Satchmo in Dublin

EXHIBITION : LOOK WHO VISITED IRELAND IN THE 1960S

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'Satchmo' Louis Armstrong the great jazz trumpet player and singer arrives at the Adelphi cinema, Dublin where he is to perform with his All Stars.

  • Title
    Satchmo
  • 1st Broadcast
    30/07/1967
  • Contributor
    John Ross (Reporter)
    John Williams (Director)
  • Clip Duration
    00:06:46
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    Féach!
  • Clip title
    Satchmo in Dublin
  • Extended description

    Louis Armstong is met by a jazz band on the tarmac at Dublin Airport. Satchmo and his All Stars band were to play 2 concerts to almost 4,000 people. The band members were Joe Morelli on clarinet, Danny Barcelona on percussion, George Catlett on bass, Glen Tyree on trombone and Jewel Brown on vocals.

    Louis Armstrong arrives at the Adelphi cinema, by car and is greeted by fans and journalists. The bilingual programme 'Féach' was there to meet the jazz legend.

    Promoter John Moloney explains that Louis Armstrong will give interviews between the shows. Louis Armstrong and musicians, warm up in their dressing room before the camera follows them on stage to huge applause.

    After the show in a crowded dressing room Louis Armstrong speaks to reporter John Ross.

  • Information

    A report from the bilingual series 'Féach' on the visit of Louis Armstrong and his band to Dublin. Broadcast 30 July 1967.

    The 'Féach' series reported on national and international events.

  • Local keywords
    Music, Jazz, Concert, Bands, Louis Armstrong, John Moloney, Glen Tyree, Joe Morelli
  • Geographical coverage
    Dublin, Ireland
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    Telefís Éireann
  • Production year
    1967
  • Country of production
    IRELAND
  • Original identifier
    P8/00067
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Black and White
  • Item sound
    Stereo
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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