Wednesday, April 17, 7pm
Ferring Jazz Bistro at Jazz St. Louis, 3536 Washington Ave.
Ricky Riccardi is not only a Louis Armstrong expert, but he is also the author of What a Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong’s Later Years. An engaging orator, Riccardi discusses the importance and impact of Louis’s early career, focusing on two of his best-known ensembles, the Hot Five and Hot Seven. Paired with Mr. Riccardi’s talk will be a performance of the most famous material that resulted from these two ensembles.
This event is presented by Jazz St. Louis. For more information, please visit jazzstl.org.