october, 2019

16octAll DayArmstrong Continuum Symposium

Event Details


Columbia University Center For Jazz Studies and The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation present the Louis Armstrong Continuum Symposium

About this Event

The Louis Armstrong Continuum is a collaboration between Columbia’s Center for Jazz Studies and the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation that focuses on Armstrong’s wide influence, both in music as such and in a life that provided a model of positive community action. Musicians, scholars, activists will discuss the impact Armstrong had on the world.

Panel Titles

  1. Louis Armstrong On Tour
  2. Members of the Wonderful World of Louis Armstrong All Stars discuss the upcoming recording.
  3. David Chevan, Armstrong Foundation Secretary will interview NEA Jazz Master, 2019 SATCHMO Award recepient Dick Hyman.
  4. Armstrong Music In A Time of Emergency

Panelists include Robert O’Meally, Aidan Levy, Daphne Brooks, Alyn Shipton, Penny Von Eschen, Jon Faddis, Nicholas Payton, Roderick Paulin, Herlin Riley, Wycliffe Gordon, Davell Crawford, Jackie Harris, David Chevan, Dick Hyman, Rev. James Forbes, Wynton Marsalis, Rev. Mark Thompson and Michelle Miller.

Due to limited space we can only offer 2 tickets per person, per registration, per email address. DUPLICATES WILL BE DELETED. Please register HERE.


All Day (Wednesday)


The Lenfest Center for The Arts

615 West 129th Street, New York, NY 10027