1958 Newport Jazz Festival

Louis Armstrong

Newport Jazz Festival,
Newport, Rhode Island, 1958

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In footage from the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival filmed by Bert Stern Louis Armstrong performs the songs: “Lazy River”, “Tiger Rag”, “Rockin’ Chair” (with Jack Teagarden), and “When The Saints Go Marchin’ In”.

Composed in 1930 by Sidney Arodin and Hoagy Carmichael, “Lazy River” is now considered a jazz standard.

Personnel:

Louis Armstrong, trumpet & vocals
Trummy Young, trombone
Billy Kyle, piano
Danny Barcelona, drums

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