Music: Welcome

Hot and clear across the runways of Rome's Ciampino airport last week came the brassy Dixieland chatter of Muskrat Ramble, swung by "The Roman New Orleans Band." Teen-age Italian hepcats, backed by placards of "Welcome Louie," were beating out a solid welcome for American Jazz Potentate Louis ("Satchmo") Armstrong and his All-Stars.* On the last lap of his first grand European tour since 1935, Satchmo had found solid welcomes and solid houses wherever he landed. In Stockholm, 40,000 fans welcomed him at the airport; thousands waited in line all night to get tickets for...

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