Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Satchmo at the Waldorf

John Douglas Thompson as Louis Armstrong.  Photo Credit: T. Charles Erickson.

Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong died in 1971, but our understanding of his groundbreaking contributions to jazz and culture is relatively recent history. In this age of information overload, events from 45 years ago are quickly lost, so millions born after 1970 know little about him. The good news is that Satchmo at the Waldorf (starring John Douglas Thompson) is appearing again for a limited engagement, and he's just as fabulous as ever.

Read the rest of this review at the Colorado Springs Independent website...

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