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Louis Armstrong, Judy Collins and August Heckscher


Description:Courtesy of New York City Parks Photo Archive, Neg. 36070.6. Jazz legend Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong blows his horn, as he joins folk-rock great Judy Collins and the parks commissioner to announce the summer park concert series produced by Ron…more.

Louis Armstrong, Judy Collins and August Heckscher

Courtesy of New York City Parks Photo Archive, Neg. 36070.6. Jazz legend Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong blows his horn, as he joins folk-rock great Judy Collins and the parks commissioner to announce the summer park concert series produced by Ron Delsener and sponsored by Rheingold Breweries. Armstrong spent the last decades of his life in Corona, Queens, where his house is today preserved as a museum. One of the tennis stadia at the United States Tennis Center, as well as a park and recreation center in Queens, are named for him.

Location: Central Park, Manhattan
Date: April 25, 1967

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