Notes Of Freedom

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20030617At the height of the Cold War Louis Armstrong performed behind the Iron Curtain.|The carefree, uplifting tones of jazz personified personal liberty and became the US Government's secret weapon - a tool of Cold War diplomacy.|In Notes Of Freedom, Jazz critic and musician Dave Gelly investigates the legacy of Louis Armstrong's 1965 tour behind the Iron Curtain.|Featuring exclusive recordings, the programme asks who paid for the tour, and what was its real purpose?