Ricky Riccardi

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Louis Armstrong’s Later Years

Friday, June 24, 2011

Jazz scholar and musician Ricky Riccardi discusses the remarkable final 25 years of Louis Armstrong’s life and art. What a Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong’s Later Years takes an in-depth look at his music in the years after World War II until his death in 1971, when Armstrong recorded his highest-charting hits, including “Mack the Knife” and “Hello, Dolly!”; collaborated with Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, and Dave Brubeck, among others; and toured the world.

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