Ricky Riccardi

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Industry Museums or Libraries
Occupation Director of Research Collections, Louis Armstrong House Museum
Location Toms River, NJ, United States
Introduction I'm the Director of Research Collections for the Louis Armstrong House Museum, author of "What a Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years" (Pantheon, 2011) and the forthcoming "Heart Full of Rhythm: The Big Band Years of Louis Armstrong" (Oxford, 2020). I graduated with a Master's in Jazz History and Research from Rutgers and have delivered lectures on Armstrong at the Institute of Jazz Studies, the Satchmo Summerfest in New Orleans, the Monterey Jazz Festival and many more spots around the world. I have co-produced many Armstrong releases for Mosaic Records and Universal. I'm all-Pops, all the time! E-mail me at dippermouth@msn.com or find me on Facebook and Twitter