTER FOSTER and Singer/Songwriter NINA ET CETERA Are Special Guests on This Week (Friday, July 22) on the LIVE Broadcast of State of the ARTS on WPKN-FM (89.5) (more...)

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