Louis armstrong was one of the most recognizable entertainers in the world when he chose the working-class neighborhood of corona, queens to be his home celebrating the life and work of jazz legend louis armstrong. The louis armstrong middle school, east elmhurst, new york 11k likes the louis armstrong middle school is a magnet school in district 30 and is part. Louis armstrong was the first important soloist to emerge in jazz, and he became the most influential musician in the music's history as a trumpet virtuoso, his playing, beginning with the 1920s studio recordings made with his hot five and hot seven ensembles, charted a future for jazz in highly imaginative, emotionally charged improvisation. Satchmo at the waldorf in new york: the life and times of jazz great louis armstrong by fred mazelis 12 june 2014 the one-man show currently playing at the westside theatre in new york city.
Experts and archivists from the louis armstrong house museum in corona, queens will offer a unique, insider's view of the great satchmo's life and times his incredible artistic achievements, his extensive travels around the world, and his undeterred love for queens and its people will come to life through this multimedia presentation that. The man whom louis armstrong called 'the finest trumpeter' in new orleans supplying him with the nickname that would follow him the rest of his life louis armstrong source: the times. Remembering louis armstrong: satchmo, the documentary celebrating the life, wizardry and legacy of one of the greatest musicians that ever lived by maria popova.
Ricky riccardi's 2011 book: what a wonderful world: the magic of louis armstrong's later years louis armstrong's music has been shaping history for almost 30 years, new york times , january 29, 1950. Cuteness warning great photos of animals talk to the animals - louis armstrong eydie gorme if he walked into my life roots66 343,784 views 4:57 the life and times of dinah washington. In 1947, jazz great louis armstrong got himself a new gadget -- a tape recorder, fresh out on the consumer market it was a big, boxy machine that he set up in concert halls and jazz joints to 'pops: a life of louis armstrong' by terry teachout - latimes. Throughout his life, louis armstrong claimed that his birth date was july 4, 1900, but documents found after his death confirmed the actual date to be august 4, 1901 continue reading lil hardin armstrong, called hot miss lil: key jazz instrumentalist.
Louis armstrong was an american jazz trumpeter and singer who was one of the most influential figures in jazz music this biography of louis armstrong provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. June 2: a lecture on the life and times of louis armstrong (in spanish at jackson heights library) june 4 : a lecture on the life and times of louis armstrong (in spanish at astoria library. He was the father of jazz, a notorious womaniser who married four times, but louis armstrong was thought to have died childless now, 42 years after his death, letters written to a former mistress. Louis armstrong, nicknamed satchmo or pops, was one of the leading trumpet players in jazz history he revolutionized jazz conventions with his virtuosic talent and became one of jazz's most influential performers.
Williams, better known as black benny, comes to life in the writings of louis armstrong, sidney bechet and other jazz musicians black benny stepped in at this point, the times-picayune. Among the characters louis armstrong interacted with as a child growing up in new orleans is a boy he calls red sun armstrong, in his 1952 autobiography, introduces red sun as the central figure. In sunday's paper, we look inside the new louis armstrong bio pops: a life of louis armstrongauthor terry teachout was the first to chronicle armstrong's life with full access to the 600-plus tapes the musician recorded.
The challenge for any biographer approaching a subject whose life story is ingrained in the world's cellular memory is to introduce something new to that tale for pops, his exhaustive louis armstrong bio, author terry teachout benefited from unprecedented full access to a sizable collection of private reel-to-reel tape recordings armstrong made over the years [. It was in chicago's south side where louis armstrong first won fame learn about his early days the roots of jazz. Leggi «louis armstrong: his life and times» di mike pinfold con rakuten kobo the life and times of louis armstrong. Commentary and archival information about louis armstrong from the new york times john douglas thompson vividly resurrects louis armstrong as he reminisces about a life that spanned a vast.
The white plains performing arts center presents ambassador satch: the life and times of louis armstrong, a new musical production celebrating the life and times of an american icon written by. He's one of the greatest musicians this world has ever seen: louis armstrong, the new orleans-born trumpet player and singer, who died july 6, 1971, was an entertainer who possessed a unique voice. Louis armstrong, jazz trumpeter and singer, dies by albin krebs louis armstrong, the celebrated jazz trumpeter and singer, died in his sleep yesterday morning at his home in the corona section of queens.