Past Event

Closed for the Holidays

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem is closed for Christmas Day. We’ve selected this track to celebrate the holidays: “Zat You Santa Claus?” was recorded by Louis Armstrong and The Commanders in New York City on Decca Records in 1953.

Louis Armstrong: trumpet, vocal
Billy Butterfield, Andy Ferretti, Carl Poole: trumpets
Lou McGarity, Cutty Cutshall, Phil Giardina, Jack Satterfield: trombone
Hymie Schertzer: alto and baritone saxophones
Al Klink: tenor saxophone
Bernie Leighton: piano
Carmen Mastren: guitar
Sandy Block: bass
Ed Grady: drums
Toots Camarata: arranger, conductor