LOUIS ARMSTRONG - interviews San francisco TV 1963
Florence Sando Manson interviews Louis Armstrong
Florence Sando Manson interviews Louis Armstrong on KDKA-TV 1958 "The Florence Manson Show, hosted by Florence Sando Manson, who in earlier years, pioneered women's presence in Pittsburgh broadcast news on radio and then on the city's first TV station, WDTV, which later became KDKA."
Louis Armstrong 1968 Bell Telephone Hour - Jazz
1968/2/20, NYC., Bell Telephone Hour, Kapp recording session; TV-68/4/26; JAZZ, THE INTIMATE ART (clips; color, doc.) Robert Drew, Mike Jackson (fdir,prod) Donald Vorhees(dir.,cond) Louis Armstrong (t,v, speech) & his All Stars - Tyree Glenn (tb) Joe Muranyi (cl) Marty Napoleon (p) Buddy Catlett (b) Danny Barcelona (d) Jewel Brown (v): Sleepy Time / Rehearsal-interview-Dizzy Gillespie talks / When the saints -vLA&JB + interview / Hello Dolly + interview / Rehearsal of Rose + interview / Kinda Love Song -p George Weis / Rehearsal of The Kinda Love Song / Gillespie (speech
Louis Armstrong Biography
Louis Armstrong was a trumpeter, bandleader, singer, soloist, film star and comedian.
Considered one of the most influential artists in jazz history, he is known for songs like "Star Dust," "La Via En Rose" and "What a Wonderful World."
Louis Armstrong, nicknamed "Satchmo," "Pops" and, later, "Ambassador Satch," was born on August 4, 1901, in New Orleans, Louisiana.
An all-star virtuoso, he came to prominence in the 1920s, influencing countless musicians with both his daring trumpet style and unique vocals.
Armstrong's charismatic stage presence impressed not only the jazz world but all of popular music.
He recorded several songs throughout his career, including he is known for songs like "Star Dust," "La Via En Rose" and "What a Wonderful World."
Armstrong died at his home in Queens, New York, on July 6, 1971.
Louis Armstrong funeral, Hearst Metrotone tribute, 1971
As aired once on A&E many years ago, here is Hearst film coverage of the funeral of Louis Armstrong. TV coverage only had the audio of this sad occasion, accompanied by stills.
The funeral was held Friday, July 9, at 1 P.M. at the Corona Congregational Church, 34th Avenue and 103d Street.NYC. Burial was in the Flushing Cemetery.
The honorary pallbearers were Governor Rockefeller, Mayor Lindsay, Bing Crosby, Ella Fitzgerald, Guy Lombardo, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Pearl Bailey, Count Basie, Harry James, Frank Sinatra, Ed Sullivan, Earl Wilson, Alan King, Johnny Carson, David Frost, Merv Griffin, Dick Cavett and Bobby Hackett.