Armstrong’s Ambassador Series Available Online

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Fans of Louis Armstrong around the world now have the opportunity to own some rare recordings by the legendary jazz musician. The Louis Armstrong House Museum is making all 16 of his Ambassador Series discs available online for the first time. Previously, these recordings were only available to purchase at […]

Events In Queens For Jan. 16-22

Events In Queens For Jan. 16-22

Wildcard Weekend, robot making at the New York Hall of Science, Saturday, 1/18 (see below). THURSDAY 1/16 MAC WELLMAN w/STEVE MELLOR – MUAZZEZ Watch Steve Mellor in an act that is intentionally staged in the simplest of terms, employing a chair, an actor and a microphone. He performs a collection of short stories written by […]

‘After Midnight’ Recreates Jazz Era

Famous Queens resident trumpeter Louis Armstrong was one of the talented jazz musicians who performed at the Cotton Club in Harlem between 1923 -1940, the nightclub’s heyday. Although it was a whites-only establishment, the Club featured the best Black musicians, performers and dancers of the time. To recreate that musical era, Wynton Marsalis, artistic Director […]