Louis Armstrong Talks About His Chops in 1964 Interview

Louis Armstrong explains the origin of his nickname, “Satchmo,” and the secret to maintaining his “chops” in this animation by Patrick Smith. Armstrong’s words stem from a 1964 interview with two high school students, Michael Aisner and James R. Stein. The animation is part of Blank on Blank, a PBS animated series of interviews with famous people.

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