« Previous | Main | Next »

Today's picture - Louis Armstrong

Post categories:

Steve Bowbrick Steve Bowbrick | 08:00 UK Time, Thursday, 24 May 2012

Black and white photograph of Louis Armstrong in 1965, from the BBC picture archive.

Satchmo visited London in 1965.

Geoffrey Smith's Jazz on Saturday was all about the inestimable influence of Louis Armstrong. Listen again in HD Sound online. The picture, from the BBC's photo archive, shows the great man during a visit to the UK in June 1965 for a BBC2 programme called 'Show of the Week'.

Steve Bowbrick, Interactive Editor, BBC Radio 3


Be the first to comment

More from this blog...


These are some of the popular topics this blog covers.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.