Who Was Louis Armstrong?

By | July 3, 2019
Who Was Louis Armstrong? Author Yona Zeldis McDonough
ISBN-10 0448433680
ISBN-13 9780448433684
Year 2004-12-29
Pages 112
Language English
Publisher Grosset & Dunlap
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If not for a stint in reform school young Louis Armstrong might never have become a musician It was a teacher at the Colored Waifs Home who gave him a cornet promoted him to band leader and saw talent in the tough kid from the even tougher New Orleans neighborhood called Storyville But it was Louis Armstrong s own passion and genius that pushed jazz into new and exciting realms with his amazing improvisational trumpet playing His seventy year life spanned a critical time in American music as well as black history

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