Rare Louis Armstrong Recording Made Public

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louis armstrong rare recordingWhen Louis Armstrong performed at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. in January of 1971, he did so against his doctors wishes.

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The performance, one of Armstrong’s last before dying five months later, was recorded but largely forgotten–until now.

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The BBC reports that the LP, vinyl copies of which were given to the performances’ attendees, has now been made public. The recording is available via download or and CD.

Armstrong is considered one of the best Jazz performers to have ever lived. The “liner notes included Armstrong’s favorite recipes, such as Louisiana caviar and a New Orleans cocktail,” according to BBC.

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