Label: MCA Records - MCA2-4013 • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Jazz •
Several years after Satchmo's death, the reissue onslaught was continuing in the form of big, heavy double-vinyl packages known as "two-fers." MCA stuck its fingers into the Decca archive it purchased in order to paste together the two volumes of At the Crescendo, previously released in the mid-'50s, and never an example of live recording at the height of the art form.
· · In , Armstrong put together his first set of all-stars, including many old friends and colleagues. With Jack Teagarden as the constant on the majority of these sides, we see the personnel shift by year's end, bringing Peanuts Hucko and Barney Bigard into the clarinet seat, with drumming chores split between George Wettling, Cozy Cole (on a four-song orchestra date), and Big .
Armstrong was born in New Orleans on August 4, His parents were Mary Albert and William Armstrong. Mary Albert was from Boutte, Louisiana, and gave birth at home when she was about sixteen. William Armstrong abandoned the family shortly after. About two years later, he had a daughter, Beatrice "Mama Lucy" Armstrong, who was raised by Albert.. Louis Armstrong was raised by his .
· The band Louis fronted at the Crescendo Club is the one most folks might know as "The Handy Band" or "The Satch Plays Fats Band." Louis was right in the middle of what I consider to be his prime period during the All Stars years.
· DL - Gene Norman Presents Louis Armstrong At The Crescendo, Volume 1 - Louis Armstrong  When It's Sleepy Time Down South/Jeepers Creepers/Tin Roof Blues/My Bucket's Got a Hole In It/Me and Brother Bill/Rose Room/Lazy River/'Tain't What You Do/Perdido/Stomping at the Savoy/Blues for Bass/Don't Fence Me In.
Symphony: He Comes, He Rises From Below - Handel*, The Academy Of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood One More Summer (Jonas Quant Remix) - No Doubt - Push And Shove (CD, Album) Serenade in D Major for Flute, Violin and Viola, Op. 25: I. Entrata: Allegro - Ludwig van Beethoven