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Louis Armstrong [eVideo - Films on Demand] : King of Jazz

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Infobase.; MVD Entertainment Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Infobase, [2012], ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mixing archival footage, performance clips, and biographical information, this documentary looks at the life of Louis Armstrong and the transformation he brought to a great American musical genre. Armstrong's joyfully innovative style took the focus away from large ensemble bands and put it on improvisational solos, forever changing how jazz music is played. Features Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra ("When You're  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Internet videos
Videorecording
Named Person: Louis Armstrong; Louis Armstrong
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Infobase.; MVD Entertainment Group.
OCLC Number: 1027739360
Notes: Films on Demand eVideo.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on November 16, 2012.
Films On Demand is distributed by Infobase for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (60 min.) : sd., col.
Contents: New Orleans, Storyville, & Birth of Jazz (2:23) --
Armstrong's Childhood & Early Exposure to Music (2:08) --
Armstrong's Riverboat & Street Music Career (1:29) --
Armstrong & King Oliver in Chicago (2:24) --
Armstrong in New York & "Cake Walking Babies From Home" (2:19) --
"St. Louis Blues" & Armstrong's Work with Female Blues Singers (2:23) --
Birth of of Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five & "My Heart" Recording (1:32) --
"West End Blues" (3:30) --
"Heebie Jeebies", "Muskrat Ramble", & Scatting (1:52) --
"Gully Low Blues" (3:16) --
Armstrong's New York Fame & When You're Smiling (1:56) --
"You Rascal You", "Tiger Rag", & "Lazy River" (2:15) --
European Career, Third Marriage, & "Shine" (1:57) --
Armstrong's Hollywood Career & Popular Nicknames (1:03) --
Armstrong's Big Band Career "Leap Frog", & "The Blues Are Brewin" (1:40) --
Louis Armstrong & his All Stars (1:43) --
Armstrong's Rerecorded Musical Biography (1:57) --
Dual Recordings of "Basin Street Blues" (0:58) --
"I'm Crazy 'Bout My Baby and My Baby's Crazy 'Bout Me" (4:04) --
"St. Louis Blues" (6:26) --
Credits: Louis Armstrong: King of Jazz (1:42)
Other Titles: King of Jazz
Responsibility: MVD Entertainment Group.

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Mixing archival footage, performance clips, and biographical information, this documentary looks at the life of Louis Armstrong and the transformation he brought to a great American musical genre. Armstrong's joyfully innovative style took the focus away from large ensemble bands and put it on improvisational solos, forever changing how jazz music is played. Features Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra ("When You're Smiling"), the King Oliver Creole Jazz Band ("Canal Street Blues"), Bessie Smith ("St. Louis Blues"), and others.

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