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  • Musician Since Armstrong
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    Louis Armstrong Heroes are needed in the world to give people something to look up to, someone to be like. Louis Armstrong over came such adversities as poverty, alack of good education, and racism to become one of the greatest jazz player not just of the 1920's but of the 20th century. Armstrong was one of the creators of Jazz and was one of the most popular entertainers from the 1920's. Starting out at a young age he never knew that one day he would be such a popular jazz player and also not k...
  • Louis Armstrong
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    When most of us here the word leader we think of a superior being. A person that is totally unlike any other. There have been many leaders in the past centuries. One that I found most significant was Louis Armstrong. He was a great musician in so many ways. He patented his own style of music that became known and loved all over the world. Louis Armstrong was born on August 4th 1901 in New Orleans, Louisiana to May anne and William Armstrong. Louis had many great accomplishments throughout his li...
  • Louis Armstrong
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    about the discography SIDEMAN 1923-25 HOT 5 & 71925-28 STARDOM 1929-32 THE 30'S 1932-42 WAR YEARS 1942-46 ALL-STARS 1942-56 PURE GOLD 1956-63 TWILIGHT 1963-71 Evolution of the All-Starsfeedbackcredit where it's due other links to louis (c) 1999 scott johnson The Louis Armstrong Discography Most historians agree; when it comes to influential musicians in this century, one name stands above the rest. Not Gershwin or Porter, Lennon or Presley. It is, indeed, Louis Armstrong who blasted the music of...
  • Louis Into His Band
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    Louis Armstrong: From Childhood to Adulthood When you think of Louis Armstrong you probably think of a jolly middle-aged man who can play the cornet like no one else, a man who had it all, a man who had the good life. Well, Louis was not always that lucky. From childhood to his adulthood, Louis Armstrong changed much as a person and a musician. He worked very hard to become what he became and did not let anything get in the way of becoming a musician. In this paper, you will read about how Louis...
  • Louis Armstrong
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    Born in August 1901 (not Independence Day 1900, as he was always told and believed), Louis Armstrong sang on the New Orleans streets in a boyhood quartet and in 1913 was admitted to the Colored Waifs' home for firing a gun into the air. In the home he learned the trumpet, and within four years was challenging every trumpet king in his home town, from Freddie Kep pard to Joe Oliver, his first father-figure, whom he replaced in Kid Ory's band in 1919. In 1922 Oliver (by now King Oliver) invited Lo...
  • Louis Armstrong
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    Louis Armstrong's Influential Career Louis Armstrong was the most successful and talented jazz musician in history. His influence and expansive career continues to make waves in the jazz world. That is what made him become what he is to many today? a legend. Born on August 4, 1901, in the poorest section of New Orleans, Armstrong grew up with his grandparents due to his parents? separation. On January 1, 1913 he made a mistake which turned out to be the best thing that ever happened to him. At a...

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