Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with us! The Real Ambassadors features never-before-seen photographs and rare artifacts from the original 1961 session, Louis's sheet music parts, a telegram from Dave and Iola Brubeck, Iola Brubeck's script; and more. The exhibit runs from April 1st - April 30th, 2014 and is free with museum admission. CUNY students enjoy free admission for Jazz Appreciation Month with valid ID. Exhibit details here.
Join us at Birdland on Wednesday, April 30th with David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band for our Jazz Day celebration! The band will include Bria Skonberg, trumpet; Adrian Cunningham, clarinet and alto sax, Wycliffe Gordon, trombone; Vince Giordano, banjo and guitar; Rajiv Jayaweera, drums.
The fabled Birdland is located at 315 West 44th Street. Tickets are available at Birdlandjazz.com and include a complimentary museum pass to the Armstrong House. More info here!
We have joined forces with the Museum of the Moving Image to celebrate this anniversary with a film screening of the beloved film musical Hello, Dolly! & dessert reception on Saturday, May 10th, 2014 in honor of Ambassador Satch knocking the Fab Four off Billboards’ #1 spot. Our own Archivist, Ricky Riccardi to present too. Details here.
The Louis Armstrong House Museum and the Queens Museum announce a new exhibit collaboration: Ambassador Satchmo at the World’s Fair. Details here!