Jazz: The Intimate Art
1968 Bell Telephone Hour
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Intriguing TV piece from 1968.
Louis Armstrong plays and recalls about his time in New Orleans. Also includes scenes of him at work in the studio.
Listen up for his emphatic statement about the role of the music of the Sanctified Church in forming jazz.
Ornette Coleman made a similar comment thirty-nine years later about the impact the church music of New Orleans had on him when he stayed in the city at 19 while stranded on the road.
In his own words: Ken and Ornette talk about New Orleans