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  • Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong‚ arguably the greatest entertainer‚ and trumpet player during the renaissance era. Louis Armstrong was inspired by people such as Joe the king Oliver‚ Lil Hardin‚ and Peter Davis. Louis Armstrong was one of the most famous and influential performers in the entire history of jazz. Louis Armstrong began to be noticed by important people in the 1920’s and the early 1930’s. Louis Armstrong was born august 4th 1901 in the ghettos of New Orleans. He learned

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    Rebecca Huang Louis Armstrong I. Early Life A. Childhood B. Family C. Armstrong’s natural talent from God II. Performance Career A. Experiences in New Orleans and Mississippi B. Chicago and Jazz Band C. Life from 1924 to 1930s III. Late Stage A. Armstrong’s 1950 life B. The end of Louis Armstrong’s Music Life IV. Music History A. Trumpet and Early Jazz B. Collaborators and Followers C. Armstrong’s Music Style 1. A Jazz musician

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    Angulo ELA Honors 24‚ April 2012 Life of the King of Jazz “My whole musical success goes back to the time I was arrested…”(Old 28). Louis Armstrong started off as a normal kid who lived in a poor family and environment‚ but ended up as one of the most influential entertainers in history all because of one mistake he made as a child‚ which changed his life. Louis Armstrong’s life was filled with events that built his musical skills‚ fame‚ and his well-being even though he did not start off very

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  • Louis Armstrong

    Younger English 12R 1/22/14 Louis Armstrong To millions of people he is just a great entertainer but to fellow musicians he is one of the most important figures in jazz history. Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong is the preeminent jazz artist of all time. As a musician and jazz fanatic myself‚ Louis Armstrong has made an impact on my life like no other. Louis taught me that “melodies are full of things” (Collier‚ 31) and that I can make them say whatever I want. I read about Louis to strengthen my knowledge

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  • Biography: Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong is a very talented musician‚ actor‚ and singer. He has lived a prosperous life with a lot of success and an equal amount of downfalls. Louis Armstrong’s story goes back to over one hundred years ago. Nicknamed Satch‚ Satchmo‚ Satchelmouth‚ Dipper‚ and Dippermouth Louis Armstrong took over and changed the jazz industry to what we know it as today. Louis Armstrong was born on August 4‚ 1901 in New Orleans‚ Louisiana. His father‚ William Armstrong‚ abandoned the family during Louis’

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  • Louis Armstrong: a Biography

    musicians of the 20th century‚ Louis Armstrong. Louis Armstrong is easily recognized by simply listening to his infamous raspy voice and legendary‚ creative skill on the trumpet. All Armstrong had to do to play beautifully was to play one note. Louis Armstrong had a strong influence in music. His forte in jazz‚ ragtime‚ and swing was solo performing and improvisation. First‚ his dedication to music influenced jazz music and then later all popular music. I chose Louis Armstrong because of his love for music

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  • Importance of Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong was the greatest of all Jazz musicians. Armstrong defined what it was to play Jazz. His amazing technical abilities‚ the joy and spontaneity‚ and amazingly quick‚ inventive musical mind still dominate Jazz to this day. Only Charlie Parker comes close to having as much influence on the history of Jazz as Louis Armstrong did. Like almost all early Jazz musicians‚ Louis was from New Orleans. He was from a very poor family and was sent to reform school when he was twelve

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  • Louis Armstrong Nicknames

    Louis Armstrong was one of the most famous trumpeters to ever live. He was born on August 4th‚ 1901 in New Orleans‚ Louisiana. His father was a factory worker and he abandoned Louis after his birth. His mother left him with his grandmother and was always in prostitution. He married died on July 6th‚ 1971 in Corona‚ Queens‚ New York. He went to school at the Fisk School for Boys and the Colored Waif’s Home for Boys. His nicknames all his friends and fans gave him was “Pops”‚ “Satchmo”‚ and “Ambassador

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  • Louis Armstrong Biography

    Louis Armstrong was an amazing musician and artist. As a well known jazz musician‚ Mr. Armstrong has an autobiography of how he rose up and became one of the greatest jazz musicians and artist in history. Armstrong’s book was written by an award winning historian and biographer named Laurence Bergreen. Born on the 4th of February‚ he has written many wonderful books‚ and had some translated into 25 different languages his latest book is called Casanova: The World of a Seductive Genius. Another one

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  • The Life of Louis Armstrong

    The Life of Louis Armstrong He was known as the greatest of all jazz musicians. He defined what it really was to play genuine jazz music and taught the world to swing. He included joy‚ spontaneity‚ and amazing technical abilities. Louis Armstrong was a genius when it came to his inventive musical ability. In this paper‚ I will tell you about who Armstrong was‚ his early childhood‚ accomplishments‚ and his living legacy. Louis Armstrong was born on August 4‚ 1901 in New Orleans‚ Louisiana which

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