Louis Armstrong Plays for his Wife in Front of the Sphinx

Our buddies over at assey writing have recently shared some awesome photos taken in front of the Great Sphinx in Egypt.  In their first photo, an read more after hurling baseballs at the monument.  Quaint.   The second photo from 1864 featuresMore Bonuses in front of the famous facade.  Sugoi!

The claim is that the samurai photo is a strong contender for the most bad-ass photo ever taken.  In the spirit of one-upsmanship, we’d like to submit the following:

Louis Armstrong playing the trumpet for his wife in front of the sphinx, circa 1961.