Windham-Campbell Festival: Skokiaan by Louis Armstrong

Event time: 
Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library (BRBL), Room 38-39 See map
121 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

“Skokiaan” is a popular tune originally written by Zimbabwean musician August Musarurwa that has been covered by many musician, including Louis Armstrong. Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu chats with Regina Bain, Executive Director of the Louis Armstrong House Museum, about the song and about Armstrong’s tours through the African Continent in the 50s and 60s.

Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu, Regina Bain