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Louis Armstrong Symposium
Durham, NC, March 2001

As part of the 2001 North Carolina Jazz Festival at the University of North
Carolina, Chapel Hill, there will be a day-long symposium on Louis Armstrong,
March 2.  The entire festival will be devoted to Armstrong, in fact.  You can find
a schedule of events for the festival at the ArtsCarolina web site:  For more information call +1-919-843-ARTS.

Here is a schedule for the symposium on March 2:

Festival director: James Ketch
Symposium chairman: Thomas Brothers

Start: 9:00am

Armstrong and New Orleans
Charles Kinzer, "Just A Little While to Stay Here": Louis Armstrong and the
Brass Bands of New Orleans"
Kathy Ogren, Armstrong's Self-Presentation
Thomas Brothers, "The Tuxedo Brass Band, 1921"

Armstrong's Legacy
John Joyce, Armstrong and the Harlem Renaissance
Lawrence Gushee "Alternatives to Armstrong"


Bruce Raeburn, "Louis and Women"
Michael Cogswell, "Satchmo Off-Stage: Treasures from the Louis Armstrong
House and Archives"
Gerald Early, Armstrong, Sammy Davis Jr., and Civil Rights

Armstrong and His American Images
Robert O'Meally, "Armstrong and Popular Culture"
Krin Gabbard, "Resisting Louis"

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Thomas Brothers
Associate Professor of Music
Music Department
Duke University
Box 90665
Durham, NC 27708-0665