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