Louis Armstrong



Louis Armstrong

Rating
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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


Ken Burns Jazz (3 Pak Cube) - Louis Armstrong/ Duke Ellington/ Benny Goodman

What A Wonderful World - Single Version

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C'est Si Bon - The Best Of Louis Armstrong

La Vie En Rose [Single Version]

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Vie en Rose

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Ella & Louis Together

Cheek to Cheek

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A Kiss to Build a Dream On

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They Can't Take That Away From Me

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Mood Indigo

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Christmas With Ella & Friends

Christmas Night In Harlem - Single Version

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Solitude

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See See Rider - 1983 Satchmo Version

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


When You're Smiling

When You're Smiling

Louis Armstrong November 27, 2016

20 Tracks

C'est Si Bon - The Best Of Louis Armstrong

C'est Si Bon - The Best Of Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong February 24, 2016

20 Tracks

Louis Armstrong meets Duke Ellington

Louis Armstrong meets Duke Ellington

Louis Armstrong March 4, 2014

17 Tracks

Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson

Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson

Louis Armstrong November 2, 2013

12 Tracks

Summertime

Summertime

Louis Armstrong September 3, 2013

40 Tracks

Die Legenden des Jazz - Louis Armstrong

Die Legenden des Jazz - Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong February 1, 2013

18 Tracks

Louis Armstrong: Verve Ultimate Cool

Louis Armstrong: Verve Ultimate Cool

Louis Armstrong January 1, 2013

10 Tracks

At Symphony Hall

At Symphony Hall

Louis Armstrong October 16, 2012

15 Tracks

Satchmo

Satchmo

Louis Armstrong October 16, 2012

18 Tracks

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Genres
R&B/Soul
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