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Indiana - Louis Armstrong - The Sound Of New Orleans (CD)

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  1. Aug 01,  · Gennett Records was the first to capture horn titan Louis Armstrong, Delta blues giant Charley Patton and Hoagy Carmichael’s famous “Stardust.” .
  2. Label: Gold Sound - DCD • Series: The Greatest Selection - Louis Armstrong • Format: 2x, CD Compilation, Deluxe Edition • Country: Europe • Genre: Jazz • Style: Swing, Dixieland3/5(2).
  3. Armstrong played in brass bands and riverboats in New Orleans, first on an excursion boat in September He traveled with the band of Fate Marable, which toured on the steamboat Sidney with the Streckfus Steamers line up and down the Mississippi River. Marable was proud of his musical knowledge, and he insisted that Armstrong and other musicians in his band learn sight reading.
  4. Louis Armstrong: Road to Stardom. Armstrong was born in New Orleans on August 4, , though he claimed July 4 as his birthday. As a child, on a dare from a friend, he fired a pistol into the air on South Rampart Street and was sentenced to the Colored Waif's Home. There he got the job of playing the bugle when the flag was raised and lowered.
  5. When you hear the gravelly voice or the joyful sound of his trumpet, there is no mistaking Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong. Arguably the greatest jazz musician of all time, he was born to extreme poverty in the segregated South of New Orleans and ended up a beloved international icon.
  6. Visibly shaken, Armstrong picked up a pen and from his deathbed began to compose a memoir of his coming of age in the Jim Crow South at the turn of the century. The result was a disturbingly vivid seventy-seven page hand-written document he entitled, “Louis Armstrong + the Jewish Family in New Orleans, La, the Year of ”.
  7. Louis Armstrong, Actor: High Society. Louis Armstrong grew up poor in a single-parent household. He was 13 when he celebrated the New Year by running out on the street and firing a pistol that belonged to the current man in his mother's life. At the Colored Waifs Home for Boys, he learned to play the bugle and the clarinet and joined the home's brass band.
  8. “The first Ella and Louis album was so successful that producer Norman Granz decided to put them back together for a double album and include some solo tracks, three for Fitzgerald and four for Armstrong,” says Riccardi. “So on August 1, , Armstrong went into the studio with the Oscar Peterson trio and Louis Bellson on drums to record his four solo features.

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