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The Artistry of “Pops”: Louis Armstrong at 100 - Wynton Marsalis at Columbia University

February 1st, 2000
Columbia University

Opening its inaugural “Jazz and American Culture” series for 2000 with a celebration of Louis Armstrong in his centennial year, the newly established Center for Jazz Studies presented conversation about the jazz great’s legacy with acclaimed trumpeter Wynton Marsalis and critic Stanley Crouch on Tuesday, Feb. 1 at Miller Theatre.
The program, “The Artistry of ‘Pops’: Louis Armstrong at 100,” was moderated by Professor Robert O’Meally, a leading interpreter of the dynamics of jazz in American culture, editor of a seminal textbook for jazz studies and founder and director of The Center for Jazz Studies at Columbia.

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