“Skokiaan” is a popular tune originally written by Zimbabwean musician August Musarurwa that has been covered by many musician, including Louis Armstrong. Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu chats with Regina Bain, Executive Director of the Louis Armstrong House Museum, about the song and about Armstrong’s tours through the African Continent in the 50s and 60s.
Windham-Campbell Festival: Skokiaan by Louis Armstrong
Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu, Regina Bain
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library BRBL, Room 38-39
121 Wall StreetNew Haven, CT 06511
All festival events are free and open to the public. Audience members must be vaccinated and boosted and should be prepared to show proof of vaccination. Masks will be required at most indoor events.