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Louis Armstrong - Good Evening Ev'rybody

A musical celebration of Satchmo. "Good Evening Ev'rybody" brings together Louis Armstrong and musical guests for a never-before-released concert performance in honor of Armstrong's 70th birthday at the 1970 Newport Jazz Festival. Enjoy many of his greatest hits from rehearsal to concert, with an array of guests including Dizzy Gillespie, Mahalia Jackson, Jimmy Owens, Bobby Hackett, Wild Bill Davison, and Ray Nance, along with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and the Eureka Brass Band. Armstrong is seen in rehearsals with the other trumpeters, performance, & in interviews. An edited version of this film was previously aired on PBS.

92 minutes / color    Widescreen high-definition digital restoration  

Bonus extras: The Story Behind The Film --Newport Jazz Festival organizer George Wein talks about the concert; out-takes


Louis Armstrong - Good Evening Ev'rybody

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Selections / Artists:

Louis Armstrong:

When It's Sleepy Time Down South

Pennies from Heaven

Blueberry Hill

Mack the Knife

What a Wonderful World

Hello, Dolly!

Mahalia Jackson:

Let There Be Peace On Earth

Come On Children Let's Sing

Elijah Rock

Jackson & Armstrong:

Just A Closer Walk With Thee

When the Saints Go Marchin' In

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band:

I'm Confessin'

Thanks a Million

I Want a Little Girl

Bourbon Street Parade

Dizzy Gillespie:

Ain't Misbehavin'