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“Blow, Satchmo, Blow Part III: That Gig in the Sky”

Read Part I Read Part II It is July 1971. Word on earth is, Gabriel’s real green over the way Satchmo can let it blow, and will, for eternity, and maybe a little longer. Down in New Orleans, the Devil … Continue reading

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“Blow, Satchmo, Blow Part II: He Is Just Away” by Melissa Bobe

Read Part I “Be proud and strong, Lucille, in the knowledge that you were beloved of such a man.” “Words are never adequate at times like these, but it must be some consolation to know that you were married to, … Continue reading

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“Blow, Satchmo, Blow – Part I: The E Train” by Melissa Bobe

Note: This is the first of a three-part fiction piece. It is the product of a residency at the Louis Armstrong House Museum and Archives, where the author had access to the condolences written to Lucille Armstrong upon the death … Continue reading

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