The Continuum borrowed its eponym from novelist, Albert Murray, who’d written a piece titled, “The Armstrong Continuum.” It represents the continuity of the set of values that Armstrong stood for and broadens his lens beyond jazz. According to Bob O’Meally, “the project is funded by the LAEF, INC. that presents people talking about and playing jazz with Armstrong at its core.” READ MORE
This award honors great, living jazz artists, who have a history of sharing their love of music through a lifetime of performance and jazz education. It was created by The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, Inc. and represents a tribute to the life and legacy of Louis Armstrong’s passion for jazz and excellence matched only by his joyous love of life and children. The recipients of The SATCHMO™ Award are selected for their important and lasting contributions in the world of jazz education and reflect the spirit of Louis Armstrong and his inspiring belief in the power of the language of Jazz music, essential in making a Wonderful World™. READ MORE
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