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


Madagascar

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


The Decca Singles 1935-1946

The Decca Singles 1935-1946

Louis Armstrong August 4, 2017

50 Tracks

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

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

The Decca Singles 1949-1958

The Decca Singles 1949-1958

Louis Armstrong January 1, 2016

50 Tracks

New Orleans Nights

New Orleans Nights

Louis Armstrong June 30, 2014

6 Tracks

Stardust

Stardust

Louis Armstrong June 6, 2014

15 Tracks

Louis Armstrong meets Duke Ellington

Louis Armstrong meets Duke Ellington

Louis Armstrong March 4, 2014

17 Tracks

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Genres
R&B/Soul
Social
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