Early life louis daniel armstrong was born in new orleans on august 4, 1901 he was one of two children born to willie armstrong, a turpentine worker, and mary ann armstrong, whose grandparents had been slaves. Quiz & worksheet - life & music of louis armstrong lesson on the life and music of louis armstrong knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about louis armstrong's music. 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.
Louis armstrong: the life, music and screen career [scott allen nollen] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers louis armstrong was not only a virtuoso musician, singer, composer and actor, but also a dedicated writer who carried a typewriter with him on his constant travels around the globe. The life and music of louis armstrong among the most popular and appreciated musicians of our time, louis satchmo armostrong brought a musical presence, technical mastery, and imaginative genius that so overwhelmed musicians of his day that he became their principle model, leaving an indelible imprint on the music (kernfield 27. Check out louis armstrong introduction to what a wonderful world by dorothy squires on amazon music stream ad-free or purchase cd's and mp3s now on amazoncom your amazon music account is currently associated with a different marketplace to enjoy prime music, go to your music library and transfer your account to amazoncom (us. Louis armstrong download louis armstrong or read online here in pdf or epub description : louis armstrong has been the subject of countless biographies and music histories yet scant attention has been paid to the remarkable array of writings he left behind description : an introduction to the life of louis armstrong, the musician and.
What a wonderful world is a pop ballad written by bob thiele (as george douglas) and george david weiss it was first recorded by louis armstrong and released in 1967 as a single, which topped the pop charts in the united kingdom thiele and weiss were both prominent in the music world (thiele as a producer and weiss as a composer/performer). David ostwald’s louis armstrong eternity band david ostwald’s louis armstrong eternity band, one of the few traditional new orleans-style bands on the contemporary jazz scene, breathes new life into classic works by armstrong, duke ellington, jelly roll morton, and bix beiderbecke without missing a beat, always true to the joy and heart of the music. Louis armstrong essay examples 797 words 2 pages an introduction to the life of louis armstrong the world ambassador of jazz 531 words 1 page a history of early jazz 3,048 words 7 pages a biography of louis armstrong, an american jazz musician 568 the life and music of louis armstrong 969 words 2 pages an analysis of the. Louis armstrong's unique contributions was that he helped shape the musical genre in a whole different world.
Music is my life is the first comprehensive analysis of louis armstrong's autobiographical writings (including his books, essays, and letters) and their relation to his musical and visual performances combining approaches from autobiography theory, literary criticism, intermedia studies, cultural history, and musicology, daniel stein reconstructs armstrong's performances of his life story. Louis armstrong was that man who made a huge contribution to the dissemination of such a musical direction as jazz it is thanks to his talent of trumpeter and singer, personal charm and love for music, we are able to enjoy the unique compositions. Louis armstrong in the 30s: a tribute to the life and music of armstrong in the 30s the hollywood crowd fell in love with armstrong’s playing, and louis received his first of many movie offers he made the highly forgettable film ex-flame, which has long since disappeared and, on this trip to the west coast, armstrong cut his last.
Louis armstrong was not only a virtuoso musician, singer, composer and actor, but also a dedicated writer who typed hundreds of letters and reminiscences, carrying a typewriter with him on his constant travels around the globe. Louis armstrong and his contributions to jazz uploaded by tyson_626 on feb 28, 2005 louis armstrong's influential career louis armstrong was the most successful and talented jazz musician in history. Louis armstrong was not only a virtuoso musician, singer, composer and actor, but also a dedicated writer who carried a typewriter with him on his constant travels around the globe, turning out hundreds of letters and reminiscences. Louis armstrong was the most important creative force in the early development and perpetuation of america's music, jazz his influence, as an artist and cultural icon, is universal, unmatched, and very much alive today. Trumpeter singer actor entertainer in his life, louis armstrong thrilled audiences worldwide and influenced countless musicians but beyond being a revolutionary musician and an enchanting stage personality, louis armstrong was a writer--and he was prolific this unparalleled collection of armstrong's candid writings reveals a side of the artist not widely known to his fans.
Introduction louis armstrong was an american singer, trumpeter, composer, and actor that was renowned in the jazz industry he was born in 1901 in new orleans and died at the age of 69 in new york. Trumpet player louis armstrong was often referred to by his nickname which was satchmo he was born just after the turn of the century in 1901 in new orleans armstrong was greatly influenced by the jazz music being played in the area. Armstrong wrote a lot more about his music, life and times the best collection of his work is louis armstrong in his own words (oxford university press), edited with an introduction by thomas brothers.
Louis armstrong, nicknamed satchmo and pops, was an american jazz trumpeter and singer armstrong was a charismatic, innovative performer whose improvised soloing was the main influence for a fundamental change in jazz, shifting its focus from collective improvisation to the solo player and improvised soloing. There’s a new youtube music web player for desktop working no thanks check it out find out why close louis armstrong - what a wonderful world ( 1967 ) life lessons from 100. Louis armstrong was a superstar, long before andy warhol popularised the phrase pops visited more countries around the world than any of his contemporaries, at a time when foreign travel by.
The teacher will play a selection of music from louis armstrong (what a wonderful world - mp3 - itunes) show a brief video clip of louis armstrong (filmed in 1933) from jazz: a multimedia history or from youtube (advertising cut. Louis armstrong was a trumpeter, bandleader, singer, soloist, film star and comedian considered one of the most influential artists in jazz history, he is known for songs like star dust, la. Song information for what a wonderful world - louis armstrong on allmusic.