Every Picture Tells A Story: Louise Armstrong plays to his wife under the shadow of the Great Sphinx

Every Picture Tells A Story: Louise Armstrong plays to his wife under the shadow of the Great Sphinx

At the height of the Cold War era, the United States send ambassadors for the American way of life by sending its best ambassadors abroad in the form of creative emissaries — jazz musicians.

After all, music has a way of bringing people together and forgetting their differences. As part of this cultural diplomacy, the great Louis Armstrong and his wife Lucille went to Egypt in 1961.

There, under the shadows of the majestic Great Sphinx and Pyramids of Giza he serenaded his wife on the trumpet. She appears transfixed by his exceptional playing.

Every Picture Tells A Story: Louise Armstrong plays to his wife under the shadow of the Great Sphinx

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