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 […]

‘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 […]

Queens’ Quintessential Qualities

Queens’ Quintessential Qualities

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Queens is well-known for its diverse cultures and nationalities, but a day-long event at Queens College last week displayed how the Borough is just as diverse in many other fields, including its neighborhoods, its entertainment scene and more. “Quintessential Queens: Celebrating America’s Fourth Largest City” was a special conference held […]