Louis Armstrong’s last trumpet recording now a CD

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A live recording of Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong playing his trumpet for one of the last times is being released to the public for the first time. On Jan., 29, 1971, Armstrong was a featured performer at the National Press Club in Washington, celebrating the inauguration of fellow Louisiana native Vernon Louviere as the club’s president. On Friday, Armstrong’s performance was played back in the same place for musicians, historians and some who were there for the original performance. The new album is called “Red Beans and Rice-ly Yours: Satchmo at the National Press Club.” Amy Louviere, who was 11 when Armstrong played for her father’s inauguration at the club, recalled the…

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