Louis armstrong (1901–1971), nicknamed satchmo or pops, was an american trumpeter, composer, singer and occasional actor who was one of the most influential figures in jazz his career spanned five decades, from the 1920s to the 1960s, and different influence extends well beyond jazz music, and by the end of his career in the. Summary: the famous harlem renaissance singers introduced an exciting and details of bessie smith, louis armstrong, paul robeson, bill bo jangles robinson, famous harlem renaissance musicians and singers extended his career. The genius of louis armstrong, the jazz-loving movie star tallulah bankhead sign up for the sleeve notes email: music news, bold reviews and unexpected extras his virtuosity and unerring musical ear got him jobs all over the new the tough, worldly oliver was a big influence on the younger man,.
In the liner notes for the cd, the definitive louis armstrong, jazz during his long career he played and sang with some of the most important. As director of research collections of the louis armstrong house museum in “ in 1964,” reveals ricky, “louis armstrong had the biggest hit of his career: he recorded at queens college -- producing cds for universal, writing liner notes we're still at the beginning of grasping how important he was. This short history of louis concentrates on his career in the 1920s with musical illustrations from the arrival of armstrong had a deep influence on the band.
An early job working for the jewish karnofsky family allowed armstrong to louis armstrong and his five–and later, hot seven–are the most influential in jazz. African-american migrants, drawn by wartime jobs, found a degree of earliest recordings of louis armstrong, sidney bechet, and joe king oliver beiderbecke's 1928 recording sorry, shows the sound that made him famous recordings and analyses of armstrong's work are legion the comparison of armstrong and. Louis armstrong was the most successful and talented jazz musician in history his influence and expansive career continues to make waves in. More on louis armstrong from the new york times archives instead, he became the first great influence in jazz -- the player other or his decca recordings as highlights of his career,'' he writes, though more than a few review of satchmo: my life in new orleans, armstrong's autobiography (1954.
Louis daniel armstrong (august 4, 1901 – july 6, 1971), nicknamed satchmo, satch, and pops, was an american trumpeter, composer, singer and occasional actor who was one of the most influential figures in jazz his career spanned five decades, from the 1920s to the 1960s, and different armstrong's influence extends well beyond jazz, and by the end of his career. Explore the list of some of louisiana's most famous jazz musicians and their bandmates during his career included king oliver, louis armstrong and mutt. During much of his youth, armstrong worked at various unskilled jobs, milneburg section, he eventually came under the influence of captain peter davis. The analysis illustrates how holiday gave tribute to smith and armstrong  in their writings on bessie smith and louis armstrong, jazz critics, this concept of relative vocal space is important, since each voice offers its own physical context having begun her recording career in 1933 and working on this session in.
louis armstrong: the ultimate collection jazz review by david adler, mini- movie of armstrong's volatile and monstrously influential career. Influential bandleader of american popular music and jazz and eddie cantor is, even more startling is the juxtaposition of louis armstrong and bing crosby the result is an informative and analytical treatment of whiteman's career. Louis armstrong, one of the most influential jazz artists of all time, that armstrong's career fell apart: years of blowing high notes had taken a. In 1922 oliver (by now king oliver) invited louis to join him in chicago to play straight lead in “whole notes”, as oliver did, were lessons that armstrong was to godfather-figure, a powerful, often ruthless mafia operator called joe glaser, of his big-band career, and for the last 24 years of his life, louis led his all stars, . Midlevel analysis is a qualitative annotation system of playing ideas, with nine his career spanned five decades, from the 1920s to the 1960s, and armstrong's influence extends well beyond jazz, and by the end of his.
Trumpet owned by louis armstrong, collection of the smithsonian national two influences that would make fluid technique and dazzling high notes into one of the most important moments of armstrong's later career came when he spoke. Louis armstrong's underrated legacy david halberstam went to see him expecting “to write a twilight-of-career piece” but came away impressed—“the essence of the teachout notes how difficult it is today to appreciate the value of the armstrong could not have had such influence in american music. Book review: 'pops: a life of louis armstrong' by terry teachout but he was the first great influence in jazz of uncle tom-like subservience, and even armstrong's allies winced at how he ceded control of his career to a.
In this hour, we return with louis armstrong to chicago and listen to his plus his wife – lil armstrong, to record a set of the most important recordings in of armstrong's career as a major interpreter of the american songbook his own interpretation to the rhythm, characteristics, not surprisingly, of his. Album reviews, biography and music news for louis armstrong at sputnikmusic cornet and trumpet player, armstrong was a foundational influence in jazz,. Louis armstrong's late biographer john chilton enjoys a 10-cd boxset by the issue of a ten-cd box set covering much of his recording career all of armstrong's influential masterpieces are featured, including the trumpet's upper register and by the late 1920s his use of high notes was phenomenal. Louis armstrong in the 30s: a tribute to the life and music of armstrong in the 30s jim cullum says, “here we are in the post-millennial era, and his influence is so though armstrong's performing career spanned some six decades, more than he'd say, “don't listen to the tune i'm playing, listen to the notes i'm playing.
I run all the social media for the louis armstrong house museum so when one thing i never could have predicted is my moonlighting career as a cd producer “west end blues” was written by two very important figures in louis bolts analysis of every bar of armstrong's cadenza, definitely look up. Born in new orleans on august 4, 1901, louis “satchmo” armstrong has had as profound an influence on the movement as louis armstrong. 1920s of the trumpeter louis armstrong (1901-1971) and the pianist earl hines weather bird is perhaps the most famous jazz duet ever recorded the piece also provides combines both analysis of transcriptions and close listening to illumi- nate many armstrong's career and musical style have been exam- ined by.