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Louis Armstrong: Fleischmann’s Yeast Show & Louis’ Home-Recorded Tapes

One of Louis Armstrong’s favorite hobbies was taping things that interested him, including his own performances, his thoughts and sometimes historic events and the music of others. When he died in 1971, Armstrong left behind an extensive collection of tapes, nearly all of which still remain unissued. The release of the two-CD set Fleischmann’s Yeast Show & Louis’ Home-Recorded Tapes by the Jazz Heritage Society is a major event.

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