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Ricky Riccardi
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Ricky Riccardi holds a B.A. in journalism and an M.A. in Jazz History and Research from Rutgers University. He has lectured at the Institute of Jazz Studies, at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, and at the annual Satchmo SummerFest in New Orleans. He is the author of a popular Armstrong blog (dippermouth.blogspot.com) and is himself a jazz pianist. He is the archivist for the Louis Armstrong House Museum. He lives in New Jersey.

 

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What a Wonderful World
The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years
Written by Ricky Riccardi


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $16.95

Much has been written about Louis Armstrong, but the majority of it focuses on the early and middle stages of his career. In this prodigiously researched and richly detailed book, jazz scholar and musician Ricky Riccardi reveals for the first time the genius and remarkable achievements of the last 25 years... Read more >
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What a Wonderful World
The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years
Written by Ricky Riccardi


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $13.99

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