By Michael Meckna
When pressed to call the main influential musician of the twentieth century, many track historians will identify Louis Satchmo Armstrong. Born in New Orleans in 1901 and recording into the Seventies, Armstrong is called the daddy of jazz, the only determine so much credited with relocating the Western international from the age of classical song and Tin Pan Alley pop criteria into an exhilarating new period of swing and scorching jazz. Michael Meckna's e-book is the authoritative reference on Armstrong. Alphabetically prepared entries provide particular info at the many points of Armstrong's lifestyles and song. An appendix of CD releases comprises entries that aspect the checklist corporation, date of factor, music checklist, and performer record. different appendices comprise a chronology, an inventory of flicks, and a source consultant to Satchmo on the internet; a bibliography deals one more great tool for lovers and scholars of Armstrong's existence and tune. a variety of old black-and-white images completes the volume.
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Satchmo: The Louis Armstrong Encyclopedia by Michael Meckna