VIDEO: Louis Armstrong – Apollo’s Walk of Fame

VIDEO:

The Second Line came in blasting out New Orleans style jazz on West 125th Street in Harlem with Grammy award winning trumpeter, Irving Mayfield Jr. leading the band in a rousing rendition of “When the Saints Go Marching In”  This was a celebration for the induction of Louis “Sachmo” Armstrong  onto the Apollo Theater’s walk of fame as well as the kickoff for the New Orleans to Harlem Jazz Weekend held at the Apollo Theater.  The celebration continued through the weekend with live performances by Irving Mayfield Jr., the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra featuring guest artist Aaron Neville .  The Apollo Cafe was also the venue for live performances by Stefon Harris and Jonathan Batiste.

 

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