Jewel Brown was a featured singer with Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars from 1961-1968. Today, at 84 years old, she returns to New Orleans to appear at Satchmo SummerFest. On August 4, she called in to the Traditional Jazz Show from her home in Houston to chat with host Sally Young about her career, performances with "Pops" (including their first gig together at George Wein's Storyville club in 1961), putting her own style on popular songs and songs that she's done for decades, and much more!
Jewel Brown will perform at Satchmo SummerFest on Sunday, August 7 with at 3:30pm with Players Ella & Louie Tribute Band on the Fidelity Bank Stage on the Barracks Street side of the New Orleans Jazz Museum.
Hear the entire interview in the player below!