Louis Armstrong



Louis Armstrong

Rating
Active
1914 to 1971
Born
August 4, 1901 in New Orleans
Died
July 6, 1971
Location
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Biography
Satchmo, as he was known onstage because of his large mouth, was an American jazz legend. Iconic and an influential figure he came to prominence in the 1920s as a highly talented and creative trumpet and cornet player. Now recognized as Louis Armstrong he was a founding influence in jazz. His infectious smile and huge lungs meant he could powerfully improvise solo performance and bend lyrics to acclaim. With his instantly recognizable and deep gravelly voice Armstrong was an accomplished singer, demonstrating great dexterity between singing and playing trumpet effortlessly, improvising all the way.

Top Songs by Louis Armstrong


Jazz - Det Bästa

What A Wonderful World - Single Version

by

Be the first to leave a thought   
C'est Si Bon - The Best Of Louis Armstrong

La Vie En Rose [Single Version]

by

Be the first to leave a thought   

Vie en Rose

by

Be the first to leave a thought   

Dream A Little Dream Of Me

by &

Be the first to leave a thought   

Cheek To Cheek

by &

Be the first to leave a thought   

Cheek To Cheek

by &

Be the first to leave a thought   
Ella & Louis Together

Cheek to Cheek

by

Be the first to leave a thought   

Cheek To Cheek

by &

Be the first to leave a thought   
The Decca Singles 1949-1958

White Christmas - Single Version

by & Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra

Be the first to leave a thought   

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


When You're Smiling

When You're Smiling

Louis Armstrong November 27, 2016

20 Tracks

Ella & Louis Christmas

Ella & Louis Christmas

Louis Armstrong November 25, 2016

Tracks

Original Album Series

Original Album Series

Louis Armstrong November 11, 2016

12 Tracks

The Decca Singles 1949-1958

The Decca Singles 1949-1958

Louis Armstrong January 1, 2016

Tracks

La Chanson de Duke

La Chanson de Duke

Louis Armstrong February 16, 2015

23 Tracks

The Essential Collection

The Essential Collection

Louis Armstrong November 10, 2014

24 Tracks

The Essential Dean Martin

The Essential Dean Martin

Nat King Cole October 14, 2014

20 Tracks

Solitaire

Solitaire

Nat King Cole August 19, 2014

16 Tracks

Judy Garland Over the Rainbow

Judy Garland Over the Rainbow

Louis Armstrong August 5, 2014

16 Tracks

More Artist Info


Genres
R&B/Soul
Social
Louis Armstrong on Facebook

Similar Artists