Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong Centennial Conference

A Celebration of the Artistry and Legacy
of Louis Armstrong

August 2 - 4, 2001
The Old U.S. Mint
French Quarter
New Orleans, Louisiana

Join scholars, fans and friends of Louis Armstrong as they gather in New Orleans from all over the world to celebrate the centennial of the great music legend's birth. There will be three days of rigorous scholarship, light-hearted reminiscences, walking tours of Armstrong's old neighborhoods, and music, music, music!

This once-in-a-lifetime weekend also includes:

Friday, August 3 The Armstrong Alumni Allstars - concert with Joe Muranyi, Arvell Shaw, Franz Jackson, Lars Edegran, Wendell Brunious, Ernie Elly and Fred Lonzo (Free to Conference Registrants)
Saturday, August 4 "Satchmo to Marsalis: A Tribute to the Fathers of Jazz" - With Ellis, Branford, Wynton, Delfeayo & Jason Marsalis, and Harry Connick, Jr. This concert will make history! Don't Miss It! (Separate Admission)
Thursday, August 2
- Sunday, August 5
"Satchmo Summerfest" - A festival of music, food and fun, in and around the Old Mint

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