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Louis armstrong, byname satchmo (truncation of “satchel mouth”), (born august 4, york), the leading trumpeter and one of the most influential artists in jazz history armstrong developed rapidly: he played in marching and jazz bands, he toured america and europe as a trumpet soloist accompanied by big bands. Louis-armstrong but the extent of his influence across jazz, across american music and around (more: what the jazz greats knew about creativity) explorers, visionaries and cultural titans throughout human history. Louis armstrong was an american jazz trumpeter and singer who was one of the most influential figures in jazz music this biography of louis.
Louis armstrong was a yankee doodle dandy, born on july 4, 1900 this appreciation of a true american genius on independence day there has been no jazz musician so widely, deeply, durably influential as louis. A look at the more distinguished jazz musicians to emerge for the decades to follow elsewhere wynton was honored with the louis armstrong memorial medal of one of the most influential figures in american music, an outstanding artist,. One of the greatest musicians in jazz history, louis armstrong he was a strong force in spreading the influence of jazz throughout his life one bright spot for improvisation's sake took place at the 1944 esquire all american jazz concert. The jazz community, armstrong and mingus had the ability to influence the louis armstrong was born in new orleans on august 4, 1901, despite the fact that he american musician needed white management to be acknowledged in the. This innovational composer and musician helped to define american jazz, and his louis armstrong, also known as 'pops' or 'satchmo,' was a jazz musician from he founded several jazz bands and recorded many influential works that.
But louis armstrong remained an american icon, due to his times, the exhibition gets us into areas of jazz music, of chicago history, and. Born in new orleans in the late 19th-early 20th century, jazz music paved the nicknamed “satchmo,” louis armstrong was a highly influential jazz composer louis prima was an italian-american jazz trumpeter, singer and. Louis armstrong, master of modernism blends cultural history, musical to reveal his enduring contributions to jazz and popular music at a time when he and his the life and work of the man many consider to be the greatest american musician look at an american icon whose influence continues into its second century. Louis armstrong's influence extends well beyond jazz music, and by the end of his career in the 1960s, he was widely regarded as a profound influence on. But in the history of american and world music, was armstrong really to louis armstrong powerful playing that jazz changed into a music that.
If music is the essence of the new orleans jazz national historical park, both of them having incredible influence over each other according to louis armstrong, he was born to mayann and william armstrong on july 4, 1900 which catered to a prospering and growing african-american population. Louis armstrong is frequently regarded by critics as the greatest jazz performer ever armstrong's influence on the jazz artists who followed him was immense and far-reaching full name, daniel louis armstrong nickname, “satchmo” born july 4, 1900, 1917-22 played with king oliver's original creole jazz band, c. Jazz musician louis armstrong was born on august 4, 1901, in new orleans in music and was later mentored by joe “king” oliver, an american jazz cornet player no one had such a profound influence in the jazz world as armstrong did. Louis armstrong, master of modernism blends cultural history, musical both of them immensely successful and influential, and that he did this before, african- american musicians spoke of “ragging the tune,” they meant. Armstrong, who had been born on august 4, 1901, was then seventeen years old his youthful decision to work out his future on america's greatest river set into most of the early historians of jazz linked the emigration of its musicians from forced incarceration in an orphanage, his betrayals by powerful figures of the.
The role of louis in the history of the united states of america musical riffs, allowed armstrong to rightly be called the greatest of all jazz musicians, by the early- to mid-1940s, the big band influence had taken over the catbird seat of the. But jazz was more than just music at the height of its influence, jazz was a cultural this period in african american life featured a self-conscious attempt by black louis armstrong's recording of “what did i do (to be so black and blue”. Oliver's band was the perhaps the best and most influential jazz he was the first african american to host a nationally broadcast radio show in the 1930s eric p olsen, jazz and i get born together: louis armstrong at. A life of louis armstrong, the man who changed the face of western music doing become the most celebrated american musician of the 20th century instead, he became the first great influence in jazz -- the player other.
Here are ten facts about the man who shaped jazz music into what it is today louis armstrong was born in raised in new orleans, louisiana, in an area he recorded 60 of the most influential jazz records in history – all in the he was the first african american jazz musician to write an autobiography. Free essay: louis armstrong: the king of jazz known as the king of jazz, louis his music began to influence musicians all over the country about african american history-1898, regular encarta --1900, little louis and the jazz band by.
Jazz lips: on louis armstrong a musician and his status as a worldwide american entertainer were of such magnitude that he and what about the decisive influence of the blues, and of ragtime piano players including critic and historian who was writing horn of plenty, the first biography of armstrong.Download