Happy Birthday Louis Armstrong + “King of Jazz” Documentary [VIDEO]


On what would have been his 112th birthday, Louis Armstrong still stands as one of the best trumpet players in history…not Jazz history but HISTORY. What is not as well know is how Armstrong broke through societal barriers not just with his awesome musical talent, but also with his charisma and ability to communicate across cultures. As we ponder his impact on our lives, we invite you all to view this great documentary about this amazing man. Enjoy!
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A unique biography of Louis Armstrong, one of the greatest Jazz musicians in history. This DVD features a unique biography of Louis Armstrong, one of the greatest Jazz musicians in history. Armstrong defined what it was to play Jazz. His amazing technical abilities, the joy and spontaneity, and amazingly quick, inventive musical mind still dominate Jazz to this day and only Charlie Parker comes close to having as much influence on the history of Jazz as Louis Armstrong did. As one of the first soloists on record, Armstrong was more responsible than anyone else for jazz changing from an ensemble-oriented folk music into an art form that emphasized inventive solo improvisations.

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