A museum in New York dedicated to Louis Armstrong will give a letter of appreciation to people involved in the “Come Come Everybody” Japanese morning television drama series for elevating the popularity of the jazz icon, nicknamed “Satchmo.”

In response to a request made by Yoshio and Keiko Toyama of the Wonderful World Jazz Foundation in Japan, Ricky Riccardi, director of research collections at the Louis Armstrong House Museum and the author of a Satchmo biography, will send the certificate of gratitude to those who are making the NHK drama series.

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