The NFSA has released rare footage of the ATN-7 Louis Armstrong television special ‘Riggio Presents Satchmo’, unseen since 1965.
On the Banks of the Wabash as performed by Louis Armstrong and his All Stars for Riggio Presents Satchmo.
So Long Dearie as performed by Louis Armstrong for Riggio Presents Satchmo.
Louis Armstrong performs his chart-topping version of 'Mack the Knife' for the ATN television special Riggio Presents Satchmo.
Louis Armstrong and his All Stars perform Hello! Dolly for ATN-7 special Riggio Presents Satchmo, November 1964.
When Armstrong visited Australia for the third time in 1963, popular music had changed drastically with the ever-growing popularity of rock.
Louis Armstrong performed on Jack Davey’s popular radio game show, The Ampol Show, in April 1956 and responded to Jack Davey’s trivia questions jovially.
A short sequence of contemporary nightlife in The Rocks, showing it active with live music, restaurants and tourist attractions.
Summary by Damien Parer
With the news of the passing of Don Burrows, Australia has lost a giant and pioneer of modern Australian jazz.
Jack Grimsley rehearses with Les Welch and his Orchestra at Ashfield Town Hall in Sydney in 1956.