Hampton University
HU Musical Arts Society Present 'Backstage with Louis Armstrong'
01/13/2014 - #34

Hampton, Va – The Hampton University Musical Arts Society and Department of Music present "Backstage with Louis Armstrong" on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 8 p.m. in Ogden Hall.

The performance is a solo biographical show on the great jazz trumpeter, vocalist, and international ambassador of "swing" Louis Armstrong. Playwright and performer Danny Mullen portrays the legendary jazzman wonderfully and will leave his audience with a standing ovation.

Mullen takes his audience on a journey back in time to discover the personal life of Armstrong within the subjects of poverty, racial struggles, jealousy, and even heartbreak.

Mullen imitates Armstrong’s legendary vocals in songs like “Moon River,” “Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans,” “What Did I Do to be so Black and Blue,” “A Kiss to Build a Dream On,” “Hello Dolly,” and many other great hits.

Student tickets are $10, and general admission is $20. Don't forget to ask about our Valentine's Day Special-- buy one and get one free (for students), or buy one and get one half off (for general admission).

Tickets are available by calling the HU Convocation Center box office at (757) 728-6800.

For more information, please visit http://mas.hamptonu.edu/

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Media Contact: Gianina Thompson, University Relations, 757.727.5754, gianina.thompson@hamptonu.edu

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