in Palace Theater, Columbus, Ohio - 20th Century

from Jazz Anecdotes, page 209:

As I was standing in the wings, Louis announced that he was going to play Tiger Rag.  Since some of the audience still thought he played a trick horn, he had a local trumpet player come up and play it first. Then the band started out, and I never heard a man blow like that in my life!  He hit two hundred high Cs, and they counted them as he went around the stage, and he ended on a high F!

cite as

Bill Crow, Jazz Anecdotes (New York, 1990), p. 209. accessed: 30 May, 2024

location of experience: Palace Theater, Columbus, Ohio

Listening to

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Tiger Rag performed by Louis Armstrong

Experience Information

Date/Time 20th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Gorwel Owen on Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:03:03 +0100
Approved on Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:37:47 +0100