JAZZ PIONEER ROOM: HAPPY BIRTHDAY LOUIS ARMSTRONG 1901 – 1971


posted by Archivist Jean-Marie Juif  & #@blues2jazzguy Louis Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971) Louis Armstrong was born on August 4, 1901, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the birthplace of jazz. He is considered the most important improviser in jazz, and he taught the world to swing. Armstrong, fondly known as “Satchmo” (which isContinue reading “JAZZ PIONEER ROOM: HAPPY BIRTHDAY LOUIS ARMSTRONG 1901 – 1971”