A Monumental Woman

The holidays are quickly approaching! Recently I have been dutifully working on rewriting the Holiday Tour at The Louis Armstrong House Museum. This year the museum is participating in the 30th Annual Holiday House Tour, hosted by The Queens Historical Society. Our museum will be featured alongside other historic sites located in Queens, such as... Continue Reading →

“Dizzy at 100”

John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie is credited as a pioneer in American jazz music. Dizzy was a longtime friend of Louis Armstrong.  Throughout his career he worked with eminent swing bands like that of Benny Carter and Charlie Barnet. He also popularized the style of bebop. The staff at the Louis Armstrong House Museum was invited... Continue Reading →

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