Windham-Campbell Festival: Skokiaan by Louis Armstrong

All festival events are free and open to the public. Audience members must be vaccinated and boosted and should be prepared to show proof of vaccination. Masks will be required at most indoor events.
Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Room 38-39
121 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511

“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.