by Matt Silver, WRTI

Louis Armstrong is so often framed as a jazz forefather that it becomes easy to lose sight of how much music—really good music—he recorded in the late ’40s, ’50s, and even well into the 1960s.

With the release of The Complete Louis Armstrong Columbia & RCA Victor Studio Sessions, 1946-66, Mosaic Records presents a comprehensive and remastered compendium of later-stage Armstrong, along with more than enough never-before-released studio takes to satisfy the exhaustive and exhausting pedantic jazz historian living within most everyone who made it beyond the first sentence here.

Read the full Jazz Album of the Week feature here.

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