Music: New Pop Records, Sep. 8, 1952

Satchmo at Pasadena (Louis Armstrong and the All Stars; Decca LP). This is the third jumbo-size recording of the old master's popular outfit recorded at a live concert. By no means the best he has done (both Decca and Victor have shown the All Stars in better form), it is the liveliest album of the week. Armstrong's trumpeting is bright and strong, his gravelly voice as ingratiatingly ribald as ever, and the old songs (Stardust, Honeysuckle Rose, etc.) are still good.

Lee Wiley Sings Irving Berlin and Vincent Youmans (with Stan Freeman and Cy...

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