Happy Birthday, Louis! Armstrong & His All-Stars

Happy Birthday, Louis! Armstrong & His All-Stars

by Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong


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Armstrong and the 1960 version of his All-Stars (which included trombonist Trummy Young, clarinetist Barney Bigard, pianist Billy Kyle, bassist Mort Herbert, drummer Danny Barcelona and singer Velma Middleton) are heard putting on their usual show at that year's Newport Jazz Festival. The repertoire (which includes "Indiana," a slapdash "Tiger Rag," two songs from the film High Society, individual features for the musicians and "Mack the Knife") offers no real surprises but Armstrong's enthusiasm and beautiful tone on the trumpet make this joyful CD (whose contents were released for the first time in 1994) worth having.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/25/1994
Label: Omega Vanguard
UPC: 0723918302423
catalogNumber: 3024
Rank: 83414


  1. Introduction
  2. Sleepy Time Down South
  3. (Back Home Again in) Indiana
  4. My Bucket's Got a Hole in It
  5. Tiger Rag
  6. Now You Has Jazz
  7. High Society Calypso
  8. Ole Miss
  9. Girl of My Dreams
  10. C Jam Blues
  11. Blueberry Hill
  12. Undecided
  13. I'm Beginning to See the Light
  14. Mack the Knife
  15. Stompin' at the Savoy
  16. St. Louis Blues
  17. Ko Ko Mo (I Love You So)
  18. After You've Gone/When the Saints Go Marchin' In
  19. The Star Spangled Banner
  20. Happy Birthday, Louis!

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Louis Armstrong   Primary Artist,Trumpet
Mort Herbert   Bass
Trummy Young   Trombone
Danny Barcelona   Drums
Barney Bigard   Clarinet
Billy Kyle   Piano
Velma Middleton   Vocals

Technical Credits

Marc Blitzstein   Composer
Kurt Weill   Composer
Charlie Shavers   Composer
Eddie Edwards   Composer
Nick LaRocca   Composer
Bertolt Brecht   Composer
Henry W. Ragas   Composer
Leon René   Composer
Tony Sbarbaro   Composer
Larry Shields   Composer
Seymour Solomon   Producer,Executive Producer
John Stafford Smith   Composer
Stephanie L. Stein   Liner Notes
Fred Holtz   Art Direction
Francis Scott Key   Composer
Clarence Muse   Composer
Otis Rene   Composer
Sydney Robin   Composer
Harry Da Costa   Composer
Traditional   Composer
James Hanley   Composer

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