Louis Armstrong interviewed by Wanda Ramey (1959)

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KPIX news footage from October 8th 1959 featuring scenes from an interview with American jazz musician Louis Amstrong, by Ch.5's Wanda Ramey. Armstrong is asked if: "You remember the very first time you picked up a horn" and talks about playing the bugle in an orphanage. He also reflects on the development of jazz internationally and says: "Well I been playing all my life and we was just taught to play good music ... So it's something kinda new to us, to hear everyone raving over the word jazz." Ends with silent views of Amstrong sat at a table. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

Date
10/8/1959
Format
16mm b&w positive magnetic sound/silent film
Digital Format
mp4 file
Genre
local newsfilm
Copyright Holder
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Duration
2:31
Identifier
KPIX 8098
Views
389

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