Seven Days of Satch

906 Yoshio Toyama with Travis "Trumpet Black" Hill at Satchmo SummerFest 2012 [Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee]

Yoshio Toyama with Travis
Yoshio Toyama with Travis "Trumpet Black" Hill at Satchmo SummerFest 2012 [Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee]
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 9:00am to Sunday, August 2, 2020 - 2:00pm

Live from the WWOZ Studio

600 Decatur St
Suite 350
New Orleans, LA 70130

Upcoming Shows

Seven Days of Satch is a multi-platform, virtual celebration that spans an entire week, starting on Monday, July 27 through Sunday, August 2. WWOZ will be sharing some special thematic programming, WWL will have Louis Armstrong-inspired cooking demos, and Satchmo SummerFest has a full weekend of original performances and Armstrong scholars like Ricky Riccardi ready to broadcast on Facebook Live.

The music lineup includes James Andrews, John Boutté, Wendell Brunious, Topsy Chapman and Solid Harmony, Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns, Herlin Riley, Treme Brass Band, and Tuba Skinny. Musical performances will be broadcast on Facebook live Saturday, August 1 - Sunday, August 2.

Look for more info, including the music schedule, at!

Here are the details on WWOZ's special programming for the week:


Traditional Jazz with Dan Meyer, 9-11 am
Dan Meyer will showcase an archival WWOZ interview he conducted in 1994 with the late Louis Amstrong historian and biographer Tad Jones, who among other things, discovered Armstrong's baptismal certificate and established Armstrong's birth date as August 4, 1901, rather than the date Armstrong claimed-- July 4, 1900.

Jazz From the French Market - Satchmo Happy Hour, 5-6 pm
Each weekday during Seven Days of Satch, WWOZ is helping you start your evening right, with a special happy hour soundtrack showcasing rare live concert performances by Louis Armstrong.  


Traditional Jazz with Leslie Cooper, 9-11am
Leslie Cooper will be revisiting one of the most memorable musical partnerships ever -- Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald, who collaborated on three albums in the 1950s.  

Jazz From the French Market - Satchmo Happy Hour, 5 - 6pm


Traditional Jazz with Michael Longfield, 9-11am

Michael Longfield will be demonstrating the influence Louis Armstrong still has on New Orleans musicians, by alternating original Louis Armstrong recordings with new renditions of the same songs by contemporary musicians, including Allen Toussaint, Dr John, the Treme Brass Band, Haruka Kikuchi, Don Vappie and the Creole Jazz Serenaders, Seva Venet, Nicholas Payton, and more.

Jazz From the French Market - Satchmo Happy Hour, 5-6pm  


Traditional Jazz with Sally Young, 9-11am
Sally Young will be focusing on the extraordinary archivist, historian, and researcher Ricky Riccardi,  Director of Research Collections for the Louis Armstrong House Museum, and author of What a Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years.  Ricky has visited WWOZ a number of times, and we're bringing you highlights from these great conversations.

Jazz From the French Market - Satchmo Happy Hour, 5-6pm  


Traditional Jazz with Keith Hill, 9-11am
Keith Hill will feature music from the final decade of Louis Armstrong's career, when he had some of his biggest hits and reached a worldwide audience, and included collaborations with Duke Ellington and Dave Brubeck, an album of Disney songs, a James Bond theme, and more.

Jazz From the French Market - Satchmo Happy Hour, 5-6pm


Traditional Jazz with Big Pete, 10am-12pm

Big Pete will showcase the legendary early recordings of Louis Armstrong with the Hot Five and the Hot Seven from the 1920s, his first recordings with his own band, which set a standard for all jazz recordings that followed.


PLUS any or all of our other show hosts might break format to help celebrate Louis Armstrong this week - so expect the unexpected! As always, you can listen live to WWOZ at 90.7 FM locally or this link anywhere.

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