Louis Armstrong
01/20/2017 at 13:08. Facebook
Louis and Nat King Cole did so much to advance the cause of African-American performers in a world that had still not fully embraced the idea of equality
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reDiscover ‘Unforgettable’ | uDiscover

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Paying our respects to Gene Krupa today, on what would have been his 98th birthday… He and Pops worked together
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Gene Krupa - uDiscover

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Buddy Bregman who worked for Verve Records has passed away. Among his many achievements was to arrange and conduct the Ella & Louis album
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Buddy Bregman RIP

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He was the doyen of jazz critics and wrote 1000s of liner notes, includingPops, among many others. Nat Hentoff RIP
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Nat Hentoff RIP

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This is from June 1963. Is the original plaque in Louis Armstrong House Museum?
What a treat, a must see from our friends at Louis Armstrong House Museum Enjoy!
#OTD 1954 harmonica genius Little Walter was riding high on the R&B charts, but did you know it was Pops cornet licks that inspired his playing?…
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No New Year Blues For Little Walter - uDiscover

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Happy New Year…the best jazz releases of 2016
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Best Jazz of 2016

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The best jazz releases of 2016…and Pops makes the cut!
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Best Jazz of 2016

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The best Christmas jazz is played with Verve… includes Pops of course…
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Rare Trane Surfaces On Verve Christmas Collection | uDiscover

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Christmas may come early for one lucky person… Time to enter for your chance to win over 65 albums being given away in the prize bundle
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Jazz Prize Bundle - uDiscover Christmas Competition Day 4 | uDiscover

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Dizzy and Pops…
Classic…
It was #OTD 1949 that Hank Williams hit the Country Chart…it's was with a song that Pops covered a few months later…
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Hank Williams By The Bucketload

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Pops cooking up a storm…
Pops recorded with Billy Strayhorn as part of the Esquire All-American 1946 Award Winners band.
Billy Strayhorn was born #OTD 1915
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Billy Strayhorn 101

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It was #OTD 1925 that Louis Armstrong and the Hot Five first recorded… now this is history…
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Hot Stuff From The Hot Five

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