Louis Armstrong – A Gift To Pops-  New EP Record Store Day Black Friday 2021 Verve Vinyl - Jazz / Big Band

Louis Armstrong – A Gift To Pops- New EP Record Store Day Black Friday 2021 Verve Vinyl - Jazz / Big Band

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Louis Armstrong – A Gift To Pops

Label: Verve Records – B0034403-01
Series: Original Grooves
Vinyl, 12", EP
Country: Europe
Genre: Jazz
Style: Big Band


A1 Louis Armstrong What A Wonderful World
Baritone SaxophoneRaymond Stanfield
Bass GuitarRuss Savakus
Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, FluteSam Marowitz
Clarinet, Flute, Tenor SaxophoneJerome Richardson
DrumsGrady Tate
Flute, Alto Saxophone, Tenor SaxophoneDan Trimboli*
GuitarAllen Hanlon, Art Ryerson, Bill Suyker
Orchestra, Chorus [Directed By]Tommy Goodman
PercussionWarren Hard
PianoHank Jones
ProducerBob Thiele
Recorded ByBob Simpson, Eddie Brackett
TromboneJ.J. Johnson, Urbie Green
TrumpetClark Terry, Joe Wilder
Vocals, TrumpetLouis Armstrong
A2 The Wonderful World Of Louis Armstrong All Stars What A Wonderful World
Arranged ByNicholas Payton
DrumsHerlin Riley
Piano, Organ [B-3]Davell Crawford
ProducerWycliffe Gordon
Recorded ByMack Major, Misha Kachkachishvili
VocalsNiki Haris
B1 Louis Armstrong Swing That Music
Alto SaxophoneCharlie Holmes, Henry Jones
Bass GuitarGeorge 'Pops' Foster*
ClarinetBingie Madison
DrumsPaul Barbarin
GuitarLee Blair
PianoLuis Russell
Tenor SaxophoneGreely Walton
TromboneJimmy Archey
TrumpetGus Aiken, Leonard Davis, Louis Bacon
B2 The Wonderful World Of Louis Armstrong All Stars Swing That Music
Arranged ByNicholas Payton
BassReginald Veal
DrumsHerlin Riley
PianoCourtney Bryan
ProducerJackie Harris (2), Nicholas Payton, Wycliffe Gordon
Recorded ByMack Major, Misha Kachkachishvili
Soprano SaxophoneRoderick Paulin
Trombone, VocalsWycliffe Gordon
TrumpetNicholas Payton

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright ℗ – UMG Recordings, Inc.
  • Copyright © – UMG Recordings, Inc.
  • Distributed By – UMG Commercial Services
  • Published By – Abilene Music Inc.
  • Published By – Quartet Music
  • Published By – Range Road Music, Inc.
  • Published By – Louis Armstrong Music
  • Recorded At – Esplanade Studios
  • Recorded At – The Parlor, New Orleans, LA


  • A&R [Administration]Femi Onafowokan, Melody Ewing
  • A&R [Management]Emerson Sudbury
  • Creative DirectorRyan Rogers
  • DesignCindy Nguyen
  • Management [Marketing]Oliver Schrage
  • Production Manager, Coordinator [Release Coordination]Rafaela Hernández
  • Written ByBob Thiele (tracks: A1, A2), George David Weiss (tracks: A1, A2), Horace Gerlach (tracks: B1, B2), Louis Armstrong (tracks: B1, B2)


Black Friday Record Store Day 2021

Hear Louis Armstrong’s original takes of two of his timeless performances alongside modern reinterpretations by an all-star band led by Nicholas Payton and Wycliffe Gordon. Grammy-award winning trumpet player Nicholas Payton is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, producer and arranger from New Orleans. Renowned musician, composer, conductor and arranger, Wycliffe Gordon is a veteran member of the Wynton Marsalis Septet and an original member of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra.

Supplementary Note (track A2):
Background Vocals by Menia Chester
Recorded By Jorge Castillo Jr.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 602438608010