Louis armstrong was the first important soloist to emerge in jazz, and he became the most influential musician in the music's history. Though the history of jazz is filled with many exceptional and innovative musicians, it is hard to find any one who has had as profound an influence on the movement as louis armstrong. Louis armstrong, byname satchmo (truncation of “satchel mouth”), (born august 4, 1901, new orleans, louisiana, us—died july 6, 1971, new york, new york), the leading trumpeter and one of the most influential artists in jazz history.
In 1932 armstrong toured britain and europe, not the first major jazz musician to visit britain as both jimmy dorsey and bunny berigan toured in 1930, but louis was certainly the one with the greatest reputation among musicians and lovers of ‘hot music. He is regarded as one of the most important and influential musicians in the history of jazz music early life louis daniel armstrong was born in new orleans on august 4, 1901 he was one of two children born to willie armstrong, a turpentine worker, and mary ann armstrong, whose grandparents had been slaves louis armstrong: an extravagant.
Louis armstrong was the first important soloist to emerge in jazz, and he became the most influential musician in the music's history as a trumpet virtuoso, his playing, beginning with the 1920s studio recordings made with his hot five and hot seven ensembles, charted a future for jazz in highly imaginative, emotionally charged improvisation. Louis armstrong, who passed away 45 years ago, is the most famous jazz musician of all time in addition to his hundreds of recordings, he is remembered by most as a lovable and humorous character who can be seen in a dozen hollywood films and on a variety of television appearances that show up on you tube. Louis armstrong biography by william ruhlmann the most important and influential musician in jazz history, and one of the leading singers and entertainers from the 1920s through the '50s. After separating from lil, armstrong started to play at the sunset café for al capone's associate joe glaser in the carroll dickerson orchestra, with earl hines on piano, which was renamed louis armstrong and his stompers, though hines was the music director and glaser managed the orchestra hines and armstrong became fast friends and successful collaborators. In 1936, louis armstrong became the first african-american jazz musician to write an autobiography, swing that music did you know also in 1936, louis armstrong became the first african american to get featured billing in a major hollywood movie with his turn in pennies from heaven.
“louis armstrong is jazz he represents what the music is all about” — wynton marsalis from a new orleans boys’ home to hollywood, carnegie hall, and television, the tale of louis armstrong’s life and triumphant six-decade career epitomizes the american success story. Louis daniel armstrong (august 4, 1901 – july 6, 1971), nicknamed satchmo, satch, and pops, was an american trumpeter, composer, singer and occasional actor who was one of the most influential figures in jazzhis career spanned five decades, from the 1920s to the 1960s, and different eras in the history of jazz in 2017, he was inducted into the rhythm & blues hall of fame. He is regarded as one of the most important and influential musicians in the history of jazz music early life louis daniel armstrong was born in new orleans on august 4, 1901.
Our new desktop experience was built to be your music destination listen to official albums & more. Louis armstrong, who was born aug 4, 1901, developed into a major musical force and innovator as a trumpeter, singer and an entertainer although he was not the first jazz musician, he permanently changed the music early in its development.
“louis armstrong is jazz he represents what the music is all about” — wynton marsalis from a new orleans boys’ home to hollywood, carnegie hall, and television, the tale of louis. Louis armstrong was born in new orleans, louisiana to 16-year-old mayann albert and her boyfriend willie armstrong only weeks after louis' birth, willie left mayann and louis was placed in the care of his grandmother, josephine armstrong. Louis armstrong was a trumpeter, bandleader, singer, soloist, film star and comedian considered one of the most influential artists in jazz history, he is known for songs like star dust, la.