Louis Armstrong (History Maker Bios) by Judith Pinkerton Josephson

By Judith Pinkerton Josephson

Actual or fake? Louis Armstrong was once known as "The World's maximum Trumpet Player." real! Louis Armstrong replaced the sound of yank tune along with his interesting, robust trumpet-playing. He helped make jazz one of many world's most well liked kinds of track. And his gruff making a song voice and shining character made him essentially the most well known entertainers of all time.

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Read more about Louis’s amazing career. Pinkney, Andrea. Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra. New York: Hyperion, 2007. Learn about another jazz legend of the 1900s, Duke Ellington. htm Explore the exciting world of jazz at this PBS website. net Hear Louis Armstrong play, read about his life, and see photos. asp Learn about jazz, read about jazz musicians, do activities, and find out more about Louis Armstrong. 46 SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY Armstrong, Louis. Satchmo: My Life in New Orleans.

47 INDEX All Stars band, 36 Armstrong, Beatrice (sister), 7, 13 Armstrong, Lucille (fourth wife), 35, 36, 41 Armstrong, Mayann (mother), 7, 8, 13, 14, 23 birth, 6 Chicago, 14–16, cornet, 10, 12–13, 16, 18–19 death, 41 Europe, 29, 30 first recording, 16 Hardin, Lil (second wife), 17, 22, 28 Harlem, 18, 25 heart attacks, 39, 41 Hot Chocolates, 29 Hot Five, 22, 23 jazz, 6, 12, 14, 22, 24, 42 jiving, 37, 40 Karnofskys, 8, 9 King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band, 14, 16 marriages, 17, 35 New Orleans, 6, 31, 42 New York City, 18, 25, 29, 35, 41 nicknames, 5, 21, 29 Oliver, Joe “King,” 11, 14, 17 onstage routine, 20, 21, 27 scat singing, 22 trumpet, 19, 24, 36, 41 Acknowledgments For photographs and artwork: © Hulton Archive/Getty Images, pp.

40; © Keystone/Getty Images, p. 42; Library of Congress, p. 45 (LC-USZ62-116815). Front cover: © Lebrecht Music and Arts Photo Library/Alamy. Back cover: AP Photo/Kenneth Lambert. For quoted material: p. 11, Armstrong, Louis, Satchmo: My Life in New Orleans, (Cambridge, MA: DaCapo Press, 1954); pp. 13, 20, 27, 33, 40, Meryman, Richard, “An Interview with Louis Armstrong,” Life Magazine, (April 15, 1966); pp. 13, 24-25, Giddins, Gary, Satchmo: The Genius of Louis Armstrong, (Cambridge, MA: DaCapo Press, 1988); p.

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