Louis Armstrong's voice is instantly recognizable from timeless songs, including “Hello Dolly” and “What a Wonderful World”. This Louis Armstrong DVD is a biography that spans Armstrong's entire life, from his difficult childhood in New Orleans to his days in Chicago with the prominent bands of that era, to his career as a soloist. This biography makes Armstrong's music the central theme and features 21 of his songs, including many that are played in their entirety in conjunction with old photos and videos. Louis Armstrong is often described as the most important jazz musician in history—here's your chance to experience some of his magic.
Jazz Legends: Dizzy Gillespie DVD — This DVD is a 1987 recording at the New Jersey Festival featuring the Dizzy Gillespie Quintet. Tracks featured include: 'Gillespiana - First Movement', 'Birk's Works', 'Gillespiana - The Blues', 'Manteca' and 'Night in Tunisia'. In addition to the video of Dizzy Gillespie's performance there are brief biographies of Dizzy and the other performers as well. Runtime is 75 minutes.