Louis Armstrong in His Own Words
- Author : Louis Armstrong
- Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
- File Size : 41,5 Mb
- Release : 22 March 2023
- ISBN : 019514046X
- Page : 318 pages
Summary: Louis Armstrong in His Own Words PDF is a Fantastic African American musicians book by Louis Armstrong. It was published by Oxford University Press, USA on 22 March 2023. This Book has 318 pages and Available to download in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Read detail book and summary below and click download button to get book file and read directly from your devices.
This unparalleled collection of Louis Armstrong's candid writings reveals a side of the artist not many people knew. Here are Armstrong's own thoughts on his life and career: from poverty in New Orleans to playing in the famous cafes, cabarets, and saloons of Storyville; from his big break in 1922 with the King Oliver band to his storming of New York; from his breaking of color barriers in Hollywood to the infamous King of the Zulus incident in 1949; and finally, to his last days in Queens, New York. Providing a balanced portrait of his life as a musician, entertainer, civil rights activist, and cultural icon, these writings reveal Armstrong's candid, often controversial, opinions about racism, marijuana, bebop, and other jazz artists such as Jerry Roll Morton and Coleman Hawkins. ... Publisher description.