Louis Armstrong And His Concert Group: The Ambassador of Jazz
New York: Associated Booking Corp. [ca. 1957]. Saddle stapled in wraps. Offset. 20pp. 9 x 12 in. Very good, with some light wear and discoloration commensurate to age. Item #6740
Official program for Louis Armstrong and His Concert Group from Associated Booking, featuring Armstrong in his “Ambassador Satch” wardrobe on the cover. The program includes four essays, alongside many photos and copies of news clippings from 1956; notable features include Eddy Gilmore’s Associated Press article “Trumpet-Blowing Ambassador” and Art Buchwald’s “Paris--And People: ‘Satchmo’ Abroad.” The program concludes with photos of the All Stars from the end of 1957, including Trummy Young, Edmond Hall, Billy Kyle, Mort Herbert, Barrett Deems and Velma Middleton.