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Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars – Basin Street Blues (1964)

In 1964, Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars were featured on The Bell Telephone Hour, a long-running NBC music program that moved from the radio to television in 1959. Here they play an Armstrong standard: Basin Street Blues.

The listed All-Stars in the video notes include Russell Moore on trombone, Joe Darensbourg on clarinet, Billy Kyle on piano, Arvell Shaw on bass, and Danny Barcelona playing drums.

File under: 1960s, among the related topics listed below. Plus there’s more Louis Armstrong on this site.

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