Tag Archive: Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong – Satch Plays Fats: A Tribute To The Immortal Fats Waller (1955) {2000, Reissue, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Louis Armstrong - Satch Plays Fats: A Tribute To The Immortal Fats Waller (1955) {2000, Reissue, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Louis Armstrong – Satch Plays Fats: A Tribute To The Immortal Fats Waller (1955) {2000, Reissue, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Single Layer SACD | Scans Not Included
Total Size: 3.72 GB (ISO) + 1.23 GB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Columbia | US | Cat#: CS 64927 | Genre: Ragtime, Swing

Louis Armstrong and Fats Waller only worked together twice, briefly in 1925 in Erskine Tate’s band and four years later in the New York revue Connie’s Hot Chocolates. But Waller made an indelible enough impression for Satchmo to record the tribute album Satch Plays Fats: The Music of Fats Waller in 1955, when such ideas were new.Read More

Louis Armstrong – Plays W. C. Handy (1954) {1999, Reissue, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Louis Armstrong - Plays W. C. Handy (1954) {1999, Reissue, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Louis Armstrong – Plays W. C. Handy (1954) {1999, Reissue, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Single Layer SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 3.28 GB (ISO) + 1.42 GB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Columbia | US | Cat#: CS 64925 | Genre: Dixieland

This recording was not only Louis Armstrong’s finest record of the 1950s but one of the truly classic jazz sets. Armstrong and his All-Stars (trombonist Trummy Young, clarinetist Barney Bigard, pianist Billy Kyle, bassist Arvell Shaw, drummer Barrett Deems, and singer Velma Middleton) were clearly inspired by the fresh repertoire, 11 songs written by W.C. Handy.Read More

Louis Armstrong & Friends – What A Wonderful Christmas (1997)

Louis Armstrong & Friends - What A Wonderful Christmas (1997)

Louis Armstrong & Friends – What A Wonderful Christmas (1997)
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans @600 dpi, JPG, Included
Total Size: 215 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Hip-o Records | USA | Cat#: HIPD-40065 | Genre: Vocal Jazz, Xmas

Although this Christmas compilation is credited to “Louis Armstrong & Friends,” it’s really more aptly categorized as a various artists anthology, since Armstrong only has six of the fourteen tracks. The disc is filled out with seasonal offerings by Dinah Washington, Mel Torme, Louis Jordan, Lionel Hampton, Peggy Lee, Eartha Kitt, and Lena Horne, Duke Ellington, mostly from the 1950s.Read More